[Video] Immersion in the fight against zoonotic and animal diseases in Zimbabwe
Scientists from IRD, CIRAD and the University of Zimbabwe set up training courses and research projects to strengthen the country's autonomy in the face of animal and zoonotic diseases, via the CAZCOM project. Meet them in the field, in this video!
Enhancing sustainable marine aquaculture practices via a strong South African-French partnership
On 19 February, H.E. Aurélien Lechevallier, Ambassador of France to South Africa, visited the Marine Research Aquarium in Cape Town, a key place for the South African – French partnership in aquaculture research. He met with researchers and praised their efforts to ensure sustainable aquaculture...
[Project] CROCO - Coastal and Regional Ocean COmmunity model
International Research Group – South February 2021 – February 2024 South Africa, Mozambique, Colombia, Chili, Côte d’Ivoire, Mexico, Peru, Senegal, Tunisia, Vietnam
Webinar | Inspiring Career Paths: Successful stories of Women in Science
To celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 11th, Valérie Verdier, IRD's Chairman of the board and CEO, gave an opening speech during the webinar: "Inspiring Career Paths: Successful stories of Women in Science shattering the glass ceiling".
Plants that defy generations at the heart of a European Union research programme
The Mechanisms of Apomictic Development (MAD) project, funded by the European Union and coordinated by Olivier Leblanc, an IRD plant geneticist, was launched last December. This Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (MSCA RISE) Action is being implemented under the Pillar 1...
4 facts on the NRF partnership with the French Research institutes
The IRD, the CNRS and CIRAD, three French public research organisations working together in a joint office in Pretoria, just renewed their agreement with the South African National Research Foundation.
CNRS call - International Research Projects in Humanities and Social Sciences
The 2021 International Research Project call launched by the Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences is open until 9 April 2021.
Wits and CNRS expand partnership with a joint PhD programme
The University of the Witwatersrand launches a joint call for PhD scholarships together with the French leading research organisation, giving the opportunity for students to conduct their research in both South Africa and France.
[Video] SciChat #2 - Meet Brett Macey
For this second video with IRD and CNRS researchers and partners in the region, we met Brett Macey, an aquaculture specialist.