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Using Plant Diversity Sustainably

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Aldous, David, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Social, environmental, economic and health benefits of botanic gardens

Bohemen, Hein van, University of Technology Delft, The Netherlands
Ecological engineering and botanic gardens

Cameron, Grant, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Australia
Managing risks to support sustainability: experiences from creating the new Australian Botanic Garden in Melbourne

Chen, Xiaoya, Shanghai Institute of Biological Sciences, CAS, China
Plant diversity and human health

Davis, Kate, Consultant, Canada
Access and benefit-sharing negotiations: an update for botanic gardens

Ding, Zimian, Institute of Medicinal Plant Development (IMPLAD), China
Role and status of the botanical garden in the process of domestication of medicinal plants

Gómez Mejía, Alberto, Quindío Botanic Garden, Colombia
The inefficiency of the Andean Decision on access to genetic resources and benefit sharing

Hamilton, Alan, Plantlife International, UK
Medicinal plant conservation in the Himalayas: lessons from the field

Hanzelka, Petr, Prague Botanic Garden, Czech Republic
Conservation project of domestic cultivars of ornamental perennial plants in Prague Botanic Garden

Hawkins, Belinda, BGCI, UK
Prioritising action to save medicinal plants

Kuzevanov, Victor, Botanic Garden of the Irkutsk State University, Russia
Botanic garden resources: linking biodiversity and human well-being

Leaman, Danna, IUCN-SSC Medicinal Plant Specialist Group, Canada
Medicinal plant conservation and sustainable use: Questions about an important global resource

Leyman, Viviane, National Botanical Garden of Belgium, Belgium
Saying one thing, doing another . . are you peat free?

Matchett, Alan, Dunedin City Council , New Zealand
Dunedin Botanic Garden: planning for relevance and sustainability in the community

Oteng-Yeboah, Alfred, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Accra,, Ghana
CITES and livelihoods

Rae, David, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, UK
A Benefit Sharing Agreement for the commercialisation of Chilean plants in the UK

Sabu, Mamiyil, Calicut University Botanical Garden, India
Conservation of Indian gingers at Calicut University Botanical Garden

Shinwari, Muhammad Ibrar, Pakistan Museum of Natural History, Pakistan
Sustainable utilization of moist temperate Himalayan medicinal plants in Pakistan

Tombolato, Antonio Fernando, Jardim Botânico do Instituto Agronômico – IAC, Campinas, Brazil
Brazilian descriptor for Hippeastrum hybrids

Wang, Liangsheng, Institute of Botany, CAS, China
The conservation and sustainable utilization of core germplasms of tree peonies (Paeonia section Moutan DC.)

Webb, Mark, Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, Australia
Role of botanic gardens in commercial plant development

WyseJackson, Peter, National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Ireland
Developing and implementing a policy on sustainability for a botanic garden: experiences from Dublin