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August 2014 Blog Posts (2)

JRS Announces Five New Grant Awards for Access to Biodiversity Data

SEATTLE, Washington -- August 12, 2014 -- The JRS Biodiversity Foundation today announced the five grant recipients from its January 2014 call for innovative grant proposals in the field of biodiversity informatics. These grants cover diverse approaches to collecting and creating access to biodiversity knowledge and underscore the foundation's commitment to advancing biodiversity informatics, investment in sub-Saharan Africa, and to capacity building to increase knowledge of…


Added by Izzy Phillips on August 13, 2014 at 18:52 — No Comments

JRS Announces Two New Grants to Support Biodiversity Information in Africa

SEATTLE, August 8, 2014 -- The JRS Biodiversity Foundation is pleased to announce the funding of two new awards that expand upon the outstanding work of two previous grants. JRS awards funding to the Université d'Abomey-Calavi (Benin) and to Tulane University (USA) to continue important work in the foundation's focus region of Africa.  "JRS is excited to extend our partnerships and capacity building in Africa through the continued development of Benin's biodiversity information portal and by…


Added by Izzy Phillips on August 13, 2014 at 18:51 — No Comments

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