Intern-American Biodiversity International Network

Data Center Description
The Inter-American Biodiversity Information Network (IABIN) fosters technical collaboration and coordination among countries of the Americas in collection, sharing, and use of biodiversity information relevant to policy and decision-making on natural resources conservation and development.

Goals:

-Enhance infrastructure for biodiversity information exchange.
-Strengthen technical capacity to exchange biodiversity information and expertise across political and institutional boundaries.
-Enhance capacity to store, use, and distribute scientifically sound and updated biodiversity information.
-Produce or adapt information products for decision makers (tools for decision-making) so they formulate effective environmental management policies and promote sustainable development in the region.

[Summary provided by IABIN]


Data Center URL
URL: http://www.oas.org/en/sedi/dsd/iabin/