JRS Biodiversity Foundation: 2018 RFPs for Biodiversity Informatics for African Freshwater and Pollinator Biodiversity

Deadline: 9 March 2018

The JRS Biodiversity Foundation has announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) for multi-year projects focused upon biodiversity data, knowledge and information services related to freshwater biodiversity and pollinator biodiversity.

Programs

  • Freshwater Biodiversity Scope: JRS seeks projects that increase the access to and use of biodiversity information relating to freshwater biodiversity assessment and the conservation of freshwater ecosystem services in targeted countries in eastern and southern Africa.
  • Pollinator Biodiversity Scope: JRS seeks projects that increase the access to and use of biodiversity information relating to pollinator biodiversity assessment and the conservation of pollinator services in sub-Saharan Africa.

Funding Information

The foundation will award about $1,600,000 among qualifying proposals by July 2018.

Eligibility Criteria

The following requirements will ensure that applicant’s proposal aligns with JRS strategy and will be considered for funding and act as an eligibility checklist.

  • There is a well-defined potential use of and future value to the data or tool; the end-users are well-defined, and they are directly involved in proposal development and project implementation.
  • The hardware, software, data standards and related technical tools are specifically described, and their choice is justified.
  • All primary data generated by the project will be available per the Open Access Data Policy and its terms for license, timeliness, standards, access, and compliance.
  • The grant applicants are (1) African or (2) that African principals and African institutions play major and long-term roles in project implementation and sustainability, and as recipients of funds.
  • Training and capacity development is an explicit aim of the project through long-term engagement, network building, and sharing of training resources.
  • Budgets are justified in significant detail in terms of cost assumptions, timing, and rationale.
  • Outputs and outcomes have specific targets with which to evaluate progress and success that are measurable and time-bound.
  • Plans for outreach and communications include efforts to generate interest of future partners and funders.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

For more information, please visit JRS Biodiversity Foundation.

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