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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: 2017-08-17
Resource Efficient Food and dRink for the Entire Supply cHain
ID: 641933
Start date: 2015-07-01, End date: 2019-06-30
The overall aim of the REFRESH project is to contribute significantly towards the objective of reducing food waste across the EU by 30% by 2025 (which amounts to between 25 to 40 million tonnes of food not being wasted in 2025[1], worth tens of billions of Euros a year) and...
Programme: H2020-EU.3.2.
Record Number: 197850
Last updated on: 2017-07-31
Conservation Agriculture in AFRICA: Analysing and FoReseeing its Impact - Comprehending its Adoption
ID: 245347
Start date: 2010-01-01, End date: 2012-12-31
Despite the growing efforts of research and extension programs on the promotion of conservation agriculture (CA), there has been limited success with adopting CA on smallholder farms in Africa. African farming systems are highly heterogeneous in terms of agro-ecological, soci...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 93182
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
JOint Learning about Innovation Systems in African Agriculture
ID: 245319
Start date: 2010-02-01, End date: 2013-07-31
The JOLISAA project aims to increase understanding of agricultural innovation systems focusing on smallholders’ livelihoods and the articulation of local/traditional and global knowledge. Lessons learnt about past and ongoing experiences with agricultural/rural innovation in ...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 92955
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Mobilising the enzymatic potential of hydrocarbonoclastic bacteria and the oleaginous yeast Yarrowia lipolytica to create a powerful cellular production platform for lipid-derived industrial materials
ID: 213068
Start date: 2008-08-01, End date: 2011-07-31
This proposal aims at developing a versatile fermentation platform for the conversion of lipid feed stocks into diverse added-value products. It is proposed to develop the oleaginous yeast Yarrowia lipolytica into a microbial factory by directing its versatile lipid metabolis...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 88414
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Food Planning and Innovation for Sustainable Metropolitan Regions
ID: 312185
Start date: 2012-10-01, End date: 2015-09-30
The proposed project ‘Food Planning and Innovation for Sustainable Metropolitan Regions’ (FOODMETRES) thrives to assess both the environmental and the socio-economic impacts of food chains with regard to spatial, logistical and resource dimension of growing food as well as fo...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 105259
Last updated on: 2016-07-08
Simplified rapid molecular diagnosis and characterisation of Leishmaniasis and Human African Trypanosomiasis
ID: 15379
Start date: 2005-11-01, End date: 2009-10-31
Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT), caused by Trypanosoma brucei (T.b.) gambiense or T.b. rhodesiense, affects currently 500.000 people in sub-Saharan Africa. Visceral, cutaneous and mucocutaneous leishmaniases (LEI) are caused by several Leishmania spec ies. Leishmaniases th...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 78787
Last updated on: 2010-10-08
Networking to promote the sustainable production and marketing of indigenous vegetables through urban and peri-urban agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa.
ID: 15101
Start date: 2006-01-01, End date: 2008-06-30
Indigenous vegetables (IV) play an important role in the African diet, economy & environment. However, they have not featured significantly in the research agendas of international or local organisations, which have tended to focus on improved exotic varieties. IndigenoVeg aim...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 78490
Last updated on: 2008-10-01
ID: IC18980335
Start date: 1998-10-01, End date: 2001-12-31
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 46466
Last updated on: 2003-12-02
ID: IC18980332
Start date: 1998-07-01, End date: 2003-06-30
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 46463
Last updated on: 2003-12-02
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