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Pre-application screening

Updated on August 22, 2016

Pre-application biodiversity screening approach The Fynbos Forum Ecosystem Guidelines for Environmental Assessment in the Western Cape propose a generic process for pre-application biodiversity screening or sensitivity analysis that can be applied throughout South Africa.  This process uses the National Spatial Biodiversity Assessment and available systematic biodiversity plans. Read the chapter titled “Taking a pro-active approach”  … Read more

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Biodiversity Planning Forum 2016

Updated on August 17, 2016

SANBI hosted the 13th annual Biodiversity Planning Forum in Wilderness, Western Cape form 7 – 10 June 2016. The theme for the Forum was foundations for biodiversity assessments and focused on the foundational information on which biodiversity assessments and plans are based, including data limitations and potential solutions, research needs and novel approaches. Key sessions  … Read more

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Biodiversity Planning Forum 2014

Updated on August 17, 2016

The 11th Annual National Biodiversity Planning Forum, hosted by SANBI, was held from the 13th to the 16th of May at Mpekweni Beach Resort in the Eastern Cape. This year’s event was exceedingly well attended, boasting over 200 participants who included biodiversity planners and implementers from national and provincial government, provincial conservation agencies, municipalities, SANBI,  … Read more

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