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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
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
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
Design of Effective and sustainable control strategies for LIVER fluke in Europe
ID: 23025
Start date: 2006-02-01, End date: 2009-05-31
Liver fluke disease causes annual losses over 3 $US billion to livestock production and the food industry worldwide. Prevalence of fasciolosis is dramatically increasing ??? in recent years for example increases of up to 12 fold have been recorded in EU member states. In the U...
Programme: FP6-FOOD
Record Number: 75114
Last updated on: 2013-03-26
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
Development of a system for appropriate management of access and transfer of microbial resources - micro-organisms sustainable use and access regulation integrated conveyance system
ID: 506436
Start date: 2004-02-01, End date: 2005-07-31
Critical issues in the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) provisions on access and benefit sharing (ABS) have been enlightened by the MOSAICC project. First, it is difficult to assess the economic value of microbial resources (MR). Reliable tools fo...
Programme: FP6-FOOD
Record Number: 74139
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
Catchment's management and mining impacts in arid and semi-arid South America
ID: 32539
Start date: 2007-02-01, End date: 2010-01-31
More than 25% of South America is arid or semi-arid. A general lack of rational water management systems hinders the sustenance / recovery of ecosystems and human communities in these areas. The twin scourges of erosion and salinisation are prone to exacerbation by various hum...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 81341
Last updated on: 2010-07-29
Participatory multi-Level EO-assisted tools for irrigation water management and agricultural Decision-Support
ID: 37095
Start date: 2006-09-15, End date: 2009-11-14
This project addresses the efficient and sustainable use of water for food production in water-scarce environments. It aims at improving the technical, environmental and economic performance of irrigation schemes by means of a range of measures. Major technical innovation is...
Programme: FP6-SUSTDEV
Record Number: 81402
Last updated on: 2010-02-09
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