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KNOwledge from Science to SOcitieS
ID: 244114
Start date: 2010-04-01, End date: 2015-04-30
KNOSSOS seeks to address the gap between science and society in the field of environmental research with a focus on policy makers and civil society, who are the main recipients of the project. We propose to take stock of available research results that are useful for policy-m...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 94136
Last updated on: 2017-08-27
Integrating civil, scientific and stakeholder knowledge towards African sustainable energy policy
ID: 211662
Start date: 2008-08-01, End date: 2010-07-31
Sustainable development is closely linked to the issues of Environment and Energy and their interdependencies. Sustainable economic growth and social development are only possible if secure, constant and equal access to energy sources is guaranteed. However, intensive energy ...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 88639
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
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
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: 2017-05-29
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
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: 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
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