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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
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
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
Health Education and Community Integration: Evidence based Strategies to increase equity, integration and effectiveness of reproductive health services for poor communities in Sub Saharan Africa
ID: 242173
Start date: 2010-03-01, End date: 2014-08-31
Objectives: The research aims to improve the delivery of reproductive health (RH) services in Tanzania and Niger by generating new evidence about effective ways to strengthen the provision, uptake, equity and effectiveness of adolescent reproductive health (ARH) programmes. B...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 94068
Last updated on: 2016-04-26
Utilisation of wastewater for fuel and fodder production and environmental and social benefits in semi-arid peri-urban zones of sub-Saharan Africa
ID: ICA4-CT-2002-10017
Start date: 2002-12-01, End date: 2007-11-30
We aim to improve efficiency in water use and create novel high yielding peri- urban sources of fuel and fodder. Low-cost irrigation systems that recycle wastewater, reduce health risks and downstream pollution will be set up by specialists and used to irrigate fast growing tr...
Programme: FP5-INCO 2
Record Number: 67136
Last updated on: 2006-06-13
Measurement method for elastomeric polyolefins
Powder and pellets behave more difficult than gases or liquids when transported or stored in chemical plants. Wrong design or operation of transport lines and storage facilities may cause blockage of these devices, resulting in plant shutdown (for cleaning) and production loss...
Programme: FP5-GROWTH
Record Number: 39644
Last updated on: 2007-08-21
Improved microreactor
[REPORT SUMMARY] Improved microreactor
An improved micro reactor set-up that enables in situ optical observations of a single polymer particle during its growth is developed. The optical microscopy is used for direct measurement of polymer growth in gas-phase ethylene polymerization and ethylene/1-hexene copolymeri...
Programme: FP5-GROWTH
Record Number: 39637
Last updated on: 2006-02-28
WP8 Task 3.4 - Teaming arrangements/training schemes agreed
This task focuses particularly on one of the important objectives of WP8, namely the improvement of rapid technology transfer. The link has to be made here with other work packages to provide answers to the following questions: what are the topics of interest where rapid techn...
Programme: FP5-GROWTH
Record Number: 39577
Last updated on: 2006-02-28
WP8 Task 3.5 - Action plan for each teaming arrangement agreed
Having identified the areas where further research work is needed (WP2) and having decided on the teaming arrangements, an action plan for the resulting teams has been set-up. This includes regular contact of the team members, either under the auspices of EVI-GTI, or on a bila...
Programme: FP5-GROWTH
Record Number: 39578
Last updated on: 2006-02-28
WP8, Task 3.3 - Proposals submitted
Task 3.3 of WP8 addresses the submission of proposals for R&D Funding and uses the mechanisms defined by Task 1.5 WP8. Two proposals (“Accurate High Temperature Engine Aero-Thermal Measurements for Gas-Turbine Life Optimisation, Performance and Condition Monitoring” (HEATTOP)...
Programme: FP5-GROWTH
Record Number: 39574
Last updated on: 2006-02-28
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