INTER-AMERICAN BIODIVERSITY INFORMATION NETWORK

Project Description
The Inter-American Biodiversity Information Network (IABIN) is a forum to foster technical collaboration and coordination among countries of the Americas in collection, sharing, and use of biodiversity information relevant to decision-making on natural resources management and conservation, and education to promote sustainable development in the region.

Goals

Build up an infrastructure for biodiversity information exchange.
Strengthen technical capacity to exchange biodiversity information and expertise across political, linguistic, and institutional boundaries.
Provide access to biodiversity information useful to decision-makers to improve biodiversity conservation
Enhance capacity to store, use, and distribute scientifically sound and update 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.

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