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  • 19.09.2016 - By: mw

    Vacancies of Regional Coordinators for Nagoya Protocol

    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.


  • 02.09.2016 - By: ah

    Vacancy announcement Executive Assistant at Crop Trust in Bonn

    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.


  • 02.09.2016 - By: ah

    Guidance document on EU-Regulation concerning the Nagoya

    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.


  • 18.08.2016 - By: mh

    Job announcement: Global Coordinator for Forest Genetic Resources

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    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.


  • 15.08.2016 - By: hg

    Project for the conservation of genetic diversity in domestic fowls rewarded

    The project “Conservation of genetic diversity in domestic fowls”, which is carried out by the scientific poultry farm of the Federation of German poultry breeders (BDRG) and the Institute of Farm Animal Genetics of the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institute (FLI) has been rewarded as official project of the UN Decade on biological diversity. The aim of the project is to conserve genetic material in the form of sperm from old chicken breeds. This pilot and demonstration project is supported by the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) and attended by the Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE).


  • 22.07.2016 - By: MvD

    Living diversity in the cultural landscape only accessible with active farmers

    This was the motto of the meeting in Dresden from June 30 to July 1 in Dresden to which the German Association for Landscape Management (DVL) had invited together with the Information and Coordination Centre for Biological Diversity of BLE. It was about the question of how the conservation of biological diversity in the cultural landscapes can come together with a sustainable agriculture. In specialized forums the topics grassland, autochthonous plants, habitat connectivity, ecological focus areas and marketing of old breeds and varieties were discussed in detail.