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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
Water Harvesting for Rainfed Africa: investing in dryland agriculture for growth and resilience
ID: 265570
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2016-02-29
WAHARA will take a transdisciplinary approach to develop innovative, locally adapted water harvesting solutions with wider relevance for rainfed Africa. Water harvesting technologies play a key role in bringing about an urgently needed increase in agricultural productivity, a...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 99019
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Climate Local Information in the Mediterranean region: Responding to User Needs
ID: 265192
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2014-02-28
CLIM-RUN aims at developing a protocol for applying new methodologies and improved modeling and downscaling tools for the provision of adequate climate information at regional to local scale that is relevant to and usable by different sectors of society (policymakers, industr...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 99345
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Water Availability and Security in Southern EuRope and the Mediterranean
ID: 244255
Start date: 2010-01-01, End date: 2013-03-31
The WASSERMed project will analyse, in a multi-disciplinary way, ongoing and future climate induced changes in hydrological budgets and extremes in southern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East under the frame of threats to national and human security. A climatic and hydr...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 93573
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Climate Induced Changes on the Hydrology of Mediterranean Basins: Reducing Uncertainty and Quantifying Risk through an Integrated Monitoring and Modeling System
ID: 244151
Start date: 2010-01-01, End date: 2014-02-28
With regard to the objectives specified in ENV-2009.1.1.5.2, modeling capabilities must be improved and appropriate tools developed to advance the capability to assess climate effects on water resources and uses. The project consortium will employ a combination of novel field...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 93535
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
Boosting Best Available Techniques in the Mediterranean Partner Countries
ID: 265327
Start date: 2010-12-01, End date: 2013-08-31
BAT4MED is a 33-month project, whose main objective is to ensure a higher level of environmental protection of the Mediterranean region, minimising the negative impacts associated to the activity key industrial sectors.To that aim, the possibilities for and impact of diffusio...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 96938
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
MEDiterranean Sea Acidification in a changing climate
ID: 265103
Start date: 2011-02-01, End date: 2014-07-31
Increases of atmospheric CO2 and associated decreases in seawater pH and carbonate ion concentration this century and beyond are likely to have wide impacts on marine ecosystems including those of the Mediterranean Sea. Consequences of this process, ocean acidification, threa...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97645
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Fire Detection and Management through a Multi-Sensor Network for the Protection of Cultural Heritage Areas from the Risk of Fire and Extreme Weather Conditions
ID: 244088
Start date: 2009-12-01, End date: 2013-02-28
The proposed project aims to develop an automatic early warning system to remotely monitor areas of archaeological and cultural interest from the risk of fire and extreme weather conditions. Since these areas have been treasured and tended for very long periods of time, they ...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 93948
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Forest fires under climate, social and economic changes in Europe, the Mediterranean and other fire-affected areas of the world
ID: 243888
Start date: 2010-01-01, End date: 2013-12-31
Fire regimes result from interactions between climate, land-use and land-cover (LULC), and socioeconomic factors, among other. These changed during the last decades, particularly around the Mediterranean. Our understanding of how they affected fire regime in the past is limit...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 94659
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
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