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Project stories about International cooperation

31/07/2014 - 15:03
Australia is about as far away from Europe as one can get. This vast distance had historically made it challenging to build concrete long term relationships and undertake joint scientific projects with European researchers. Read more
29/07/2014 - 17:18
Although home to 18% of the global population – around 1.15 billion people – India only has around 4% of the world’s fresh water resources. With climate change and urbanisation increasing the pressure on a scarce resource, an EU-funded project’s improvement of natural water treatment systems couldn’t come at a better time. Read more
28/03/2014 - 13:56
Dialogue and international cooperation form the basis of a European Union (EU)-funded project that fosters new ideas, sharing of knowledge and working relationships for the benefit of both Europe and Africa. Read more
10/02/2014 - 13:01
Many efforts are being made at a governmental and global level to reduce deforestation and other major contributors to climate change. The REDD-ALERT project focused on how such international and national policy initiatives – for example, the discussions taking place under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) – could be translated into ideas for action on the ground. Read more
06/02/2014 - 17:39
Today, we are faced with the challenge of providing safe, nutritious and affordable food for the world's ever increasing population. Read more
06/02/2014 - 17:26
Transparency, security and reliability of individual containers are factors that are incredibly difficult to verify in the world of international goods transport. Read more
06/02/2014 - 16:44
Sequencing the mouse and human genomes has provided scientists detailed knowledge of both species’ genetic composition, and highlighted their startling similarity. Read more
05/02/2014 - 20:24
For pilots, one of the most difficult skills to learn is ‘upset recovery’ – righting a plane that has stalled or been thrown into an unstable situation due to weather or a technical problem. Read more
05/02/2014 - 14:19
EU-funded researchers are identifying and treating patients with Hepatitis B virus (HBV) in West Africa with the aim of reducing their risk of dying from liver cancer. The researchers are also developing a new test to identify those with liver cancer, so treatment can be given sooner – saving more lives. Read more
17/01/2014 - 14:57
The UN Security Council has expressed concerns that the adverse effects of climate change could lead to threats to international peace and security. In order to improve understanding of the factors involved, the European Union (EU)-funded CLICO project studied the world's most exposed and vulnerable areas to both floods and droughts - the Mediterranean, Middle East and Sahel (MMES) regions. Read more
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