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Call for Research Proposals: Conservation of Forest Trees and Use of Forest Genetic Resources in Sub-Saharan Africa

13 July 2011

Biodiversity International are pleased to announce the 2011 Call for Research Proposals for the Abdou-Salam Ouédraogo Fellowship for research on Conservation of forest trees and Use of forest genetic resources in Sub-Saharan Africa. The deadline for application is 5 August 2011. The focus of this year’s fellowship award is on two themes:

•    Understanding status of and threats to genetic resources of priority forest tree species
•    Methods and approaches for conserving genetic resources of important tree species

You can find all the relevant information here.
We kindly ask for your collaboration in disseminating this information to your relevant mailing lists, including network partners, universities, forestry research institutes and any others who may be interested in this call.  Your collaboration is most important in this effort to attract qualified applicants.  
Thank you in advance.

Ewa Hermanowicz
Regional Office for Europe /Capacity Development Unit
Bioversity International
Via dei Tre Denari, 472/a
00057 Maccarese
Rome, Italy
Tel: (39) 066118387

Note: With effect from 1 December 2006, IPGRI and INIBAP operate under the name "Bioversity International", bioversity for short. This new name echoes our new strategy, which focuses on improving people’s lives through biodiversity research.

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