Projects

This section provides a database containing examples of case studies and projects conducted in Africa, both on adaptation and mitigation.
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Biotechnology applied in the treatment of polluted water resources can play an important role in addressing the challenge of water scarcity in developing...
03-08-2012
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3,738
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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
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The DESIRE project will establish promising alternative land use and management conservation strategies based on a close participation of scientists with...
11-06-2012
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4,808
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The principal aim of the DEWFORA proposal is to develop a framework for the provision of early warning and response to mitigate the impact of droughts in...
11-06-2012
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3,233
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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
3,643
The AAP is not a traditional climate change adaptation programme.
11-06-2012
5
2,853
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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
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This research project seeks to enhance capacity if research institutions to deliver timely scientific advices and expert assessment for climate change,...
04-06-2012
3
3,095
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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
3,929
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The principal aim of the DEWFORA proposal is to develop a framework for the provision of early warning and response to mitigate the impact of droughts in...
11-06-2012
5
3,233
The AAP is not a traditional climate change adaptation programme.
11-06-2012
5
2,853
cases_type
Aprovecho’s 2006 Ashden Award recognised its achievement in commercialising efficient stoves for institutional cooking in Southern Africa.
05-06-2012
3
3,175
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This research project seeks to enhance capacity if research institutions to deliver timely scientific advices and expert assessment for climate change,...
04-06-2012
3
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SAMPLES is a global research program that investigates the impact of smallholder agriculture on the climate. Currently, virtually no data are available on...
15-10-2014
0
4,046
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
5,790
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
5,072
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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
3,639
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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
3,842
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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
4,122
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MAPS is a collaboration to establish the evidence base for long term transition to robust economies that are carbon efficient. In this way MAPS contributes to...
24-04-2013
0
3,644
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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
4,168
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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
4,948
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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
4,141