News and events tagged with India

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    Capacity project generates new guide on camera trapping

    A new guide that helps generate data for conservation policy using camera trap images is among the major products of a three-year capacity-building project involving GBIF and partners in India and Norway.

    6 months ago


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    Watch the GBIF Public Symposium 2014

    Held in New Delhi in September, the GBIF Public Symposium featured speakers outlining recent developments in biodiversity informatics and highlighting innovative research uses of GBIF-mediated data. Watch on-demand videos of the live-stream coverage.

    8 months ago


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    Indian minister opens GBIF Governing Board meeting

    Indian Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar, has stated India’s commitment to developing a robust digital infrastructure for biodiversity data at the opening of GB21in New Delhi.

    8 months ago


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    21st GBIF Governing Board (GB21) Meeting

    The Governing Board meeting, including the Science Symposium, will take place at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on 16-18 September 2014. Prior to the Governing Board meeting, on 15 September, the meeting of the GBIF committees will take place.

    8 months ago


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    Indian GBIF award winner explores data from social networking

    A PhD student from India looking at the potential for social networking sites to provide valuable biodiversity data has been selected as a winner of the GBIF Young Researchers Award.

    10 months ago


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    Registration open for GBIF Governing Board meeting in India

    Delegates are invited to register for the 21st meeting of the GBIF Governing Board, taking place at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi from 16-18 September 2014.

    1 year ago


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    Workshop on the promotion of metadata use and data paper publication by GBIF India

    The Wildlife Institute of India in collaboration with the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is organizing a training workshop on the "Promotion of Metadata Use and Data Paper Publication” at Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune, India from 19th to 21st June 2013.

    1 year ago


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    Unlocking local government treasure troves: new frontiers in biodiversity informatics

    This workshop is part of a Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) mentoring programme, involving SANBI and ICLEI’s Cities
    Biodiversity Centre. It aims to empower local governments with the know-how, standards and tools that can be used to discover and

    2 years ago


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    Strategies for Digitisation and Mobilization of Natural History Collections Data in India

    In order to sensitize data holders and impart skills to GBIF participants and motivate them to create national level portals in Asia, a training workshop is proposed.

    3 years ago


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    2010 Asia Regional Nodes Meeting

    The Global Biodiversity Information Facility Secretariat (GBIFs) in collaboration with the Wildlife Institute (WII) of India organized the GBIF – Asian Nodes Regional Meeting and Biodiversity Informatics Workshop in Dehradun, India from 28th – 30th June 2010.

    4 years ago