Botanic Gardens in a Changing World

The Proceedings of the Third International Botanic Gardens Conservation Congress

Held at Rio de Janeiro on the 19th - 25th October 1992

Edited by:
Christopher Hobson

Published by:
Botanic Gardens Conservation International
Descanso House, 199 Kew Road, Richmond, TW9 3BW

December 1996

ISBN: 0 9520275 3 4

This Congress was organised by:
Botanic Gardens Conservation International
The Rio de Janeiro Botanic Garden (Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro).

under the patronage of:
The President of the Republic of Brazil (Presidente da Republica do Brasil)

with the support of:
National Environmental Secretariat of Brazil (Secretaria Especial do Meio Ambiente)
Financiadora de Estudos e Projetos (FINEP)
Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renováveis (IBAMA)
Conselho Nacional de Pesquisas (CNPq)
Fundação Margaret Mee
IBM de Brasil
British Airways

in technical cooperation with:
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

with the participation of:
IUCN-The World Conservation Union
International Association of Botanic Gardens (IABG)
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
International Board for Plant Genetic Resources (IBPGR)
Sociedade Botânica do Brasil (SBB)

Funding and support was provided for individual delegates by:
Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC), United Nations Environmental Programme, Sociedade Botânica do Brasil (SBB), CNPq, the Latin American Botanical Association, Missouri Botanic Garden, St Louis and the UK Overseas Development Agency (ODA)

Preface  |  Contents List  |  Congress Report  |  Workshop Conclusions  |  List of Authors