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Identification and development of vaccine candidates for Buruli Ulcer Disease
ID: 241500
Start date: 2010-03-01, End date: 2013-05-31
Buruli ulcer disease (BUD), caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans, is a neglected bacterial infection of the poor in remote rural areas, mostly affecting children. BUD, the third most common mycobacterial disease in immunocompetent humans after tuberculosis and leprosy, is most en...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 94059
Last updated on: 2017-06-12
Innovating dialogue and problems appraisal for a safer Africa
ID: 724029
Start date: 2016-10-01, End date: 2019-09-30
SaferAfrica project aims at establishing a Dialogue Platform between Africa and Europe focused on road safety and traffic management issues. It will represent a high-level body with the main objective of providing recommendations to update the African Road Safety Action Plan...
Programme: H2020-EU.3.4.
Record Number: 205810
Last updated on: 2017-02-27
Changes in land access, institutions and markets in West Africa
ID: ICA4-CT-2001-10083
Start date: 2002-01-01, End date: 2005-12-31
This project will investigate the changing ways in which different groups gain access to land and other resources in West Africa, and the evolution of institutions through which claims to land are made. Field studies will be undertaken in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, an...
Programme: FP5-INCO 2
Record Number: 60212
Last updated on: 2006-06-13
ID: IC18980349
Start date: 1998-11-01, End date: 2001-07-31
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 46478
Last updated on: 1999-03-11
Community-based scheduled screening and treatment of malaria in pregnancy for improved maternal and infant health: a cluster-randomized trial
ID: 305662
Start date: 2012-09-01, End date: 2017-05-31
Pregnant women are very susceptible to malaria infection and Malaria in Pregnancy (MiP) is a major cause of maternal anaemia and low birth weight (LBW) that leads to infant mortality, poor growth and development. In low transmission areas, malaria can become severe, resulting...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 105395
Last updated on: 2016-10-31
Crossroads of empires: archaeology, material culture and socio-political relationships in West Africa
ID: 263747
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2015-12-31
Knowledge of the last 1000 years in the West African Sahel comes largely from historical sources, which say that many regions were ruled by vast polities. The aim of my archaeological project is to seize how, in fact, lhe 'empires' of this region structured the landscape, and...
Programme: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Record Number: 97644
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
ID: TS3*910020
Start date: 1992-10-01, End date: 1996-12-31
a) Experiments in Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Nigeria and Senegal on integreted control of Striga hermonthica in sorghum, maize and millet, and S. gesnerioides in cowpea, including resistant-tolerant host crop material. b)In vitro screenning of cerael maize, sorghum, millet...
Programme: FP3-STD 3
Record Number: 26675
Last updated on: 1995-06-09
Improving the quality and nutritional status of
ID: ICA4-CT-2002-10058
Start date: 2002-09-01, End date: 2006-08-31
Gari is a traditional fermented cassava-based staple food produced by natural solid-state fermentation (SSF) and it is the main energy source for many people in West Africa. However, cassava contains very low levels of protein. The objective of this project is to improve the n...
Programme: FP5-INCO 2
Record Number: 64267
Last updated on: 2005-12-09
ID: IC18970251
Start date: 1998-07-01, End date: 2000-12-31
The general objective is to deploy an African network for research and analysis of human reproduction and maternal health in six West African countries. The specific objectives are to: * Assess the magnitude of abortion complications in several maternities of the following s...
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 44873
Last updated on: 2001-12-07
ID: IC18970244
Start date: 1997-12-01, End date: 2001-05-31
* The development of rDNA-based molecular markers for each of the taxonomic units shown within An. gambiae s.s. and An. funestus s.s. * The evaluation of the new diagnostic tools on field-collected material typed by polytene chromosome analysis. * The physical isolation and cl...
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 38888
Last updated on: 2003-01-21
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