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Botanic Garden Networks in Asia

Please explore this page for contacts in regional and national botanic garden networks and plant conservation organisations throughout Asia.

Regional Networks

Southeast Asia Botanic Garden (SEABG) Network

Secretariat: Dr. Cecilia Koo Botanic Conservation Center
No. 31, Tongsing Rd., Gaoshu Township
Pingtung County, 90646
Taiwan, China
Contact: Jean Linsky (SEABG Network Coordinator)
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East Asia Botanic Gardens Network

The East Asia Botanic Gardens (EABG) Network formed in 2007. The network includes botanic gardens from China, Japan, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea as well as Eastern Russia. Conferences of the Network held to date include:

1. Kunming, China, 2007
2. Seoul, South Korea, 2008
3. Nagoya, Japan, 2010
4. Vladivostok, Russia, 2012
5. Nanjing, China, 2014
6. Seoul, South Korea, 2016 - More Information
Forthcoming meeting: Tokyo, Japan, 2018

Contact: Dr. Goro Kokubugata (Chairman, EABG Network)


International Association of Botanic Gardens (IABG) - Asian Division

Chair: Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden
No.3888 Chenhua Road,
Songhiang District, Shanghai, China, P.C. 201602
Contact email:


East Asia Biodiversity Conservation Network (EABCN)

The EABCN is a regional level network for responding to issues related to the biodiversity in 6 sub-regions: Eastern Siberia & Russian Far East, Mongolia, Mainland China, Korean Peninsula, Japan Archipelago and Taiwan Island.

Chair: Korea National Arboretum
415 Gwangneungsumokwon-ro, Soheul-eup
Pocheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 111186, Rep. of Korea
Tel: +82-31-540-1061
Fax.: +82-31-540-1060


National Networks


BGCI China

Chinese Union of Botanical Gardens (CUBG)
Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, CAS
Menglun, Mengla, Yunnan, China
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Indonesian Botanic Garden Society (MAPI)
Bogor Botanic Garden
Jl. Ir. H. Juanda No. 13
Bogor 13122, Indonesia
Contact: Dr. Didik Widyotmoko (Director, Centre for Plant Conservation, Bogor Botanic Gardens, LIPI)



The Japanese Association of Botanical Gardens
Tee Heim Asaka 201 
1-15-11, Tabata, Kita-ku,Tokyo
Tel: +81 (0)3-5685-1431
FAX: +81(0)3-5685-1453
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Korean Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta
Wonji-dong 104
Seoul 137-150
Tel: +82 (0)2-593-6435/02-575-6441
Fax: +82 (0)2-575-6441
Contact email: 


Sri Lanka 

Department of National Botanic Gardens
P.O. Box 14, Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka, 20400
Director General: Mr. K.N. Yapa
Phone: 0812388238
Fax: 0812388238
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