Biodiversity data and information management principles course by ARCOS


The JRS foundation has awarded the Albertine Rift Conservation Society (ARCOS) a grant to build competence for biodiversity information systems in the Albertine Rift region. In the context of that project a first workshop is planned, targeting to cover the following contents: Data integration, planning, design and testing. Data Acquisition and processing, network-based data and network-integrated data, acquisition and processing datasets, GIS and geo-referencing (species, long-term monitoring data, spacial data, documents, etc.).

The event will be organised in collaboration with the GBIF nodes in the region.


20 people. The target public are representatives from Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwuanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

Contact information 

Please contact Dr Sam Kanyamibwa (skanyamibwa AT arcosnetwork.org) if you have any questions about this event.

  • Kanyamibwa, Sam (Main contact)
  • Maritim, Zachary Kimutai (Speaker / Trainer)
  • Tindo, Maurice (Speaker / Trainer)
  • Oguya, Francis (Speaker / Trainer)
  • Akampurira, Innocent (Speaker / Trainer)