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Drylands Research

BINATIONAL CONSORTIUM FOR THE REGIONAL SCIENTIFIC DEVELOPMENT AND INNOVATION THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA- NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Also known as the Consortium for Arizona-Mexico Arid Environments (CAZMEX)

CONACYT

The University of Arizona and the Mexican Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT) ratify their commitment of 2013, when they signed an International Memorandum of Understanding for the Establishment of the Binational Consortium for the Regional Scientific Development and Innovation (COBIDECRI), to join their efforts and resources. The funding programs are supported by funds from CONACYT, the University of Arizona, the Haury Program in Environment & Social Justice, and the Brown Foundation.


CAZMEX Open Call for Proposals 2016-2017

English version of the Request for Proposals

Versión de la Convocatoria en Español


Objective

To contribute to the consolidation of the scientific, technological and innovative capacities of the region, relative to the environment and climate change in the arid and semi-arid zones of Mexico and the United States, specifically on the following themes:

Environmental sustainability in arid regions
  • Ecology and biodiversity
  • Climate change
  • Atmospheric sciences
  • Hydrology
  • Soil evolution
Environmental and social justice
  • Climate adaptation
  • Gender and environment
  • Public health
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Institutions and policy

For detailed information:

At the University of Arizona:
Christopher Scott, Consortium Director
Professor of Water Resources Policy
CASCOTT@EMAIL.ARIZONA.EDU

Benjamin Wilder, Consortium Coordinator
Research Scientist
BWILDER@EMAIL.ARIZONA.EDU

America:
Lutz Ley, Consortium Liaison
Research Analyst 
americalutz@email.arizona.edu

In Mexico:
César Dominguez Pérez, Consortium Co-Director
Director - Instituto de Ecología, UNAM
tejada@unam.mx

At CONACYT:
Rodrigo Bueno Romo
rbuenor@conacyt.mx

Diana Ninoshka Castillo Morales
internac_ciencia@conacyt.mx

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