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Roundtable on Air Pollution

05/06/20

Roundtable on Air Pollution

Air pollution by fine particles is a global issue. It is the main health risk and the main cause of non-communicable diseases, the second largest contributor to global warming (just after CO2), and with quantities of fine particles arriving in the ocean more than twice the amount of plastic waste...

Version 1.0 of COMOKIT

26/05/20

COMOKIT

IRD in Vietnam has set up a multidisciplinary team of researchers from UMMISCO (Huynh Quang Nghi, Nguyen Ngoc Doanh, Alexis Drogoul, Benoit Gaudou, Arthur Brugière, Kevin Chapuis), MIVEGEC (Marc Choisy, Damien Philippon) and DIADE (Pierre Larmande), assisted by colleagues from INRAE ​​(Patrick...

Digital uses in Ghana.

06/04/20

African and Asian societies in the digital era

When did you last use your fingerprint as identification? When was the last time you had a look at WhatsApp? For most of us, these habits are part of our everyday life. Even though we are used to them today, they cause major disruption and changes, as all new technologies do.

Coronavirus

23/03/20

Covid-19 : expertise and IRD's partnership against the pandemic

The experience of IRD researchers in intertropical zones provides valuable lessons in terms of pandemic analysis, epidemiology, treatment and public health policy orientation.

Presentation of IRD activities in Vietnam by Mr. Alexis Drogoul, IRD Representative in Vietnam

14/01/20

Franco-Vietnamese meeting on environmental protection at MOFA

The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna delta as seen from the European Space Agency (ESA) Envisat satellite.

06/01/20

A better estimate of water-level rise in the Ganges delta

For the first time, scientists have provided reliable regional estimates of land subsidence and water-level rise in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna delta. Depending on the region of the delta, water-level rise could reach 85 to 140 cm by 2100. The work, published in PNAS on 6 January 2020 by...

Benoit Duong, VIA at LMI RICE 2 observes under the optical microscope the roots of arabica coffee trees sampled in Son La province, Vietnam

Joint laboratories in Vietnam

The IRD supports the creation of joint research laboratories with its partners: JEAI (Junior Teams Associated to IRD, support of one time 3 years), LMI (International Joint Laboratories, support of 2 times 5 years maximum), UMI (International Joint Units, without limited duration, renewable every 5...

Mangroves, Vietnam

Training in Vietnam

Training is an integral part of IRD's missions to its partners and, more generally, to Vietnam. If part of it is given during summer schools or project-specific training sessions, the majority is nevertheless carried out in the more conventional form of lectures for Bachelor, Master or PhD students...

Formation de l'utilisation du planeur sous-marin aux partenaires vietnamiens à l'ICISE, Quy Nhon

Partners in Vietnam

IRD works in Vietnam in close partnership with many Vietnamese, French and international institutions. Here are listed the main ones, i.e. those with which long-term projects and collaborations are carried out.

Rencontre des chercheurs IRD au Vietnam avec des lycéens lors de la Journée de développement durable à HCMV

Communication in Vietnam

One of IRD's missions is to disseminate the results of the research works that it carries with its partners, to many audiences: students in international and Vietnamese schools, decision-makers, and even the general public. All media (books and comic strips, exhibitions, and above all films) are...

Formation de l'utilisation du planeur sous-marin aux partenaires vietnamiens à l'ICISE, Quy Nhon

Scientific networks in Vietnam

If the assignment of French researchers to their Vietnamese partners is still the main way for the IRD to support the creation of sustainable networks, the institute also proposes complementary mechanisms, both individual and collective.

Maquette HoanKiem Air montrant la pollution atmosphérique liée au trafic urbain

Projects in Vietnam

The operations of the IRD and its partners are most often organised in the form of projects financed by public or private, national or international donors. Covering a broad spectrum, and most often favouring an interdisciplinary perspective, they allow to draw a picture of the expertise that IRD...

Digital uses in Ghana.

[Project] DISAA - Digitization and Society in Asia and Africa

International Research Group-South DiSAA Digitization and Society in Asia and Africa

PSF-South SSWSP (2019-2021)

The Social Sciences Winter School in Pondicherry (SSWSP) is a Franco-Indian cooperation project whose objective is to develop a pluriannual supply of intensive and multidisciplinary training in theories, methods and tools of social science research.

PSF South AGREES Lao (2019-2021)

In its document ‘Lao People's Democratic Republic: “Second Strengthening Higher Education Project”, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) starts from the observation that “Laotian universities fall short in equipping students with requisite competencies by international standards.

PSF-South ASIAME (2020-2022)

ASIAME (South-East ASIa School of Aquatic Microbial Ecology) themed schools aim to provide young ecologists in South-East Asia with a thorough education in both the theoretical and the methodological aspects of aquatic microbial ecology (cultures, taxonomy, physiology, metabolism and genomics). They...

PSF-South HGP-MEKONG (2020-2022)

The problems associated with underground water in South Cambodia and Vietnam, which share the Mekong Delta region, are linked to the integrated strategy for managing water resources in rural and urban areas.