Projects

IWWA aims to establish and promote Integrated Solid Waste Management systems (ISWM) in western African countries by empowering all stakeholders participating...
17-12-2013
5
5,778
Monitoring the weather in Africa can be a challenge for climate scientists in Africa, where there are very few observation networks. More accurate data would...
30-10-2013
0
5,062
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In many countries and particularly in developing countries Energy Efficiency Programmes can contribute to carbon emissions reduction and to hard currency...
05-09-2013
0
3,631
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The EJOLT project supports the work of Environmental Justice Organisations, uniting scientists, activist organisations, think-tanks, policy-makers from the...
30-07-2013
4
3,834
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Innovative scientific and technological measures will play an important role in addressing projected climatic changes and their impacts on the freshwater...
25-06-2013
0
3,590
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ERAfrica is a new European Union (EU) project aimed at promoting a unified European approach to collaborating with Africa in the field of science and...
05-06-2013
0
4,117
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ESKOM, the South African Electricity Utility is committed to the implementation of renewable energy and to “low carbon development. It will implement, in the...
21-12-2012
0
4,163
Water related issues
There are few continents where the management of water resources is as closely related with the wellbeing of its people as in Africa. The relevance of water...
04-10-2012
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6,999
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This case-study discusses possible ways to overcome the situation of physical isolation and the multiple market failures that pervade Andean villages. It...
24-08-2012
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4,866
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One of the most dramatic and immediate impacts of climate variation is that on disease, especially the vector-borne diseases that disproportionally affect the...
23-08-2012
0
3,755
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Many African countries are NOT going to meet the target 10 of MDG7 on halving the amount of people that do not have access to water and sanitation. Too often,...
23-08-2012
0
4,936
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The Mediterranean and neighbouring countries are already experiencing a broad range of natural and man-made threats to water security. According to climate...
09-08-2012
0
3,878
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Water has been a major driver of socio-economic development in the entire Mediterranean basin, despite of its typical temporal variability. The increasing...
08-08-2012
4
3,153
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EAU4Food seeks to address the enormous challenges African agriculture is facing today: despite numerous attempts, agricultural productivity has only slightly...
06-08-2012
0
3,756
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WAHARA studies local WH solutions in 4 study sites throughout Africa from a transdisciplinary perspective that takes into account not only bio-physical aspects...
06-08-2012
0
3,491
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Many African countries are NOT going to meet the target 10 of MDG7 on halving the amount of people that do not have access to water and sanitation. Too often,...
23-08-2012
0
4,936
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Natural resources are especially in Africa essential for maintaining or improving peoples livelihood. Despite the availability of many tools, expertise, local...
03-08-2012
0
4,138
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HEALTHY FUTURES aims to develop a disease risk mapping system for three water-related high-impact VBDs (malaria, RVF...
25-07-2012
5
3,928
The DESIRE project will establish promising alternative land use and management conservation strategies based on a close participation of scientists with...
11-06-2012
5
4,804
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ClimAfrica is an international project funded (3.5 M€ ) by European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme for the period 2010-2014. The ClimAfrica...
11-06-2012
5
3,641
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Aprovecho’s 2006 Ashden Award recognised its achievement in commercialising efficient stoves for institutional cooking in Southern Africa.
05-06-2012
3
3,170