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BGCI – Botanic Gardens Conservation International


Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) is a membership organisation, representing botanic gardens around the world. It is an independent UK charity established in 1987 to link the botanic gardens of the world in a global network for plant conservation. BGCI aims to support and empower its members and the wider conservation community, so that their knowledge and expertise can be applied to reversing the threat of extinction facing plants. BGCI’s vision is a world in which plant diversity is valued, secure and supporting all life, and its mission is: To mobilise botanic gardens and engage partners in securing plant diversity for the well-being of people and the planet.


UCO – Universidad de Cordoba

UCO – Universidad de Cordoba

Although it was established in 1972, UCO is the inheritor of the Free University of Córdoba (Universidad Libre de Córdoba), which operated in the province in the late 19th century. Centenary institutions like the Faculty of Veterinary Science depend on UCO. UCO stands...