BID: Biodiversity Information for Development

Biodiversity Information for Development (BID) is a multi-year, €3.9 million programme funded by the European Union and led by GBIF—the Global Biodiversity Information Facility—with the aim of increasing the amount of biodiversity information available for use in scientific research and policymaking in the ‘ACP’ nations of sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific.

The first phase of project funding from BID provided nearly €1 million to 23 projects in sub-Saharan Africa. Recipients include 34 organizations from 20 African countries. The second phase of the project provided €312,000 to eight projects from seven countries in the Caribbean and €375,000 to five projects from seven countries in the Pacific. The third and final phase of the project provided €707,000 to 27 projects from 17 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. See all the projects.

BID mailing list

* indicates required
GBIF opt-in lists

GBIF Secretariat will use the information you provide on this form to provide you with news and updates about our network, data, projects, tools and services. Please let us know all the ways you would like to hear from us:

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at communication@gbif.org. We will treat your information with respect. To learn about our privacy policy, please visit our website at https://www.gbif.org/terms/privacy-policy. By clicking below, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.

Latest news

Flag of the European Union

This programme is funded by the European Union.