Inception meeting

The inception meeting for the project “Safeguarding Mesoamerican crop wild relatives”, funded by the Darwin Initiative was held in Mexico City on October 13 and 14, 2016.

Meeting objective:  To discuss project planning, design, logistics, implementation, reporting and legal and ethical compliance.

Topics discussed included:

  • What is the Darwin Initiative?
  • Selecting CWR taxa for extinction risk evaluation, and for setting CWR conservation priorities
  • Nagoya protocol
  • Information sharing mechanisms
  • Capacity building opportunities
  • Communication and outreach products
  • Accessions
  • Red List workshop
  • Systematic conservation planning
  • Important areas for conservation workshop
  • Agreements and commitments
Inception Meeting Participants

Inception meeting participants

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