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What are other people doing to support the GSPC? - Target 15
Target 15: The number of trained people working with appropriate facilities in plant conservation increased, according to national needs, to achieve the targets of this strategy.
Do you help at or organise regular capacity building and training events for garden staff and staff in the field?
Horticultural trainee programme and regular seminars for permanent horticultural staff which other members of staff can attend. Garden staff offered discounts to attend adult courses in garden’s programme
Run a trainee scheme, also ongoing staff-training . Most events for exchange of information (including National Museum of Kenya, Armenia, St Helena, Greece) sponsor a Botanic Garden employee in Cameroon to attend workshops and conferences, Christine Preston previously BGEN chair.
Staff committee on conservation and environment meet regularly (produce Conservation and Environment leaflets). Disseminate information to other staff members.
Training offered in conservation and how to use conservation as a therapy, through our network and partners.
Inset days. Speaker at occasional local conferences
We contribute at regional, national and international levels to training courses.
Darwin Initiative Programme to assist capacity in Seychelles for propagation and reintroduction of their endangered flora.
Run the Botanic Garden Education Diploma and trained all Horticulture and Public Education staff in education and sustainable development.