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Socio-economic development on the West African coast is a key factor for increasing flood risks
Anthropogenic factors on the West African coast are contributing more than global climate change to the rapid increase in vulnerability and flood risks in the region. This was...
Using urine to make sub-Saharan city region food systems more sustainable
Installing urine collection systems in sub-Saharan city regions would make those conurbations more sustainable. This was demonstrated by a study by four researchers from CIRAD, IRD...
Live press event invitation | Science for the new vision of the Great Green Wall
In the context of the launch of the international research network RESET GGW which will take place from 25 to 27 April in Djibouti, IRD is organizing an hybrid live press event on...
At the heart of villages, preventing the next pandemic with the AfriCam project
Prevention would cost a hundred times less than controlling future pandemics. AFD, CIRAD, IRD and their partners have therefore launched an ambitious project to strengthen...
On World NTD Day, over US$7 million new funding announced to expand efforts towards sleeping sicknes...
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...
[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
[Project] iMarCo - Marine connectivity
International Research Network-South (GDRI-Sud) January 2018 - December 2022 South Africa
[Project] AfriMAQUA - Sustainable marine aquaculture in Africa
International Research Network-South (GDRI-Sud) 2019 - 2022 Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mauritius, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania
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...
PSF-South VEMAZOC (2019-2021)
The Sahel region has been identified as the most vulnerable location to climate change on the planet. The considerable variation in rainfall from one year to another against a...