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Training on Crop Water Requirement Calculation and Agricultural Water Use at the Indian Institute of Science
On April 18 and 19, the training was organized at the Indian Institute of Science, in the framework of the World Bank REWARD project.
Rethinking Inequalities in the Winter School of Social Sciences in Pondicherry
From November 28 to December 2, 2022, the Winter School of Social Sciences in Pondicherry is organized at UMISARC, the South Asian Studies Center of the University of Pondicherry. This training for students and researchers will be structured around three workshops.
A new MoU for CEFIRSE has been signed between the Indian Institute of Science and several French organisations including IRD and CNRS
On 22 November, an official ceremony at the Indo-French Cell for Water Sciences (CEFIRSE) sealed a four-year partnership between the Indian Institute of Science and 6 French organisations, including IRD.
The third phase of the PREZODE workshops will take place on November 23
On Tuesday November 23, the third phase of PREZODE workshops in East, Southeast and Pacific Asia will take place. These workshops will focus on PREZODE's activities and priority areas as well as potential barriers to change.
PREZODE Regional Workshop with Asian partners
The PREZODE “ PREventing ZOonotic Disease Emergence” initiative, launched by France with the support of EU, aims to prevent emerging pandemic risks from animals while ensuring food security and livelihood for the poorest communities, and strengthening cooperation within and between several regions...
An Online Academic Conference Exploring the Human-Elephant Relationship
From 13th to 15th of December, IRD is co-organising the online academic conference "Composing Worlds with Elephants". This conference corrals together 24 scholars who are researching communities and environments at the interface of the human-elephant relationship in Asia and beyond.
Malaria elimination in India at the heart of a new book
Malaria elimination is on everyone's lips. In light of the achievements of recent years, scientists hope to eradicate malaria worldwide by 2050. An ambitious but not unattainable mission, as Dr Vas Dev demonstrates in his latest book entitled "Vector Biology and Control - An update for malaria...
African and Asian societies in the digital era
When did you last use your fingerprint as identification? When was the last time you had a look at WhatsApp? For most of us, these habits are part of our everyday life. Even though we are used to them today, they cause major disruption and changes, as all new technologies do.
Covid-19 : expertise and IRD's partnership against the pandemic
The experience of IRD researchers in intertropical zones provides valuable lessons in terms of pandemic analysis, epidemiology, treatment and public health policy orientation.
[Project] ANIPHARM - Sociology of the pharmaceutical uses of animal life in the Indian Ocean
November 2019 – October 2022 India, Kenya, South Africa, Sri Lanka
[Project] Electric Hybrids - Energy transition in southern cities
October 2017 – September 2022 (granted 1 year extension because of Covid-19) India, Lebanon, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania
[Project] IMACLIM - Modeling and evaluation of sustainable development policies
International Research Network (IRN) Argentina, Brazil, China, India, South Africa, Russia, Vietnam January 2020 – December 2024
Research in India
IRD's activity in India is characterized by cross-cutting research activities focusing on two main themes: understanding long-term transformations of rural and urban areas, and the quantitative and qualitative water management and monitoring.
Presentation of IRD in India
For more than 30 years, IRD in India has been developing research and training activities to address major contemporary environmental and social challenges, in collaboration with renowned Indian partners, and is reaching out though these collaborations to smaller higher education and research bodies...
[Project] DISAA - Digitization and Society in Asia and Africa
International Research Network-South (GDRI-Sud) 2019 – 2022 India, Kenya, Nepal, South Africa
PSF SSWSP (2019-2021)
The Social Sciences Winter School in Pondicherry (SSWSP) is a Franco-Indian cooperation project whose objective is to develop a pluriannual supply of intensive and multidisciplinary training in theories, methods and tools of social science research.
[Project] GlobalSmog - Researching air pollution in cities of the Global South
January 2022 – June 2025 Ghana, Thailand, Egypt, Benin, Senegal, India, Vietnam, Kenya