Chief Ndaskoi Memorial Museum

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Tanzania - Arusha

Institution Code:

BGCI Member: Yes

Maasai: Ol-ngaboli
Kiswahili: Mkuyu 
English: Fiig-tree 
Latin: Ficus sycomorus
The oldest tree in the Garden (about150 years)
Maasai: Ol-ngaboli Kiswahili: Mkuyu English: Fiig-tree Latin: Ficus sycomorus The oldest tree in the Garden (about150 years)

Main Address:
Chief Ndaskoi Memorial Museum
P. O. Box 12211

Telephone: 00255769698655
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Meshack Ndaskoi
    Curator's Name: Jackson Washa
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 1
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 1
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: Yes
  • Date founded: 2021
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Latitude: -3.3894095
    Longitude: 36.6503125
    Annual Rainfall: 873 mm
    Altitude: 1300.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Bustani ya Kumbukumbu ya Chifu Ndaskoi
  • Local Address: Mtaa wa Nanja, Kata ya Moshono, Jiji la Arusha.
  • Locality: City: Arusha
  • Locality: State:

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: No
  • Number of Visitors: 30
    Number of Volunteers: 5

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 100
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: No
    ABS Policy: No
    Plant Collection Policy: No

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: No
    Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: No
    Conservation - Biology: No
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: No
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Exploration: No
    Floristics: No
    Horticulture: No
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: No
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: No
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: No
    Sustainability: Yes
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: Yes
    Urban Environments: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: No
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: No
    Special Exhibitions: No
    Courses for School Children: No
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Courses for General Public: No
    Education Programme: Yes