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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: 2017-12-07
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
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
Enhancing prediction of tropical Atlantic climate and its impacts
ID: 603521
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2017-10-31
Tropical Atlantic climate recently experienced pronounced shifts of great socio-economic importance. The oceanic changes were largest in the eastern boundary upwelling systems. African countries bordering the Atlantic strongly depend upon their ocean - societal development, f...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 110819
Last updated on: 2016-07-25
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
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