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Etudiants du Lycée français Jules Verne à l'exposition The Bolt's Farm

25/11/22

The French Scientific Fair in South Africa

As part of the International French Scientific Fair (Fête de la Science), 57 students from the Lycée français Jules Verne spent a morning at the Ditsong Museum of Natural History, visiting the interactive exhibition "The Fossil World of Bolt's Farm: from field to exhibition", which traces human...

bandeau offre emplois

01/11/22 - 30/11/22

Ph.D. position "Coral community dynamics in isolated reefs of New Caledonia in the context of ocean warming"

♦ ENTROPIE laboratory, based in Noumea, New Caledonia ♦ Ph.D. position for 3 years ♦ Start of the contract on February 1, 2023

Official photo of the "One Health in practice" Symposium, National University of Laos, Vientiane, Laos

18/10/22

IRD presented its One Health research projects at the Lao Colloquium "One health in practice" organized on October 13

IRD with the National University of Laos (NUOL) and the Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) organized the "One health in practice" Symposium on October 13. This event was an opportunity for IRD researchers to present their projects related to the One Health approach to students and...

Visuel CP AG Prezode

11/10/22

The prezode initiative, a promising international cooperation

PREZODE held its first General Assembly this Tuesday, October 11, 2022. The event is an opportunity to present the results of the consultations undertaken over the past eighteen months, to inform about new country memberships, to confirm the promising international cooperation, and to outline...

Vue du ciel

10/10/22 - 15/10/22

IRD at the 12th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium

The 12th Scientific Symposium of the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) took place from October 10 to 15, 2022 in Gqeberha, South Africa. Several IRD scientists and many of the Institute's partners came to participate, attend, or speak at the seminar.

Asian vegan and vegetarian cuisine with many hot and spicy dishes

12/09/22

A food contest to raise environmental awareness

As part of a campaign to raise awareness of the importance of protecting human and animal welfare, as well as conserving the environment, the European Union (EU) Representation in Laos collaborated with the Lao government to organize the One Health Fair last weekend.

Visuel CP FRB

01/09/22

A new method to assess ecosystem vulnerability and protect biodiversity

As states committed to creating protected areas on at least 30% of their land and sea territories by 2030, an international team of researchers has developed a new tool to quantify the vulnerability of species communities. Combined with future ecosystem risk assessment studies, this tool should help...

Lengguru 2014 : biodiversité des fonds marins

08/06/22

The sustainability of oceans, a strong priority for IRD

Today is World Oceans Day with the theme "Revitalizing the oceans through collective action". On this occasion, IRD has decided to highlight its commitment for ocean sciences around the world and with its partners in the South.

MARECO, Marvel Junior Academy, Mombasa

07/06/22 - 12/06/22

IRD is taking action for the Ocean Week in Kenya

The Ocean Week in Kenya is organized by the Alliance française of Mombasa from June 7 to 12, 2022. In this context, three actions are planned by IRD: an awareness activity on coral reefs with the participatory tool MARECO in 3 schools of Mombasa, the participation of an IRD scientist in a debate on...

Rencontre entre Dr. Éric Deharo et Mr. Kravong IM à l'Institut de Technologie du Cambodge

24/05/22

Discussions on OHSEA projects in Cambodia between the IRD Representative in Laos and the Head of the AUF-Cambodia office

During a visit to Cambodia, the IRD Representative in Laos had the opportunity to discuss the Cambodian One Health in Southeast Asia (OHSEA) projects with the Head of the AUF-Cambodia office.

Enquête sur le terrain Ponta do Ouro pour Tara Océans

18/03/22 - 19/03/22

"Budding scientist reporters" in Maputo: how are coral reefs affected by climate change?

On March 18 and 19 2022, students from the Lycée Français of Maputo went to Ponto do Ouro to investigate the impact of climate change onto coral reefs in the South of Mozambique, as part of the campaign « Ocean & Climate, budding scientist reporters » of the Tara Océan Foundation.

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.

Proteas

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.

Logo de l'European Research Council

10/01/22

European Research Council: two IRD projects win Starting Grants 2021

On 10 January, the European Research Council (ERC) announced the results of the Starting Grants 2021 call launched under Horizon Europe, the European Union's new research and innovation programme. 397 early career researchers were selected from over 4,000 applicants. They receive grants of 1.5...

Young rubber seedlings, surrounded by a legume (Ivory Coast)

13/12/21

Rubber production: How can soil health be restored after clear-cutting of a 40-year-old plantation?

Returning the biomass from logging to the soil and planting legume cover crops enable rapid restoration of the main soil functions, just 18 months after clear-cutting of an aging rubber plantation. A team of scientists has demonstrated this in two sites in Côte d’Ivoire since 2017. While pressure on...

visuel OSS

25/10/21

Ocean sciences are essential in the fight against climate change

Full steam ahead toward the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26). On October 25, Ifremer, the CNRS and the IRD, with support from the Ocean & Climate Platform and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, are launching a digital world tour of ocean and climate sciences, christened...

Testing water salinity levels with the students from the Lycée français

20/10/21

Festival do Estuario in Mozambique: a science - society meeting by the Incomati river

Watamu Mangrove

19/10/21

Project Mikoko: Kenyan scientists visit French partners in Montpellier

As the FSPI Mikoko on conservation and rehabilitation of the Kenyan mangroves is coming to an end (IRD-Cirad-Kenya Forest Service, coordination D. Williamson - J. Prosperi - J. Mwang'ombe), 3 young Kenyan scientists visited their partners in Montpellier (UMRs Espace-Dev and AMAP) and at Aix...

Inauguration Arcad

06/10/21

Conserving agrobiodiversity to adapt crops to climate change: inauguration of two major facilities

On 6 October in Montpellier, CIRAD, INRAE, IRD and Institut Agro – alongside representatives of the Prefecture and the Occitanie Region, and Michaël Delafosse, President of Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole and Mayor of Montpellier – inaugurated two facilities that will play a major role in the...

Participants à l'atelier de cartographie au Mozambique

30/09/21

Mapping together the Western Indian Ocean deltas: a workshop organised by the GDRI-Sud Deltas and the DiDEM program

From 30 September to 4 October 2021, a delta-mapping workshop is being held simultaneously in Macaneta (Mozambique), Tananarive (Madagascar) and online. 25 participants from the 4 countries are trained to use Google Earth Engine and QGIS.