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 during her presentation on infectious diseases.

© French language week - Harare

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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