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US foundation backs pollinator research in Africa

Image: USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab

Projects will address lack of accessible biodiversity data to inform policy decisions

The United States-based JRS Biodiversity Foundation has announced grants worth close to US$600,000 for pollinator research in Africa.

The funder announced the grants on 8 October. Three of the four projects will be led by women. The funding is divided into larger projects in Tanzania and Uganda, and smaller ones in Malawi and South Africa.

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