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The expression “unsaturated soil” is used in geotechnical engineering to identify a class of soils whose pores are partially filled with water and partially filled with air. Unsaturated soils occur naturally above the water table as a superficial ground layer, whose thickness...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 102660
Last updated on: 2017-04-10
Coordinating resources to assess and improve health status of migrants from Latin America
ID: 261495
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2013-12-31
European health systems are committed to meeting the challenge of understanding the needs of migrant populations and adapting their services to meet these needs. The difficulties inextricably linked to this challenge are caused by the complexity of migration patterns and the ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97668
Last updated on: 2017-03-27
Knowledge assessment on sustainable water resources Management for irrigation
ID: 43513
Start date: 2007-03-01, End date: 2008-08-31
KASWARMI's main aim is to deliver fundamentals for future research activities by improving the sustainability of irrigated agriculture in LA. In many developing countries the socio-economical pressure to increase agricultural production is in conflict with the preservation of ...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 84000
Last updated on: 2010-01-18
Raising the alert about critical feedbacks between climate and long-term land use change in the Amazon
ID: 282664
Start date: 2011-09-01, End date: 2014-11-30
AMAZALERT will enable raising the alert about critical feedbacks between climate, society, land-use change, vegetation change, water availability and policies in Amazonia. We will: 1) analyze and improve coupled models of global climate and Amazon, land use, vegetation and so...
Record Number: 99921
Last updated on: 2016-10-10
Role Of Biodiversity In climate change mitigatioN
ID: 283093
Start date: 2011-11-01, End date: 2015-10-31
To realise the full potential of tropical forests in climate change mitigation (CCM) & the provision of other ecosystem services in the face of ongoing global change we must improve our understanding of the relationships between biodiversity (BD) and the socio-ecological proc...
Record Number: 100815
Last updated on: 2016-10-10
Valorizing Andean microbial diversity through sustainable intensification of potato-based farming systems
ID: 227522
Start date: 2009-02-01, End date: 2014-01-31
VALORAM aims at exploring and valorizing Andean soil microbial diversity for the development of alternative, efficient technologies and crop management practices to improve the sustainability and productivity of Andean cropping systems benefiting rural farming households. The...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 91267
Last updated on: 2016-02-15
An integrated strategy for the conservation and use of underutilized Latin American agrobiodiversity
ID: 612714
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2017-10-31
"LATINCROP objectives are to reinforce agrobiodiversity conservation in the Andean region; to identify promising underutilized species for commercial initiatives and improved food security; and to integrate activities into a strong network between relevant stakeholders in Lat...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 110946
Last updated on: 2015-03-11
Methodology to support periurban water drinking commitees
In Bolivia as in other countries of Latin America much work has been done to help design and implement community management for rural water supply, but there is a marked absence of such methodologies for supporting peri-urban committees. These are very different from rural (an...
Programme: FP5-INCO 2
Record Number: 43694
Last updated on: 2007-04-20
Microbial biodiversity and biotechnological opportunities in the humid tropics
ID: ICA4-CT-2001-50013
Start date: 2002-05-01, End date: 2002-12-31
The proposed measure suggests a workshop at the Universidad Central do Venezuela in Caracas, Venezuela, with the aim to : 1) Transfer the state of the art knowledge about actual trends in biotechnological research and economic opportunities in biotechnology; 2) Transfer of pra...
Programme: FP5-INCO 2
Record Number: 62850
Last updated on: 2005-04-12
Towards controlling antimicrobial use and resistance in low-income countries-an intervention study in latinamerica
ID: ICA4-CT-2001-10014
Start date: 2002-02-01, End date: 2006-07-31
Irrational use and bacterial resistance to antimicrobials are major public health problems amplified in low- income countries. The project will describe antimicrobial use and resistance in healthy children in urban and remote rural communities of Bolivia and Peru. Antimicrobia...
Programme: FP5-INCO 2
Record Number: 61242
Last updated on: 2005-12-09
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