The Biodiversity Information Management and ICT Division was established in 2003 to coordinate documentation and dissemination of biodiversity information.

The primary functions of the divisions are to :

  •  Serve as the national clearing house for biodiversity information.
  •  Coordinate, collate and disseminate biodiversity information through the national biodiversity portal to enable development of effective conservation and sustainable use plans.
  • Coordinate implementation and status reporting of obligations under regional and international conventions/treaties/protocols.
  • Serve as the national reference centre for biodiversity related publications.
  • Coordnate and facilitate development of databases, publications and information products, including provision of ICT services of the centre.
  • Promote linkages with regional and international biodiversity information centres for effective information management.

 

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