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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
CLimate change and Urban Vulnerability in Africa
ID: 265137
Start date: 2010-12-01, End date: 2013-11-30
The social and economic impact of natural disasters in emerging economies and developing countries is growing. Many African countries have fragile economies unable to absorb the shocks caused by natural disasters enhanced by the increasing vulnerability of rapidly expanding u...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 96934
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
Understanding and combating desertification to mitigate its impact on ecosystem services
ID: 243906
Start date: 2010-06-01, End date: 2015-05-31
UNDESERT aims at combatting desertification and land degradation in order to mitigate their impacts on ecosystem services, and following on human livelihoods. The West African region is central for understanding desertification and degradation processes, which are already sev...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 94546
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Integrated Risk Management for Africa
ID: 224353
Start date: 2008-06-01, End date: 2009-12-31
Disaster risk reduction policies and institutional mechanism exist at various degrees of completeness in the African countries part of the consortium. Their effectiveness is however limited when having to deal with major disasters and complex emergencies. Risk management is o...
Programme: FP7-ICT
Record Number: 87828
Last updated on: 2017-04-13
Emerging viral vector borne diseases
ID: 613996
Start date: 2013-12-01, End date: 2016-11-30
The project intends to address the risk of emerging viral vector borne diseases in two main categories of arthropods known to transmit important animal and zoonotic diseases: mosquitoes (Aedes and Culex), and Culicoides biting midges. A research proposal targeting potential e...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 110711
Last updated on: 2016-12-12
A framework for enhancing EO capacity for Agriculture and Forest Management in Africa as a contribution to GEOSS
ID: 282621
Start date: 2011-10-01, End date: 2015-03-31
AGRICAB aims to strengthen Earth Observation (EO) capacities in Africa by building on the open data sharing through GEONETCast, connecting the available satellite and other data with predictive models in order to facilitate integration in agriculture and forestry planning and...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 100555
Last updated on: 2016-04-12
Uptake of Climate related Research Results through Knowledge Platforms with African Collaboration Partners
ID: 283158
Start date: 2011-10-01, End date: 2014-09-30
The main aim of the AfriCAN Climate project is the development, operation and promotion of a web-based Knowledge Platform for efficient dissemination of climate change research results and good practices, to encourage users for uptake of success stories and research knowledge...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 101025
Last updated on: 2016-03-18
Tools for management and sustainable use of natural vegetation in West Africa
ID: 31685
Start date: 2007-03-01, End date: 2010-08-31
Natural vegetation of arid and semi-arid West Africa is of immense value to local people s daily subsistence and nutrition, economic benefits, and survival in hunger periods. None the less, poor management and unsustainable use deteriorates the vegetation at a high rate. Much ...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 81309
Last updated on: 2013-02-14
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