Education and awareness

Education and training are essential for sustainable development, for fighting poverty and conserving natural and cultural heritage. MED-O-MED proposes setting up pedagogic programs and training schemes regarding biodiversity and landscape heritage conservation that improve the living standards of their beneficiaries.

  1. I Med-O-Med seminar – Inauguration from Cherif Abderrahman Jah

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    Granada, October 7th of 2009
    “Bismillahi Arrahmani Irrahim.
    Today we met in this beautifull enclave from the past, searching [...]

  2. I Med-O-Med seminar – Papers

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    “The al-Andalus garden: roots in history, looking toward the future”
    Esteban Hernández. Med-O-Med, [...]

  3. I Med-O-Med seminar – Photographs

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    The first Med-O-Med seminar was organized in La Alhambra of Granada in Oct0ber of 2009, with the title: “The   [...]

  4. Message from Ahmed Djoghlaf, Executive secretary of the CBD

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    Ladies and Gentlemen,
    The great Andalusian philosopher Ibn Rushd, or Averroes, said that “In nature there is nothing superfluous.” [...]

  5. I Med-O-Med seminar. Summary

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    “The Muslims of al-Andalus cultivated all of the branches of knowledge, in a disinterested, generous way. They placed their [...]

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MED-O-MED aspires to making the development of Islamic countries in these regions compatible with the preservation of their environment and heritage. It aims to set up projects involving maximum participation by regional social and public agents, with total respect for genetic sovereignty and the cultural identity of the local populations, all within an inter-cultural and a multi-disciplinary approach.

Countries »

This section, which will continue to grow as more research and projects are carried out in the future, contains practical information about Med-O-Med’s lines of work and the countries in the Mediterranean and the Middle East where the program develops its activities.


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