Our Work

BGCI's work focuses on plant conservation, public engagement, services for botanic gardens, and training and capacity building.


BGCI’s work aims to promote and develop a more efficient, cost effective and rational approach to plant conservation in botanic gardens. We will do this by leading and advocating, leading innovative and strategic projects, building plant conservation capacity, and providing funding.

  • Plant Conservation
  • Public Engagement
  • Policy and Advocacy
  • Services for Botanic Gardens
  • Training and Capacity Building
  • Where We Work
  • Projects and Case Studies

Plant Conservation

BGCI is working to conserve plant diversity worldwide and tackle the threats that are endangering the survival of many species.

Public Engagement

BGCI's education team support botanic gardens in their public engagement and education efforts through a range of resources, tools and projects

Policy and Advocacy

Many international frameworks are relevant for botanic gardens and provide valuable mechanisms to stimulate and guide their work globally for plant conservation.
Orchid in Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanic Gardens

Services for Botanic Gardens

BGCI's services aim to mobilise botanic gardens and engage partners in securing plant diversity for the well-being of people and the planet.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Training and Capacity Building

BGCI supports its membership through training and capacity building workshops and resources.

Where We Work

BGCI works with national and regional botanic garden networks around the world, supporting training, capacity building and plant conservation projects.
Where we Work

Projects and Case Studies

Here you can learn about BGCI's projects and case studies from around the world.
Projects and Case Studies

Support BGCI

You can support our plant conservation efforts by sponsoring membership for small botanic gardens, contributing to the Global Botanic Garden Fund, and more!

Become a Member

Be part of the largest network of botanic gardens and plant conservation experts in the world by joining BGCI today!