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EWIT: Developing an e-waste implementation toolkit to support the recycling and the secondary raw material recovery strategies in metropolitan areas in Africa
ID: 641660
Start date: 2015-02-01, End date: 2017-01-31
Urbanization is on the rise in Africa and this trend is expected to continue in the future. The fast growing use of technology is creating a rising e-waste stream, for which there is limited recycling capacity. Waste management infrastructures and public awareness of the...
Programme: H2020-EU.3.5.4.
Record Number: 193845
Last updated on: 2017-03-31
Clinical Officer Surgical Training in Africa
ID: 266417
Start date: 2011-04-01, End date: 2016-09-30
Obstetrical and abdominal emergencies, and trauma, much of it affecting children, represent a major and neglected part of Africa’s burden of disease. Countries cannot train and retain sufficient specialist surgeons (doctors) to address these priorities. We propose a surgical ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 98448
Last updated on: 2017-05-08
IST-Africa Initiative (2012 - 2013) - Regional Impact of Information Society Technologies in Africa
ID: 288691
Start date: 2011-10-01, End date: 2014-01-31
IST-Africa (2012 - 2013) is a strategic collaboration between 1 European partner and 18 African Ministries and National Councils responsible for ICT /STI adoption, policy and research representing North Africa (Egypt, Tunisia), Southern Africa (South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho,...
Programme: FP7-ICT
Record Number: 102125
Last updated on: 2017-04-22
Water Harvesting for Rainfed Africa: investing in dryland agriculture for growth and resilience
ID: 265570
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2016-02-29
WAHARA will take a transdisciplinary approach to develop innovative, locally adapted water harvesting solutions with wider relevance for rainfed Africa. Water harvesting technologies play a key role in bringing about an urgently needed increase in agricultural productivity, a...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 99019
Last updated on: 2017-04-17
Scaling up Safe Surgery for District and Rural Populations in Africa
ID: 733391
Start date: 2017-01-01, End date: 2020-12-31
In sub-Saharan Africa 95% of the population has no access to surgical services. In this region surgery – a proven and often life-saving intervention – is only accessible to urban populations, with only one surgeon per 2.5 million people in rural areas. Emerging evidence...
Programme: H2020-EU.3.1.6.
Record Number: 207232
Last updated on: 2017-03-29
Ground Truth 2.0 - Environmental knowledge discovery of human sensed data
ID: 689744
Start date: 2016-09-01, End date: 2019-08-31
Ground Truth 2.0 delivers the demonstration and validation of six scaled up citizen observatories in real operational conditions both in the EU and in Africa. It will strengthen the full feedback-loop in the information chain from citizen-based data collection to knowledge...
Programme: H2020-EU.3.5.5.
Record Number: 203387
Last updated on: 2017-03-20
Exploring tradeoffs around farming livelihoods and the environment: the AfricaNUANCES framework
ID: 3729
Start date: 2004-12-01, End date: 2008-05-31
Past interventions and proposed technologies have often failed to alleviate problems of soil fertility and food production in sub-Saharan Africa as they are delivered as single component solutions that rarely address the complexity of the livelihoods of farmers. Further agricu...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 75157
Last updated on: 2010-07-27
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: 2016-03-16
Integrated control of neglected zoonoses: improving human health and animal production through scientific innovation and public engagement
ID: 221948
Start date: 2009-04-01, End date: 2014-12-31
"This project aims at Improving Human Health and Animal Production in developing countries through Integrated Control of Neglected Zoonoses in animals, based on Scientific Innovation and Public Engagement. Neglected zoonoses, such as anthrax, rabies, brucellosis, bovine TB, z...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 90293
Last updated on: 2015-03-09
ID: 289760
Start date: 2012-01-01, End date: 2014-12-31
"Aquaculture is widely considered as important for enhancing food security, alleviating poverty and improving nutrition. However, little information is available concerning the direct and indirect impacts of aquaculture on food security and poverty alleviation in most develop...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 101755
Last updated on: 2015-03-10
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