Water, Megacities and Global Change, Paris HQ, 2015 – December 1st to 4th,

The International Conference Water, Megacities and Global Change, conference will be hosted by UNESCO in its Paris HQ, 2015 ON December 1st to 4th, during the first week of the COP21.

The conference is devoted  to the theme of water in megacities.

IT is organized by ARCEAU IdF 

 

Call for papers : until 1 October

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AquaMaps -global online spatial database on water and agriculture , BY FAO

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AquaMaps is the FAO global online spatial database on water and agriculture. It makes accessible through a simple interface regional and global spatial datasets on water resources and water management considered as a standard information resource, produced by FAO or by external data providers.

go to the offical link : FAO-WATER-AQUAMAPS

 

 

project ANR-DAUME

http://www1.montpellier.inra.fr/daume/

COMMON GOOD FORUM

An EU platform to better understand the Common Good  by expertise of intellectuals and professionals !
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Field Attachment Program Award (FAPA) – Open Call for proposal- Africa

Field Attachment Program Award (FAPA) – Open Call for proposal
Introduction:
CALL ID: RU FAPA 2014/15

(Submission of proposals remain open through 2014 and 2015 and selections made by the following deadlines 28 February 2015; 30 June 2015 and 31 December 2015).

(RUFORUM), established in 2004, is a consortium of 42 universities in 19 countries of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa (ECSA). The organisation evolved from the Forum on Agricultural Resource Husbandry (FORUM) program of the Rockefeller Foundation.
The Field Attachment Program Award (FAPA) is a competitive grants program designed as graduate student internship to link thesis research findings and recommendations to application and use at community level.

http://www.ruforum.org/news/field-attachment-program-award-fapa-open-call-proposal

BIONATURE 2015 Call for Papers May 24 – 29, 2015 – Rome, Italy

Bioenvironment conference BIONATURE 2015

BIOGREEN, BIOINVASION, and BIOENVIRONMENT conferences are now grouped in a consolidated event covering the three mentioned areas: here the topics:

Biodiversity and invasion control,Renewable and Sustainable Energies ,Biodiversity and invasion control (marine, oceanic, , forests, bioinvasion), Renewable and Sustainable Energies
Important Deadlines:

Submission (full paper)

Submit your Workshop Proposals to workshops@iaria.org and/or lorenz@ieee.org.
December 24, 2014
 BIONATURE15Conference

 

 

 

Sequencing of the genome of some species of wild rice from Nature mag

The Chinese Academy of Sciences, in collaboration with Researchers of Northeastern State University and the University  of Georgia and Athens, identified most of the genes that control the plant’s ability to resist to environmental stress and against parasites by sequencing  the genome of some species of wild rice  O. sativa ( subspecies indica and japonica) and O. glaberrima

Ref:Nature Mag: A map of rice genome variation reveals the origin of cultivated rice

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