• Data generated through the projects have to be made openly accessible to the broader community (an embargo period is allowed).
  • A copy of the data needs to be submitted to the FBIP/SANBI to check quality and whether what has been submitted meets the stated target in the proposal, and for the data to be made accessible on the FBIP website (Data Sets).
  • There are specific data standards that must be met – these are set by the global repositories, namely IBOL and GBIF.
  • The FBIP follows up with grant holders to ensure that data are submitted, and that these meet the required standards.

Special requirements: FBIP projects

… You have to ask yourself the following questions:

What will change because this project has been done?

Who will use the data generated and for what purpose?

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