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Enabling the exploitation of Insects as a Sustainable Source of Protein for Animal Feed and Human Nutrition
ID: 312084
Start date: 2013-02-01, End date: 2016-04-30
Food security is a global challenge. Within the overall increased demand for food, and particularly meat production, there is also an urgent need to increase supply of protein from sustainable sources. The principle objective of the international and multidisciplinary PROteIN...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 105074
Last updated on: 2017-07-16
African-European Georesources Observation System
ID: 212545
Start date: 2008-12-01, End date: 2011-11-30
Africa, the largest single component of the African Caribbean Pacific (ACP) Group of States, despite its huge potential for development through both human and georesources, suffers in many places from poverty and underdevelopment. The sustainable use of its resources is a key...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 89340
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Technologies
ID: 266200
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2013-12-31
The water and sanitation sector is not short of new and emerging technologies, but hardly any have been adopted into national strategies in Sub-Saharan Africa, nor have they been widely taken up by private enterprise. The contribution of new technologies to MDG targets appear...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97387
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
INTEGRATED WASTE MANAGEMENT IN WESTERN AFRICA
ID: 244188
Start date: 2010-06-01, End date: 2012-05-31
Most of African countries are struggling towards development and improving their living conditions. An appropriate waste management structure at a national and regional level is a milestone that must be achieved in order to improve living standards, health and environment. Th...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 94661
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Quantifying Weather and Climate Impacts on Health in Developing Countries
ID: 243964
Start date: 2010-02-01, End date: 2013-07-31
One of the most dramatic and immediate impacts of climate variation is that on disease, especially the vector-borne diseases that disproportionally affect the poorest people in Africa. Although we can clearly see that, for example, an El Nino event triggers Rift Valley Fever ...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 93952
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Climate change predictions in Sub-Saharan Africa: impacts and adaptations
ID: 244240
Start date: 2010-10-01, End date: 2014-09-30
Africa is probably the most vulnerable continent to climate change and climate variability and shows diverse range of agro-ecological and geographical features. Thus the impacts of climate change can be very high and will greatly differ across the continent, and even within c...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 95908
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Dynamics-aerosol-chemistry-cloud interactions in West Africa
ID: 603502
Start date: 2013-12-01, End date: 2018-11-30
Massive economic and population growth and urbanisation are expected to lead to a tripling of anthropogenic emissions in southern West Africa (SWA) between 2000 and 2030, the impacts of which on human health, ecosystems, food security and the regional climate are largely unkn...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 110818
Last updated on: 2017-02-13
The prevalence, cost and basis of food allergy across Europe
ID: 514000
Start date: 2005-06-01, End date: 2009-12-31
EuroPrevall is a multidisciplinary, trans-sectorial project involving Candidate Countries and SMEs. Its aim is to deliver improved quality of life to food allergy sufferers by developing knowledge- based holistic approaches to managing the problem. This will be achieved by int...
Programme: FP6-FOOD
Record Number: 75726
Last updated on: 2013-03-26
Global view of food allergy: opportunities to study the influence of microbial exposure
ID: 517812
Start date: 2005-09-01, End date: 2008-08-31
Modern European living conditions are creating a cascade of events that lead to increase in allergies. The changes in food processing, food intake, mucosal permeability and immune reactivity to allergens need to be understood in depth before appropriate interventions are possi...
Programme: FP6-FOOD
Record Number: 75887
Last updated on: 2013-03-26
GRAND GOOS Regional Alliances Network Development
ID: 505360
Start date: 2004-02-01, End date: 2006-07-31
Large-scale operational ocean monitoring and forecasting networks, defined in the international programme Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS), are needed to implement many global conventions and agreements signed by the EU and its member states, including the Convention on th...
Programme: FP6-SUSTDEV
Record Number: 74259
Last updated on: 2013-03-08
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