Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Barbara Creecy says South Africa’s National Biodiversity Assessment domesticates the Global Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services… Read more

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The National Biodiversity Assessment (NBA) is the primary tool for reporting on the state of biodiversity in South Africa. It is used to inform policies, strategies and activities for managing and conserving biodiversity more effectively. The NBA is led by the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) as part of their mandate to monitor the status of South Africa’s biodiversity. The NBA was undertaken between 2015 and 2019. It involved extensive collaboration from over 470 individuals representing about 90 organisations. The full suite of NBA products, which include a synthesis report, seven technical reports, datasets, maps, supplementary materials, and popular products, is accessible at here.

Download the NBA 2018 Report.

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More information on NBA launch

Dr Andrew Skowno
Lead: National Biodiversity Assessment
South African National Biodiversity Institute
Tel.: 021 799 8711
Cell: 082 774 4613

Ms Domitilla Raimondo
Lead: species component of the NBA
South African National Biodiversity Institute
WhatsApp messages or calls: +27 83 461 9681

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