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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...
IRN RESET-GGW: Research, scientific expertise, and knowledge for the sustainable management of lands and territories of the Great Green Wall
The Great Green Wall (GGW), established in 2007 by 11 countries in the Sahara and Sahel (from Dakar to Djibouti), is a pioneering initiative aimed at sustainably reversing land...
[Project] GlobalSmog - Researching air pollution in cities of the Global South
January 2022 – June 2025 Ghana, Thailand, Egypt, Benin, Senegal, India, Vietnam, Kenya
[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
[Project] SDG-pathfinding - Co-creating pathways for sustainable development in Africa
March 2021 – February 2023 Senegal and South Africa