News itemGBIF awards six capacity enhancement grants for 2015
Projects in Africa, Latin America and Europe will engage 19 Participants.
1 month ago
EventBiodiversity Diagnoses Course in Benin
The concept behind this course is to take some next steps in combining the content and ideas of several previous BITC courses: data capture, data cleaning, data analysis, etc. The idea is to analyze a set of data sets in parallel as regards a series of questions of interest.
10 months ago
Event2014 GBIF Africa Regional Nodes Meeting
The fifth GBIF African Nodes meeting will focus on progress updates of the African regional strategy and discuss the way forward for implementing the strategy in the next year.
Specifically the meeting will focus around:
12 months ago
Featured data useConserving genetic diversity of crops in West Africa
A shortlist of 20 plants for priority conservation in Benin has been drawn up, based on relatedness to crops used to sustain livelihoods in the country, using GBIF to help identify plant records from relevant genera.
2 years ago
EventSecond National Meeting about Biodiversity Data Sharing in Benin
The GBIF node in Benin held its first meeting in April 2010, that resulted in the national herbarium of the country engaging to provide about 10000 records of digitalized primary data and metadata. Besides, surveys on biodiversity holders and users will be carried out until March 2011.
3 years ago