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Enhancing prediction of tropical Atlantic climate and its impacts
ID: 603521
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2017-10-31
Tropical Atlantic climate recently experienced pronounced shifts of great socio-economic importance. The oceanic changes were largest in the eastern boundary upwelling systems. African countries bordering the Atlantic strongly depend upon their ocean - societal development, f...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 110819
Last updated on: 2016-07-25
Clinical development of a VAR2CSA-based placental malaria vaccine
ID: 304815
Start date: 2013-03-01, End date: 2017-02-28
Placental malaria, a special form of malaria targeting pregnant women, causes the death of 200,000 infants and 10,000 pregnant women each year. Placental malaria has no sustainable cure. The overall success criterion of the proposed project is to enable the manufacture of a v...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 106907
Last updated on: 2017-09-10
African Food Tradition Revisited by Research
ID: 245025
Start date: 2010-09-01, End date: 2014-11-30
AFTER aims to revisit traditional African products, knowledge and know-how in the light of new technologies for the benefit of consumers, producers and processors in Africa and Europe. By applying European science and technology to African traditional food products, AFTER see...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 95715
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
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
Novel staple food-based strategies to improve micronutrient status for better health and development in sub-Saharan Africa
ID: 211484
Start date: 2008-06-01, End date: 2013-11-30
Malnutrition, and especially deficiencies of micronutrients like iron, zinc and vitamin A, undermine the progress towards most of the Millennium Development Goals. In view of the serious coverage, compliance and safety concerns of supplementation, this project aims to identif...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 87952
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
JOint Learning about Innovation Systems in African Agriculture
ID: 245319
Start date: 2010-02-01, End date: 2013-07-31
The JOLISAA project aims to increase understanding of agricultural innovation systems focusing on smallholders’ livelihoods and the articulation of local/traditional and global knowledge. Lessons learnt about past and ongoing experiences with agricultural/rural innovation in ...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 92955
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Understanding and combating desertification to mitigate its impact on ecosystem services
ID: 243906
Start date: 2010-06-01, End date: 2015-05-31
UNDESERT aims at combatting desertification and land degradation in order to mitigate their impacts on ecosystem services, and following on human livelihoods. The West African region is central for understanding desertification and degradation processes, which are already sev...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 94546
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Strategies TO Prevent Pregnancy-Associated Malaria
ID: 200889
Start date: 2008-02-01, End date: 2011-07-31
The Partners propose to conduct a cohort study in pregnant women and their newborns to quantify the effects of Pregnancy-Associated Malaria (PAM) and to identify a PAM vaccine candidate. Effects of PAM on the pregnant woman (placental infection and anaemia), the offspring (bi...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 88156
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
PAN EBOLA VACCINE INNOVATIVE APPROACH
ID: 116088
Start date: 2017-06-01, End date: 2023-05-31
Ebola virus (EBOV), a member of Filoviridae family of viruses, is one of the most dangerous microorganisms in the world, causing severe hemorrhagic fevers in humans and non-human primates with high case fatality. Since its discovery in 1976, five different Ebola virus species...
Programme: H2020-EU.3.1.
Record Number: 210898
Last updated on: 2017-06-07
Sustainable Nutrition Research for Africa in the Years to come
ID: 266080
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2012-12-31
This is a critical time for nutrition. Malnutrition rates remain high, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa where only nine out of 46 countries are on track to achieve the first Millennium Development Goal target of a 50% reduction in underweight prevalence among children under...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 97296
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
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