GENRES - Information System Genetic Resources
Your information platform for agricultural biological diversity
The World Natural Heritage App is an awarded project of the UN Decade of Biological Diversity 2016. The App invites people around the world to explore the World Natural Heritage on eventful paths through the forest. It offers information for every area of the Ancient German Beech Forests in Jasmund, Serrahn, Grumsin and in the Hainich and Kellerwald, including explanations of the particularities of the beech forest landscape.
The 28th Colloquium of the Research Center Biotechnology and Plant Breeding takes place at the University of Hohenheim on 29th and 30th November 2016 with the title: "Crop Genetic Diversity: From Description to Valorization". The colloquium will begin on the 29th of November at 1 pm and end on 30 November at 12:15 pm. Participation is free, but registration on the website https://fsp.uni-hohenheim.de/publikationen0 is required.
United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is looking for candidates to fill in the positions of regional coordinator in Africa, East Europe and Middle East. Both positions will be based in the UNDP offices in Istambul. Bachelor's Level Degree with 7 years experience or Master's Level Degree with 5 years experience is required. Deadline for application is 23rd of September.
The Global Crop Diversity Trust, located in Bonn is seeking candidates for the position of "Executive Assistant". It is a high visible position, representing the Executive Director to all internal and external stakeholders. This requires a high level of professionalism and effective interpersonal skills to communicate speaking and reading in English and German. Minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience, preferably within an international working environment is a condition. Applications will be accepted until September 9, 2016.
The Guidance document on the scope of application and core obligations of Regulation (EU) No 511/2014 has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union. The regulation includes compliance measures for users from the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilisation in the Union.
Bioversity International is recruiting as global coordinator a senior scientist to build on an established research profile and to lead its research on socioeconomically important forest trees. Application deadline: 04th September 2016.