Various aspects and possible evolution of in-situ conservation in Europe. VAPE project Discussion paper Dominique PLANCHENAULT
Dublin is the starting point Funded by ERFP - 20K€ - 2 years . Around Belgium, France, Italy…... ……VAPE is open to all NCs. Main remarks on VAPE .
Creation of a ERFP working group on "in-situ conservation" in Europe for cattle sheep, goat and pig. Exchange of knowledge, experiences, ideas. Collect various successful (or not) case studies . To better understand the factors affecting "in-situ" programmes . General Objectives.
Attempt to obtain a possible definition for "in-situ conservation" programmes. Possible problems encountered by zootechnical or veterinary legislation and/or market regulations. Cultural biodiversity and protection of origin : a way of thinking differently about farming. Possibilities to prepare a FP7 programme. Specific Objectives.
Collect maximum of case studies. Define the working-group . Working by e-mail (1 exchange/month) Synthesis during 3 workshops. Final document at Barcelona - ERFP workshop in 2009. Approach and methodology .
VAPE organisation . @ contacts 2007 2008 2009 WG Organisation Collect case studies First meeting Detail analysis - Synthesis Second meeting Global analysis Third meeting Factors and proposals Final meeting Final document
Creation of a permanent ERFP working-group on "in situ conservation" . Book on various "in situ conservation" programmes in Europe . List of factors acting on the "in situ conservation" programmes. Possible proposals and evolution. Possible FP7 demand. Expected outputs .