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All Small Grants for 2005

Small Grant - 2005 Africa@home

The AFRICA@home project aims to provide worldwide distributed computing resources for the benefit of computer modelling of malaria epidemiology. This interdisciplinary project is a partnership between the University of Geneva (UniGe), the Swiss Tropical Institute (STI), two Geneva-based NGOs, a Geneva-based international organisation (ICVolunteers), CERN and the Université Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD) in Dakar, Senegal.

Malaria causes about 500 million clinical attacks each year, and over a million deaths, mainly in sub-Saharan Africa....

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Small Grant - 2005 Cost guide for implementation of the UN/ECE Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTR)

The objective of the project is develop a cost guide with user interface to assist Parties to the UN/ECE Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTRs) with its implementation and to offer an analysis of possible cost-saving options. The guide would also aid countries considering accession to the Protocol to rapidly evaluate the costs of their potential obligations thereby potentially speeding up the take-up and diffusion of PRTR systems around the world.

The use of emission inventories was mandated by Agenda 21 (Chs....

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