Michel Batisse Award for Biosphere Reserve Management

United Nations (UN)


Grant amount: Approximately US $6,000

Deadline: Sep 30, 2018

Applicant type: Faculty Postdoctoral Researcher

Funding uses: Conference, Research

Location of project: France

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Must travel to: France

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Overview:

Michel Batisse Award for Biosphere Reserve Management:
This prize is awarded each year in memory of Dr Michel Batisse for excellence in the management of the biosphere reserves in line with the recommendations of the Seville Strategy.

The 2015 Michel Batisse Award for a case study concerning the management of a biosphere reserve was attributed to Bandi Namkhai, Director of the Khustain Nuruu Biosphere Reserve in Mongolia, for his study of Khustain Nuruu.

Awards and Prizes
UNESCO and the MAB Programme afford recognition to outstanding contributions in the management or preservation of the environment; honour successful management of biosphere reserves in line with recommendations of the Seville Strategy; and foster access for young scientists, especially women, to advanced research facilities through respective prizes and awards schemes

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Case studies must be submitted each year during which a MAB-ICC session is due to be convened.
  • All case studies must be submitted through, and have the endorsement of, the respective MAB National Committees, and/or the UNESCO National Commissions of the country concerned.