Workshop for CEBioS alumni working on taxonomy (GTI)
The second GTI alumni workshop took place in Ouidah, Benin, from 11 to 15 November 2019.
|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.