Field practical training on Plant Taxonomy and Biodiversity Conservation is offered through the Department of Ecosystems and Conservation under the CONTAN project. The training covered an introduction to plant taxonomy including principles of systematic botany, nomenclature and classification, but emphasized identification. After the practical students are able to identify the common lifeforms of plants in the KINAPA. Prof. Sigrid Liede-Schamann from the Department of Plant Systematics offered the training in Kilimanjaro National Park (Scientific Station Nkweseko).
The field practical training on Plant Taxonomy and Biodiversity Conservation is offered under the CONTAN project. The CONTAN project is an Erasmus + Capacity-building project in the field of higher education “Developing curricula for biodiversity monitoring and conservation in Tanzania”. The Project Partners in the EU: University of Florence, (coordinator), MUSE – Science museum, University of Copenhagen, and the University of Bayreuth. Partners in Tanzania: the Sokoine University of Agriculture, University of Dar es Salaam, and College of African Wildlife Management.
Funding line: European Union – Erasmus+ KA2 – Capacity Building in Higher Education (call EAC-A02-2019-CBHE)
Dr. Charles Kilawe,
Department of Ecosystems and Conservation,
College of Forestry Wildlife and Tourism
PO Box 3010, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro, Tanzania
+255 752 581 069