Shinyalu

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Kenya - Kakamega

Institution Code: ISUKH

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: No

About the Shinyalu

Preserve, conserve Isukha culture, tradition, customs, environment, revising Isukha language and suppliers of tree seed/seedlings and medicinal plants

Main Address:
Shinyalu
PO Box 568-50100
Kakamega
50100 Kenya

Telephone: 254 56 41087/723 667447 (mobile)
Fax: 254 56 30441
URL:
Primary Email: shibogaa@yahoo.co.uk

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Mathew M. Shilabula
    Curator's Name: Daniel M. Murende
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Moses Vikatsi

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Other
  • Date founded: 2002
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 2 Hectares
    Latitude: 0.2849
    Longitude: 34.7559
    Annual Rainfall: 1500 mm
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: BOTANICAL GARDENS ISUKHA HERITAGE ISUKHA HERITAGE ARBORETUM

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum Size: 2
  • Seed Bank: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 2000

Conservation Programmes

  • Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Ethnobotany: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes

Education Programmes