The Foundational Biodiversity Information Programme (FBIP) is funded by the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI). The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) jointly manages the programme.
The South African government’s Covid-19 portal at sacoronavirus.co.za site contains information about the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the disease it causes, plus statistics on its spread in SA and related government press releases.
The SASSB wants to hear about your systematics and evolutionary biology research!
Researchers have uncovered three new ecologically important South African coralline algae species passing under a Japanese name.
The foundation has been laid for iBOL’s most recent initiative which will revolutionise our understanding of biodiversity and our capacity to manage it.
This section contains templates and a selection of documents that you may find useful.
A forum is held annually to provide opportunities to:
Information about funding opportunities, recent grants / grantee research project results.
The FBIP is offering four (4) two-year postdoctoral fellowships for South African foundational biodiversity information research projects.
Applications for FBIP Concept Notes for Large Grants and FBIP Small Grants are now open, eligible researchers are encouraged to apply.
The Global Biodiversity Information Facility is currently advertising the 2021 GBIF Young Researchers Award in biodiversity informatics.