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AriaCov project (action research project in support of the African response to the Covid-19 epidemic).

16/07/21

AFROSCREEN: a COVID-19 response program to boost variant surveillance in 13 African countries

The Agence française de développement (AFD) and ANRS | Maladies infectieuses émergentes, in partnership with the Institut Pasteur, IRD, and laboratories across 13 African countries, are launching the joint AFROSCREEN project. This project meets an urgent need for surveillance of the development of...

Study of the vulnerability of the coastline to climate hazards (Nha Trang, Vietnam)

18/06/21

An acceleration of coastal overtopping around the world

The combination of sea level rise, tides, storm surge and waves has increased the overtopping of natural and artificial coastal protection by nearly 50% in the last two decades. This revelation comes from an international study coordinated by IRD, involving international partners. The study was...

CROCO partners

11/02/21

[Project] CROCO - Coastal and Regional Ocean COmmunity model

International Research Group-South (GDRI-Sud) 2022 – 2024 South Africa, Mozambique, Colombia, Chile, Ivory Coast, Mexico, Peru, Senegal, Tunisia, Vietnam

Call for projects.

18/12/20

CNRS call - Support Action for collaborations with Sub-Saharan Africa

In the framework of its African roadmap, the CNRS launches a call for supporting collaboration projects between CNRS research units and research organisations from Sub-Saharan Africa.

Illustration de la Conférence Composing worlds with elephants

09/12/20

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.

Portrait of Valérie Verdier

07/12/20

"Emphasize the notion of sustainability science"

Valérie Verdier, the very first woman to hold the position of IRD's CEO, is taking up her position in a particular context marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, which limits travel as much as human contact and imposes remote work for an establishment where most of the work is done in the field. In this...

Vaccination anti-covid

24/11/20 - 24/11/20

Table-ronde d’experts sur le vaccin contre le SARS-Cov-2

The Operational Research Working Group of the Platform of Partners for COVID-19 in West and Central Africa, together with the WHO Regional Office for Africa organize a scientific round-table on COVID-19 Vaccine; the event is organized in partnership with the Regional Working Group on Immunization...

Le moustique-tigre (Aedes albopictus) est une espèce qui peut inoculer une trentaine de virus en zone tropicale, notamment la dengue.

13/11/20 - 05/12/20

Call for Applications WANIDA Network: Etiology of Infectious Diseases in West Africa

The thematic network WANIDA (West African network for infectious diseases ACE), is calling for applications for thesis or master's degree scholarships to support its scientific programme on infectious diseases in West Africa.

Un médiateur du Centre de recherche et de formation en infectiologie de Guinée (CERFIG) reçoit une patiente pour une visite du projet PostEboGui, qui permet le suivi et la prise en charge des guéris d'Ebola depuis la fin de l'épidémie en Guinée.

24/07/20

Ebola Survivors Present Severe Immune System Abnormalities Two Years After Recovery

Four years after the end of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, and as it continues to wreak havoc in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the scientific community wonders about the after-effects that may remain among survivors. To learn more, researchers from Inserm and Université Paris-Est Créteil at...

Fresque murale de sensibilisation aux gestes barrières contre le Covid-19, devant l'Université Cheikh Anta Diop à Dakar.

22/04/20

ARIACOV: action research project in support of the African response to the Covid-19 epidemic

An action research project in support of the African response to the Covid-19 epidemic (ARIACOV) has just been funded by the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) as part of the "Covid-19 - Health in Common" initiative. This two-year project aims to support the authorities of Benin, Cameroon...

Coronavirus

23/03/20

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.

Surveillance cameras.

[Project] NumSud – Digital technologies and urban services management in cities in the Global South

International Research Network-South (GDRI-Sud) February 2021 – February 2025 South Africa, Senegal, Burkina Faso

Pelagic fish in the Indian Ocean.

[Project] iMarCo - Marine connectivity

International Research Group-South (GDRI-Sud) January 2018 - December 2021 South Africa

Vigne Moscatel.

[Project] TYPOCLIM - Adaptation strategies of farmers facing climate change

March 2019 - December 2021 Brazil, Colombia, France, Senegal, South Africa, Spain, United States

Solar panels on a restaurant roof in Cape Town.

[Project] Electric Hybrids - Energy transition in southern cities

October 2017 – October 2021 India, Lebanon, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania

Agroecology in Togo.

[Project] DSCATT – Soil Carbon Sequestration in agricultural systems

April 2019 - March 2023 Kenya, Senegal, Zimbabwe

PSF-South R3CE (2019-2021)

“By yourself, you go more quickly; together, you go further.” Inspired by this African proverb, the RCS3E project, sponsored by the university of Abdou Moumouni in Niamey, aims to bring together an ensemble of African and French academics as part of research schools focusing on the issue of invasive...

An aquaculture farm cage during feeding.

[Project] AfriMAQUA - Sustainable marine aquaculture in Africa

International Research Group-South (GDRI-Sud) 2019 - 2022 Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mauritius, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania

PSF-South RENF-SOCDEV (2019-2021)

The ambition of the RENF-SOCDEV project is to contribute to structuring the higher education and research system in Mali. It comes in response to a need for social science research into crisis environments.

PSF-South TANY VAO (2019-2021)

The Tany Vao Summer University in Social Sciences in West Africa and Madagascar brings together around a hundred participants and over 20 partners every year. The aim of this school is to provide high-level education in research and to meet demanding requirements in terms of methods, supervision and...