The sixth World Flora Online Council meeting held in South Africa

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  • SDG 15
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    BACKGROUND : 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.