Programmes and projects

Focused on capacity building for biodiversity data mobilization and use, cooperation and knowledge sharing.

Team consultation at the BID Capacity Enhancement Workshop: Data use for decision-making, Cape Town, South Africa, 11 April 2018. Participants (left to right): Ernest Lamptey, Raymond Owusu-Achiaw, Donald Mpalika, Elizabeth Mwafongo, Jacqueline Sapoama Kumadoh, Hannah Owen. Photo Maheva Bagard Laursen | GBIF, licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

BID: Biodiversity Information for Development

BID is a multi-year programme funded by the European Union and led by GBIF that aims to enhance capacity to mobilize and use biodiversity data effectively in research and policy in sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific.

CESP: Capacity Enhancement Support Programme

This programme aims to address specific capacity needs identified by GBIF Participants, facilitating collaboration at regional and global levels by providing co-funding for projects focused on mentoring activities, regional training workshops and documentation.