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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
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: 2016-05-09
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: 2016-07-08
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: 2016-04-11
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
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
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 se...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 95715
Last updated on: 2015-07-07
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 (b...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 88156
Last updated on: 2015-03-09
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: 2015-03-10
Tools for management and sustainable use of natural vegetation in West Africa
ID: 31685
Start date: 2007-03-01, End date: 2010-08-31
Natural vegetation of arid and semi-arid West Africa is of immense value to local people s daily subsistence and nutrition, economic benefits, and survival in hunger periods. None the less, poor management and unsustainable use deteriorates the vegetation at a high rate. Much ...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 81309
Last updated on: 2013-02-14
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