Botanic Gardens Conservation International
BGCI provides a global voice for all botanic gardens, championing and celebrating their inspiring work. We are the world's largest plant conservation network, open to all. Join us in helping to save the world's threatened plants.

Case Studies

Across the world botanic gardens have been thinking up simple, practical and imaginative ways of fulfilling their obligations under the CBD. We can learn from each other and share ideas by producing case studies outlining how botanic gardens have met the challenge.

Commercialisationworking order beds

Plant Sales

Benefit Sharing

Curation and Tracking Use

Material Transfer Agreements

Botanic Gardens Policies on the CBD


We need your help! We need MORE CASE STUDIES! Please send your case studies for publication on this site to

They should include a short description (300-500 words) plus photo/s, relevant web links, etc of any of your institution's CBD-friendly actions on any of the above topics.