Newton Amazon announcement

14 April 2016

As part of the UK Newton Fund activities, NERC in collaboration with the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) have agreed to support two projects under the joint NERC-FAPESP programme Understanding & Sustaining Brazilian Biome Resources.

This major international programme brings together researchers from the UK and São Paulo State to undertake integrative research in Brazilian biomes which will improve the understanding of the role of biodiversity in the functioning of ecosystems, the drivers and impact of change, and management and restoration options.

Details of the two projects offered funding are in the awards summary below. Further information on the projects will be available on Grants on the Web in due course.

Awards summary (PDF, 58KB)

For further information about this please contact:

James Box
07928 525444