INTERNATIONAL FUE MEETING IN MADEIRA – MAY 2012AIMS1 – Collect material about the flower festival and know the Portuguese traditions and history.2 – Develop social competences.3 – Exchange experiences about plantation of flowers and agriculture as an HobbyACTIVITIES1 – Study visit to Madeira Botanical Garden2 – Study visit to Monte Palace Tropical Garden – Private Garden that belongs to BerardoFoundation. 3 – Meeting with local learners and getting to know the profile of the institution and the HAIFES activities. 4 – Visit the localtypical places related with flowers and traditional agriculture.
5 – Study visits to historical places in Funchal, capital of Madeira, to know about the Madeiran history and culture (Wine Museum, Embroidery museum)6 – Study trail to Pico do Arieiro, the secondhighest mountain in Madeira, were the HAIFESparticipants could study endemic species offlowers and birds.7 – Presentation of a power point about the ethonobotanic workshop with the participation ofseniors and the international participants. 9 – Power point presentation about endemic plants of participating countries. 10 – Working sessions for final report
RESULTS:1 – Collection of material about unique flowers festival (photos, films)
2 – New Power Point presentation about international HAIFES meeting in Madeira3 – Awareness of Madeiran traditions and flowers festivals.4 – Information about the local curriculum supported by local authorities for senior people inMadeira.5 – Knowledge about Laurissilva Forest, World Heritage Site by UNESCO among HAIFESpartners.6 – Knowledge about sustainable development, and environment issues, related to our HAIFESProject.