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  • New book: Forests, Carbon Cycle and Climate Change. February 2010
    We are pleased to announce that findings of the CARBOFOR project are now available in the book "Forests, Carbon Cycle and Climate Change". The results presented in the book summarize the main works of the CARBOFOR project, which brought together 52 scientists from 14 research units (INRA, CNRS, CEA, Météo-France, Universities of Paris-Sud and Orléans, IFN, CIRAD) to investigate the effects of future climate on the carbon cycle and the productivity and vulnerability of French forests.

  • EC launched a call on Africa!
    We are happy to inform you that the CarboAfrica Secretariat participated in the "Africa info day" organized by the European Commission (EC) in Bruxelles last 18 September 2009. During this event the EC presented the last call launched on Africa. This is a great opportunity for the African Institutions to get funds. Please have a look at the call and explore the possibility for participating in project proposals.
    Good luck! The CarboAfrica Secretariat.

  • Article on CarboAfrica: "On the trail of African carbon". Research*EU, the European Union research magazine! December 2008
    Africa is not only the forgotten continent in terms of development. Its climatology is also poorly understood, despite the major role it plays in the Earth's atmospheric processes...

  • CARBOAFRICA wins an Italian WWF prize! April 2009
    An Italian WWF prize for scientific research was assigned to the project CARBOAFRICA, as a symbol of all the research on global change.

  • PRESS Releases
    -Open Science conference on “Africa and Carbon Cycle: the CarboAfrica project”
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      "Africa absorbe más carbono del que emite y contribuye a reducir los gases con efecto invernadero..."
    • web link  Deutsche Welle
      "Treibhausgase heizen das Weltklima immer weiter an. Der C02-Ausstoß ist nach UN-Angaben so hoch wie noch nie..."
    • web link  El Mundo
      "INFORME DE LA FAO: África ayuda a 'limpiar' el aire de la Tierra..."
    • web link  Newspress
      "Le rôle de l'Afrique dans la réduction des gaz à effet de serre..."
    • web link  Scoop
      "Africa Can Reduce Greenhouse Gases..."
    • web link  University of Leicester
      "Research examines effects of human intervention in natural systems..."
    -EuroNews - Futuris - 16 December 2007
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      Des scientifiques européens et africains travaillent main dans la main pour comprendre comment les divers ecosystèmes du continent africain absorbent le CO2 et les gaz à effet de serre (projet Carbo Africa). Ces recherches contribuent au GEOSS, le réseau de système d'observation global de la Terre.

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