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Plant conservation and information management for botanic gardens in Colombia


Ref: 7085
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr P Wyse Jackson
Lead Institution: BGCI - Botanic Gardens Conservation International
Host Country Institutions: Alexander von Humbodlt Institute, Red Nacional de Jardines Botanicos de Colombia
Start Date: 1998-04-01
End Date: 2001-03-31
Funding: £147,350.00
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Status: Completed_noFR
Regions: South America
Countries: Colombia
Purpose: To strengthen the role of activities of botanic gardens in the conservation and sustainable use of plant diversity in Columbia.
Outputs: Website for Colombian Botanic Garden Association; 8 websites for Colombian botanic gardens; 1 week training for 90 people on strategic planning for botanic gardens; computer software; 45 people trained on computer based information systems; national information management strategy for botanic gardens; national decentralised botanic garden information system; national electronic network of Colombian botanic gardens; spanish version of International Transfer Format for Botanic Garden Plant Records; conservation analysis of 50,000 plant holdings.

Related Projects: To Strengthen Networks of Botanic Gardens in Developing Countries, Indonesian Botanic Garden Biodiversity Database, Computer Software Systems for Botanic Gardens of Former Soviet Union