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Checklist derived from occurrence data published on threatened and invasive alien plant species on GBIF site

Latest version published by Laboratory of Forest Sciences (University of Abomey-Calavi) on Aug 17, 2018 Laboratory of Forest Sciences (University of Abomey-Calavi)

This project to mobilize biodiversity data and identify conservation priorities will be implemented by a consortium of eight African countries – Senegal, Côte-d’Ivoire, Mali, Guinea, DRC, Niger, Madagascar, and Benin. Training workshops organized by the University of Kansas will help build the data publishing capacity of project partners. The consortium will identify priority invasive alien species and threatened species for data mobilization, and publish relevant data from collections in France, Netherlands and Belgium. More than 200,000 records of biodiversity data will be made available through GBIF.org and national portals. Based on published data, the consortium will develop distribution maps of priority species, suggest actions to monitor and control the spread of invasive alien species and provide recommendations for the conservation of threatened species.

Data Records

The data in this checklist resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 131 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 131 records in English (7 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (17 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (11 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Sanoussi N., Widédji J.B., Soukossi A., Zitti F., Tabé Z-Y., Gbetoho A.J., Kakpo S.B., Ganglo J.C. (2018): Checklist derived from occurrence data published on threatened and invasive alien plant species on GBIF site. Laboratory of Forest Sciences (University of Abomey-Calavi)

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Laboratory of Forest Sciences (University of Abomey-Calavi). This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 0a20bf65-4c0f-42ce-b6e4-2218c0ea5833.  Laboratory of Forest Sciences (University of Abomey-Calavi) publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Benin.

Keywords

Checklist; Invasive alien plant; Threatened plant

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Nandjib SANOUSSI
Master Student
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Master in Biodiversity Informatics Abomey-Calavi Abomey-Calavi Atlantic BJ 22996875776
Jean Bosco WIDEDJI
Master Student
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Master in Biodiversity Informatics Abomey-Calavi Abomey-Calavi Atlantic BJ 22994699502
Aristophane SOUKOSSI
Master Student
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Master in Biodiversity Informatics Abomey-Calavi Abomey-Calavi Atlantic BJ 22996529230
Féréol ZITTI
Master Student
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Master in Biodiversity Informatics Abomey-Calavi Abomey-Calavi Atlantic BJ 22966295131
Zoul-Yadeini TABE
Master Student
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Master in Biodiversity Informatics Abomey-Calavi Abomey-Calavi Atlantic BJ 22966221817

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Nandjib SANOUSSI
Master Student
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Master in Biodiversity Informatics Abomey-Calavi Abomey-Calavi Atlantic BJ 22996875776
Jean Bosco WIDEDJI
Master Student
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Master in Biodiversity Informatics Abomey-Calavi Abomey-Calavi Atlantic BJ 22994699502
Aristophane SOUKOSSI
Master Student
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Master in Biodiversity Informatics Abomey-Calavi Abomey-Calavi Atlantic BJ 22996529230
Féréol ZITTI
Master Student
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Master in Biodiversity Informatics Abomey-Calavi Abomey-Calavi Atlantic BJ 22966295131
Zoul-Yadeini TABE
Master Student
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Master in Biodiversity Informatics Abomey-Calavi Abomey-Calavi Atlantic BJ 22966221817

Who filled in the metadata:

Nandjib SANOUSSI
Master Student
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Master in Biodiversity Informatics Abomey-Calavi Abomey-Calavi Atlantic BJ 22996875776
Jean Cossi GANGLO
Director, Full Professor
Laboratory of Forest Sciences Abomey-Calavi Abomey-Calavi Atlantic BJ 22966363770

Who else was associated with the resource:

Publisher
Jaures GBETOHO
Assistant
Laboratory of Forest Sciences Abomey-Calavi Abomey-Calavi Atlantic BJ 22996833454
Publisher
Sunday KAKPO
Assistant
Laboratory of Forest Sciences Abomey-Calavi Abomey-Calavi Atlantic BJ 22997123391
Principal Investigator
Jean Cossi GANGLO
Director, Full Professor
Laboratory of Forest Sciences Abomey-Calavi Abomey-Calavi Atlantic BJ 22966363770

Geographic Coverage

This project to mobilize biodiversity data and identify conservation priorities will be implemented by a consortium of eight African countries – Senegal, Côte-d’Ivoire, Mali, Guinea, DRC, Niger, Madagascar, and Benin. Training workshops organized by the University of Kansas will help build the data publishing capacity of project partners. The consortium will identify priority invasive alien species and threatened species for data mobilization, and publish relevant data from collections in France, Netherlands and Belgium. More than 200,000 records of biodiversity data will be made available through GBIF.org and national portals. Based on published data, the consortium will develop distribution maps of priority species, suggest actions to monitor and control the spread of invasive alien species and provide recommendations for the conservation of threatened species.

Bounding Coordinates South West [5.703, 0.615], North East [12.64, 3.955]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Kingdom  Plantae

Project Data

This project to mobilize biodiversity data and identify conservation priorities will be implemented by a consortium of eight African countries – Senegal, Côte-d’Ivoire, Mali, Guinea, DRC, Niger, Madagascar, and Benin. Training workshops organized by the University of Kansas will help build the data publishing capacity of project partners. The consortium will identify priority invasive alien species and threatened species for data mobilization, and publish relevant data from collections in France, Netherlands and Belgium. More than 200,000 records of biodiversity data will be made available through GBIF.org and national portals. Based on published data, the consortium will develop distribution maps of priority species, suggest actions to monitor and control the spread of invasive alien species and provide recommendations for the conservation of threatened species.

Title Capacity building and biodiversity data mobilization for conservation, sustainable use, and decision making in Africa and Madagascar
Identifier BID-AF2015-0066-REG
Funding The funding of this project is generously provided by European Union in the framework of Biodiversity Information for Development program managed by GBIF Secretariat
Study Area Description The data digitized and published in the framework of this project are gathered throughout the country members on the targeted species
Design Description Despite its utmost importance to the survival of humanity, biodiversity is subject to many threats. As a significant step toward overcoming these threats, we submit this project in the framework of a consortium of eight African countries - Senegal, Côte-d’Ivoire, Mali, Guinea, DRC, Niger, Madagascar, and Benin - to achieve the following goals: 1) Establish and strengthen international collaborations to mobilize biodiversity data; to achieve that goal, we will identify priority invasive alien species and threatened species to be considered in the consortium. We will organize workshops at regional level under the umbrella of the University of Kansas (USA), our Non-ACP partner, to capacitate project partners. We will digitize and publish data of consortium countries deposited in France, Netherlands, and Belgium. 2) Increase available biodiversity data, within and beyond the grant period, by capacitating and providing financial assistance to in-country partners to encourage them mobilize and publish their data through GBIF and national portals. 3) Apply biodiversity data in response to conservation priorities by achieving the following: elaborate distribution maps of threatened species and invasive alien species; identify the main threats to species and suggest efficient actions to protect and conserve them; identify and suggest efficient actions to monitor and eradicate invasive alien species; evaluate the efficiency of protected areas with respect to biodiversity conservation and make adequate suggestions; finally, from our results, elaborate and broadcast communication and outreach via diverse media so as to demonstrate to policy- and decision-makers the value chain: data → knowledge → applications.

The personnel involved in the project:

Principal Investigator
Jean Cossi GANGLO