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2018 National Biodiversity Assessment

Updated on October 16, 2019

The National Biodiversity Assessment (NBA) is the primary tool for monitoring and reporting on the state of biodiversity in South Africa. It is used to inform policies, strategies and actions in a range of sectors for managing and conserving biodiversity more effectively. Each NBA is named after the year of the data underpinning the assessment.  … Read more

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Overview of 2016 Calls for Research Grants (Call opened 7 April 2016)

Updated on October 14, 2019

The call processes for the FBIP 2016 Research grants are managed through the National Research Foundation (NRF): All endorsed applications must be submitted electronically via the NRF’s Submission system Detailed information can be found in the 2016 Programme Framework document The 2016 FBIP calls for research proposals opened on 7 April 2016 and close on 22 June 2016  … Read more

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Freshwater Ecosystem Network

Updated on September 30, 2019

The Freshwater Ecosystem Network (FEN) is a community of practice related to freshwater ecosystems, convened annually by the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI). The network was launched in 2013 with various representatives from government, national and provincial agencies, NGOs and the private sector. The idea for the network emerged from the needs and opportunities  … Read more

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