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Ecosystem-based strategies and innovations in water governance networks for adaptation to climate change in Latin American Landscapes
ID: 283163
Start date: 2012-01-15, End date: 2016-01-14
International debates on climate change highlight the need to foster adaptation planning in Latin America where significant impacts are expected. However, little progress has been made due to the difficulty of managing environmental dynamics characterized by deep uncertaintie...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 100411
Last updated on: 2017-07-12
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
Enhancing the role of wetlands in integrated water resources management for twinned river basins in EU, Africa and South-America in support of EU Water Initiatives
ID: 212300
Start date: 2008-11-01, End date: 2011-12-31
The overall objective of the WETwin project is to enhance the role of wetlands in basin-scale integrated water resources management, with the aim of improving the community service functions while conserving good ecological status. Strategies will be worked out for: • utilizi...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 89347
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Valorizing Andean microbial diversity through sustainable intensification of potato-based farming systems
ID: 227522
Start date: 2009-02-01, End date: 2014-01-31
VALORAM aims at exploring and valorizing Andean soil microbial diversity for the development of alternative, efficient technologies and crop management practices to improve the sustainability and productivity of Andean cropping systems benefiting rural farming households. The...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 91267
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
An integrated strategy for the conservation and use of underutilized Latin American agrobiodiversity
ID: 612714
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2017-10-31
LATINCROP objectives are to reinforce agrobiodiversity conservation in the Andean region; to identify promising underutilized species for commercial initiatives and improved food security; and to integrate activities into a strong network between relevant stakeholders in Lati...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 110946
Last updated on: 2017-05-08
Volcanic unrest in Europe and Latin America: Phenomenology, eruption precursors, hazard forecast, and risk mitigation
ID: 282759
Start date: 2011-10-01, End date: 2015-09-30
Our knowledge of the causative links between subsurface processes, resulting unrest signals and imminent eruption is, today, wholly inadequate to deal effectively with crises of volcanic unrest. The VUELCO project consortium has come together for a multi-disciplinary attack o...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 100132
Last updated on: 2016-02-15
Public health impact of long-term, low-level mixed element exposure in susceptible population strata
ID: 16253
Start date: 2006-02-25, End date: 2011-08-24
Abstract The project will contain four pillars, each with several work packages (with several sub-projects). In addition, there will be cross-cutting work packages. I. What are the problems? i) We will epidemiologically assess the impact of toxic metals (particularly cadmium, ...
Programme: FP6-FOOD
Record Number: 79815
Last updated on: 2013-03-26
European research for the Latin-American Seafood industry
ID: 31766
Start date: 2007-01-01, End date: 2008-12-31
EUROLATSEA aims at supporting access to research and development activities and to new technologies for organisations (companies, including SMEs, research centres?) of the seafood industry (from capture to aquaculture to processing and distribution) in Latin-America. The proje...
Programme: FP6-FOOD
Record Number: 84228
Last updated on: 2013-03-26
Evidence-based policy for integrated control of forested river catchments in extreme rainfall and snowmelt
ID: 510739
Start date: 2005-02-01, End date: 2008-04-30
The impact of forest management on extreme floods is an area in which there is considerable scientific uncertainty as well as poorly conceived policy. EPIC FORCE aims to improve the integrated management of forest and water resources at the river basin sca le through the devel...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 74227
Last updated on: 2010-01-04
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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