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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...
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...
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.
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.
[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
[Project] TB-SPEED - Strengthen paediatric tuberculosis services for enhanced early detection
2017 - 2022 Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Zambia and Cambodia
[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 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] iMarCo - Marine connectivity
International Research Network-South (GDRI-Sud) January 2018 - December 2022 South Africa