This seminar is co-organized by the Instituto de Biodiversidade e das Áreas Protegidas (IBAP) of Guiné-Bissau and the Portuguese GBIF Node and runs under the GBIF PALOP project to enhance awareness of GBIF in African Portuguese-speaking countries.
The seminar is targeted towards users generating biodiversity data, including researchers, policy makers, protected areas managers and environmental NGOs and has the following objectives:
- to introduce GBIF, how to access and use information and how to publish biodiversity data
- to provide access to and use of data through the GBIF portal with reference to the available data for Guinea-Bissau
- to introduce computer tools and manuals for availability and use of biodiversity data