Qur'anic Botanic Garden
BGCI Member: Yes
About the Qur'anic Botanic Garden
The Qur’anic Botanic Garden, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, the first of its kind in the world announced to exhibit all the plant species mentioned in the Holy Qur’an, and those in the Hadith and Sunnah (Sayings & traditions of the Prophet Muhammad PBUH). The Qur’anic Botanic Garden was inaugurated by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation, on 17 September 2008. To mark the event, she planted the Garden’s very first tree, the Sidra (Ziziphus spina-christi Willd, Sidr), which is also the symbol of the Foundation. The Garden exhibits the botanical terms mentioned in the Holy Qur’an, explaining the significance of their mention in the Holy Qur’an, as well as the scientific explanations of composition, application and usefulness to man. It inspires appreciation of nature by encouraging respect and responsibility for our environment.
Vision: A garden of a worldwide center of excellence for knowledge, education and research, and bridge cultures in inspiring appreciation of nature and fostering responsibility for our environment.
Mission: To promote a complete understanding of the plants, botanic terms and conservation principles mentioned in the Holy Qur’an, Hadith and Sunnah by applying scientific innovations, building appreciation of cultural traditions and by creating a garden that will provide unique opportunities for learning.
The Garden aims to maintain and preserve the diversity of plants collected from different regions of the world against dangers or threats.
The Garden's Educational program for schools produces basic and applied information on plants, horticulture, conservation and cultural heritage throughout multiple applied and interactive activities.
The Garden facilities research on Horticulture, Conservation, Biotechnology, Medicinal and Biotechnology, Medicinal and Socio-economic values of the plants of the Holy Qur’an and Hadith.
The revival of cultural tradition is a main goal for the Qur’anic Botanic Garden. The Garden aims to be the first destination for the whole family, who can enjoy and learn around its activities.
The Qur’anic Botanic Garden, with unique design, contents and objectives, is an inspiring and generous place, committed to serving its community.
Sustainability : Conservation (Seeds) & Food Security (Farms)
Aesthetic Elements: Gardens & Greening
Morals & Ethics Values: Behaviors & Law
Ecology: Water, Air, Organism
Qur'anic Botanic Garden
P.O. Box 5825
Qatar 05825 Qatar
Telephone: +974 44541542
Fax: +974 44548304
Primary Email: firstname.lastname@example.org