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M-TROPICS was in the spotlight at the OZCAR annual meeting 2022

Emma Rochelle-Newall (iEES Paris-IRD) gave a talk as ‘Grand Témoin’ at the OZCAR annual meeting in Vogüé, Ardèche (March 7-10). She explained how sediment and their interactions with pollutants influence ecosystem and human health, and she took examples from the many studies carried out by M-TROPICS in Lao PDR and Vietnam.

08.03.2022

Handing over of equipment to DALaM and MouNoy Dev

As part of the long-term collaboration between IRD (UMRs iEES-Paris and GET) and its Lao partners, which has resulted into the implementation of several partnership instruments such as the JEAI-EcoRubber, the LMI LUSES, and more recently the PSF-Sud AgreesLao, GDRI CompacSol, as well as the CZO M-TROPICS and the SEALNET network, in January 2022 research/production […]

31.01.2022

Dissemination of pathogenic bacteria in tropical hydrosystems: transport and fate of Escherichia coli in the Mekong watershed in Lao PDR

Paty Nakhle, PhD student within M-TROPICS CZO, defended her PhD thesis today at GET. Fecal contamination of surface water remains a major threat to public health especially in the rural areas of developing countries. Over 70 million people depend on unimproved water resources in the lower Mekong basin. Diarrheal diseases are a leading cause of […]

13.12.2021

Land use, surface runoff, soil erosion: multi-scale impact assessment of teak tree plantation management in a tropical humid mountainous agro-ecosystem

Layheang Song, PhD student within M-TROPICS CZO, defended his thesis today at GET. His thesis work was under the international double degree program between the University Paul Sabatier and the Institute of Technology of Cambodia. Soil erosion is one of the most concerning environmental problems on the global scale. Soil erosion is increasingly driven by […]

23.11.2021

Renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding with DALaM in Lao PDR

On 9th of August 2021, Dr Nivong Sipaseuth, Director General of the Department of Agricultural Land Management (DALaM) of the Laotian Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and Dr Eric Deharo, Representative of IRD in Laos signed the renewal of an agreement of scientific and technical cooperation between the two institutions. The signature of this agreement confirms […]

02.09.2021

Nicolas Gallion has just started his M2 internship at GET within the M-TROPICS/MSEC CZO

Nicolas has been studying environmental sciences for 5 years. As part of his second year of Master’s degree at the University of Burgundy (MASTER II Soil, Water, Environment), he has the opportunity to carry out a six-month internship in collaboration with SNO M-TROPICS / MSEC in the north of Laos. His internship is part of […]

11.02.2020

4th Meeting of the Indo-French project ANR ATCHA

The 4th Meeting of the Indo-French project ANR ATCHA (Accompanying The adaptation of irrigated agriculture to climate CHAnge) was held at INRA Montpellier SupAgro, campus de la Gaillarde, France, from November 4 to 7, 2019. The meeting gathered 30 participants from Montpellier, Rennes, Toulouse, Avignon and Bangalore. The meeting was followed by a field visit […]

09.11.2019

Nicolas Gallion started his internship within the Houay Pano CZO, Laos

Nicolas Gallion studies environmental sciences at the University of Burgundy (Master 1 Sol, Eau, Milieux, Environnement). He is currently having his first year of master’s internship within the Houay Pano CZO in northern Laos (M-TROPICS/MSEC). He his learning the various protocols for hydrological monitoring, water sampling and laboratory analyzes, and will give a focus on […]

19.05.2019

Rutuja Chitra-Tarak won 2018 Harper Prize

The Journal of Ecology awarded the 2018 Harper Prize to Rutuja Chitra-Tarak. According to the editors, her paper is an “excellent and novel example of integrating different approaches to answer an important ecological issue. In this case, her study uses a combination of demographic data, hydrological data, and eco-hydrological modelling to relate tropical tree mortality […]

07.05.2019

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