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News Workshop for CEBioS alumni working on taxonomy (GTI)

The second GTI alumni workshop took place in Ouidah, Benin, from 11 to 15 November 2019.

Source GTI NFP
Release date 22/11/2019
Contributor mlsusini
Geographical coverage Benin, Burundi, DR Congo, Rwanda
Keywords taxonomy, awareness raising, communication

The meeting gathered a total of 11 participants coming from Benin, Burundi, DR Congo and Rwanda.

All of these participants benefited from grants for the reinforcement of their taxonomic skills over the last 3 years through short-term GTI* grants from CEBioS (Belgian GTI National Focal Point).

The objectives of the workshop were to:

  • Help them produce awareness material based on their research results (article + poster)
  • Inform them on communication using the social media
  • Reinforce the GTI network of alumni.

The meeting was jointly organized by CEBioS (RBINS – GTI National Focal Point) and LABEF (Université d’Abomey-Calavi).

More info and outputs of the workshop are available here.

*GTI stands for Global Taxonomy Initiative. It is a cross-cutting issue developped by parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity to build taxonomic capacities of developing countries. More information here.