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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: 2017-04-03
Hotspot Ecosystem Research and Man's Impact on European seas
ID: 226354
Start date: 2009-04-01, End date: 2012-09-30
The HERMIONE project is designed to make a major advance in our knowledge of the functioning of deep-sea ecosystems and their contribution to the production of goods and services. This will be achieved through a highly interdisciplinary approach (including biologists, ecologi...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 92899
Last updated on: 2017-02-13
High-End cLimate Impacts and eXtremes
ID: 603864
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2017-10-31
With the target of limiting global warming to 2ºC increasingly difficult to achieve, policymakers, businesses and other decision-makers need to plan to adapt to changes in climate under higher levels of global warming. This requires coherent information on the future climate ...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 110977
Last updated on: 2017-01-16
Stimulating Innovation for Global Monitoring of Agriculture and its Impact on the Environment in support of GEOGLAM (SIGMA)
ID: 603719
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2017-07-31
By 2050, global agricultural productivity will need to increase with at least 70%. In order to guarantee food production for future generations, agricultural production will need to be based on sustainable land management practises. At present, earth observation based (global...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 111201
Last updated on: 2017-01-16
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: 2016-12-19
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: 2016-07-11
OPERATIONALISATION OF NATURAL CAPITAL AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES: FROM CONCEPTS TO REAL-WORLD APPLICATIONS
ID: 308428
Start date: 2012-12-01, End date: 2017-05-31
Despite improved understanding of the links between ecosystem health, provision of ecosystem services and human well-being, further conceptual and empirical work is needed to make the ideas of ecosystem services (ESS) and natural capital (NC) operational. OpenNESS will theref...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 105523
Last updated on: 2016-05-03
Water Harvesting Technologies Revisited: Potentials for Innovations, Improvements and Upscaling in Sub-Saharan Africa
ID: 266360
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2015-06-30
The WHaTeR project aims to contribute to the development of appropriate water harvesting techniques (WHTs). These WHTs should be sustainable under dynamic global and regional pressure, and strengthen rainfed agriculture, improve rural livelihood and increase food production a...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 99027
Last updated on: 2016-04-26
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: 2016-04-26
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
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