Event Details

Workshop on how to use biodiversity-related decision making tools

description 

This workshop was organized as part of the 2011 International Joint Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation & Africa Section of the Society for Conservation Biology.

The Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) in collaboration with the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) and the Central African Biodiversity Information Network (CABIN) and other national and international partners are developing an online information tool to support policy and decision making process on biodiversity and its related issues. The informatics tool will enable analysis and modelling of primary biodiversity data to support (biodiversity related) decision making activities such as land use planning, design of protected areas, risk assessment among others. The tool will allow users to perform meaningful analysis by integrating and using biodiversity data (including occurrence data, species-level data/ecosystem data) in combination with other type of data (geospatial, climatic, demographic, economic datasets).

audience 
40 people. The course is targeted to all the conference attendees of the ‘2011 International Joint Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation & Africa Section of the Society for Conservation Biology’ who are interested in how to implement decision making tools related to biodiversity, and how to involve and integrate local government, conservation managers, agro- and infrastructural departments and other stake holders in achieving the goals on the conservation and the enhancement of biodiversity.
contact 
Please contact the RMCA – CABIN Project Manager: Louis-Joan Lemmer, louis-joan.lemmer (at) africamuseum.be if you need information about this event.
participants 
  • Gideon, Hulda(Contact)
  • Ismail, Flora(Contact)
  • Lemmer, Louis-Joan(Main contact)
dates 
17 June 2011
Venue Country 
Tanzania
status 
Closed
language 
English