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Partners

Updated on October 24, 2014

It has always been SANBI’s policy to work with partners – to turn relevant stakeholders into supporters and colleagues. CapeNature CapeNature is a public institution with the statutory responsibility for biodiversity conservation in the Western Cape Province. CapeNature’s vision is to establish a “Conservation Economy” in the Western Cape and to transform biodiversity conservation into  … Read more

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Mapping data priorities

Mobilizing Africa’s Biodiversity Data

Updated on October 23, 2014

Title: Mobilizing Africa’s policy and decision-making relevant biodiversity data Donor: JRS Biodiversity Foundation Grant size: USD 250,000 Duration: 18 months (October 2013 – March 2015) Contact: Russell Galt (r.galt@sanbi.org.za)     Background: Conserving Africa’s rich biodiversity in the face of profound socio-economic transformation is a critical challenge for the continent’s policymakers. The success of their efforts  … Read more

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Environmental assessments

Updated on October 21, 2014

An environmental assessment is a systematic process that ensures the biodiversity implications for the site of a project or planning proposal are taken into account before decisions are made.   The environmental assessment process involves reporting on the likely effects on the biodiversity, undertaking a public consultation exercise on the report (where necessary), taking these  … Read more

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