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China: Conservation in a Mega-Diverse Region

Conserving China's floraChina has 10 percent of the world's flora with many species of global significance for medicinal, agricultural and ornamental use. However, the pace of economic development in China is threatening the survival of many wild plants.

BGCI supported the development of an ambitious national plan to conserve China's wild flora in line with the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation. Our China Programme will now work alongside China's botanic garden community to help implement the plan focusing on three major areas:

Please contact us to find out how you can help us take forward our China Programme.

Forthcoming Projects

Every year BGCI launches a range of new projects from local initiatives to global campaigns. Find out how you can get involved in forthcoming projects so that we can work together to create a world in which plant diversity is valued, secure and supporting all life.


Case Study: Investing in Nature - BG Exchange Leads to Major Exhibition

For thousands of years, Chinese artists have drawn inspiration from their country’s rich and diverse landscape. Today, thanks to BGCI's support, their work is helping thousands of people understand how vibrant, unique and beautiful their country is – and how important it is to protect it.


BGCI Projects in China

BGCI has been working with botanic gardens for plant diversity in China for the past five years, under the auspices of HSBC's Investing in Nature programme.