Biodiversity Information Management and ICT

The Biodiversity Information Management and ICT Division was established in 2003 to coordinate documentation and dissemination of biodiversity information.

The primary functions of the divisions are to :

  •  Serve as the national clearing house for biodiversity information.
  •  Coordinate, collate and disseminate biodiversity information through the national biodiversity portal to enable development of effective conservation and sustainable use plans.
  • Coordinate implementation and status reporting of obligations under regional and international conventions/treaties/protocols.
  • Serve as the national reference centre for biodiversity related publications.
  • Coordnate and facilitate development of databases, publications and information products, including provision of ICT services of the centre.
  • Promote linkages with regional and international biodiversity information centres for effective information management.