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EuroGard IV Proceedings

Eurogard IV gathering in PragueThe Fourth European Botanic Gardens Congress EuroGard IV was held near Prague, in the Czech Republic, in September 2006.

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Abstracts (Word doc, 417kb)


Invasive species in Ajuda Botanical Garden, Portugal (PDF 727kB) 


Ex situ conservation of wild plant species and research programs in Botanic Garden of Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic (PDF 4.7MB)

Evaluating the living wealth of botanic gardens: a necessity for maintaining our own ideals. Dave Aplin, National Botanic Garden of Belgium (NBGB) (PowerPoint PPT 854KB)

Genetic Resources and Possible Role of Botanic Gardens in their Conservation, Access and Benefit Sharing. Milena Roudná, Consultant – UNEP/GEF Project Coordinator, Ministry of the Environment, Czech Republic (PowerPoint PPT 658KB)

Access & Benefit Sharing - A new international regime: how does it affect botanic gardens? Kate Davis, CBD Unit, Conventions and Policy Section, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (PowerPoint PPT 2.6MB)

The International Plant Exchange Network (IPEN) - a Session held on behalf of the BGCI/IABG-Consortium of Botanic Gardens in the EU (PowerPoint PPT 1.4MB)

Living Collections of Botanic Gardens as a Means of Ex Situ Conservation - A Case Study on African Violets - Leif Schulman and Mari Miranto (PowerPoint PPT 2.6MB)

E.U Botanic Gardens - Addressing Biodiversity Targets (PowerPoint PPT 4.28 MB)


Assessment of Capacity Building Needs in the Czech Republic for the UNEP-GEF Biodiversity Enabling Activities (PDF 3.2MB)



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