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Aquaculture for Food Security, Poverty Alleviation and Nutrition
ID: 289760
Start date: 2012-01-01, End date: 2014-12-31
Aquaculture is widely considered as important for enhancing food security, alleviating poverty and improving nutrition. However, little information is available concerning the direct and indirect impacts of aquaculture on food security and poverty alleviation in most developi...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 101755
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
Sustainable trade in ethical aquaculture
ID: 222889
Start date: 2009-08-01, End date: 2013-11-30
Trade in aquatic products is the largest global food sector, by value, and Asia represents the main external source of aquatic products into the EU. Current EU policy supporting international trade between Asia and Europe concentrates on issues of food safety as measures of q...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 91140
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
New tools and approaches to control Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) in the EU and Asia
ID: 245141
Start date: 2010-01-01, End date: 2014-06-30
Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) is the major cause of reproductive and respiratory problems in pigs worldwide. Controlling this disease is a top priority in pig producing countries. Due to mutations at a high frequency, new variants of the virus ap...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 93024
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Evaluating and controlling the risk of African swine fever in the EU
ID: 211691
Start date: 2008-04-01, End date: 2011-09-30
African swine fever (ASF) in EU member states is currently confined to Italy (Sardinia), it was recently introduced to Caucasian regions and it is highly prevalent in sub-Saharan African countries. In both the EC and Africa changes in the epidemiology of the disease have rece...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 88394
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
New Sources of Natural, Gastric Stable, Food Additives,  Colourants and Novel Functional Foods
ID: 207948
Start date: 2008-06-01, End date: 2011-11-30
Functional foods provide a buoyant growth sector and the use of carotenoids is the most dynamic not only as colorants but as food additives. One issue with these products is their instability both on the shelf and upon digestion. Recently, gastric-stable bacterial-derived car...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 86702
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Safe Food for Europe – Coordination of research activities and Dissemination of research results of EC funded research on food safety
ID: 266061
Start date: 2011-05-01, End date: 2014-04-30
The proposed Coordination and support actions (Coordinating, CSA) has the overall objective to disseminate state-of-the-art research results in food safety and quality topics through a series of symposia, expert working group meetings, an online platform with best practise ex...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 98810
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Parasite risk assesment with integrated tools in EU fish production value chains
ID: 312068
Start date: 2013-02-01, End date: 2016-01-31
Despite many efforts to ensure that only high-quality and safe products are put on the market, fish-borne parasites continue to pose risks to human health, with zoonotic infections and allergic reactions mainly following consumption of raw, lightly cooked, or marinated seafoo...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 105075
Last updated on: 2016-11-23
Gains from Losses of Root and Tuber Crops
ID: 289843
Start date: 2012-01-01, End date: 2015-03-31
Cassava and yam are important food security crops for approximately 700 million people. Post-harvest losses are significant and come in the three forms: (a) physical; (b) economic through discounting or processing into low value products and (c) from bio-wastes. This project ...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 101756
Last updated on: 2016-03-18
Sustainable Micronutrient Interventions to Control Deficiencies and Improve Nutritional Status and General Health in Asia
ID: 289616
Start date: 2012-01-01, End date: 2014-04-30
"Interventions to improve nutritional status are of critical importance to achieve Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Micronutrient deficiencies, mainly iron, zinc, vitamin A and iodine deficiencies affect billions of people worldwide, are responsible for more than one mill...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 102046
Last updated on: 2015-03-10
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