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Nuage de fumée illustrant la pollution atmosphérique

17/07/20

New grant for a study on transboundary haze pollution and BRI in Southeast Asia

The Henry Luce Foundation Initiative for Southeast Asia, has awarded a four-year research grant to a team led by University of Hawai’i and IRD to study transboundary air pollution and the socio-ecological Impact of China’s BeltRoad Initiative in the Mekong Sub-Region. This grant complements the...

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...

The Pegasus mobile station, on the Namibian coast.

14/05/20

Fire smoke from South America reaches the Namibian coast

A team of scientists conducted an analysis of the aerosol composition over the Namibian coast. The atmosphere contains smoke coming from biomass fires in Angola and also South America.

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

Tea plantation in the Tanzanian mountains.

[Project] CLAREA – Climate, livelihoods and agroecosystem resources in East Africa

2019 - 2022 Tanzania

The Pegasus mobile station, on the Namibian coast.

[Project] AEROCLO-SA - Aerosol radiation and clouds in Southern Africa

January 2016 - December 2019 Namibia, South Africa

The Pegasus mobile station, on the Namibian coast.

[Project] HBAO - Variability, composition, and radiative effects of aerosols in Southern Africa

International Emerging Action (IEA) January 2019 - December 2021 Botswana, Namibia, South Africa

Simultaneous launch of fixe laser beams from the Maïdo observatory, La Réunion.

[Project] ARSAIO - Atmospheric Research in Southern Africa and Indian Ocean

International Research Project (IRP) January 2019 - December 2023 Reunion Island, Madagascar, South Africa

Mangrove trees.

[Project] Mikoko - Conservation and resilience of Kenyan mangrove forests

French solidarity fund for innovative projects (FSPI) January 2019 - December 2020 Kenya

Plongée sous l'ombre d'un radeau de sargasses

Ocean Resources

The Ocean Resources research teams take an integrated approach to marine development research, particularly focussing on processes that affect the intertropical zone.

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

Research in Southern Africa

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