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Tsetse flies and the control of African sleeping sickness
ID: 31849
Start date: 2006-10-01, End date: 2010-09-30
African sleeping sickness is endemic in 37 sub-Saharan African countries covering 9M km2 with 60 million of the 400 million inhabitants at risk of the disease. Africa is in the middle of a HAT epidemic and WHO estimate that in 2004 there were 500,000 cases with 48,000 deaths a...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 80002
Last updated on: 2010-09-30
African-European Georesources Observation System
ID: 212545
Start date: 2008-12-01, End date: 2011-11-30
Africa, the largest single component of the African Caribbean Pacific (ACP) Group of States, despite its huge potential for development through both human and georesources, suffers in many places from poverty and underdevelopment. The sustainable use of its resources is a key...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 89340
Last updated on: 2016-04-26
Ecosystems, Societies, Consilience, Precautionary principle: Development of an assessment method of the societal cost for best fishing practices and efficient public policies
ID: 3711
Start date: 2005-01-01, End date: 2010-06-30
The main aim of the ECOST project is to develop a new approach to assess the societal cost of fishing activities to the ecosystem. By societal cost we mean all costs linked to fishing activities: this may be ecological (alteration of the capacity of a system), economic (all co...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 75153
Last updated on: 2010-07-31
Development of rapid field diagnostics for identification, control and management of haemorrhagic fever outbreaks
ID: 32180
Start date: 2006-12-01, End date: 2010-11-30
This project proposes to develop and validate diagnostic tools for early viral haemorrhagic fever outbreak detection and control. A frontline line-assay carrying antigens of all African haemorrhagic fever viruses is to be developed and validated for widespread use in bush hosp...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 81322
Last updated on: 2011-01-24
Upgrading quality and competitiveness of fonio for improved livelihoods in West Africa
ID: 15403
Start date: 2006-01-01, End date: 2008-12-31
This project aims at increasing the value of fonio. We will provide stakeholders and local decision makers with information on the potentialities of this tiny grain. We will also work out, with them, suitable and sustainable solutions to increase the sup ply of high quality pr...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 78457
Last updated on: 2010-01-11
African monsoon multidisciplinary analysis
ID: 004089
Start date: 2005-01-01, End date: 2009-12-31
The dramatic change in the region of the West African monsoon (WAM) from wet conditions in the 50s and 60s to much drier conditions from the 70s to the 90s represents one of the strongest inter-decadal signals on the planet in the 20th century. Marked inter-annual variations i...
Programme: FP6-SUSTDEV
Record Number: 85507
Last updated on: 2012-02-13
New approaches to treatment and control of Lassa fever and Yellow fever in West Africa
ID: ICA4-CT-2002-10050
Start date: 2003-01-01, End date: 2006-06-30
From survivors of LF or YF, combinatorial phage-display antibody libraries will be constructed and neutralizing antibodies will be selected. Recombinant antibodies will be used for studying the molecular mechanisms of virus neutralization and will be engineered for immunothera...
Programme: FP5-INCO 2
Record Number: 67475
Last updated on: 2006-06-13
ID: IC18970175
Start date: 1997-09-01, End date: 2002-02-28
The objectives of the concerted action are : * To produce scientific methodology toward ecosystem management of marine resources through the construction and analysis of mass-balance models of exploited marine ecosystem of the Atlantic coasts of Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa and...
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 40159
Last updated on: 2002-04-22
ID: TS3*930217
Start date: 1994-01-01, End date: 1998-12-31
Programme: FP3-STD 3
Record Number: 26834
Last updated on: 1995-06-09
A multicentre randomized control trial of ofloxacine-containing short-course regimen for the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis
ID: ICA4-CT-2002-10057
Start date: 2002-12-01, End date: 2006-11-30
The present research proposal seeks to assess the bacteriological and clinical efficacy of an ofloxacin- containing short-course regimen for the treatment of pulmonary TB in comparison with the standard 6 month short-course regimen. It is a muticentre randomised controlled tri...
Programme: FP5-INCO 2
Record Number: 67150
Last updated on: 2005-04-12
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