Projects

Belize Biodiversity Information System

The Belize Biodiversity Information System was developed in 1993 as a tool to manage and compile zoological information for 78 areas of conservation concern during the National Protected Areas Management Plan. | Read more...

PAPGREN: Pacific Agriculture Plant Genetic Resources Network

Plant Genetic Resources (PGR) are crucial to the present and future productivity of agriculture. A regional network for the conservation and use of PGR - PAPGREN, the Pacific Agricultural PGR Network - is helping to improve the management of these valuable resources in the Pacific. | Read more...

ABN - African Biodiversity Network

The African Biodiversity Network focuses on indigenous knowledge, agriculture and biodiversity related rights, policy and legislation. The network pioneers culturally-centred approaches to social and environmental problems in Africa through sharing... | Read more...

Participatory 3-Dimensional Modelling in Chivoko village, Solomon Islands

Members of Chivoko village in the Solomon Islands made a 3-dimensional model of the land and sea in their area. It spatially represented the Chivoko watershed; the surrounding rivers, land and coastal areas, and other important features. | Read more...

Community-based Biodiversity Conservation Films

Community-base Biodiversity Conservation Films (CBCF) trains young conservationists in Kenya and Tanzania to make biodiversity conservation films in partnership with local communities about issues linked to their local livelihoods. | Read more...

BioGeomancer

The BioGeomancer Project is a worldwide collaboration of natural history and geospatial data experts. The primary goal of the project is to maximize the quality and quantity of biodiversity data that can be mapped in support of scientific research, planning, conservation, and management. | Read more...

Natural Capital Project - InVEST

Government officials, conservation professionals, farmers, and other land owners make decisions about how to use their land all the time. Yet, never before have any of these groups had a systematic way to demonstrate the future costs and benefits of their decisions for people and the environment. Link | Read more...

Green Belt Movement boosts GIS capacity

GBM is equipping a new laboratory in Kenya with GPSs and high-end workstations. Two laboratory staff members will receive and analyze data from more than 100 extension officers working in the field monitoring of GBM’s projects. | Read more...

Participatory 3D Modelling makes information tangible and meaningful.

Participatory 3D Modelling (P3DM) merges conventional spatial information (contours) with people's mental maps; makes information tangible and meaningful-to-all, and visualizes scaled and geocoded indigenous spatial knowledge. | Read more...

Winrock International

Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources. Winrock matches innovative approaches in agriculture, natural resources management, clean energy,... Link | Read more...

Cyber Plant Conservation Project

Teams of school pupils have the responsibility of planting and caring for rare fruit trees planted in their schools. They learn how to observe and keep a growth record of the trees which is compiled into weekly reports. Each team is allocated space on the CPCP Main Portal (www. | Read more...

Lukwanga Community Knowledge Centre

The Community Knowledge Centre is an information hub for communities in the Wakiso district in Uganda. It is equipped with appropriate ICT tools and offers tele-centre services to the local communities to enhance their capacities on local content... | Read more...

The Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System

ReSAKSS is an Africa-wide network established to provide readily available analysis, data, and tools of the highest quality to promote evidence-based decision making, improve awareness of the role of agriculture for development in Africa, fill knowledge... | Read more...

BioMAP: Biodiversity Monitoring & Assessment Project

Biodiversity Monitoring & Assessment Project The BioMap project has as its primary objective the development and strengthening of biodiversity research, monitoring and assessment across Egypt. It will research and build an extensive database to... | Read more...

Agricultural Biodiversity Initiative for Africa

The apex agricultural research organization in Africa, in recognition of the need for highly focused advocacy to focus research investment and development on optimizing the conservation and use of Africa’s agricultural biodiversity resources, the... | Read more...

Practical Action - Rural Agriculture and Pastoralism Programme

The programme has made remarkable contributions to policy debates in animal health, biodiversity and plant genetic resources, and indigenous knowledge in development. It is gradually expanding into natural resource management and strengthening non-agricultural livelihoods. | Read more...

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