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CLIMATE ADAPTATION TO SHIFTING STOCKS (CLOCK)

Start date: Oct 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 2021,

Management of marine fisheries is still far from incorporating adaptation to climate change, even though global stocks are heavily overexploited and climate change is adding additional pressure to the resource. In fact, there is growing evidence that current fisheries management systems may no longer be effective under climate change, and this will translate into both ecological and socioeconomic ...
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Africa-EU Innovation Alliance for Water and Climate (AfriAlliance)

Start date: Mar 1, 2016, End date: Feb 28, 2021,

... n objective of AfriAlliance is for African and European stakeholders to work together in the areas of water innovation, research, policy, and capacity development to prepare Africa for future Climate Change challenges. There are many but fragmented initiatives and networks in place, therefore we will not create new but will consolidate existing networks of scientists, decision makers, practitioner ...
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Accellerating CCS technologies as a new low-carbon energy vector (ACT)

Start date: Feb 1, 2016, End date: Jan 31, 2021,

"This ERA-NET Cofund action is a transnational collaboration on CO2 Capture and Storage (CCS) technology. CCS is regarded as one of the main routes for Europe to mitigate climate change. Our initiative "Accelerating CCS technology as a new low-carbon energy vector" (ACT) targets mainly the energy sector, but will also have benefits for energy intensive industries. The vision of ACT is to ensure th ...
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The challenges facing society in urban wastewater management cannot be solved by any one sector alone. ALICE (AcceLerate Innovation in urban wastewater management for Climate changE) will accelerate innovation by bringing together and exchanging knowledge between the key players who can, together, address the future techno-economic, governance and societal challenges arising from climate change. I ...
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Bioenergy Sustaining the Future (BESTF) 3 (BESTF3)

Start date: Jan 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2020,

This ERA-NET Co-fund will bring together a number of national and transnational organisations with an interest in promoting the greater use of bioenergy. It follows on from two previous BESTF ERA-NET Plus initiatives launched in 2013 and, like its predecessors, aims to kick-start large scale investment in close-to-market implementation of bioenergy, thereby helping to achieve the key objectives of ...
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... dustry, through partnership, to push technologies through TRLs 5-6 to 6-7 in transnationally funded projects. We aim to connect existing and new European offshore wind demonstration opportunities, exchange knowledge and facilitate the acceleration of cost reducing innovative technologies to commercialisation.This action will contribute to European cost reduction targets for offshore wind, economi ...
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... ticular, as a special case of prosecution; Inform and raise awareness of stakeholders, targeted audiences and the public in Crete about liability for preventing and remediating biodiversity damage; Change the attitude of stakeholders, targeted audiences and the public in Crete so that they see their support and engagement in EU environmental law enforcement is an important tool to protect biodiv ...
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PLAtform for Climate Adaptation and Risk reDuction (PLACARD)

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2020,

Significant challenges exist towards strengthening the Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) communities for coherent, mutually reinforcing and pragmatic planning and action. PLACARD seeks to support the coordination of these two communities. PLACARD will tackle current challenges by 1) providing a common ‘space’ where CCA and DRR communities can come together, share ex ...
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Innovation for Sustainable Sheep and Goat Production in Europe (iSAGE)

Start date: Mar 1, 2016, End date: Feb 29, 2020,

... ld the project from the farmer level. This approach will ensure relevant issues are addressed and the project outcomes are applicable in practice and create a farm-level observatory and knowledge exchange network on the sustainability of livestock. This WP will also assist three assessment work packages that will deal with the sustainability assessment of sheep and goat farm systems and related su ...
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... grated solution to increase the energy and environmental efficiency in existing industrial furnaces fed with NG; through the combined implementation of new solutions based on high temperature phase change materials, new refractories, optimised co-firing of NG and syngas from biomass or process gas, an advanced monitoring and control system and an holistic in-house predictive tool. All together wil ...
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... through partnership, to push technologies through TRLs 5-6 to 6-7 in transnationally funded projects. We aim to connect existing and new European offshore wind demonstration opportunities, exchange knowledge and facilitate the acceleration of cost reducing innovative technologies to commercialisation. This action will contribute to European cost reduction targets for offshore wind, economic devel ...
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INter-sectoral Health Environment Research for InnovaTions (INHERIT)

Start date: Jan 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2019,

The overarching aim of INHERIT is to define effective inter-sectoral policies and interventions that promote health and well being across the social gradient by tackling key environmental stressors and related inequalities in the areas of living, consuming and moving.INHERIT will bring together relevant stakeholders from different sectors, including the private sector. It will support inter-sector ...
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CONSumer Energy Efficiency Decision Making (CONSEED)

Start date: Dec 1, 2016, End date: Nov 30, 2019,

... eir energy consumption.There is a large knowledge gap in terms of understanding which factors are salient in consumers’ decisions, the relative importance of these factors and how these factors change by consumer group and product type. The key idea behind CONSEED is to understand how consumers make decisions which involve an energy component, and to make (energy) operating costs more salient to c ...
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The Energy Union Framework Strategy laid out on 25 February 2015 has embraced a citizens-oriented energy transition based on a low-carbon transformation of the energy system. The success of the energy transition pillar in the Energy Union will hinge upon the social acceptability of the necessary reforms and on the public engagement in conceptualizing, planning, and implementing low carbon energy t ...
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... tic hot water (DHW) production. The idea is to develop advanced compact integrated PCM TES tanks exploiting RES (solar and geothermal) in an efficient manner coupled with enhanced PCM borehole heat exchangers (BHEs) that will take advantage of the increased underground thermal storage and maximize the efficiency of the ground coupled heat pumps (GCHP). The two TES tanks developed within TESSe2b pr ...
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Increasing Malta’s participation in LIFE (Increase LIFE !)

Start date: Apr 1, 2016, End date: Mar 31, 2019,

... rogramme implementation. The LIFE National Contact Point (NCP) will be working closely with personnel responsible for EU policy and implementation of policy with regards to environment and climate change in order to determine gaps in policy implementation. Expected results: A qualitative study to identify the reasons behind the low uptake of LIFE projects in Malta in the period 2007-13; A bette ...
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Background The Carpathian Mountains are an important biodiversity reservoir for the brown bear (Ursos arctos) and wolf (Canis lupus). However, an assessment of environmental suitability for large carnivores (LCIE 2008) identified the isolation of the Apuseni Mountains (Western Carpathians) from the Southern Carpathians in Romania as a pressing connectivit ...
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WeGovNow will tap into emerging technologies for effectively supporting coproduction by civic society stakeholders and collective proposition development, whereby citizens are partners as opposed to customers in the delivery of public services. By integrating a set of innovative technologies within a unified citizen engagement platform, the project will overcome the current limitations of existing ...
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Inclusive Direction in Education of Adults on Article 12

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

... This project contributes to enhancing the implementation of Article 12 which requires a coordinated and transnational intervention. It uses an innovative form of adult education as a tool of change.Awareness-raising strategies about the right to full legal capacity must be improved:- Strategies should include crucial target groups able to contribute to shifting the paradigm: professionals from su ...
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FOSTERING WATER-AGRICULTURE RESEARCH AND INNOVATION IN MALTA (FOWARIM)

Start date: Jan 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

... years and is articulated into 5work packages, including one for management and coordination, involving: capacity building through several targeted and advanced training courses, short-term staff exchanges, summer schools and virtual training; research networking and knowledge sharing through providing technical assistance to establish new demonstration sites to promote innovations and best practi ...
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AQUACROSS aims to support EU efforts to enhance the resilience and stop the loss of biodiversity of aquatic ecosystems as well as to ensure the ongoing and future provision of aquatic ecosystem services. It focuses on advancing the knowledge base and application of the ecosystem-based management concept for aquatic ecosystems by developing cost effective measures and integrated management practice ...
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Bioenergy Sustaining the Future 2 (BESTF2)

Start date: Dec 1, 2013, End date: Nov 30, 2018,

This ERA-NET_Plus Coordination and Support Action, BESTF, will bring together a number of national and transnational initiatives in the field of bioenergy. It follows on from the first BESTF call that launched in January 2013 and, like its predecessor, aims to kick-start large scale investment in close-to-market implementation of bioenergy thereby helping to achieve the key objectives of the Europ ...
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Climate Resilient Cities and Infrastructures (RESIN)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Oct 31, 2018,

... its population and capital goods concentrated in urban areas, cities are key to the European economy. One of the major challenges cities face are more frequent extreme weather events due to climate change.The current diversity of approaches and methods available for cities developing an adaptation strategy limits the comparability between cities of vulnerabilities, adaptation options, infrastruc ...
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... ational crime prevention strategies) so that the tested model programme will be available to and taken up by as many schools as possible. The long-term goal of the project is to achieve cultural change in schools through the dissemination of nonviolent communication, the introduction of alternative conflict resolution processes, the prevention of school conflicts and the minimisation of aggressiv ...
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... sing the costs and benefits associated with different mitigation pathways face a high degree of uncertainty. There is an urgent need to not only understand the costs and risks associated with climate change but also the risks, uncertainties and co-effects related to different mitigation pathways as well as public acceptance (or lack thereof) of low-carbon (technology) options. The main aims and ob ...
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Background Marine habitats are becoming more vulnerable, largely due to the impact of human activities. Some are listed in Annex I of the Habitats Directive and following a Natura 2000 marine biogeographic seminar in 2010, and various communications with the Commission, Malta is required to protect certain of these marine habitats. However, it lacks marin ...
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Background Progress in the preparation of climate change adaptation strategies varies across the Mediterranean countries, where work is still needed to properly evaluate and validate the impact of strategy proposals. Methodological gaps remain in terms of preparing holistic strategies and much of the current work on climate change adaption is focused on s ...
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Background Wied il-Luq (Valley of Poplars) is one of the tributary valleys feeding the Wied il-Kbir system, which is the largest valley system in Malta. Wied il-Luq now carries water only during the wet season, draining runoff from the higher ground and from the land surrounding its course. Over the past 200 years, gardens and woodlands were planted and g ...
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"BESTF will bring together a number of national and transnational initiatives in the field of bioenergy. These include; research, development, demonstration and financial instruments. They have been stimulated and driven by both public and private participants. By integrating these actions, risk will be minimised and confidence will be provided to private investors in support of bringing bioenergy ...
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The important climatic, environmental, socio-economic and land-use changes taking place at global, regional and local levels, pose new challenges for meeting the multifunctional demands on European forest resources, and for their sustainable management. In the European Union the formulation of forest policies is in the competence of the Member States and although the Treaties of the EU make no pro ...
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Learning of Local Bodies to Integrate Immigrants

Start date: Nov 1, 2015, End date: Oct 31, 2017,

Same as above.
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New perspectives for young people

Start date: May 1, 2016, End date: Oct 31, 2017,

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Madeiran Heritage

Start date: Jul 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2017,

The University of Madeira Students’ Union (AAUMa) develops, since 2012, guided tours in several landmarks of the city of Funchal. These are divided in four types: quick tours, guided visits, autonomous circuits and educational visits.This project, through an extensive ongoing investigation, offers to local people and visitors that come to Funchal, an opportunity to learn real histories of differen ...
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Connecting the youth

Start date: Jul 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2017,

“Connecting the youth” EVS project aims at promoting the discovering the country of Armenia, with the local volunteers and try to emphasize the country heritage: the traditions, customs , habits. The volunteer will become a cultural messengers and will bring the knowledge and experience back to their home. Together, all parties will learn to celebrate the broad diversity that exists in Europe, ...
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Sustainable Urban Gardening - EVS

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2017,

... the overall concept of sustainable living.Our experience in the field of sustainability and that of partner promoters show that sometimes small initiatives can bring huge impact and result in lasting changes. Therefore, we wish to share our experience further and learn from fellow organisations and individuals around Europe. We are sure that by exchanging methods, ideas and coming up with joint in ...
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The GENDERED project (Gather - Explore - Nurture - Deconstruct - Experiment - Raise awareness - Empower - Disseminate) has been developed in the framework of a Partnership Building Activity that took place in October 2015 in Armenia. Besides ParticipAction, a number of non-profit organisations have expressed their interest in engaging themselves in a global reflection on gender equality within the ...
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Outdoor Education at Hollowford

Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: Jul 31, 2017,

... ic skills, informal learning, reflective processes and personal development. • support the development of English language skills in a range of real life contexts• support cultural exchange and understanding and help build ongoing links with organisations across Europe to facilitate exchange of ideas and best practice• raise awareness of European volunteer opportunities with the young people that ...
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... e active participation and involvement of local stakeholders in the conservation and co-management of the protected area, according to EBM principles; and A positive change in local stakeholders’ conceptions, attitudes, and conduct towards the marine environment of their area. Expected results: A study on the status of the natural/ human environment of Gyaros and a legislative blueprint for t ...
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... quality are estimated in the range of 2.6-4.4 million, and 2050 projections are expected to double against 2010 levels. In Europe, annual economic burdens are estimated at around 750 bn €. Climate change will further exacerbate air pollution burdens; therefore, a better understanding of the economic impacts on human societies has become an area of intense investigation.European research efforts a ...
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RESEEPE will bring together design and decision making tools, innovative building fabric manufacturers and a strong demonstration programme to demonstrate the improved building performance through retrofitting. The core idea of the RESSEEPE project is to technically advance, adapt, demonstrate and assess a number of innovative retrofit technologies. Reductions in the area of 50% will be achieved i ...
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