Looking for Guardians of Diversity

Diversity for Life  is a global campaign to raise awareness of the value of agricultural biodiversity for people’s lives. The campaign has a very human face. It concentrates on the relationship between people and plants, culture and agriculture all around the world. Diversity for Life is searching for stories about the Guardians of Diversity — […]

Announcement of Funding Opportunity: Ecosystems Services for Poverty Alleviation

Proposals are invited: to develop the new and innovative concepts, methodologies and/or models needed to deliver ESPA’s objectives; and to support consortia formation and proposal writing to develop a proposal for future ESPA funding calls. Find out more The closing date is 3 March  2010

SIDE EVENT AT UNFCCC COP 15 in Copenhagen , 2009

“Building the global biodiversity information commons for climate change adaptation” The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) and Bioversity International (BI) will convene an official side event on the importance of biodiversity and international cooperation in informatics and science within the context of climate change adaptation, agriculture and food security. Short and medium term adaptation and […]

Call for papers: The International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation

The International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation (IJBC) publishes articles relating to sustainable development, human dependence on biodiversity in agriculture, environmental management and biotechnology. They are seeking articles which meet the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence, and will publish original articles in basic and applied research, case studies, and critical reviews, surveys, opinions, […]

Scientific Approaches towards "Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Production Landscapes”

The Centre for Environmental Studies (CFES) at the University of Pretoria conducted a workshop in Cape Town, South Africa, on “Scientific Approaches towards mainstreaming Biodiversity in Production Landscapes”. The workshop was hosted on the premises of the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, and facilitated by CIRAD, the French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development, […]