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Palm harvest impacts in tropical forests
ID: 212631
Start date: 2009-01-01, End date: 2013-12-31
Tropical forests harbour thousands of useful plants which are harvested and used in subsistence economies or traded in local, regional or international markets. The effect on the ecosystem is little known, and the forests’ resilience is badly understod. Palms are the most use...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 88857
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Molecular Approaches and MetaGenomic Investigations for optimizing Clean-up of PAH contaminated sites
ID: 245226
Start date: 2010-04-01, End date: 2014-03-31
MAGICPAH aims to explore, understand and exploit the catalytic activities of microbial communities involved in the degradation of persistent PAHs. It will integrate (meta-) genomic studies with in-situ activity assessment based on stable isotope probing particularly in comple...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 94213
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation through Alternative Landuses in Rainforests of the Tropics
ID: 226310
Start date: 2009-05-01, End date: 2012-10-31
The proposal addresses Topic ENV.2008.1.1.5.1 “Addressing deforestation in tropical areas: greenhouse gas emissions, socio-economic drivers and impacts, and policy options for emissions reduction”. The overall goal of the project is to contribute to the development and evalua...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 92300
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Science based remote sensing services to support REDD and sustainable forest management in tropical region
ID: 263075
Start date: 2010-11-01, End date: 2013-12-31
ReCover project will develop beyond state-of-the-art service capabilities to support fighting deforestation and forest degradation in the tropical region. The pilot service capabilities mean provision of a monitoring system of forest cover and forest cover changes and biomass...
Programme: FP7-SPACE
Record Number: 96835
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Global Earth Observation for integrated water resource assessment
ID: 603608
Start date: 2014-01-01, End date: 2017-12-31
The project eartH2Observe brings together the findings from European FP projects DEWFORA, GLOWASIS, WATCH, GEOWOW and others. It will integrate available global earth observations (EO), in-situ datasets and models and will construct a global water resources re-analysis datase...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 111322
Last updated on: 2017-04-10
Raising the alert about critical feedbacks between climate and long-term land use change in the Amazon
ID: 282664
Start date: 2011-09-01, End date: 2014-11-30
AMAZALERT will enable raising the alert about critical feedbacks between climate, society, land-use change, vegetation change, water availability and policies in Amazonia. We will: 1) analyze and improve coupled models of global climate and Amazon, land use, vegetation and so...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 99921
Last updated on: 2016-10-10
European Federation of Biotechnology Latin America action on Functional Foods
ID: 43158
Start date: 2006-11-01, End date: 2010-02-28
This proposal focuses on supporting the functional food sectors in Europe and Latin America. EULAFF aims at creating an agri-food chain innovation system for identification and development of novel functional foods based on: - Establishing and promoting the development of an e...
Programme: FP6-FOOD
Record Number: 83992
Last updated on: 2013-03-26
Sustainable Water management Improves Tomorrow's Cities'Health
ID: 18530
Start date: 2006-02-01, End date: 2011-04-30
Context: With increasing global change pressures, and due to existing limitations, and un-sustainability factors and risks of conventional urban water management (UWM), cities experience difficulties in efficiently managing the ever scarcer water resources, their uses/services...
Programme: FP6-SUSTDEV
Record Number: 79794
Last updated on: 2013-03-08
Twinning European and Latin-American River Basins for Research Enabling Sustainable Water Resources Management
ID: 18436
Start date: 2005-09-01, End date: 2008-12-31
The Latin American and Caribbean region is highly heterogeneous in terms of climate zones, hydro-ecology, socio-political systems etc. Numerous problems in relation to water quality and water availability arise. Flooding occurs frequently and erosion and pollution pressures ha...
Programme: FP6-SUSTDEV
Record Number: 74907
Last updated on: 2009-12-15
Integrated water resource Management by the implementation of improved Agro-Forestry concepts in arid and semi-arid areas in Latin America
ID: 32443
Start date: 2006-10-01, End date: 2009-03-31
Desertification is the most challenging problem in dry-lands of Latin America, resulting from the non-sustainable use of the natural resources, leading to a reduction of the productivity of ecosystems and agriculture, thus increasing the poverty of the inhabitants. It is a mus...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 81241
Last updated on: 2009-07-14
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