During the first workshop of ABCDNet in Zhaoqing, participants discussed and made the missions as below:
a. Establish ABCDNet -a shared informatics infrastructure for conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in Asia.
b. Create mechanisms for an active participation of members, partners and stakeholders in developing and sustaining the data sharing network.
c. Promote joint efforts towards conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystem services in Asia.
d. Disseminate information and knowledge on biodiversity for education and research and provide services to the society including policy makers.