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Collaborative Action towards Societal Challenges through Awareness, Development, and Education
ID: 609562
Start date: 2013-10-01, End date: 2015-03-31
CASCADE aims to provide the foundation for a future INCONET programme targeting South Asian Countries, which will promote bi-regional coordination of Science &Technology (S&T) cooperation, including priority setting and definition of S&T cooperation policies. The objectives o...
Programme: FP7-INCO
Record Number: 110367
Last updated on: 2017-09-24
DAFNE: Use of a Decision-Analytic Framework to explore the water-energy-food NExus in complex and trans-boundary water resources systems of fast growing developing countries.
ID: 690268
Start date: 2016-09-01, End date: 2020-08-31
Global trends in population growth and rising economic prosperity will increase the demand for energy, food and water, with more severe impact in fast-growing economies, such as in several African countries. The constraints on water, energy, and food could well hamper economic...
Programme: H2020-EU.3.5.4.
Record Number: 203272
Last updated on: 2017-07-17
Family-based intervention to improve healthy lifestyle and prevent Type 2 Diabetes amongst South Asians with central obesity and prediabetes
ID: 643774
Start date: 2015-01-01, End date: 2019-12-31
South Asians, who represent one-quarter of the world’s population, are at high risk of type-2 diabetes (T2D). Intensive lifestyle modification (healthy diet and physical activity) is effective at preventing T2D amongst South Asians with impaired glucose tolerance, but this...
Programme: H2020-EU.3.1.
Record Number: 194100
Last updated on: 2017-01-09
Africa at a meso-scale: Adaptive and integrated tools and strategies for natural resources management
ID: 266379
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2014-05-31
Threats to the environment and natural resources, coupled with poor management, have serious implications for both poverty reduction and sustainable economic development. Degrading natural resources in Africa therefore result in an inreased vulnerability of the poor as a resu...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97561
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
European Union and African Union cooperative research to increase Food production in irrigated farming systems in Africa/ EAU4Food
ID: 265471
Start date: 2011-07-01, End date: 2015-06-30
EAU4Food seeks to address the need for new approaches to increase food production in irrigated areas in Africa, while ensuring healthy and resilient environments. Potential pitfalls of introducing innovations in local farming systems, like limited adoption by farmers and trad...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 99532
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Enhancing the role of wetlands in integrated water resources management for twinned river basins in EU, Africa and South-America in support of EU Water Initiatives
ID: 212300
Start date: 2008-11-01, End date: 2011-12-31
The overall objective of the WETwin project is to enhance the role of wetlands in basin-scale integrated water resources management, with the aim of improving the community service functions while conserving good ecological status. Strategies will be worked out for: • utilizi...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 89347
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Quantifying projected impacts under 2°C warming
ID: 282746
Start date: 2011-10-01, End date: 2015-09-30
Political discussions on the European goal to limit global warming to 2°C demands that discussions are informed by the best available science on projected impacts and possible benefits. IMPACT2C enhances knowledge, quantifies climate change impacts, and adopts a clear and log...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 99957
Last updated on: 2016-08-08
Biotechnology for Africa's sustainable water supply
ID: 265972
Start date: 2011-08-01, End date: 2014-01-31
More than water scarcity, diseases and civil wars, Africa is also the least wealthy continent, in terms of economic and financial resources. These combined and tightly linked problems have led to a restricted range of choices, affordable for African countries, to deal particu...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 99937
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Innovative tools and strategies for surveillance and control of dengue
ID: 282589
Start date: 2011-09-01, End date: 2016-04-30
Current surveillance systems and control efforts are clearly insufficient to combat dengue in endemic countries and to prevent spread to previously uninfected areas (including Europe). We will focus on the following aspects of the call: better diagnosis, surveillance, prevent...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 100455
Last updated on: 2016-04-11
Identification of epigenetic markers underlying increased risk of T2D in South Asians
ID: 279143
Start date: 2011-12-01, End date: 2014-11-30
This project focuses on identification of epigenetic risk factors underlying the increased rates of type-2 diabetes (T2D) amongst South Asians in their home countries, migrants to Europe and other parts of the world. Known environmental and genetic factors explain only a smal...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 101230
Last updated on: 2016-04-26
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