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Dr. Sabrina Locatelli presents her research projects during the Symposium

11/08/22

IRD projects in Laos presented at the One Health International Symposium in Bangkok

The One Nakai and ELAOS projects were presented at the Symposium "One Health research projects and methods in Thailand and Southeast Asia" on 19 July 2022.

Assoc. Prof. Nopraenue S. Dhirathiti, Vice President for International Relations, Mahidol University welcomes the participants of the Symposium

25/07/22

Feedback on the "One Health" International Symposium

On July 19, the International Symposium on One Health methods and scientific projects in Thailand and Southeast Asia was held at the Mahidol University in Bangkok. This event brought together IRD researchers and their local partners to develop new dialogues between all the institutions present.

Elephant mothers and daughters heading to the water at Elephant Conservation Center (ECC) Sayaboury district, Laos

27/04/22

Kick start of the ELAOS project at the Elephant Conservation Center

In Laos, Tuberculosis (TB) and drug resistant TB represent a significant public health threat. Because of the restrictive measures and the strain on health systems for COVID-19 control, the pandemic has had a negative effect on the number of TB cases (diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up), causing a...

Bibliothèque

20/07/21

New Memorandum of Understanding signed between the NSTDA and the IRD

On 5 July 2021, the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) and the French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development (IRD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a formal framework for future scientific collaborations.

Bat.

22/05/20

Covid-19: improving knowledge on coronaviruses carried by bats to protect human populations

IRD, Cirad and the University of Zimbabwe, long-standing research partners in animal and zoonotic diseases, launched a new project on the genetic diversity of coronaviruses found in Zimbabwean bats.

The Unamat forest in Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios department, Peru.

14/04/20

Safeguarding biodiversity is essential to prevent the next COVID-19

Experts share their insights on the link between biodiversity loss and emerging infectious diseases.

Student training at the University of Western Cape, South Africa.

Research in Southern Africa

Research projects are defined and carried out jointly by the French researchers and their counterparts in Southern Africa.

 Larves d'Anopheles gambiae

Vectors and diseases

What do plague, malaria and chikungunya have in common? These diseases and many others - or more precisely the causal agents responsible - are spread by vectors. A vector is a transmission agent. Certain invertebrates - mainly insects - carry microscopic organisms that cause diseases and transmit...

Vignette désertification

Desertification, A Challenge for Science

Desertification is a result of land degradation, mainly caused by human activity, in dry areas of the planet. Climate change amplifies the negative effects of these activities on soils and vegetation.

African elephant walking across a river in the Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe.

[Project] TEMPO - Remote sensing and spatial modelling of animal mobility

January 2018 – 2022 Zimbabwe

Drugs on a market in Africa.

[Project] ANIPHARM - Sociology of the pharmaceutical uses of animal life in the Indian Ocean

November 2019 – October 2022 India, Kenya, South Africa, Sri Lanka