The Foundational Biodiversity Information 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 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 DSI and the NRF in partnership with the SANBI are pleased to announce the FBIP Small Grant Call (first review period).
The FBIP’s sixth Large Grant project focusing on the Waterberg region is in full swing as taxon teams start to comb the region for specimens.
The Waterberg Biodiversity Project botanical team has collected over 500 plant specimens on its first excursion.
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.