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IFS is Nongovernmental organisation which provides competitive scientific research grants to individual scientists and to those collaborating in small teams.
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IFS Mar 21
The IFS celebrates the ~ . In the last year, we have supported a total of 37 scientists in developing countries to pursue novel and leading edge research in the areas of forestry and agroforestry.
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IFS Mar 20
In celebration of , we are delighted to share Afiwa Dzigbodi Akpene´s research which will contribute to improved management of teak plantations in Togo and Benin: (with English summary!)
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IFS Mar 19
Replying to @IFS_Foundation
Jennifer has eight years of experience as a researcher in agriculture, ecology and genetics, in both academia and government.
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IFS Mar 19
WELCOME JENNIFER SJÖLUND, OUR NEWEST COLLEAGUE It is with great delight that we welcome Jennifer Sjölund to IFS, marking what we hope will be the beginning of mutually beneficial relationships among us all.
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IFS Mar 8
Happy IFS celebrates all the Wonderful Women who selflessly and tirelessly offer their time, energy, intellect and excitement to ensure that the International Foundation for Science continues to thrive.
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IFS Mar 4
“A knowledge-based economy of a country is more stable, more robust and more flexible than an oil-based or industry-based one...” One respondent noted in our second Blog post of 2019 composed of a study to follow up on IFS awardees from Pakistan. See:
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IFS Feb 27
Did you know only 9 species of baobab are present in the world & 7 of these species exist in Madagascar? Dr Razanamaro found that habitat fragmentation is causing increased inbreeding rates resulting in the reduction to genetic variability:
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IFS Feb 22
Are you a researcher, from sub-Saharan Africa, including South Africa holding a research position in sub-Saharan African country. Here is an opportunity for you. Deadline 1 April 2019. Women scientists are especially encouraged to apply.
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IFS Feb 19
Dr Lazare Kouassi has developed a hydrodynamic model & a sediment transport model of lake Taabo in Côte d'Ivoire to predict the evolution of the hydroelectric reservoir. He found Lake Taabo is subject to 20-60 mm of annual sediment deposits.
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AIT Feb 15
Wonderful hosting tripartite meeting with International Foundation for Science(IFS), Chinese Academy of Sciences-The World Academy of Sciences Centre of Excellence for Water & Environment (CAS-TWAS CEWE) and AIT; & also welcoming Director Nighisty Ghezae
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IFS Feb 15
Do you remember when you joined Twitter? We at IFS do!
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IFS Feb 15
Changing ocean conditions results in rising seawater temperatures which makes corals more vulnerable to bleaching & diseases. With support from IFS, Dr. Cecilia Conaco has made another novel discovery into how corals reefs adapt to stress. Read:
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IFS Feb 11
Happy ! IFS admires all our amazing women grantees whose passion is unsurpassed and much appreciated and want to give them special recognition today. you!
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IFS Feb 8
Here comes an opportunity for early career social sciences researchers or those with limited experience in publishing papers in reputable peer-reviewed journals in developing countries. Enrolment Deadline 26 February 2019 Nice weekend and GoodLuck 👍🙂
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IFS Feb 7
Are you involved in research within Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics & Physics either as an individual researcher or in research units in the science-and-technology-lagging countries identified by ? Here are opportunities for you.
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IFS Feb 6
Africa’s rich diversity in neglected and underutilised species (NUS) is being highlighted due to their nutritional properties and resilience to pests, diseases and climate change. We share with you a Fact Sheet on the EU-NUS project
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ISPC Feb 4
In this video interview, Dr. Nighisty Ghezae, , explains why African Universities can play an important role in achieving the & how can support them to reach their potential
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IFS Jan 31
Fruit bats (also known as flying foxes) are often persecuted for their real or perceived role in damaging crops. Radosoa Andrianaivoarivelo found that spraying was the most effective method in deterring bats from litchi fruits in Madagascar:
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IFS Jan 29
We undertook a study to follow up on IFS awardees from Thailand & the results were intriguing. Check this on our first Blog post of 2019 coming from Prof. Amaret Bhumiratana of Thailand -a former IFS grantee & member of the Scientific Advisory Committee
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IFS Jan 28
We would like to call your attention about the current release from Lancet about the Global Syndemic of Obesity, Undernutrition and Climate: The Lancet Commission report. Below is a youtube short video capturing the essence of the report
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