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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...
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...
[Project] CROCO - Coastal and Regional Ocean COmmunity model
International Research Group-South (GDRI-Sud) 2021 – 2024 South Africa, Mozambique, Colombia, Chile, Ivory Coast, Mexico, Peru, Senegal, Tunisia, Vietnam
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.
PSF 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...
[Project] AfriMAQUA - Sustainable marine aquaculture in Africa
International Research Group-South (GDRI-Sud) 2019 - 2022 Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mauritius, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania
[Project] iMarCo - Marine connectivity
International Research Group-South (GDRI-Sud) January 2018 - December 2022 South Africa
[Project] TB-SPEED - Strengthen paediatric tuberculosis services for enhanced early detection
2017 - 2022 Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Zambia and Cambodia
[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