[IRTalk] Request for Proposals: Biodiversity Informatics for African Freshwater and Pollinator Biodiversity

Ina Smith Ina at assaf.org.za
Wed Jan 16 10:40:47 SAST 2019

Dear Colleagues

This is indeed a great opportunity to apply for funding. The JRS Biodiversity Foundation requests proposals for multi-year projects focused on biodiversity data, knowledge and information services, related to freshwater biodiversity and pollinator biodiversity. The foundation will award about $2,100,000 among qualifying proposals by July 2019.

Please share widely with your networks?

Read more about the JRS Biodiversity Foundation: http://jrsbiodiversity.org/
Read more about the call for proposals: http://jrsbiodiversity.org/how-to-apply/current-opportunities/2019rfp/
Also see details about the call attached, and at: http://jrsbiodiversity.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/JRS-2019-RFP-Announcement-final-19-Dec-2018.pdf

>From the AOSP Landscape Study, the following were identified as organisations/initiatives working in biodiversity. If the name of your organisation/initiative is not listed here, please let us know.

South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI)(South Africa)

GBIF Biodiversity Benin Node (Benin)

African Union of Conservationists (AUC)(Uganda)



RCMRD (Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development)

Protected Planet

West African Plants

ReBioMa (Reseau de la Biodiversité de Madagascar)


Also share with us should your application be successful!

With kind regards
Ina (on behalf of the AOSP Team)

Ina Smith
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