Welcome to the website of the Belgian National Focal Point to the Global Taxonomy Initiative
In implementing COP decision V/9, paragraph 4,
The specific objective of the Belgian GTI is to help with the development of taxonomic and curatorial capacities in developing countries partner of the Belgian Cooperation. The aim is to strengthen the scientific knowledge base on biodiversity and on its linkages with ecosystem services and poverty reduction.
Find out more information on the past and present taxonomic projects funded by the GTI here.
- ZSL-EDGE Fellowship 2016 call is open
- Call for a course in tropical mycology and plant-fungi interactions to face food insecurity in West Africa
- New analysis shows that 'Conservation research is not happening where it is most needed'
- The 2016 internal call for proposals for taxonomic research and capacity building at the RBINS is open!