Activities

Botanical Gardens - In Times of Conflict, and Beyond

SEPTEMBER 21, 2021: Join us for the latest AFLP/EDEN Seminars series as we welcome Dr. Paul Smith, Secretary General of the Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) on the timely topic of the role Botanic Gardens can play in war torn areas like Afghanistan. When: Tuesday, 09/21, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. JST, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. BST.

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AFLP BG-Net Grant-Writing/Fundraising Workshop I

Dr. Michael A. Fors and Humaira Khan-Kamal led the Grant-Writing/Fundraising Workshop for AFLP/BG-Net. In the first of the two-part series, participants learned some of the basic concepts of fundraising and components of a project proposal, and also heard from UNITAR AFLP Community Leaders about their fundraising practices in an Afghan context.

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Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Botanic Gardens Conservation International and UNITAR

AFLP is happy to announce the signature on May 22nd, 2021 — International Day of Biodiversity — of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) and UNITAR.

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AFLP BG-Net Design Workshop I

AFLP BG-Net is pleased to announce that Emmanuel Didier, founding principle of Didier Design Studio and a faculty member at the University of Colorado, and AFLP member Sarada Krishnan, Director of Horticulture and Center for Global Initiatives at Denver Botanic Gardens conducted a first design workshop with BG-Net teams from Bamyan University, Kabul University and Paktia University.

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Peter Raven - Stuart Pimm ― A Conversation hosted by EDEN Seminars

October 24, 'Biodiversity, Botanical Gardens and Our Common Future — Why we need botanical gardens in Afghanistan (and everywhere) more than ever' Peter Raven-Stuart Pimm — A Conversation, An EDEN Seminars/Afghan Fellowship Legacy Projects Series

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EDEN Seminar, Tokyo

Jan. 31, 2020: EDEN’s third seminar brought together an ambassador, an architect, and a senior advisor from UNITAR to discuss how building a network of botanical gardens in the country of Afghanistan might build a brighter future for its citizens and other developing nations that adopt this unique model.

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