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SOS Sahel Kicks off Biodiversity Monitoring Training in Senegal

In June, the SOS SAHEL team, accompanied by Mathieu Gueye, an ethnobotanist of the Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire (IFAN) conducted visits to three Dialacoto villages engaged in biodiversity monitoring training with support from a JRS planning grant. Local authorities and…

Growing Citizen Science and Bee Watching in South Africa

JRS grantee North-West University provided the following update for their grant Building Bee Taxonomic Capacity Among Citizen Scientists in South Africa Bees are delightful little animals. Despite being small and lots of different species many are fairly easy to identify.…

JRS 2022 Biodiversity Support for New Geographies in sub-Saharan Africa

JRS' 2022 Call for Proposals invited submission of concept notes for project funding in sub-Saharan Africa focusing on themes of freshwater biodiversity, pollinator diversity, African 30-by-30 goals, and African Representation in the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework process.  We are pleased…

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