Global Seed Conservation Challenge Awards
The GSCC will challenge botanic gardens to bank seeds towards Target 8 of the GSPC.
Prizes for the Global Seed Conservation Challenge will be awarded at BGCI's Global Botanic Garden Congress, which will be held in Geneva in June 2017, to botanic gardens that conserve;
1. Has made the greatest progress in collection of seeds
2. Conserves the greatest proportion of threatened species in their collection
3. Conserves the most interesting useful species
4. Conserves the most difficult species to collect
5. Conserves the rarest or most threatened species