Projet TSA Mali

“Solar Technologies in Agriculture” project in Mali: support from Indosuez Foundation

According to UN estimates, 1.3 billion people do not have access to electricity. One of the missions of Antenna Foundation is to reduce energy poverty by facilitating access to innovative and affordable renewable energy solutions. In the agricultural sector, the dependence of technologies on fossil fuels on the one hand negatively impacts health and the […]

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Sublingual sugar: progress of the clinical study

Antenna’s Medicines Unit has been conducting clinical studies validating the efficiency of sugar administered under the tongue to treat hypoglycaemia in children with severe malaria since 2008, notably with Malian colleagues. The studies have shown that this technique brings the blood sugar level back to normal in less than 20 minutes in 50% of cases, which […]

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Visit to Antenna Trust’s ecopark in India

The ecopark, run by our partner Antenna Trust in India, was established in 1995 in Madurai. Its main activities are livelihood improvement and income generation for poor women, nutrition improvement at a local level, and community awareness programmes. Last October, Célia Follonier, a 23-year-old student, spent a few days at Antenna Trust to discover the […]

Save the date : Antenna at the 8th Festival Alternatiba Léman on 3 September

The Alternatiba Léman Festival will take place from Monday 29 August to Saturday 3 September 2022 in Geneva. It is organised by the Association Alternatiba Léman – a citizen movement for the climate emergency, which aims to promote local initiatives that contribute to the reduction of climate change, by implementing concrete local solutions. Stands and […]

Article on yam cultivation in Burkina Faso

A study conducted within the framework of the YAMSYS project has resulted in the publication of an article on yam cultivation in the Passoré region of Burkina Faso. It is the result of a collaboration between the plant nutrition group of Emmanuel Frossard from ETH Zürich, Olivier Heller, now researcher at agroscope and Antenna’s partner […]

Vers une médecine décoloniale

Valoriser des médecines locales pour la santé de populations démunies, avec toute la rigueur nécessaire et sans paternalisme néo-colonial: possible? Réponses de Bertrand Graz, médecin à la Fondation Antenna, une organisation basée à Genève et consacrée à la recherche de solutions accessibles à tout le monde pour les besoins essentiels. DOSSIER — Déconstruire nos imaginaires […]

New business models bring solar irrigation to Malian farmers

Funded by USAID, the projetc “Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Small Scale Irrigation” (ILSSI) aims to identify how water access and management can help small-scale farmers improve their income, water and food security, and also lead to greater climate resilience. Solar pumps provide households with access to water for multiple uses. They can be […]

Ça n’a pas de science!… L’effet placebo

Aujourdʹhui, gros plan sur l’effet placebo, ce procédé thérapeutique qui consiste à déclencher la guérison par l’utilisation d’une préparation dépourvue de tout principe actif.