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Limbe Botanic Gardens Policies and Agreements

Following on from its involvement in the Principles project, Limbe Botanic Gardens in Cameroon has developed its own policy on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-sharing, as well as a suite of documents to guide collaborative research, acquisition and supply of material. The Policy and Agreements can be downloaded as one document, The Limbe Botanic and Zoological Gardens Policy on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-Sharing (MS Word document, 451KB) and include:

  • LBG Guidelines for collaborative research
  • LBG Elements of agreements / MoUs for collaborative Research
  • LBG Agreements for the supply and acquisition of biological material and associated knowledge
  • LBG Agreement for the supply of biological material for non-commercial use
  • LBG Agreement for the supply of duplicate herbarium and other preserved specimens
  • LBG Agreement for the loan of herbarium and other preserved specimens
  • LBG Agreement for the acquisition of biological material for non-commercial use
  • LBG Agreement for the supply of biological material for non-commercial use to third parties
  • LBG Community agreement§


Multiple Projects Improving Livelihoods At Limbe

Limbe Botanic Garden (LBG) in Cameroon runs many activities linking biodiversity research and development. Since 1992 Limbe has run a programme to domesticate some local ornamental species, with the aim of developing low technology cultivation techniques to transfer tto local communities.

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May 1994