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.
Discovering methods that can be used to assist managers and policy makers to protect our oceans is the driving force behind Vivienne’s PhD.
The FBIP Karoo BioGaps butterfly team has contributed significant data to the project after an 18-month period of surveying.
Growing up Zwannda was curious on how things interact as an ecosystem – her love of nature and biodiversity continues as she pursues her PhD.
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 call for FBIP Small Grant applications is now open – applications should address critical gaps relevant to foundational biodiversity information.
Call for applications for AGNES-BAYER Science Foundation Research Grant for Biodiversity Cons 2021 has opened.
The FBIP is offering four (4) two-year postdoctoral fellowships for South African foundational biodiversity information research projects.