Botanic Gardens: Using Biodiversity to improve human by Kerry Waylen

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Grishko Central Botanical Garden, Ukraine; Uman Dendrological Park “Sophievka”, Ukraine; Adkins Arboretum, Maryland, USA; Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, Colorado, USA; Cleveland Botanic Garden, Ohio, USA; Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Minnesota, USA; San Diego Zoo, California, USA; National Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe. We are also extremely grateful to many other individuals and institutions for advice and information. Financial support for the production of this report and for BGCI’s involvement in the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation has been provided by HSBC through the Investing in Nature partnership.

Trials on Conserving Mangosteen fruit in wet sawdust, African Botanic Gardens Network Bulletin, 8. , 2002. Building on Hidden Opportunities to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals: Poverty Reduction through Conservation and the Sustainable Use of Biodiversity. IIED, London. , 2005. From paper to practice - botanic gardens and the Convention on Biological Diversity: article 10 -sustainable use of components of biological diversity Home garden project, NBRI, Lucknow, Roots, 2 (1): 13-14. , 2001.

We are also extremely grateful to many other individuals and institutions for advice and information. Financial support for the production of this report and for BGCI’s involvement in the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation has been provided by HSBC through the Investing in Nature partnership. BGCI is most grateful for this generous support. This partnership also supported some of the projects featured in this report, including those at: Aburi Botanic Garden, Ghana; Botanic Garden Francisco Xavier Clavijero, Mexico; Calicut Botanic Garden, India; Limbe Botanic Garden, Cameroon; Pillahuinco Botanic Garden, Argentina.

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