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.

Resources

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

Trainings

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
    A special double issue sampling the wide-ranging information presented at the world’s largest forest-related gathering, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 18 to 23 October 2009. With articles from each of the seven main thematic areas of the congress, as well as an overview of the event and its recommendations.
    Date publishing: Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 00:00
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    FAO Press Release


    Date publishing: Monday, April 19, 2010 - 00:00
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    UN Radio (Spanish)


    Date publishing: Monday, April 19, 2010 - 00:00
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    What does financial and economic crisis mean for the forest sector, and what can the sector do to respond? C.T.S. Nair and R. Rutt overview opportunities for creating forestry jobs. T. Presas gives an industry perspective. R. Taylor illustrates impacts of the crisis for wood industry in North America. Subsequent articles examine measures to support forestry’s role in economic renewal in the United States (A.R. Kimbell and H. Brown... more
    Date publishing: Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 00:00
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    Buenos Aires, Argentina - “We should not exclude any potential means of mitigating climate change¨ said Jan Heino, Assistant Director General of the Forestry Department at FAO, just as the World Forestry Congress drew to a close on Friday 23 October. In as little as five days, a major exercise of discussion, partnership and knowledge sharing occurred, seeing the involvement of the private sector as well as of civil society,... more

    Date publishing: Saturday, October 24, 2009 - 00:00
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    Buenos Aires, Argentina - “Work is under way to prepare for a new future as we are at the dawn of a new era for forestry”, the XIII World Forestry Congress was told on Wednesday by Tim Rollinson, Director General of the UK Forestry Commission, who chaired the Special Forum on Forests and Climate Change.


    Date publishing: Thursday, October 22, 2009 - 00:00
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    Buenos Aires (Argentina) - “In my life, I have planted some 3,000 plants, trees and roses” said President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner while planting a tree in front of the Casa Rosada, seat of the executive branch of the government of Argentina.

    The ceremonial act, performed together with Jan Heino, Assistant Director General at the Forestry Department of FAO, officially marked the presidential opening of the XIII World... more

    Date publishing: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 00:00
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    Buenos Aires, Argentina - The Opening Ceremony of the XIII World Forestry Congress (WFC) was kicked off by a record amount of 5,200 participants in Buenos Aires on Sunday 18 October.

    Julián Dominguez, the newly appointed Argentine Minister of Agriculture, declared the XIII WFC officially open reinforcing FAO’s role as technical advisor to governments. Speakers at the Opening Ceremony used their opportunity to voice the most... more

    Date publishing: Monday, October 19, 2009 - 00:00
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    “By considering forests as an integral part of wider economic and social development goals, we will make giant strides in our efforts to reduce poverty, hunger and malnutrition.”

    Read the interview with Dr Jacques Diouf, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) who will be speaking at the opening Ceremony of the XIII World Forestry Congress in Argentina.


    Date publishing: Monday, October 12, 2009 - 00:00
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    “If we could give the correct impression that there isn’t a choice between poverty alleviation and stopping deforestation, I think it would be a very positive contribution to the Copenhagen deliberations.”

    Read the interview with Tony Juniper, Special Adviser to The Prince’s Rainforests Project (PRP) and one of England’s best known environmentalists.


    Date publishing: Monday, October 5, 2009 - 00:00

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