The IRD and its partners participated in the French language week in Harare, via an online conference on French-speaking research carried out in Zimbabwe.
On the occasion of the International Francophonie Day (on 20 March), Francophonie stakeholders in the Zimbabwean main city organized a series of online events from 15 to 20 March.
The French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development was a partner of the event.
Florian Liégeois, virologist at IRD, participated in the conference dedicated to research carried out by francophone players in the country. After a general presentation of IRD's missions, he introduced the research themes covered by the IRD in Zimbabwe, and its main partnerships.
The public then watched the CAZCOM project film.
Elizabeth Gori, a scientist at the University of Zimbabwe and an IRD long-term partner, introduced research on emerging infectious diseases in the region.
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