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Circum-mediterranean ethnobotanical and ethnographic heritage in traditional technologies, tools, and uses of wild and neglected plants for food, medicine, textiles, dying, and handicrafts

Objective

The research project will contribute to:
- point out an ethno botanical and folkloric history of useful plant (food, medicine, textiles, dying, handicrafts, basketry, and rituals) in Southern Europe and Northern Africa;
- analyse the role played by botanicals in the traditional technologies and tools used in traditional cooking and healing practices, in producing textiles and basketry , and in dying operations;
- disseminate and exchange this heritage thorough pre-existing ethnographical museums and new conceived ethno botanical collections.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

WAGENINGEN UNIVERSITY
Address
Hollandseweg 1
6706 KN Wageningen
Netherlands

Participants (7)

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Cyprus
Address
Ministry Of Agriculture, Natural Resources And Env
1516 Nicosia
INSTITUT NATIONAL DES PLANTES MEDICINALES ET AROMATIQUES
Morocco
Address
Rabat Institut
6388 Rabat
TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF CRETE
Greece
Address
Michelogianni Str., Sody, Akrotiri
73100 Hania - Crete
UNIVERSIDAD DE GRANADA
Spain
Address
Facultad De Farmacia, Campus Universitario De Cart
18071 Granada
UNIVERSITY OF FLORENCE
Italy
Address
Via Della Pergola 48
50121 Firenze
UNIVERSITY OF MANSOURAH
Egypt
Address
Al Gamohria Street, 60 - Mansoura University
35516 Mansoura
UNIVERSITY OF SAAD DAHLEB BLIDA
Algeria
Address
Douirete, Route De Soumaa
09100 Blida