Activities

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, namely Najib Sabory and Najeeb Ahmadzai, 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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Paktia University Collection Policy Working Session

On February 25, 2021, the Collection Policy Working Session took place with Paktia University Botanical Gardens Network team and AFLP resource persons team.

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Update to EDEN Seminar III: Lasting Legacies of Afghanistan

We have just marked one year since EDEN Seminars III and UNITAR launched the Afghan Fellowship Legacy Projects (AFLP) Botanical Gardens network initiative.

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EDEN/AFLP Series, Joint Workshop with Kabul University, hosted by Shizenkan University

15-16 December 2020, EDEN Seminars/AFLP Series, Botanical Garden Network Joint Two-day Workshop with Kabul University BGNet team, AFLP expert panel and international advisory group, hosted by Shizenkan University.

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EDEN Seminars/AFLP Series, BGNet Joint Workshop, hosted by Shizenkan University

24-25 November 2020, EDEN Seminars/AFLP Series, Botanical Garden Network Joint Two-day Workshop with Partner Universities, BGNet expert panel and international advisory group, hosted by Shizenkan 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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AFLP BGNet, Needs Assessment Session organized by Paktia University

The first Needs Assessment Session organized by Paktia University with AFLP resource persons: Ari NOVY, President, San Diego Botanic Garden; Abby MEYER, Executive Director, Botanic Gardens Conservation International U.S.; Sarada KRISHNAN, Director, Horticulture and Center for Global Initiatives, Denver Botanic Gardens.

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AFLP BGNet, Needs Assessment Session organized by Bamyan University

The second Needs Assessment Session organized by Bamyan University with AFLP resource persons: Ari NOVY, President, San Diego Botanic Garden; Abby MEYER, Executive Director, Botanic Gardens Conservation International U.S.; Sarada KRISHNAN, Director, Horticulture and Center for Global Initiatives, Denver Botanic Gardens.

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AFLP BGNet, Needs Assessment Session organized by Kabul University

The last Needs Assessment Session organized by Kabul University with AFLP resource persons: Ari NOVY, President, San Diego Botanic Garden; Abby MEYER, Executive Director, Botanic Gardens Conservation International U.S.; Sarada KRISHNAN, Director, Horticulture and Center for Global Initiatives, Denver Botanic Gardens

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EDEN Webinar (Worldwide)

With a team of world renowned experts, university administrators, and project supporters from all corners of the world gathered around their computer screens, the Botanical Gardens Network - Afghanistan Project was formally born.

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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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