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As of this Monday, come and discover this spectacular Orchid in the Tropical Greenhouse
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Green information panel with signs informing visitors to keep their dog on a leash, walk on the paths and not to pick flowers
 Genève Grandeur
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 Good behavioural habits
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drawing of puzzle pieces coming together to depict a boy and different animals, plants, insects and so on, thus illustrating biodiversity
 The CJBG join the
 Global coalition
 #UnitedforBiodiversity
 to raise awareness
 towards the biodiversity
 crisis
 Learn more here
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Two new species of ferns discovered in Geneva
 2 new species of ferns
 discovered in Geneva
 by our colleagues
 Gwénolé Blanchet and
 Frédéric Sandoz !
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Taxon article 26 November
 The history of World
 Flora Online and the
 importance of this
 collaborative project.
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Plan Biodiversité 2020-2023
 The 2020-2023 Biodi-
 versity Plan approuved
 by the State Council.
 The CJBG greatly
 contributed to the
 objectives' definition
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H5N8 avian influenza virus has been detected in the region. At the request of the OSAV, our birds are in closed premises to prevent contamination of wild birds. This measure only applies to farms located in the regions bordering the "Petit Lac" until May 15. We carefully monitor the health of our birds.
 
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Paraguay, Asuncion
Etnobotanica paraguaya

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N.-E. of Brazil, Patos-Paraiba
Flore de la Caatinga
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Senegal, Dakar
Parc de Hann

(pdf 129 Kb in french)
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Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève


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Cooperation in the SOUTH

Educative series South-North
Medicinal plants of the Botanical Garden of Asuncion

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Over many years the CJB has developed, on the basis of their collections (the herbarium and library) and their world renowned expertise on the understanding and management of the plant world (Flore du Paraguay, Flore des Alpes, Flore de Corse), an active policy of "botany applied to durable development", based on Ethnobotany.

The programmes which have resulted, developed from the chosen research themes of the institution (South America, Africa), use the "synergies north-south and south-south".

They systematically contain the following elements:

The objectives of these programmes are, through the recognition of the value of traditional knowledge linked to the use of these plants, a better understanding of the value of the heritage of plants and of their conservation.

Different programmes of cooperation, financed mostly by the "Fonds de développment de la Ville de Genève", have begun on this basis: Asuncion (Paraguay), La Paz (Bolivia), Dakar Abidjan (Ivory Coast), Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) et Patos – Paraiba (Brazil). These projects function regionally in the network "south-south."