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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
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
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
Evaluation and improvement of integrated livestock disease control measures through distribution of molecular diagnostic tools, evaluation of disease situation, training and capacity building in Asia
ID: 515915
Start date: 2005-07-01, End date: 2008-06-30
The livestock sector occupies a significant part of the global economies, particularly in the developing world. Thus, livestock provides energy, food, raw material and manure for crops. It is therefore not surprising that the livestock sector, especially t he dairy sector, has...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 75763
Last updated on: 2010-07-27
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