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Gullele Botanic Garden

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Gullele Botanic Garden


Gullele Botanic Garden (GBG) is located on the outskirt Addis Ababa (the capital city of Ethiopia) 90 1' 30'' N and 90 5' 35'' N and 380 41'30''E and 380 44'20''E,  with an area of 705 hectares. It the foremost botanical garden in Ethiopia founded on October 2009 (inaugurated 2012).  The main objectives of the garden intended to attain plant conservation, research, education and eco-tourism. The conservation activities are prioritized for the indigenous, threatened, endemic, endangered, economically important plants and rare species found in the entire country. The organization is developed with different infrastructures that enable it to operate fairly with its vision and mission. The garden is conducting various in situ and ex situ conservation techniques through the development of a thematic garden and evolution garden with the collection of plants and seeds from different ago-ecologies of the country. Those species from the distinctive area are acclimatizing to the existing automated greenhouse. At the moment, more than 1,200 species have been added to the naturally occurring species in the garden using the collection and in-situ management approaches accompanied by 2,064 specimen deposits.


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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,
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