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Notice “Botanical Garden Development and Management”Training Course 2017
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“Botanical Garden Development and Management”

Training Course

September 4th to September 29th, 2017

Course objectives

   To coordinate, promote and support the development and management of Asian botanical gardens

   To help build regional capacity and expertise at a time of rapid global change

   To strengthen botanical garden networking among the Asian developing countries and promote exchange of professional skills and ideas


This course includes

   8 days lectures and discussion, cover the origin, current status and future dimensions of botanic gardens; diverse roles of botanic gardens in living collections, capacity-building, plant diversity conservation, herbarium management, botanical garden management, horticulture, and public education

   4-day field excursion to Tianmu Mountain to gain practical experience on plant identification, field survey and plant taxonomy

   7 days of visits to several leading Chinese botanical gardens

   4 days of internship in Chenshan Botanical Garden


Application eligibility

   Botanical staff (young leaders, deputy director, head of collections, horticulturist in charge of a collection, etc.) from any Asian developing countries

   Fluent in English, the course will be delivered in English

   Complete application form

   Two recommendation letters



Financial assistance

   Offered by Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden

   Fully or partially cover the expense of international travel, domestic travel inside China, accommodation and workday lunches

   Applicants seeking financial assistance should include a formal letter specifying their financial needs in the application package



   Please email application form, two recommendation letters and resumé to before May 31st, 2017

   Further details available from:

IABG-Asian Division, c/o Ms. Huang Shubo, Chenshan Botanical Garden,

IABG-Secretariat, c/o Dr. ZHANG Linhai, South China Botanical Garden,

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