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"Nyota Ya Mikoko": Launch of the Kenyan mangrove research vessel
Nyota ya Mikoko, the Kenyan mangrove research vessel, was officially launched on July 26th 2020 during The International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem.
14/07/20 - 24/08/20
Call for proposals: PHC SIAM Mobility programme 2020-2021
To encourage outstanding scientific exchanges between Thai and French higher education institutions and research bodies, and to develop sustainable collaborative research activities, the Joint Franco-Thai Committee launches the present Call for proposals.
[Meet a scientist] Moagabo Ragoasha: once an IRD scholarship holder, now an oceanographer in the SA-France network
Moagabo Ragoasha has just defended her PhD and is now a qualified South African physical oceanographer. Thanks to the IRD scholarship program, she had the opportunity to share her PhD time between France and South Africa. Let’s have a chat with her so she can share her experience with us!
[Meet a scientist] Dinis Juizo: Making sure that water flows under every bridge
Spread along the Mozambican channel and crossed by 9 major cross-border rivers, Mozambique and its 30 million inhabitants have to share the limited fresh water resources they are offered. Dinis Juizo is a civil engineer, specialised in hydrology and water resources management at the Eduardo Mondlane...
Assessing El Niño’s impact on fisheries and aquaculture around the world
New report presents the main regional consequences caused by the five types of the climate pattern.
Aquaculture at the crossroads of global warming and antimicrobial resistance
Antimicrobial resistance is responsible for some 700 000 deaths each year worldwide. In relation to this phenomenon, a team of researchers from IRD and CIRAD have raised the alarm regarding the development of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in aquaculture, which is affecting fish production and...
Mikoko project: Conserving mangrove as a community
The Mikoko project is particular since it includes the local communities in its very heart. This conviction led the French-Kenyan team of this program dedicated to the conservation of the mangrove forests of the Kenyan coast to the field from November 25th to 28th.
Botswana's Okavango Delta is created by a delicate balance, but for how much longer?
This article on The Conversation Africa was co-signed by Dr Olivier Dauteuil, CNRS senior researcher at the University of Rennes and Dr Mike Murray-Hudson, Senior Research Fellow at the Okavango Research Institute, University of Botswana.
The IRD celebrates the International Year of the Reef
2018 has been declared the third international year of the reef. IRD is rising to this occasion, and helping the public to discover partnered research on this essential theme, during events organised this year in mainland and overseas France. You can also discover all the resources available - films...
[Project] CLAREA – Climate, livelihoods and agroecosystem resources in East Africa
2019 - 2022 Tanzania
[Project] EFlows-Moz - Environmental Flows for enhanced Biodiversity and Poverty alleviation in the deltas of Mozambique
2020 - 2021 Mozambique
[Project] AfriMAQUA - Sustainable marine aquaculture in Africa
International Research Group-South (GDRI-Sud) 2019 - 2022 Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mauritius, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania
[Project] DiDEM - Dialogue between science and decision-makers for an integrated management of marine and coastal environments
July 2020 – July 2023 Comoros, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, Tanzania
[Project] CIGOEF - Climate change impacts on global oceanic ecosystems & fisheries
October 2017 - October 2020 South Africa
[Project] iMarCo - Marine connectivity
International Research Group-South (GDRI-Sud) January 2018 - December 2021 South Africa
[Project] TRIATLAS - Atlantic climate-based marine ecosystem prediction
May 2019 - April 2023 South Africa
[Project] Marine sciences: from VIBES to ICEMASA
A long-term French-South African partnership 2017 - today South Africa
[Project] ITANGO-MOZ - Innovative Tools and Approaches for Natural Resource Governance in Mozambique
Young team associated with IRD (JEAI) January 2020 – January 2022 Mozambique
[Project] GovInn - Public policies and governance innovation in Southern Africa
Platform in partnership for research and training (DP) South Africa
[Project] Mikoko - Conservation and resilience of Kenyan mangrove forests
French solidarity fund for innovative projects (FSPI) January 2019 - December 2020 Kenya