Result Sharing Meeting of BIFA project "Mobilizing Occurrence data of alien and endemic plant species of Nepal"

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22 May 2019
BIFA3_025- Result Sharing Meeting 22 May 2019 photo
Participants of the Result Sharing meeting © 2019 Basudev Poudel. All Rights Reserved.

This Results Sharing Meeting of the BIFA project “Mobilizing Occurrence data of alien and endemic plant species of Nepal”, Project ID BIFA3_025) was held on 22 May 2019 at the Central Department of Botany, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu.

The objectives of the workshop were to:

  1. inform the stakeholders about the state of Nepalese biodiversity data publication in GBIF network; and
  2. share outcomes and lessons learned from the BIFA project in Nepal on digitization of the herbarium database of alien and endemic plants of Nepal among stakeholders involved in biodiversity conservation and management.

The meeting was attended by 46 participants, representing government offices (Department of Plant Resources, Forest Research and Training Center, National Herbarium and Plant Laboratory, National Botanic Garden), conservation organizations (National Trust for Nature Conservation NTNC, International Center for Integrated Mountain Development ICIMOD), Tri-Chandra College, the Central Department of Tribhuvan University (Botany, Zoology). Also in attendance were the Node Manager of GBIF at ICIMOD, and Prof. Ram Prasad Khatiwada, Dean of the Institute of Science and Technology, Tribhuvan University as chief guest.

Venue
Central Department of Botany
Location
Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu
Country or area
Nepal
When
22 May 2019