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14th - 19 th November, 2011: 4th SEABG Directors' Meeting, Xishuangbanna
Author: Li Liming
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Update time: 2011-06-20
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Title: Meeting for the Directors of South East Asia Botanical Gardens (SEABG)
Theme: Major Tasks of Botanical Gardens: Regional Ecological Restoration and Biodiversity Conservation
Venue: Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanic Garden (XTBG), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Dates: 14th - 19 thNovember, 2011
Organizers:  Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanic Garden (XTBG), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
            Kunming Botanical Garden, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

The major topics of the meeting are:

1. Cooperation with Local Government

2. Degraded Ecosystems Restoration Practices

3. E-taxonomy in Botanical Gardens for Biodiversity and Conservation Studies

The 4th SEABG Directors’ Meeting will provide a platform to share knowledge and information between botanic gardens, to discuss and refine potentials projects, to provide updates by members on their activities, and bring up topics of common interest and benefit for discussion.

The venue is situated in Xishuangbanan. Xishuangbanna is a Dai Autonomous Prefecture, which is located at the southernmost tip of Yunnan Province, Bordered by Myanmar to the southwest and Laos to the south and southeast, with Jinghong as its capital. Xishuangbanan is well-known for its rich biodiversity and is the only place in China that still maintains large tracts of tropical rainforest. Thus it is reputed as Tropical Fauna and Flora Kingdom. The Lancang (Mekong) River flows through the whole area. Xishuangbanan is also rich in cultural diversity. There are 13 dominant minority nationalities such as Dai, Han, Hani, Lahu, Yi, Bulang, Jinuo, and yao, the Dai, makes up a majority of the population in Xishuangbanna.


Organizing Committee:

Chairman: Qing-Jun LI, XTBG-CAS, China

Wei-Bang SUN, KIB, CAS, China

Members: Li-Ming LI, Chun-Yan FANG, Xi-Min WANG, Wen-You CHEN, Ji-Pu SHI, Shi FENG


Secretariat for SEABG Directors’ Meeting 

Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences

88 Xuefu Road, Kunming, Yunnan 650223, China

Tel. 0086-871-5171169      Fax. 0086-871-5160916

Email: lilm@xtbg.ac.cn

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