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Big Picnic:Big Questions - engaging the public with Responsible Research and Innovation on FoodSecurity
ID: 710780
Start date: 2016-05-01, End date: 2019-04-30
Ensuring the availability of and access to sufficient safe and nutritious food is a key priority that impacts all EU citizens and Horizon 2020 has therefore identified food security as one of the major challenges to be addressed. BGCI, an international network organisation...
Programme: H2020-EU.5.c.
Record Number: 203174
Last updated on: 2017-08-22
Towards a long-term Africa-EU partnership to raise sustainable food and nutrition security in Africa
ID: 652671
Start date: 2015-04-01, End date: 2017-03-31
PROIntensAfrica intends to develop a proposal for a long term research and innovation partnership between Europe and Africa, focusing on the improvement of the food and nutrition security and the livelihoods of African farmers by exploring and exploiting the diversity of...
Programme: H2020-EU.3.2.
Record Number: 194806
Last updated on: 2017-07-14
Indicators for biodiversity in organic and low-input farming systems
ID: 227161
Start date: 2009-03-01, End date: 2012-08-31
Organic and low-input farming systems have been shown to benefit farmland biodiversity although a generic indicator system to assess these benefits at the European level is lacking. The BIOBIO project will therefore pursue the following objectives: 1. Conceptualization of cri...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 90980
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Advancing SSA-EU cooperation in research and innovation for global challenges
ID: 311806
Start date: 2013-01-01, End date: 2017-12-31
In 2007, heads of state and government from Africa and Europe launched the Joint Africa-EU Strategy (JAES) formulated in response to geopolitical changes, globalisation and the processes of integration in Africa and Europe. At the heart of the JAES is an overtly political rel...
Programme: FP7-INCO
Record Number: 105794
Last updated on: 2017-02-27
Global involvement of public research scientists in regulations of Bio-safety and Agricultural Biotechnology
ID: 43012
Start date: 2006-11-01, End date: 2010-02-28
The project proposal addresses the growing gap between public sector life sciences in agricultural biotechnology on the one hand and regulatory policies and public perceptions on the other. Public research in modern biotechnology aims at solving problems in food and feed produ...
Programme: FP6-FOOD
Record Number: 83979
Last updated on: 2013-03-26
Innovative tools and techniques for sustainable use of the Shea Tree in Sudano-Sahelian zone
ID: 32037
Start date: 2006-12-01, End date: 2011-11-30
The shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa) is an important species for the production of edible vegetable fat and personal care products processed from the dried kernel of its fruits. It shows a high potential for income generation and food security in the Sudano -Sahelian zone. To i...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 81315
Last updated on: 2011-11-30
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: IC18980332
Start date: 1998-07-01, End date: 2003-06-30
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 46463
Last updated on: 2003-12-02
ID: IC18960130
Start date: 1997-02-01, End date: 2001-07-31
The main objectives are as follows : * Develop high-yielding cultivars of pigeonpea combining pest/disease resistance, drought tolerance and good seed quality. * Optimise crop management of pigeonpea and cereals in multiple cropping systems of the semi arid areas of East Afric...
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 35373
Last updated on: 2001-12-07
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