The Centre for Biodiversity Information Development (BID-C) was established to lead research initiatives on biodiversity conservation and to implement conservation and human well-being projects in different landscapes in Kenya and across Africa.
BID-C focuses on mobilization and use of biodiversity data, integration of biodiversity data into conservation policy and capacity development to promote biodiversity conservation in Kenya and across Africa over the next decade.
To provide a platform for research collaboration on biodiversity conservation to address conservation challenges in Africa through data use, data sharing, science publishing and capacity development on biodiversity and climate information.
To lead in the development and dissemination of biodiversity data and information to aid in decision-making across diverse levels towards the transformation needed to secure people, species and biodiversity areas under threat.
Our core values at BID-C are:
- Collaboration and partnership
- Transformational research
- Ethical practice
- Service to society