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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
Automated diagnostic platform, data management system and innovative communication tool, for improving the impact of malaria vector control interventions
ID: 688207
Start date: 2016-02-01, End date: 2020-01-31
Malaria is a life-threatening disease causing more than 500,000 deaths every year in sub-Saharan Africa. Prevention of the disease is best achieved by vector control which relies on the use of insecticides. Monitoring mosquito vector populations is an integral component of...
Programme: H2020-EU.2.1.1.
Record Number: 199863
Last updated on: 2016-12-23
ID: IC18970218
Start date: 1997-11-01, End date: 2001-04-30
* Strengthen the implementation of critical financing reforms in South Africa and Zambia, through analysis of these countries' experience. * Through comparative analyses of the two countries, deepen international understanding of the factors mediating the effective implementat...
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 39050
Last updated on: 2001-12-07
Renewable energy partnerships for poverty eradication and sustainable development in Africa
ID: 502257
Start date: 2004-01-01, End date: 2005-06-30
The objective of the project is to demonstrate the role of renewable energy in poverty eradication and to offer support to policy-making activities in sustainable resource management, health and public health, and enterprise development. The project will support and stimulate ...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 73700
Last updated on: 2010-01-19
Promoting infant health and nutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa: Safety and efficacy of exclusive breastfeeding promotion in the era of HIV
ID: 3660
Start date: 2005-01-01, End date: 2008-12-31
The objective of the project is to develop and test an intervention to promote exclusive breastfeeding (EBF), to assess its impact on infant health in African contexts where a high prevalence of HIV is a barrier and to strengthen the evidence base regarding the optimal duratio...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 75148
Last updated on: 2008-03-07
Exploring tradeoffs around farming livelihoods and the environment: the AfricaNUANCES framework
ID: 3729
Start date: 2004-12-01, End date: 2008-05-31
Past interventions and proposed technologies have often failed to alleviate problems of soil fertility and food production in sub-Saharan Africa as they are delivered as single component solutions that rarely address the complexity of the livelihoods of farmers. Further agricu...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 75157
Last updated on: 2010-07-27
Including Smallholders in Agricultural Research for Development
ID: 266002
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2013-12-31
Much agricultural research is carried out in isolation from the realities of small-scale farmers in the South and has not recognised their local knowledge and creativity. INSARD partners regard agricultural research and development (ARD) as a process of innovation involving d...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 97295
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Competence platform on energy crop and Agroforestry systems for arid and semi-arid ecosystems - Africa
ID: 32448
Start date: 2007-01-01, End date: 2009-12-31
The objective of this Competence Platform on Energy Crop and Agro-forestry Systems for Arid and Semi-arid Ecosystems is to stimulate bio-energy implementation in arid and semi-arid regions in Africa. COMPETE will establish a platform for policy dialogue and capacity building i...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 84921
Last updated on: 2010-12-06
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
European Union and African Union cooperative research to increase Food production in irrigated farming systems in Africa/ EAU4Food
ID: 265471
Start date: 2011-07-01, End date: 2015-06-30
EAU4Food seeks to address the need for new approaches to increase food production in irrigated areas in Africa, while ensuring healthy and resilient environments. Potential pitfalls of introducing innovations in local farming systems, like limited adoption by farmers and trad...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 99532
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
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