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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
Health, environmental change and adaptive capacity: mapping, examining and anticipating future risks of water-related vector-borne diseases in eastern Africa
ID: 266327
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2014-12-31
The HEALTHY FUTURES project is motivated by concern for the health impacts of environmental changes. HEATHLY FUTURES aims to respond to this concern through construction of a disease risk mapping system for three water-related high-impact VBDs (malaria, Rift valley fever and ...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97419
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Capacity-Linked water supply and sanitation improvement for Africa's peri-urban and Rural Areas
ID: 265676
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2014-02-28
There are a large number of small communities and towns in Africa that suffer from severe problems with water supply and sanitation. Small communities in rural areas and peri-urban areas of small towns have comparable settlement structures in which reuse of water and use of s...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 98911
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
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
Africa at a meso-scale: Adaptive and integrated tools and strategies for natural resources management
ID: 266379
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2014-05-31
Threats to the environment and natural resources, coupled with poor management, have serious implications for both poverty reduction and sustainable economic development. Degrading natural resources in Africa therefore result in an inreased vulnerability of the poor as a resu...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97561
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Improved Drought Early Warning and FORecasting to strengthen preparedness and adaptation to droughts in Africa
ID: 265454
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2013-12-31
The principal aim of the DEWFORA proposal is to develop a framework for the provision of early warning and response to mitigate the impact of droughts in Africa. The proposal has been built to achive three key targets: 1. Improved monitoring: by improving knowledge on drought...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97835
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Impacts of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation and Enhancing Carbon Stocks
ID: 265286
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2014-12-31
At COP15 in Copenhagen one outcome was a commitment to develop a mechanism for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and enhancing carbon stocks (REDD+). There is, however, only a limited research basis for such a mechanism particularly w...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97273
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
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
European approach to GEOSS
[PROJECT] EUROGEOSS - European approach to GEOSS
ID: 226487
Start date: 2009-05-01, End date: 2012-04-30
EuroGEOSS demonstrates the added value to the scientific community and society of making existing systems and applications interoperable and used within the GEOSS and INSPIRE frameworks. The project will build an initial operating capacity for a European Environment Earth Obs...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 92593
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
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