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News The 2017 Belgian GTI external call for proposals is open!

Applications for the 2017 Belgian GTI external call are open from 20 December 2016 to 19 February 2017. Scientists from the partner developing countries of the Belgian Development cooperation (see list below) can apply for a short-term grant to come to Belgium in 2017 for taxonomic training and access to collections!

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Source Belgian GTI NFP
Release date 20/12/2016
Contributor mlsusini
Geographical coverage global,
Keywords funding, taxonomy, research, collections,

The Belgian Focal Point to the Global Taxonomy Initiative, CEBioS programme, has officially launched its new call for proposals in regard to ‘taxonomic training and access to collections in Belgium’ for the year 2017.

The 2017 call aims at funding short-term visits in Belgium for students or young researchers (<40 years old) in order to help building their scientific and technical expertise on biodiversity and ecosystem services and/or access collections in Belgium.

Eligible countries: Algeria - Benin* - Burkina Faso* - Burundi* - Cabo Verde - Cambodia - Cote d'Ivoire - DR Congo* - Gambia - Ghana - Guinea* - Guinea Bissau - Kenya - Laos - Liberia - Mali* - Morocco* - Mozambique* - Niger* - Nigeria - Palestinian Territory* - Rwanda* - Senegal* - Sierra Leone - Tanzania* - Thailand - Togo - Uganda* - Vietnam.

Priority will be given to projects taking place in countries belonging to the 14 priority partner countries of the Belgian governmental cooperation (with an asterisk in the above list).

The deadline to apply is 19 February 2017.

For more information, please visit the Belgian GTI website here.

Please note that this information has expired.