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Angelique Lazarus observant un nid de Républicains sociaux (Social Weavers)

08/03/22

[Vidéo] #SciChat 4 - Meet Angelique Lazarus

#SciChat is a mini interview-series on the African counterparts of our IRD, CNRS or Cirad French scientists leading research in the region (Southern Africa, East Africa and the Indian Ocean). For this fourth video and on the occasion of International Women's Day (March 8), we chatted with Angelique...

Prof. Warren Y. Brockelman (NSTDA) explique ses recherches sur la dynamique forestière aux ambassadeurs européens

02/03/22

European ambassadors visit Khao Yai National Park

On Saturday February 26, the French Ambassador and a delegation of European Union ambassadors made a visit in Khao Yai National Park to learn about the work of IRD and its partners.

Rio Santiago, a free-flowing river in the Andean Amazon, with large hydroelectric dams planned.

18/02/22

Amazon basin: using artificial intelligence to optimise international planning of hydroelectric dams

New methods of digital optimisation to improve international management of hydroelectric dams in the Amazon basin have been proposed in an international study, coordinated by Cornell University (United States) with involvement from IRD researchers as well as their South American partners. These...

Jean-Marc Dubost enquête sur le terrain à Elephant Conservation Center

15/02/22

PhD defense on self-medication of animals and traditional medicine

On Friday 18 February, Jean-Marc Dubost, PhD student in Eco-anthropology, will defend his thesis at the Musée de l'Homme in Paris. This thesis has been realized thanks to a 12 months field study in Laos.

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14/02/22

New researchers appointments in Southern Africa

Our joint office is pleased to welcome three researchers in the region: Virginie Rougeron and Franck Prugnolle posted at IRL REHABS, and Isabelle Robene at the University of Stellenbosch.

Onion cultivation associated with olive trees, in the Sidi Bouzid region of Tunisia. A variety of crops is a factor in the diversity of the diet.

14/02/22

Tunisia: a correlation between varied agricultural production and women's dietary diversity

A study by researchers from CIRAD, IRD and the Tunisian National Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INNTA) revealed systematic positive correlations positives between the diversity of farm products and that of the diets of women on 290 family farms in the governorate of Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia...

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Fighting Dengue: Challenges and Recent Advances in Indonesia
The French Institute of Indonesia (IFI Jakarta) brought together specialists in vector-borne diseases on February 3 for a webinar entitled "Dengue fever in Indonesia: the challenges to be met".
The information meeting of the Rocket Laos project gathered more than 50 people. In photo (from left to right: Miss Keomoukda Phommachan, Khampasith Chanthavong, Norbert Silvera, Pascal Lovera, Éric Deharo)

02/02/22

ROCKET PROJECT: Information and recruitment stage for future cricket breeders

The Rocket project team gathered about 50 people to discuss some information about the project and its progress. Following this meeting, some women have applied to join.

Remise d'un kit d'échantillonnage des sols IRD au Laos

31/01/22

Handing over of equipment to DALaM and MouNoy Dev

Thanks to its close partnerships with Laotian structures, IRD is providing equipment to the DALaM research centre and to the MouNoy Dev strat-up.

Une femme fumant du poisson sur un four dans la banlieue de Port-Bouet, Abidjan

25/01/22

Plus de poisson dans nos assiettes ? / More fish on our plates ?

On February 17, echoing the International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture (#IYAFA2022), IRD and Cité des sciences et de l'Industrie introduce a public panel discussion, jointly led with South Africa.