Helping you find the right biodiversity information from SANBI

Welcome to SANBI's Biodiversity Advisor

The Biodiversity Advisor revolutionizes access to information on South Africa's biodiversity. The Biodiversity Advisor helps you use SANBI's online biodiversity information resources for decision-making, planning and research.

African nations hone in on policy-relevant biodiversity data

From 25-27 March 2014, Africa’s leading biodiversity informaticians convened in Pretoria to inject impetus into a collaborative and innovative project aimed at ensuring relevant biodiversity data is available to support evidence-based policymaking. The event was held in the framework of the JRS-funded project. Read more here.

BGIS Website Training

Training will be provided on 24 and 25 June 2014, at University of the Western Cape (UWC), Cape Town.  To find out more about the training please contact us at The deadline for applications is 13 June 2014.