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Alaotra Resilience Landscape, Madagascar (AlaReLa)Alaotra Resilience Landscape, Madagascar (AlaReLa)http://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/alarela
Data on climate and extreme weather for the Central Andes (DECADE) Data on climate and extreme weather for the Central Andes (DECADE) http://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/decade
Disability and Technology in Uganda from Local and Global PerspectivesDisability and Technology in Uganda from Local and Global Perspectiveshttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/disability-and-technology
Electronic algorithms based on host biomarkers Point of Care Tests to decide on admission and antibiotic prescription in Tanzanian febrile children (e-POCT)Electronic algorithms based on host biomarkers Point of Care Tests to decide on admission and antibiotic prescription in Tanzanian febrile children (e-POCT)http://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/e-poct
Environmentally sound technology for the manufacturing of affordable building materials based on coconut husk and natural bonding agents (COCOBOARDS)Environmentally sound technology for the manufacturing of affordable building materials based on coconut husk and natural bonding agents (COCOBOARDS)http://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/cocoboards
Establishing a soil monitoring network to assess the environmental exposure to PAHs and PCBs in the province of Mayabeque, Cuba (Soil-Q)Establishing a soil monitoring network to assess the environmental exposure to PAHs and PCBs in the province of Mayabeque, Cuba (Soil-Q)http://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/soil-q
Experimental assessment of innovative slash and burn cultivation practices for sustainable land-use and deforestation prevention in Central Menabe, Madagascar (AGRIFEU)Experimental assessment of innovative slash and burn cultivation practices for sustainable land-use and deforestation prevention in Central Menabe, Madagascar (AGRIFEU)http://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/agrifeu
Insect-based feed and fertilizer production via waste transformation for small-holders in GhanaInsect-based feed and fertilizer production via waste transformation for small-holders in Ghanahttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/fertilizer-production
Knowledge support for sustainable renewable energy policies: The prospects of pro-poor biomass energy value chains in rural–urban contexts in East AfricaKnowledge support for sustainable renewable energy policies: The prospects of pro-poor biomass energy value chains in rural–urban contexts in East Africahttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/biomass-energy-value-chains
Modelling spatio-temporal dynamics of malaria and mortality to develop optimised interventions and surveillance tools in AfricaModelling spatio-temporal dynamics of malaria and mortality to develop optimised interventions and surveillance tools in Africahttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/modelling-spatio-temporal-dynamics-of-malaria
Treatment of the hospital wastewaters in Côte d'Ivoire and in Colombia by advanced oxidation processesTreatment of the hospital wastewaters in Côte d'Ivoire and in Colombia by advanced oxidation processeshttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/treatment-of-the-hospital-wastewaters

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4ONSE Monitoring System: Analysis of open (software, hardware and standard), non-conventional, sustainable and effective climate monitoring systems4ONSE Monitoring System: Analysis of open (software, hardware and standard), non-conventional, sustainable and effective climate monitoring systemshttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/climate-monitoring-system
Addressing the double burden of disease: Improving health systems for non-communicable and neglected Tropical DiseasesAddressing the double burden of disease: Improving health systems for non-communicable and neglected Tropical Diseaseshttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/public-health/addressing-double-burden-disease
Application of organic bio-fertilizer technology to improve the sustainability of date palm production and cultivationApplication of organic bio-fertilizer technology to improve the sustainability of date palm production and cultivationhttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/bio-fertilizer-technology
Assessing the ‘nature’ of a ‘forest transition’ in Vietnam: ecosystem services and social-ecological resilience in locally managed forest landscapes Assessing the ‘nature’ of a ‘forest transition’ in Vietnam: ecosystem services and social-ecological resilience in locally managed forest landscapes http://www.r4d.ch/modules/ecosystems/forest-transition-in-vietnam
Biophysical, institutional and economic drivers of sustainable soil use in yam systems for improved food security in West Africa (YAMSYS)Biophysical, institutional and economic drivers of sustainable soil use in yam systems for improved food security in West Africa (YAMSYS)http://www.r4d.ch/modules/food-security/sustainable-yam-cropping
Curbing illicit financial flows from resource-rich developing countries: Improving natural resource governance to finance SDGsCurbing illicit financial flows from resource-rich developing countries: Improving natural resource governance to finance SDGshttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/employment/curbing-illicit-financial-flows
Development of a geoscientific framework for geothermal exploration and energy utilization in MongoliaDevelopment of a geoscientific framework for geothermal exploration and energy utilization in Mongoliahttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/geothermal-exploration-in-mongolia
Early detection of liver flukeEarly detection of liver flukehttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/early-detection-of-liver-fluke
Effective methodology for the assessment of integrated energy strategiesEffective methodology for the assessment of integrated energy strategieshttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/integrated-energy-strategies
Employment effects of different development policy instrumentsEmployment effects of different development policy instrumentshttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/employment/employment-effects
Ethnic Power Relations and Conflict in Fragile StatesEthnic Power Relations and Conflict in Fragile Stateshttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/social-conflicts/ethnic-power-relations
Farmer-driven Organic Resource Management to Build Soil Fertility (ORM4Soil)Farmer-driven Organic Resource Management to Build Soil Fertility (ORM4Soil)http://www.r4d.ch/modules/food-security/building-soil-fertility
Feminisation, agricultural transition and rural employment (FATE)Feminisation, agricultural transition and rural employment (FATE)http://www.r4d.ch/modules/employment/feminisation-agricultural-transition-and-employment
Fostering Pluralistic Memories and Collective Resilience in Fragile Transitional Justice ProcessesFostering Pluralistic Memories and Collective Resilience in Fragile Transitional Justice Processeshttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/social-conflicts/fostering-pluralistic-memories
Health impact assessment for engaging natural resource extraction projects in sustainable development in producer regions (HIA4SD)Health impact assessment for engaging natural resource extraction projects in sustainable development in producer regions (HIA4SD)http://www.r4d.ch/modules/public-health/health-impact-assessment
Health systems governance for an inclusive and sustainable social health protection in Ghana and TanzaniaHealth systems governance for an inclusive and sustainable social health protection in Ghana and Tanzaniahttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/public-health/health-systems-governance
Improvement of broad-spectrum disease resistance in rice: how a comprehensive study of natural rice diversity can help to reduce crop losses in developing countriesImprovement of broad-spectrum disease resistance in rice: how a comprehensive study of natural rice diversity can help to reduce crop losses in developing countrieshttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/natural-rice-diversity
Improving neonatal and infant outcomes using point-of-care tests for sexually transmitted infections in high prevalence settings (neoSTI project)Improving neonatal and infant outcomes using point-of-care tests for sexually transmitted infections in high prevalence settings (neoSTI project)http://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/neonatal-and-infant-health
Improving the HIV care cascade in Lesotho: Towards 90-90-90 – A research collaboration with the Ministry of HealthImproving the HIV care cascade in Lesotho: Towards 90-90-90 – A research collaboration with the Ministry of Healthhttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/hiv-care-cascade
Inclusive social protection for chronic health problemsInclusive social protection for chronic health problemshttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/public-health/inclusive-social-protection
Innovative adjuvanted influenza vaccines: a Swiss-Indonesian collaboration towards better pandemic influenza preparednessInnovative adjuvanted influenza vaccines: a Swiss-Indonesian collaboration towards better pandemic influenza preparednesshttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/pandemic-influenza-preparedness
Knowledge for peace. Understanding research, policy and practice synergiesKnowledge for peace. Understanding research, policy and practice synergieshttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/knowledge-for-peace
Land Commercialization, Gendered Agrarian Transformation, and the Right to Food (DEMETER)Land Commercialization, Gendered Agrarian Transformation, and the Right to Food (DEMETER)http://www.r4d.ch/modules/food-security/gender-and-the-right-to-food
Linking Education and Labour Markets: Under what conditions can Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) improve the income of the youth?Linking Education and Labour Markets: Under what conditions can Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) improve the income of the youth?http://www.r4d.ch/modules/employment/education-and-labor-markets
Managing telecoupled landscapes for the sustainable provision of ecosystem services and poverty alleviation Managing telecoupled landscapes for the sustainable provision of ecosystem services and poverty alleviation http://www.r4d.ch/modules/ecosystems/telecoupled-landscapes
Measuring the development outcomes of resource extraction in producer countriesMeasuring the development outcomes of resource extraction in producer countrieshttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/transparency-in-resource-extraction
Oil Palm Adaptive Landscapes (OPAL)Oil Palm Adaptive Landscapes (OPAL)http://www.r4d.ch/modules/ecosystems/oil-palm-adaptive-landscapes
Preservation of Central Asian fruit tree forest ecosystems, pome fruit varieties and germplasm from the recent epidemics caused by the invasive bacterial pathogen Erwinia amylovora (fire blight)Preservation of Central Asian fruit tree forest ecosystems, pome fruit varieties and germplasm from the recent epidemics caused by the invasive bacterial pathogen Erwinia amylovora (fire blight)http://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/preservation-of-fruit-tree-forest-ecosystems
Social Mobile Media to educate, connect and empower Frontline Health Workers in Nigeria, Zambia and South AfricaSocial Mobile Media to educate, connect and empower Frontline Health Workers in Nigeria, Zambia and South Africahttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/mobile-media-for-education
Surveillance and response to zoonotic diseases in Maya communities of Guatemala: A case for One HealthSurveillance and response to zoonotic diseases in Maya communities of Guatemala: A case for One Healthhttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/one-health-in-guatemala
Sustainable Use of Insects to Improve Livestock Production and Food Security in Smallholder Farms in West Africa (IFWA)Sustainable Use of Insects to Improve Livestock Production and Food Security in Smallholder Farms in West Africa (IFWA)http://www.r4d.ch/modules/food-security/insects-as-feed
The Developmental State Strikes Back? The Rise of New Global Powers and African States’ Development StrategiesThe Developmental State Strikes Back? The Rise of New Global Powers and African States’ Development Strategieshttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/thematically-open-research/new-global-powers-in-africa
The Gender Dimensions of Social Conflict, Armed Violence and PeacebuildingThe Gender Dimensions of Social Conflict, Armed Violence and Peacebuildinghttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/social-conflicts/gender-dimensions-of-social-conflicts
The contribution of vocational skills development to inclusive industrial growth and transformation: An analysis of critical factors in six countriesThe contribution of vocational skills development to inclusive industrial growth and transformation: An analysis of critical factors in six countrieshttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/employment/skills-for-industry
Towards Food Sustainability: Reshaping the Coexistence of Different Food Systems in South America and Africa (FoodSAF)Towards Food Sustainability: Reshaping the Coexistence of Different Food Systems in South America and Africa (FoodSAF)http://www.r4d.ch/modules/food-security/food-sustainability
Trade and labor market outcomes in developing countriesTrade and labor market outcomes in developing countrieshttp://www.r4d.ch/modules/employment/trade-and-labor-market-outcomes
Woody invasive alien species in East Africa: assessing and mitigating their negative impact on ecosystem services and rural livelihood Woody invasive alien species in East Africa: assessing and mitigating their negative impact on ecosystem services and rural livelihood http://www.r4d.ch/modules/ecosystems/invasive-species

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