Conserving 10 keystone plant species for the livelihood security of the tribal and rural communities of Wayanad District, Kerala

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Partners :

IIN India – Small Grand Scheme

Year : 2004-2006


  • Identification of innovative approaches that effectively link conservation of
  • endangered species with the improvement of livelihoods of the poor.
  • Increased availability of 10 most needful plant species to communities/ industries
  • by ensuring the conservation of its wild resource base and ex-situ levels.
  • Enhanced food, health and livelihood security of forest- dwelling communities
  • through the utilization of the prioritized species.
  • Improved awareness of local institutions and policymaking set ups on
  • conservation and sustainable use of the 10 species selected.