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Who we are:

The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) contributes to South Africa’s sustainable development by facilitating access to biodiversity data, generating information and knowledge, building capacity, providing policy advice, showcasing and conserving biodiversity in its national botanical and zoological gardens

South Africa’s biodiversity is conserved and enhanced to deliver sustainable benefits for all.

To provide leadership in biodiversity research, policy advice, conservation, and human capital development; and to promote the appreciation, sustainable use, and equitable sharing of the benefits of South Africa’s biodiversity.

  • Ubuntu – Harnessing, caring, sharing and being in harmony with all of creation.
  • Growth – Nurturing and empowering teams and individuals to grow and reach their true potential.
  • Respect and tolerance – Creating open, honest relationships built on trust, mutual respect, dignity and fairness AND valuing and accepting individuals and diversity.
  • Excellence – Providing service excellence through passion, professionalism, and commitment not just to our clients, but also to each other.
  • Accountability – Taking pride and responsibility in our work and caring for our environment and communities with honesty and integrity.
  • Transformation – We use equitable approaches to change the world, foster togetherness, and inclusivity within our organisation, the sector and our communities.

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