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FAPESP and NWO announce result of call for proposals

FAPESP and NWO announce result of call for proposals

Cooperative projects in ecosystem restoration between researchers in the State of São Paulo and in the Netherlands will be funded (photo: Wikimedia)

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) announce the result of a call for proposals of joint research projects issued in 2018 under the scientific cooperation agreement between institutions.

“Ecosystem restoration” was the theme for the call and especifically the Brazilian Atlantic Forest as a case study.

The funded projects combined will focus on ecosystem services, multi-functional landscape use and biodiversity, with the ultimate aim to contribute to effective restoration and sustainable use of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest.

Four collaborative projects were selected and will be conducted by researchers from universities in the State of São Paulo and the Netherlands.

Selected proposals:

Understanding restored forests for benefiting people and nature - "NewFor" 

Processo / Grant number

2018/18416-2

Acordo / Agreement

FAPESP – NWO

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Pedro Henrique Santin Brancalion

Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad

Franciscus Johannes Jozef Maria Bongers

Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad

Wageningen University/WAU

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz/ESALQ/USP

Governing the Atlantic Forest transition: Improving our knowledge on forest recovery for ecosystem services 

Processo / Grant number

2018/20501-8

Acordo / Agreement

FAPESP – NWO

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Alexandre Camargo Martensen

Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad

Reinier G.A. Boot

Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad

Utrecht University/UU

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Centro de Ciências da Natureza da Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR)

Applying the "biotic soil legacy" approach to understand positive-negative biota interactions for direct forest restoration from plant-soil communities feedbacks - "BioFor" 

Processo / Grant number

2018/19000-4

Acordo / Agreement

FAPESP – NWO

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Tsai Siu Mui

Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad

Wilhelmus van der Putten

Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad

Netherlands Institute of Ecology/NIOO

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Centro de Energia Nuclear na Agricultura (Cena) da Universidade de São Paulo (USP)

The contribution of plant-animal interactions to biodiversity and ecosystem restoration of the Atlantic forest 

Processo / Grant number

2018/19011-6

Acordo / Agreement

FAPESP – NWO

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Marina Corrêa Côrtes

Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad

Merel B Soons

Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad

Utrecht University/UU

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Instituto de Biociências de Rio Claro da Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp)

The call for proposals is published at: www.fapesp.br/en/11823.