The IRD is participating in the French language week organized by the Francophonie stakeholders in Harare, via an online conference on 19 March.
Many online events are planned to celebrate francophonie from 15 to 19 March: concerts, poetry, studies in French-speaking countries, etc.
Friday 19 March will be dedicated to French-speaking scientific research carried out in Zimbabwe. On this occasion, Florian Liégeois, virologist at IRD, will present the activities of the Institute in the country. Elizabeth Gori, researcher at the University of Zimbabwe, will present her research on animal and zoonotic diseases in collaboration with IRD and CIRAD.
The newly-launched film which follows virologists in the field will also be screened.
For more information and to register, visit the Facebook event.