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.
Several Snapshot Safari South Africa team members are jetting off to Malaysia to share progress on the huge camera trap project at the International Congress for Conservation Biology.read more
The FBIP has announced its keynote speakers for the Joint Biodiversity Information Management & Foundational Biodiversity Information Programme Forum 2019.read more
The FBIP invites post-graduate students working on foundational biodiversity information-related projects to take part in the joint BIMF-FBIP Forum.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.