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Participatory Research and Sustainable Conservation

One of the main functions of the Jardin Ethnobotanique du Kivu is to document and identify the plant species in the area. In this programme, the participatory research approach is often focused on collecting data on wild food plants, medicinal plants, associated traditional knowledge, and plant taxonomy and assessing their conservation status. In addition, the...

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Water for education, green and resilient communities  WEGR

Clean water and its availability are at the heart of all conservation programmes at JEBK. Indeed, water is critical to achieving results in seed and plant conservation and domestication, food security, and health in an environment vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change. In its water programme, JEBK is in continuous dialogue with local...

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Traditional Knowledge, Inclusion, and Conservation

To promote equality, peace and local knowledge necessary for the conservation of native plant biodiversity and ecological restoration, the inclusion, and integration of traditional knowledge of all social actors without discrimination are core values of JEBK in this programme. Youth, women, and minority indigenous peoples of all origins are integrated into a continuous dialogue and...

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Protection et promotion des espèces endémiques et menacées

Le programme PPES a une fonction particulière dans la conservation des espèces traditionnelles endémiques et menacées dans le monde. Depuis sa création, la JEBK s’est concentrée sur quelques espèces d’arbres clés présentant un grand intérêt local, national et international pour la conservation de la biodiversité. De nombreuses espèces d’arbres menacées dans le monde, telles que...

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Arbre pour la paix et le développement (TFPD)

Dans ce programme, la JEBK, en coopération avec plusieurs institutions locales, organise une série d’activités visant à l’éducation environnementale. Dans ce programme, la JEBK sensibilise les jeunes, les écoliers et les adultes aux questions de protection de l’environnement. Différentes activités ont lieu soit dans le jardin au siège de la JEBK sous forme de visites...

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18 juillet 2021by 0

[:fr] JEBK RDC ( is the first (Ethno) Botanic Garden in the eastern of  Democratic Republic of The Congo. As a pioneer Ethnobotanic Garden in these conflict zones, JEBK most focuses on the conservation, the valorization and the sustainable utilization of traditional botanical Knowledge on most endangered, neglected and threatened plant species. Doing so, the...

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Benefiting from its international Network, JEBK RDC is an institutional member of the Botanic Gardens Conservation International and the Ecological Restoration Alliance at the BGCI.   For capacity building and to improve its infrastructure meanwhile contributing to the Global Strategie for Plant Conservation, the JEBK RDC recently, in July 2020 participated in the workshop on...

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PAUL LATHAM

19 septembre 2020by 0

PAUL LATHAM is a retired Salvation Army officer, who has worked in Africa for over twenty years, mostly spent on farmer training in East Africa. More recently he has worked with a Salvation Army rural development program in the Kongo Central province, D.R. Congo and was involved in the development of beekeeping and an edible caterpillar/reafforestation...

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Le grand Baobob de la botanique et un monument vivant dans toute l’oeuvre presente et future du JEBK. Il assure un veritable pont solide entre les generations dans le grand domaine scientifique et de la taxonomie de la flore d’afrique centrale. Nous lui devons tout dans ce domaine. Voir plus à propos du Vieux DUMBO: https://jebkrdc.org/mr-dumbo-kirundo-emmanuel-savant-elite-et-ambassadeur/

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[:fr] Avec consternation avons appris la mort de Papa DUMBO KIRUNDU Emmanuel. Un grand Savant de la botanique et un monument. Certes que nous pleurons sa disparition mais pour le Jardin EthnoBotanique du Kivu, ce Baobab Dumbo KIRUNDU restera à jamais vivant non seulement dans nos mémoires, nos archives mais aussi IL RESTERA UN MONUMENT...

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