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A comprehensive multidisciplinary study on the epidemiology of the haemorrhagic fevers leptospirosis and dengue in central america
ID: ICA4-CT-2001-10086
Start date: 2002-01-01, End date: 2007-12-31
Leptospirosis and dengue are easily confused because of their clinical resemblance. Both diseases, which are of considerable medical and economic importance, are emerging in Central America. The establishment of an international infrastructure, consisting of a sub-regional cen...
Programme: FP5-INCO 2
Record Number: 61244
Last updated on: 2005-04-12
Twinning European and Latin-American River Basins for Research Enabling Sustainable Water Resources Management
ID: 18436
Start date: 2005-09-01, End date: 2008-12-31
The Latin American and Caribbean region is highly heterogeneous in terms of climate zones, hydro-ecology, socio-political systems etc. Numerous problems in relation to water quality and water availability arise. Flooding occurs frequently and erosion and pollution pressures ha...
Programme: FP6-SUSTDEV
Record Number: 74907
Last updated on: 2009-12-15
Integrated water resource Management by the implementation of improved Agro-Forestry concepts in arid and semi-arid areas in Latin America
ID: 32443
Start date: 2006-10-01, End date: 2009-03-31
Desertification is the most challenging problem in dry-lands of Latin America, resulting from the non-sustainable use of the natural resources, leading to a reduction of the productivity of ecosystems and agriculture, thus increasing the poverty of the inhabitants. It is a mus...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 81241
Last updated on: 2009-07-14
Integrating Multiple Demands on Coastal Zones with Emphasis on Aquatic Ecosystems and Fisheries
ID: 3739
Start date: 2005-05-01, End date: 2008-04-30
INCOFISH will conduct specifically targeted strategic research towards reconciling multiple demands on coastal zones. It will evaluate and integrate data, tools and concepts suitable to contribute to the goals set by the World Summit for Sustainable Development in Johannesbur...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 79797
Last updated on: 2015-06-30
Community-embedded Reproductive health Care for Adolescents
ID: 241615
Start date: 2010-03-01, End date: 2014-02-28
Adolescents in Latin America are confronted with serious sexual and reproductive health problems. Besides the negative physical effects, poor sexual and reproductive health brings about social threats for adolescents. The CERCA project aims to contribute to the global knowled...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 94163
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Adding Value to Holy Grain: Providing the Key Tools for the Exploitation of Amaranth the Protein-Rich Grain of the Aztecs
ID: 32263
Start date: 2006-09-01, End date: 2009-12-31
The immediate objective of this project is to provide the tools for an extensive and sustainable exploitation of amaranth. The project will contribute to the overall development objective of providing health-promoting food and exploiting the industrial use of amaranth and thus...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 80011
Last updated on: 2011-05-25
BREEDing Coffee for AgroForestry Systems
ID: 727934
Start date: 2017-06-01, End date: 2021-05-31
Many tropical tree crops are threatened by climate change (CC), including coffee which is highly sensitive to high temperatures, droughts and diseases. 60% of coffee today is cultivated in Agroforestry Systems (AFS), which reduce dependence on external inputs and mitigate the...
Programme: H2020-EU.3.2.1.1.
Record Number: 210503
Last updated on: 2017-07-14
Sustainability of coffee agro-forestry systems in central America; coffee quality and environmental impacts
ID: ICA4-CT-2001-10071
Start date: 2001-11-01, End date: 2005-12-31
The CASCA project proposes alternatives to intensive coffee rnonocultures, highly dependent on chemical inputs, unsustainable and environmentally damaging. This project is designed to provide tools to promote ecologically sound coffee agroforestry (AF) systems and management p...
Programme: FP5-INCO 2
Record Number: 60024
Last updated on: 2006-06-13
Developing methods and models for assessing the impacts of trees on farm productivity and regional biodiversity in fragmented landscapes
ID: ICA4-CT-2001-10099
Start date: 2001-10-01, End date: 2004-09-30
This project will assess the roles of trees in sustaining farm productivity and conserving regional biodiversity, and develop innovative decision-making tools for the sustainable management of fragmented landscapes. This will be achieved through a multi-disciplinary and multi-...
Programme: FP5-INCO 2
Record Number: 58492
Last updated on: 2005-04-12
Improved diagnosis, drug resistance detection and control of tuberculosis in Latin America
ID: ICA4-CT-2001-10087
Start date: 2002-01-01, End date: 2005-09-30
A strategic obstacle to the improvement of tuberculosis (TB) control is the lack of inexpensive and facile techniques that can replace the slow and laborious conventional methods for diagnosing TB and detecting drug resistance. However, there are newer, more appropriate method...
Programme: FP5-INCO 2
Record Number: 61174
Last updated on: 2006-06-13
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