News & Press Releases

IUCN - CEM announce collaboration with the Qur'anic Botanic Garden

13th Feb, 2014
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Being a Garden of international, Islamic and cultural standing, in fulfilling its vision, mission and objectives of Qatar Foundation, the Qur’anic Botanic Garden is pleased to host the 2nd International Forum in collaboration with Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM) of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and sponsored by Qatar Petroleum.

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Qatar is building Qur'anic Botanic Garden

19th Apr, 2012
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A unique biological garden featuring the plants mentioned in the Holy Qur'an, Hadith and Sunnah (saying of Prophets) is being built in Qatar, the host of the upcoming UN climate summit (COP18).

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Making the Desert Bloom!

18th Mar, 2012
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Professor Dr Kamal El Batanouny is scientific advisor to Qatar Foundation’s ‘Green Projects’, a programme designed to promote conservation and further understanding of the country’s natural resources. He talks exclusively to The Foundation about this and the most advanced of the Green Projects’ four different elements – the Qur’anic Botanical Garden – inaugurated in September 2008 by Her Highness Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al-Missned, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation.

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