The sixth World Flora Online Council meeting held in South Africa

19 September 2019

Biannual Council meetings are held with the aim of developing a World Flora Online (WFO) in response to Target 1 of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (2011-2020). Objectives: To report on the sixth WFO Council meeting held in Pretoria, South Africa, on November 2016. Method: A WFO Council meeting (preceded by Taxonomic and Technical Working Group meetings) was hosted by the South African National Biodiversity Institute in Pretoria. Results: Significant progress with the development of the WFO portal was made. Conclusion: The WFO portal will be launched at the International Botanical Congress in China in 2017.