Visuel CP Trypano 3

30/01/23

On World NTD Day, over US$7 million new funding announced to expand efforts towards sleeping sickness elimination in nine African nations

On World Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) Day, FIND, the global alliance for diagnostics, together with IRD and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), today announced an award of nearly US$6.8 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to extend the work of the Trypa-NO! partnership...

Visuel CP Prisme CI

24/01/23

Reinforcing the franco-ivorian partnership through the creation of an international research platform in global health (PRISME)

ANRS | Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Bordeaux and IRD will come together with the ministry of health, public hygiene and universal health coverage (MSHP), the ministry of higher education and scientific research (MESRS), the ministry of economics and finance (MEF), the PAC-CI...

visuel CP agroforesterie

13/12/22

When ecosystem services rendered by trees compete with each other

Agroforestry parks are emblematic of sub-Saharan Africa, and are an integral part of African agricultural landscapes. The trees provide a range of ecosystem services to the farmers who keep them, and to the crops with which they share agricultural plots. However, those services sometimes enter into...

Participants in the CROCO Summer School

17/10/22 - 28/10/22

CROCO Summer School : training on the Coastal and Regional Ocean Community model

The GdRI-South CROCO-South, which is part of the IRN project CROCO, organised from October 17 to 28 its first Summer School in Cape Town, South Africa, one of its partner countries.

Smog in Nairobi

[Project] GlobalSmog - Researching air pollution in cities of the Global South

January 2022 – June 2025 Ghana, Thailand, Egypt, Benin, Senegal, India, Vietnam, Kenya

Veille en laboratoire

[Project] TB-SPEED - Strengthen paediatric tuberculosis services for enhanced early detection

2017 - 2022 Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Zambia and Cambodia

visuel lancement revue GA

10/03/22

A multidisciplinary and multilingual journal addressing the future of the African continent in response to global challenges

The members of the Global Africa consortium – University Gaston Berger in Saint-Louis (UGB, Senegal), National Research Institute for Sustainable Development (IRD, France), the Laboratoire d'études et de recherche sur les dynamiques sociales et le développement local (LASDEL, Benin/Niger) and...

Plastic Debris pollution plastique

[Project] PASSPORT-2C: Protocols Adapted to the South for Studying Plastic Origins and River Transfers

International Scientific Coordination Network - South (IRN/GDRI-Sud) January 2022 – January 2026 Vietnam, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Madagascar, Senegal

Young rubber seedlings, surrounded by a legume (Ivory Coast)

13/12/21

Rubber production: How can soil health be restored after clear-cutting of a 40-year-old plantation?

Returning the biomass from logging to the soil and planting legume cover crops enable rapid restoration of the main soil functions, just 18 months after clear-cutting of an aging rubber plantation. A team of scientists has demonstrated this in two sites in Côte d’Ivoire since 2017. While pressure on...

Pays bassire

[Project] SDG-pathfinding - Co-creating pathways for sustainable development in Africa

March 2021 – February 2023 Senegal and South Africa