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ColombiaCONNECT – Innovative research network ColombiaCONNECT: Fair and sustainable use of bioresources in a post-conflict society


Colombia is one of the five most megadiverse countries in the world and the sustainable use of its rich biological resources is of utmost importance. Protecting its ecosystems is crucial in the global fight against climate change, which is why ColombiaCONNECT strives to establish an interdisciplinary network of Colombian-German cooperation that connects the fields of biodiversity research, bioeconomy and peacebuilding.


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Project period: 2020-2023


Participating entities:

Justus Liebig University Giessen; German-Colombian Peace Institute (CAPAZ) ; Corporacioón CEMarin; Humboldt Institute (Bogotá); Senckenberg Society for Natural Research (Frankfurt); Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME (Department of Bioresources, Giessen); EFTAS Remote Sensing Transfer of Technology (Münster)