International Agenda for Botanic Gardens in Conservation (2nd Edition)
The International Agenda is a policy framework for botanic gardens worldwide to contribute to biodiversity conservation, particularly as it relates to the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity.
Botanic gardens are responding strongly to this initiative by Registering with the IA.
Recognition for the Work of Botanic Gardens
The International Agenda is helping to promote the role of botanic gardens in conservation to a wider public. It provides a framework for gardens to demonstrate how their work contributes to vital plant consevation initiatives, like the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation.
For example, contributions made by institutions to implement the International Agenda are reported by BGCI to the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) towards the achievement of the GSPC