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Master Erasmus Mundus en Cultures Littéraires Européennes - CLE

Start date: Oct 1, 2015, End date: Sep 30, 2020,

REFERENCE: 564490-EPP-1-2015-1-IT-EPPKA1-JMD-MOB_CLETITLE: Master in European Literary Cultures, CLEObjectiveThe Master in European Literary Cultures (CLE) program aims to strengthen students’ expertise in literature, improve their personal development and their employability, establish a close relationship with members of the business community (both companies and institutions) and contribute to ...
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Tropical Atlantic climate recently experienced pronounced shifts of great socio-economic importance. The oceanic changes were largest in the eastern boundary upwelling systems. African countries bordering the Atlantic strongly depend upon their ocean - societal development, fisheries, and tourism. They were strongly affected by these climatic changes and will face important adaptation challenges a ...
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"An effective malaria vaccine is needed, particularly against P. falciparum as this species causes more human mortality than all other eukaryotic pathogens combined. An understanding of natural selection operating on parasites in local endemic populations can enable understanding of core molecular mechanisms of global relevance. The objectives are to- Advance understanding of alternative pathways ...
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The ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the largest and deadliest the world has ever seen. In September 2014, the number of EBOV cases exceeded the total of all cases from previous known outbreaks. Further, this public health crisis shifted into a complex emergency, with significant, social, economic, humanitarian, political and security dimensions. Till date, no effective medicine has been p ...
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Prevention of Liver Fibrosis and Cancer in Africa (PROLIFICA)

Start date: Feb 1, 2011, End date: Jan 31, 2016,

"Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection affects 350 million people worldwide and 25-30% of these individuals will die as a result of their infection mainly as a results of hepatocellular carcinoma HCC. Liver cirrhosis, high viral load and dietary exposure to aflatoxin are recognised as risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma amongst HBV carriers. However, these variables do not account for al ...
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UNDESERT aims at combatting desertification and land degradation in order to mitigate their impacts on ecosystem services, and following on human livelihoods. The West African region is central for understanding desertification and degradation processes, which are already severe and widespread as a consequence of climate change and human impact. An improved understanding of the effects of desertif ...
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African Food Tradition Revisited by Research (AFTER)

Start date: Sep 1, 2010, End date: Nov 30, 2014,

"AFTER aims to revisit traditional African products, knowledge and know-how in the light of new technologies for the benefit of consumers, producers and processors in Africa and Europe. By applying European science and technology to African traditional food products, AFTER seeks to turn research into quantifiable and innovative technologies and products that are commercially viable in both Europea ...
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Collaborative HIV and Anti-HIV Drug Resistance Network (CHAIN)

Start date: Apr 1, 2009, End date: Mar 31, 2014,

CHAIN is a large scale integrating project aimed to effectively and durably combat new and existing anti-HIV drug resistance in clinical settings, with a special emphasis on Eastern Europe and in heavily affected resource-poor regions in Africa. This will be achieved through our pan-European network of surveillance and basic research activities, the involvement of all main actors in the field of H ...
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Biotechnology for Africa's sustainable water supply (WATERBIOTECH)

Start date: Aug 1, 2011, End date: Jan 31, 2014,

"More than water scarcity, diseases and civil wars, Africa is also the least wealthy continent, in terms of economic and financial resources. These combined and tightly linked problems have led to a restricted range of choices, affordable for African countries, to deal particularly with the water issue, as a major topic. Polluted water treatment before use has been their almost unique solution to ...
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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 poorest people in Africa. Although we can clearly see that, for example, an El Nino event triggers Rift Valley Fever epidemics, we remain poor at understanding why particular areas are vulnerable and how this will change in coming decades, s ...
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... s on these themes in countries of origin and transit, which in turn influence migratory aspirations and decisions.To obtain its objectives, the consortium of EUMAGINE (consisting of seven partners, Universiteit Antwerpen (Belgium, coordinator), University of Oxford (United Kingdom), International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (Norway), Koc University (Turkey), Université Mohamed V (Morocco), The ...
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African Migrant Women (AfricanMigrantWomen)

Start date: Feb 1, 2012, End date: Jan 31, 2013,

On the margins of the EU, African women migrants can be important transmitters of social cultural practices. But in certain societies of immigration (France, Spain) these women, because of the ageing factor can be victims of some kind of discrimination. Often their husbands can replace them for new co-spouses. This situation creates tensions and that is, for the women, all the more constraining ...
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Migration between Africa and Europe (MAFE)

Start date: Oct 1, 2008, End date: Dec 31, 2012,

"African migration has become a major concern for European policy makers. New policy measures are under development, but they rely on a poor understanding of the underlying causes and consequences of African migration. The MAFE project aims to overcome this lack of understanding, in order to improve the quality of migration policies. This involves three interrelated objectives. Objective 1. Creat ...
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"Ce projet a pour objet de replacer la traite et l’esclavage dans l’histoire de l’Europe : histoire globale à construire ; histoires nationales à mettre en relation entre elles et, dans le cas de la traite et de l’esclavage transatlantique, avec leurs colonies ou leurs zones d’influence extra-européennes. A l’intérieur de cet ensemble, elle a plus spécifiquement pour objectif de faire une étude su ...
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S1-L15 MUNDUS ACP II

Start date: Jul 15, 2011,

The main objective of this project is to enhance cooperation between EU and ACP countries in HigherEducation through the implementation of students and staff mobility. In particular, this project aims atpromoting the socio-economic development of these countries through Higher Education cooperationwith emphasis in the thematic areas of education and teacher training, medical sciences, engineeringa ...
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