Welcome to the EU BON helpdesk!

This website will guide you through recent developments by the EU BON project  in the domain of biodiversity information. The helpdesk pursues specific goals and consider the interests of different audiences:

Data Mobilization Toolkit

Online supporting toolkit aiming to assist the user in his data mobilization efforts.

EU BON products

Services, tools, guidelines and other products developed or enhanced by EU BON project.


Comprehensive and searchable overview of other resources relevant to data sharing, 


Trainings and workshops on data and metadata integration strategies, use of standards, and use of data sharing tools.

User groups we are addressing:

For more information on the EU BON project, please visit EU BON portal.

News and events

Other initiatives

  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS
    Whilst changing climatic conditions may be exacerbating the growing number of mega-fires round the world, these fires may also themselves be a contributing factor to global warming, said FAO. The agency called upon countries to implement more comprehensive fire management strategies and improve the monitoring of wildfire carbon gas emissions that cause global warming.
    Date publishing: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 00:00
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    FAO inaugurates the International Year of Forests with a special photographic issue of Unasylva. More than 100 international days are celebrated throughout the year, in recognition of a vast range of issues, occupations, activities and cultural values important to humanity. This beautiful compilation of images illustrates that forests have a link to almost all of them. While the international days are the thread that... more

    Date publishing: Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 00:00
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    The ninth biennial issue of State of the World’s Forests, published at the outset of 2011, the International Year of Forests, considers the theme ‘Changing pathways, changing lives: forests as multiple pathways to sustainable development’.

    Date publishing: Wednesday, February 2, 2011 - 00:00
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    26 November 2010, Rome - The Forestry Department of FAO yesterday received an important Spanish award in recognition of its outstanding merits in forest fire protection.

    Date publishing: Friday, November 26, 2010 - 00:00
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    Each year, the Spanish NGO Asociación para la Promoción de Actividades Socioculturales (APAS) awards the "Batefuego de Oro" (Golden Fire Swatter) to distinguished persons and organizations with outstanding merits in forest protection against fire. FAO's Forest Assessment, Management and Conservation Division has been chosen to receive the 2010 award in the category “International”. The prize will be awarded on 25... more

    Date publishing: Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 00:00
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    FAO's international journal of forestry, Unasylva, celebrates 2010, the International Year of Biodiversity, by examining strategies for the successful cohabitation of forests, people and wildlife. This issue addresses the challenges of balancing conservation and use of plant and animal biodiversity in forest settings, particularly where people's livelihoods or species survival are at stake. Also published in French and... more

    Date publishing: Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 00:00
  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS

    IRIN humanitarian news and analysisa project of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

    Date publishing: Friday, October 15, 2010 - 00:00
  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS

    FAO Media Centre

    Date publishing: Tuesday, August 24, 2010 - 00:00
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    The Ethiopian Herald

    Date publishing: Thursday, August 12, 2010 - 00:00
  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS

    FAO Press Release

    Date publishing: Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 00:00