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CAB International (2018)

Creating global access to Africa’s most complete and current dataset on Invasive Alien Plant Species

$45,750 (18 mo. Months)

International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (2018)

Integrative Pollinator-Plant Interaction Assessment of Ecosystem Service Diversity in Sub-Saharan Africa

$324,040 (36 months)

South African National Biodiversity Institute (2016)

African Biodiversity Challenge: Unlocking Data for Sustainable Development

$250,000 (36 months)

Freshwater Research Centre (2017)

Developing a freshwater biodiversity information system for evaluating long-term change in rivers in the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa

$273,000 (35 Months )

University of Botswana Okavango Research Institute (2017)

Scaling fisheries monitoring in the Okavango Delta with low‐cost technology

$180,840 (24 months)

Bangor University (2017)

Mapping for Conservation of Native Tilapia Resources in East Africa

$264,100 (36 months )

College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka (2017)

Pollinator Monitoring Project in Tanzania

$249,943 (36 months )

International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN, 2016)

Biodiversity Information For the Lake Malawi Catchment Eastern Africa: Data For Decision-makers

$252,000 (33 Months)

National Museums of Kenya (2016)

Assessment of Lepidoptera Pollinator Species Diversity in East Africa

$264,200 (36 Months)

Royal Museum for Central Africa (2016)

The Pollinator Information Network for Sub-Saharan Two-Winged Insects (PIN-DIP)

$209,000 (36 Months)

University of Cape Town (2016)

Atlas and Phenology of Dragonflies and Damselflies in South Africa

$215,900 (48 Months)

Madagascar Biodiversity Fund - FAPBM (2016)

Development of the Madagascar Lemurs Portal

$264,045 (36 Months)

University of Botswana Okavango Research Institute (2016)

Building Capacity for Biodiversity Data Management and Dissemination in the Okavango Delta

$111,600 (30 Months)

Freshwater Research Centre (2016)

Planning grant to develop a freshwater biodiversity information system for evaluating long term change in rivers in the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa

$30,000 (9 Months)

BirdWatch Zambia (2016)

Planning grant for bird diversity assessments in Zambia's major wetland important bird and biodiversity areas

$15,000 (5 Months)

African Conservation Centre (2014)

Biodiversity Knowledgebase to Support Decision-making in Kenya

$359,600

African Technology Policy Studies Network (2015)

Biodiversity Informatics Policy Landscape

$50,050 (18 Months)

Albertine Rift Conservation Society (2011)

Albertine Rift Biodiversity Portal

$196,075 (24 Months)

California Academy of Sciences (2014)

Digitizing Southwestern-African Herpetological Collections

$180,000 (12 Months)

Colorado State University

Living Atlas of East African Flora

$168,061 (30 Months)

Conservation International Foundation

GDSA Country Policy and Bioinformatics Projects Review

$42,800 (18 Months)

CyberTracker (2012)

Cyber Tracker Upgrade

$134,400 (12 Months)

CyberTracker (2013)

CyberTracker Software and Website Upgrade

$60,000 (24 Months)

ElephantVoices

Elephant Partners

$290,712 (38 months)

Field Museum of Natural History

The Bats of Kenya

$90,095 (46 Months)

Guanacaste Dry Forest Conservation Fund - GDFCF (2011)

Applied Informatics through the Rural Brain

$200,000 (12 Months)

Institute of Ecology at National Autonomous University of Mexico (2014)

Mexico National Bat Monitoring

$162,500 (30 Months)

Institute of Policy Analysis and Research - Rwanda

Biodiversity Informatics Policy Research

$49,400 (18 Months)

Mesoamerican Reef Fund (2014)

HRI Reef Health Database

$30,000 (24 Months)

Museo de Historia Natural Noel Kempff Mercado (2011)

The Geospatial Center for Biodiversity

$190,750 (25 Months)

New York Botanical Garden (2009)

Rescue and Integration of Botanical Data for Conservation in the Southwestern Amazon

$ 199,410 (36 Months)

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (2014)

Madagascan Plants Threat Assessment

$160,700 (18 Month)

Stellenbosch University (2012)

Dragonfly Freshwater Health Tool

$296,000 (47 Months)

Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (2014)

Tanzania Biodiversity Information Management Tool

$75,000 (24 Months)

Universidad Central de Venezuela (2014)

Mobilizing Venezuelan Biodiversity Data

$100,000 (24 Months)

University of Bergen Museum (2012)

West African Marine Biodiversity

$ 288,000 (36 Months)

University of Kansas Center for Research

Biodiversity Informatics Training for Africa and the World

$414,858 (54 Months)

University of Cape Town (2008)

Southern African Reptile Conservation Assessment

$135,057 (32 Months)

Wildlife Conservation Society - Neotropics Bat Call Database

Neotropical Bat Recording

$81,620 (15 Months)

Zoological Society of San Diego (2012)

Enhancing Access to Peruvian Plant Specimens through Herbarium Digitization

$ 86,050 (24 Months)

WCN - Ethiopian Wolf Conservation Program

Improving Ethiopian Wolf Monitoring

$64,600 (36 Months)

Zoological Society of San Diego (2014)

Enhancing Access to Peruvian Plant Specimens through Herbarium Digitization

$70,748 (24 Months)

Wildlife Conservation Society - REBIOMA (2011)

Madagacar Biodiversity Data Sharing

$200,000 (27 Months)

Ohio State University

Revitalizing Hexacorallians of the World

$7,000 (12 Months)

University of Pretoria - Neuroptera (2012)

Afrotropical Neuroptera Biodiversity Database

$86,000 (36 Months)

University of Ghana (2012)

DNA Barcoding and Conservation of Tree Species

$199,520 (24 Months)

Universidad de los Andes

Páramo Plants Online

$139,700.00 (36 Months)

University of Pretoria (2011)

Dung Beetle Diversity

$197,568 (24 Months)

South African National Biodiversity Institute (2014)

Biodiversity Heritage Library Africa

$150,000 (36 Months)

National Museum Bloemfontein

South African Arachnid Biodiversity

$180,000 (30 Months)

New York Botanical Garden (2012)

Vietnam Flora

$181,700 (48 Months)

Universidad Nacional de Colombia (2011)

Flora of Colombia Online

$197,778 (28 Months)

Tulane University (2011)

African Biodiversity Information Scientist Mentoring Program in Conjunction with Annual TWDG Conferences

$9,990 (2011) & $35,550 (2012-2014) (27 Months)

South African National Biodiversity Institute (2012)

Mobilizing Africa's Biodiversity Data

$246,000 (30 Months)

Albertine Rift Conservation Society (2013)

Albertine Rift Biodiversity Portal

$100,000 (15 Months)

Office National pour l’Environnement

Lemur Atlas Technical Assistance

$35,000 (27 Months)

South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (2011)

African Pollinator Biodiversity

$198,000 (24 Months)

Mesoamerican Reef Fund (2012)

Meso-American Reef Health Database (2012)

$127,270 (24 Months)

Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas (2011)

Regional Flora Database

$199,983 (27 Months)

Guanacaste Dry Forest Conservation Fund - GDFCF (2013)

Guanacaste Parataxonomist Program

$200,000 (24 Months)

Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques UAC (2014)

Implementation of the National Biodiversity Information System (NBIS) of Benin

$150,000 (32 Months)

Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt

Plant Conservation in Colombia

$182,950 (36 Months)

Museo Historia Natural Noel Kempff Mercado (2013)

Geospatial Center for Biodiversity - Bolivia

$189,970 (30 Months)

National Land Use Planning Commission

Identifcation Tool for Tanzanian Plant Conservation Areas

$199,375 (40 Months)

National Biodiversity Institute (INBio) of Costa Rica

Benin National Biodiversity Information System

$182,319 (30 Months)

Missouri Botanical Garden

The Vahinala Project: A Catalog of the Vascular Plants of Madagascar

$199,455 (36 Months)

NatureServe Policy Review (2015)

How biodiversity information informs national policy in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia

$94,000 (18 Months)

CAB International

East African Invasive Species

$182,210 (36 Months)

Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)

2012 Biodiversity Informatics Conference

$25,000 (17 Months)

Universidad Central de Venezuela (2012)

Neotropical Leaf Beetles

$92,494 (24 Months)

University of Ghana (2014)

Capture of Primary Biodiversity Data for West African Plants

$230,230.00 (42 months)

University of Florida (2015)

Digitizing Southwestern-African Herpetological Collections

$139,150 (18 Months)

Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas (2013)

Atlantic Forest Information System

$65,000 (21 Months)

Universidad Nacional de Colombia (2013)

Plantas de Colombia Online

$170,000 (24 Months)

Wildlife Conservation Society - REBIOMA (2013)

REBIOMA Madagascar Data Portal

$120,000 (24 Months)

University of Pretoria (2013)

South African Dung Beetle Atlas

$145,000 (24 Months)

Tulane University (2014)

Pre-TDWG 2014-2015 Collaboration Building

$106,950 (12 Months)

Wildlife Conservation Society - Camera Traps

Camera Trap Data Repository for Biodiversity Monitoring

$202,929 (24 Months)

Wildlife Conservation Society - Madagascar (2015)

Project Planning Grant for the ‘Madagascar Lemurs Portal’

$29,000

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