Guatemala

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The main objective of the Comprehensive analysis of the tree species of the genus Dalbergia and the like through the forensic wood laboratory for strengthening the application of CITES project is to promote the articulation of efforts among all stakeholders, for the implementation of actions that promote sustainable management and conservation of the tree species of the genus Dalbergia. The strengthening of the Forensic Laboratory for the Identification and Description of Forests is a priority, by achieving its ISO accreditation for laboratories, its insertion in the Legal System and the continuity of research works that allow improving its capacity to support cases of illegal trafficking in the Guatemalan justice system.

The main objective of the Generation of capacities and technical management guidelines to prepare non-detriment findings oriented to Dalbergia species in Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua is to promote the articulation of efforts among all stakeholders, for the implementation of actions that promote sustainable management and conservation of the tree species of the genus Dalbergia; besides proposing and having technical and scientific guidelines for the preparation of Non-Detrimental Extraction Reports and the transfer of technical capacities on the sustainable management of these species, with the purpose of contributing to the alleviation of poverty in the priority areas for implementation. It is expected that the products will strengthen the work of the governmental institutions in charge of the management of forest resources and they will be achieved through research and joint participation processes with stakeholders in Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua.

Projects

Country: Guatemala
Project Type: Identification
Taxonomy: Dalbergia spp.
Project Title:

Comprehensive analysis of the tree species of the genus Dalbergia and the like through the forensic wood laboratory for strengthening the application of CITES in Guatemala

Duration:

24 months

Project Document:

Link

Reports:

Not yet available

Related Publications:

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CITES Working Language:

Spanish

Country: Guatemala
Project Type: Non Detriment Findings (NDF)
Taxonomy: Dalbergia spp.
Project Title:

Generation of capacities and technical management guidelines to prepare non-detriment findings oriented to Dalbergia species in Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua

Duration:

24 months

Project Document:

Link

Reports:

Not yet available

Updates:

Link

Related Publications:

Not yet available

CITES Working Language:

Spanish

KEY STATISTICS

HUMAN POPULATION

16.91 million

LAND AREA (km2)

108,888

FOREST COVER (km2)

35,036

FOREST COVER (%)

32.7

GALLERY

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Timber with names of 7 CITES Appendix II species

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Dalbergia tucurensis - tree-trio with 1 young stem at the center and two ripe ones

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Dalbergia tucurensis - Seedling

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Dalbergia tucurensis

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Dalbergia tucurensis

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Dalbergia tucurensis

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Dalbergia cubilquitzensis - Fructification

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Dalbergia cubilquitzensis - Pollinators in blooms

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Dalbergia glabra - Blooms

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Dalbergia melanocardium - Fruits

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Dalbergia retusa - Tree

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Dalbergia retusa - Flowering

Dalbergia calycina

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MAG and MARN - El Salvador - Presentation and socialization of the tri-national project to the Nicaraguan authorities

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Dispatch of the Minister of Environment and Natural Resources "MARENA" of Nicaragua - Presentation and socialization of the tri-national project to the Nicaraguan authorities