The CNRS chairman – chief executive officer Antoine Petit travelled to Dakar (Senegal) on September 26th, 2019 in order to sign the agreement for the renewal of the International Research Laboratory “Environment, Health, Societies”, like the general delegate of the national centre for scientic et technical research of Burkina Faso, the chancellors of the University of sciences, technics and technologies from Bamako (Mali) and the University of Gaston Berger (Saint-Louis, Senegal), the other funding institutions of this international resarch laboratory.
The International Research Laboratory “Environment, Health, Societies” , unique CNRS research laboratory in Western Africa, celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2019. Its main branch is located in Dakar (Senegal), however it is made of four other branches (one in Marseille in France, one in Saint-Louis in Senegal, one in Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, one in Bamako in Mali) which contributes to give the laboratory a regional scope in Western Africa. Renewed for four years from January, 1rst 2019, its thematic scope is the analysis of the interactions between the environment, th health of populations and the transformation of socities, focusing its work on Western Africa and the sudan-sahelian region.
Outside of the signing of the agreement for the renewal of the International Research Laboratory, a conference on the collaboration between the CNRS and Western Africa was organised at the Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar on September, 27th 2019 in order to discuss about the future partnerships collaborations between the CNRS and the western african research institutions.
Plus de 60 chercheurs de pays africains et européens se sont réunis à Pretoria pour échanger sur les moyens de renforcer la collaboration internationale entre les deux continents. / Over 60 researchers from African and European countries have concluded a workshop in which they discussed ways to strengthen international collaboration between the two continents.
Le CNRS lance une série d'appels à projets pour promouvoir la coopération scientifique avec et sur le continent africain.//The CNRS is launching a series of calls for projects to promote scientific cooperation with and on the African continent.
Les bureaux du CNRS de Washington et d’Ottawa présentent la lettre d’information AdN – États-Unis, Canada et Mexique du mois de octobre 2022. // CNRS offices in Washington and Ottawa present newsletter AdN - United States, Canada and Mexico for October 2022 edition.