The Foundational Biodiversity Information Programme (FBIP) is funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST). The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) jointly manages the programme.
The Foundational Biodiversity Information Programme (FBIP) is a long-term programme to generate, manage and disseminate foundational biodiversity information and knowledge to improve decision-making, service delivery and create new economic opportunities.
The University of Stellenbosch has made available an MSc studentship focused on “the integrated identification of grapevine mites and their association with plant symptoms”read more
The Foundational Biodiversity Information Programme (FBIP) is offering travel assistance for Masters and Doctoral students to attend the ESSA 21 Congress.read more
The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is currently advertising an award in biodiversity informatics.read more
This section contains templates and a selection of documents that you may find useful.
A forum is held annually to provide opportunities to:
Provide guidance for funding proposals.
Discuss challenges and potential solutions in terms of the collection, compilation and co-ordination of foundational biodiversity information.
Facilitate networking and collaboration that will enhance the products from the FBIP and increase their impact.