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Earth Observation for monitoring and assessment of the environmental impact of energy use
ID: 226364
Start date: 2009-11-01, End date: 2013-10-31
The main objective of the EnerGEO project is to develop a strategy for a global assessment of the current and future impact of the exploitation of energy resources on the environment and ecosystems and to demonstrate this strategy for a variety of energy resources worldwide. ...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 99756
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Tobacco cessation within TB programmes: A ‘real world’ solution for countries with dual burden of disease
ID: 680995
Start date: 2015-11-01, End date: 2019-10-31
We aim to reduce the burden of tobacco-related lung diseases. Our approach is to integrate inexpensive tobacco cessation strategies of proven efficacy into TB control programmes. This has three advantages: a) Preventing non-communicable diseases as well as reducing TB-related...
Programme: H2020-EU.3.1.
Record Number: 198785
Last updated on: 2017-04-19
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
Genomic and lifestyle predictors of foetal outcome relevant to diabetes and obesity and their relevance to prevention strategies in South Asian peoples
ID: 278917
Start date: 2012-02-01, End date: 2016-01-31
Despite a strong genetic component to diabetes and obesity, the rapidly rising prevalence of these disorders is due to adaptation to a changing environment. The epicentre of the ‘diabetes epidemic’ is in South Asia and this is reflected in the migrant populations in Europe. C...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 102036
Last updated on: 2016-07-11
ID: IC18980353
Start date: 1998-10-01, End date: 2002-03-31
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 46482
Last updated on: 1999-03-11
Generation of information and tools to support the management of the avian influenza crisis in poultry
ID: 22417
Start date: 2006-01-01, End date: 2009-10-31
Avian influenza (AI) outbreaks have recently caused severe losses to the poultry industry, its stakeholders and, ultimately, to the EU taxpayer. In addition, the ongoing Asian H5N1 outbreak is a serious concern for food security and human health. It is estimated that since 200...
Programme: FP6-POLICIES
Record Number: 78592
Last updated on: 2013-03-26
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: 2017-03-22
Natural resource management in the mountain regions of Asia : community-led research requirements
ID: 510664
Start date: 2004-05-06, End date: 2005-05-05
The objective of this Special Support Action is to identify key research requirements for natural resource management to support existing policies for sustainable integrated mountain development in the semi-arid areas of the Karakoram-Hindu Kush-Himalayan (KHKH) region. A key ...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 73706
Last updated on: 2010-01-21
ID: IC18970156
Start date: 1998-01-01, End date: 2001-03-31
The Concerted Action revolves around three main themes : * Rural and peri-urban farming systems to improve agricultural productivity. * Ecosystems converted to agricultural use. * Degraded ecosystems where attempts to convert natural ecosystems to sustainable use have been uns...
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 40154
Last updated on: 2003-12-02
Biosaline agroforestry: remediation of saline wastelands through the production of biosaline biomass (for bioenergy, fodder and biomaterials)
ID: 32502
Start date: 2006-12-01, End date: 2010-08-31
Increasing salinity is more than a threat to agricultural production alone. It contributes to desertification, disrupts socio-economic structures, causes rural exodus. Biosaline agro-forestry applies innovative approaches to salinity, using the qualities o f salt tolerant spec...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 81337
Last updated on: 2010-08-31
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