Entebbe Botanic Gardens

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Uganda - Entebbe

Institution Code: KAW

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Entebbe Botanic Gardens
National Agricultural Research Organization, P.O. Box 40, ENTEBBE, Uganda.
National Agricultural Research Laboratories
256 Uganda

Telephone: +256414320638
Fax: 256 41 321070
URL: http://www.narl.go.ug/
Primary Email: ddg@naro.go.ug

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr.Ambrose Agona
    Curator's Name: John Mulumba-Wasswa
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Komukama Susan
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 3
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 7
    Administration Staff Number: 3

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1898
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 40 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 40 Hectares
    Latitude: 0.0869
    Longitude: 32.4692
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Entebbe Botanical Gardens
  • Local Address: P.O.Box 40
  • Locality: City: Entebbe
  • Locality: State:

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:A general collection of tropical plants, including trees, shrubs and herbaceous perennials. Notable collections include Acanthospermum hispidum, Ageratum conyzoides, Bidens pilosa, Chenopodium murale, Commelina benghalensis, Conyza bonariensis, Crassoceph
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

  • Data Management Systems and Information Technology: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Exploration: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Molecular Genetics: Yes

Education Programmes

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