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.
Mosikidi Toka is an FBIP-funded student who initially wanted to become a doctor, yet his passion led him to pursue zoology.
The extinction of small populations of African wild dog is a key threat facing the species, blood parasites are making matters worse.
MSc FOCUS: Biology was her favourite subject at school, now she’s on her way to becoming an ant expert
Abusisiwe is well on her way to becoming an expert myrmecologist and sees her future self as an academic researcher involved in outreach.
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.
SANBI’s Prof Michelle Hamer recently told potential applicants for FBIP Small Grants that their projects must produce certain target outputs.
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.