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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
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Technologies
ID: 266200
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2013-12-31
The water and sanitation sector is not short of new and emerging technologies, but hardly any have been adopted into national strategies in Sub-Saharan Africa, nor have they been widely taken up by private enterprise. The contribution of new technologies to MDG targets appear...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97387
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
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
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
Climate change predictions in Sub-Saharan Africa: impacts and adaptations
ID: 244240
Start date: 2010-10-01, End date: 2014-09-30
Africa is probably the most vulnerable continent to climate change and climate variability and shows diverse range of agro-ecological and geographical features. Thus the impacts of climate change can be very high and will greatly differ across the continent, and even within c...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 95908
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Tools for management and sustainable use of natural vegetation in West Africa
ID: 31685
Start date: 2007-03-01, End date: 2010-08-31
Natural vegetation of arid and semi-arid West Africa is of immense value to local people s daily subsistence and nutrition, economic benefits, and survival in hunger periods. None the less, poor management and unsustainable use deteriorates the vegetation at a high rate. Much ...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 81309
Last updated on: 2013-02-14
African monsoon multidisciplinary analysis
ID: 004089
Start date: 2005-01-01, End date: 2009-12-31
The dramatic change in the region of the West African monsoon (WAM) from wet conditions in the 50s and 60s to much drier conditions from the 70s to the 90s represents one of the strongest inter-decadal signals on the planet in the 20th century. Marked inter-annual variations i...
Programme: FP6-SUSTDEV
Record Number: 85507
Last updated on: 2012-02-13
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
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