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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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BULGARIA – BIODIVERSITY AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES
Call For Proposals

Open Call 3: Sectoral policies for the systematic use of ecosystem services

Development of a nation-wide education and awareness campaign through volunteer action and supporting activities
See the programme website for further information about the call
Deadline:Publication date: 21 July 2014
Deadline for applications: 20 October 2014

Outcome of callIncreased awareness of and education in biodiversity and ecosystem services, including awareness of and education in the linkage between biodiversity and climate change, and economic valuation of ecosystems
Budget: € 600,000
Call for proposals (open)

Open Call 1: Invasive alien species networking for information exchange and capacity building
See the programme website for further information about the call
Deadline:Publication date: 21 July 2014
Deadline for applications: 20 October 2014
Outcome of callIncreased protection of native ecosystems against invasive alien species
Budget: € 680,000
Call for proposals (open)

See the programme website for further information about the call
Deadline:Publication date: 21 July 2014
Deadline for applications: 20 October 2014
Outcome of callImproved integration of biodiversity considerations in sectoral policies and legislation
Budget: € 900,000
How to apply
Guide for applicantsHow to involve a partner from Iceland, Liechtenstein and/or Norway
About the programme
Priority sector: Environmental Protection and Management
Programme: http://www.moew.government.bg/?show=124
Objective: Halt loss of biodiversity
Donor programme partner: Directorate for Nature Management (DN)
Norwegian Environment Agency (NEA)