Implementing Resource Recovery and Safe Reuse (RRR) business models in Lima

 

Implementing Resource Recovery and Safe Reuse (RRR) business models in Lima

 

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The growing demand in urban and peri-urban areas for food, energy and water is challenging the traditional distribution of resources, rural-urban resource...

Ongoing
01.09.2016 - 01.09.2018
Short term service project
Ecosystem Health Sciences
Mirko Winkler
Connecting the Dots. Teaching, Research and Services in the Great Lakes Region

The aim of the project “Connecting the Dots: Teaching, Research and Services in the Great Lakes Region” was to complement the portfolio of the Swiss TPH office opened in Bukavu with a strong capacity building component in implementation research of young researchers through a joint...

Ongoing
01.04.2015 - 31.03.2018
Research project
Joint South Africa and Swiss Chair in Global Environmental Health

This first South African-Swiss bilateral research chair on Global Environmental Health in Cape Town addresses emerging environmental health problems in South Africa. The collaboration consists of four projects: (i) a cohort study on agricultural pesticides on the development and respiratory health...

Ongoing
01.04.2015 - 31.12.2019
Research project
Environmental Exposures and Health
Martin Röösli
Vegetables go to School: Improving Nutrition through Agricultural Diversification

Background: Malnutrition is one of the most serious health problems in the world, with enormous human and economic costs. To address this problem, aspects of education, water, sanitation, health, nutrition and agriculture/horticulture need to be addressed in a coordinated way to change the behaviour...

Ongoing
01.03.2013 - 30.06.2016
Research project
Ecosystem Health Sciences, Health Impact Assessment
Guéladio Cissé
Ongoing
01.01.2012 - 31.12.2014
Research project
Ecosystem Health Sciences
Guéladio Cissé
CDRI-CSRS-CC - Ecohealth and adaptation to climate change in water and health sectors in West

Background: The frequency of extreme weather events associated with climate change, particularly floods, has increased in West Africa. Floods can negatively affect water quality by causing faecal pathogens contamination in riverine cities in West Africa and by changing ecological conditions for...

Ongoing
01.03.2009 - 01.03.2013
Research project
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Ecosystem services, Climate and Health
Guéladio Cissé