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GBIF Participants collaborate in 2013 mentoring projects

Eight Participant nodes share expertise on data publishing, portal development, digitization and e-learning.

Also tagged: GBIF nodes Mentoring Colombia Brazil Belgium Togo Mauritania France Spain Portugal Europe Latin America Africa

Boost for biodiversity informatics capacity in Southern Africa

The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), which hosts the GBIF national node, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of the Western Cape (UWC) to underpin development of a post-graduate research hub for biodiversity information management.

Also tagged: Capacity projects South Africa Africa

Sharing expertise to manage data for science and society

Mentoring among GBIF Participants will support network-building and publication of biodiversity data from Indonesia, Costa Rica and cities worldwide.

Also tagged: Mentoring Japan Oceania Asia Latin America Africa

Republic of Congo is new GBIF Participant

The Republic of Congo (ROC) has become the latest country to sign the GBIF Memorandum of Understanding on free and open access to biodiversity data.

Also tagged: Congo Africa