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Sub-Saharan Africa Projects

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Developing a strategy for integrated rural development in the mining communities of Geita 1/1/12 9/30/13 Africa ; Tanzania ; Sub-Saharan Africa
(SIGUIRI-Niang) Developing a strategy for integrated rural development in mining communities 1/1/12 9/30/13 Africa ; Guinea ; Sub-Saharan Africa
A Globally Integrated African Soil Information Service 11/1/08 3/31/13 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
A web-based decision support system for malaria policy makers 7/1/11 12/31/12 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Liberia ; Tanzania ; Ghana
Accelerating Progress Towards reducing child mortality and improving maternal health in the millennium villages 4/1/07 6/30/13 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Ethiopia ; Tanzania ; Kenya ; Rwanda ; Malawi ; Uganda ; Senegal ; Mali ; Nigeria ; Ghana
Accelerating progress towards reducting child mortality and improving maternal health in the millennium villages 12/1/09 6/30/13 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Tanzania ; Kenya ; Rwanda ; Malawi ; Uganda ; Senegal ; Mali ; Nigeria ; Ghana
The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project- The Future of Food and Farming 1/1/15 3/31/17 Africa ; Asia ; United States ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; South Asia
Assistance to the Agra Soil Health Program in Upgrading African Graduate Programs in Soil Science 3/1/11 10/31/12 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Tanzania
BREAD: Assessing, understanding and targeting nonresponsive soils for improved crop production in small holder farms in sub-Saharan Africa 9/1/12 6/30/16 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Bugesera District HIV Prevention and Economic Empowerment Project 7/1/11 6/30/13 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Rwanda
Capacity Building, Progress Review in EMTCT; Knowledge Sharing Meeting and Evaluation Report 4/1/13 11/30/13 Africa ; East Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Climate Impacts on Livelihoods and Food Security 4/1/12 12/31/12 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Senegal
Collaborative Research: A combined proxy and model investigation of Late Holocene paleoclimate in the Horn of Africa 8/15/12 7/31/15 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Collaborative Research: Faulting Processes During Early-Stage Rifting: Analysis of an Unusual Earthquake Sequence in Northern Malawi 12/15/10 12/31/13 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Malawi ; East Africa Rift System
Collaborative Research: Integrated Studies of Early Stages of Continental Extension: from Incipient (Okavango) to Young (Malawi) Rifts 5/1/11 4/30/16 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Collaborative Research: Tectonic and Magmatic Processes During Early-Stage Rifting: An Integrated Study of Northern Lake Malawi, Africa 4/15/12 3/31/20 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Lake Malawi
Commissioned Paper: BRT and Paratransit in Sub- Saharan Africa - The Role of Governance in Metropolita 4/1/18 9/30/18 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Consultancy Agreement between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Earth Institute II 6/15/12 6/14/13 Africa ; Nigeria ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Consultancy Agreement between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Earth Institute III 12/5/13 12/4/14 Africa ; Nigeria ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Continuation & Expansion of the Water Capture System in Koraro, Ethiopia 7/1/06 12/31/14 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Koraro, Ethiopia
Continuum of Care Model for Postpartum Hemorrhage and the Use of Oral Misoprostol 12/1/08 6/30/13 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Millennium Villages ; Bonsaaso, Ghana
Development and Implemention of Flood Risk Mapping, Water Bodies Monitoring and Climate Information for Disaster Manegment and Human Health Integration with SERVIR 8/31/12 8/30/17 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Development of a Season Smart Network 7/1/11 12/31/12 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Ghana
Drying Versus Wettening of the East African Climate 5/1/13 3/31/16 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; East Africa
East Africa Drought and Agricultural Productivity Assessment and Prediction System 12/10/12 9/30/13 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Electricity Growth and Use in Developing Economies (e-GUIDE) Center 1/1/19 12/31/21 Global ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Uganda ; Tanzania
ENI SDSN Energy for all in Sub-Saharan Africa 7/26/13 6/25/17 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Mozambique
Evaluating the durability and efficacy of used Olyset Nets Sampled from the Millennium Villages 10/25/11 10/24/12 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Evaluation of Remote Sensing for Index Insurance in Kenya 6/1/11 4/30/14 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Kenya
Fine Tuning of Soil Fertility in Africa 7/1/11 8/31/12 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Funding for Girls Clubs in Millennium Cities of Kumasi, Ghana, and Kisumu, Kenya 5/1/11 10/31/13 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Kumasi, Ghana ; Kisumu, Kenya
General IRI Technical Support for HARITA Micro-Insurance 5/16/12 5/31/13 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Ethiopia
Going the Last Mile: Equipping and Empowering Extension Workers to Make Innovative Soil Recommendations in Africa 7/1/12 11/30/15 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Tanzania
Improving Availability of Climate Information in Madagascar 4/1/12 4/24/13 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Madagascar
Improving the productivity of high pH soils through the use of suitable N sources and rates in Koraro Millennium Villages, Ethiopia 7/1/11 12/31/12 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Ethiopia
INFEWS/T1: Understanding Multi-scale Resilience Options for Vulnerable Regions 9/15/16 8/31/18 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Ethiopia ; Mali
ITAD - SADA Millennium Villages Project External Evaluation 1/27/12 6/30/18 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Kenya ; Ethiopia ; Ghana
Leveraging CMIPS and NASA/GMAO Coupled Modeling Capacity for SERVIR East Africa Climate Projections. 9/11/12 11/19/15 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Linking Remote Sensing Data and Energy Balance Models for Scalable agriculture Insurance Systems for sub-Saharan Africa 1/17/14 1/16/18 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Ethiopia ; Kenya ; Senegal ; Burkina Faso
Mapping Saharan Dust Fluxes through the Onset and Termination of the African Humid Period in a Transect of African Margin Cores 9/1/10 8/31/14 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Sahel
Millennium Villages-Project Community Health Worker Program-Renewal - MDG West; Community Health Worker Training in the Millennium Villages: Phase 2 1/1/11 6/30/14 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Millennium Villages
Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) plan, monitor and assess implementation for REGAL-IR project Kenya 6/2/13 9/30/17 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Kenya
Monitoring and Evaluation in the Millennium Villages Project, Subaward with Millenium Promise and Soros 1/1/11 6/30/14 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Millennium Villages
Nigeria Electricity Access Program (NEAP) Technical Assistance (TA) 6/10/14 6/30/15 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Nigeria
Nigeria Electricity Access Program (NEAP-2) - Technical Assistance (TA) 8/25/15 6/30/16 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Nigeria
Norwegian contribution to ministerial Working Group on Scaling up Health Systems in low-Income Settings To Achieve the MDGS 12/15/09 12/31/15 Africa ; Asia ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; India ; China ; Nigeria ; Ethiopia ; Kenya
One Million Community Health Workers Campaign 7/1/13 8/31/13 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Oral health and hygiene in the millennium village project 5/31/11 6/30/14 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Senegal ; Ethiopia
Oral Health and Hygiene Program 1/1/15 8/15/18 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Partnership for International Research and Education (PIRE): Land Use, Ecosystem Services and Human Wellbeing: Responses to Millennium Village Interventions 9/1/10 8/31/16 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Kenya ; Uganda ; Tanzania
Piloting the 90-90-90 Strategy in Sauri, Kenya 1/1/17 9/15/17 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Kenya
Planning Grant for the Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Phase II 5/30/13 1/15/15 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Ethiopia ; Ghana ; Nigeria ; Tanzania ; Kenya
Preparation of Case Studies for the Relevance of Post-basic Education to the Changing Realities of Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Exploring the perspectives of young people 7/28/17 10/31/17 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Promotion of Smart Solar Irrigation Systems in West Africa 8/7/18 8/31/20 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Senegal
Rapid Soils Information Development 7/1/12 9/30/17 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Ethiopia
Real-time Access and Utilization of Children’s Learning Data in the Tamale region of Northern Ghana. 7/1/12 8/1/14 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Ghana
Reimagining Nairobi: A Policy Network Approach 1/1/14 6/30/16 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Nairobi ; Kenya
Rural Energy Plan subaward- Network Expansion Inputs Development of the rural Energy Master Plan 7/1/15 5/1/16 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Senegal
SADA/Ghana project 1/1/12 12/31/12 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Ghana
SADA-Millennium Village Monitoring and Evaluation 1/1/12 12/31/16 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Ghana
SADA-Millennium Village TA 1/1/12 12/31/16 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Ghana
Science-Based Policy Innovation and Implementation for the MDGs 10/1/06 12/31/11 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Smart Transport and Equity: A Nairobi Test Case 8/1/12 2/28/14 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Nairobi ; Kenya
Social Cohesion & Development in the Liberia Millennium Village 7/1/11 12/31/12 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Bong County, Liberia
SoilDoc: Empowering Extension Workers and Youth to make Innovative Soil Recommendations in Africa 2/6/13 2/5/14 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Nigeria
Strategic Environmental Assessment 1/2/12 1/3/13 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Mozambique ; Sierra Leone
Supplemental Support for Processing of SEGMeNT Multichannel Seismic Reflection Data from Central and Northern Lake Malawi 6/1/17 12/31/18 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Support for the Establishment of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Subsector in the Millennium Villages Project 7/1/12 12/31/15 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Millennium Villages
Sustainable Development in Mali: Improving the livelihoods of rural poor in the drylands of the Sahel through the management and enrichment of local plant diversity 1/1/09 12/31/13 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Mali ; Millennium Villages
Sustainable Land Use and Transportation Planning for Rapidly Growing Cities 1/1/05 6/30/13 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Nairobi ; Kenya
Testing the Capital Constraint: designing policies to promote small farmer organic fertilizer use in sub-Saharan Africa 7/1/11 12/31/12 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Mozambique ; Malawi
THE ACCESS PROJECT FOR THE GLOBAL FUND TO FIGHT AIDS, TUBERCULOSIS, AND MALARIA 12/31/02 12/31/13 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Rwanda
The achievement of the Millennium Development Goals in Sub-Saharan African Countries and Beyond technologies and tools 11/1/11 12/31/16 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
The African Millennium Village Initiative (Phase 2) 1/1/08 6/30/11 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP) 3/1/11 2/28/14 Africa ; Asia ; United States ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; South Asia
The Role of Science in Climate Change Adaptation Funding 11/1/10 3/1/14 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; United States
The Women Peacebuilders Fellowship 8/28/18 8/31/20 ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Type 1-L02170337: Collaborative Research: Use of Climate Information in International Negotiation for Adaptation Resources 11/29/10 3/31/15 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; African Sahel
UNAIDS and the Millennium Villages Project: Establishing 'HIV-1 mother-to-child transmission-free zones' 12/1/12 12/31/15 Africa ; East Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
USAID African and Latin American Resilience to Climate Change (ARCC) 10/25/11 3/27/15 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Latin America
Using Satellites to Make Index Insurance Scalable 9/13/11 9/12/13 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Ethiopia
Vital Signs - Technical Support for the Africa Monitoring System 4/1/12 9/30/15 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; South Africa