Projets en cours

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Développement pour un accès à l’eau potable équitable et durable dans les communes défavorisées en périphérie de Kinshasa, RDC

  • Funding : Antenna Foundation.
  • 2023-2026
  • UniGe Responsible : John Poté
  • Partner: University of Kinshasa, Prof. Crispin Mulaji



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Innovative biotechnological process for microcystins decontamination of plant-soil complex using rhizospheric microorganisms

  • Funding : Leading House for the Middle East and North Africa.
  • 2023-2026
  • UniGe Responsible : John Poté
  • Partner: Université Cadi Ayyad de Marrakech, Prof. Majida Lahrouni



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Physicochemical and molecular evaluation of aquatic ecosystems preventing antimicrobial resistance epidemiology in Latin American Region; Case of Cuba

  • Funding : Universitât St.Gallen, Centro Latinoamericano-Suizo. Leading House for the Latin American Region
  • 2022-2025
  • UniGe Responsible : John Poté
  • Partner: University of Havane, Cuba



Exhutoire 2_200x131.jpg On the track of molecular epidemiology of Multidrug Resistant Gram Negative Bacteria across diverse settings, according to the different geographical location and climatic conditions; Switzerland and Sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Funding :
    - Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
    - Swiss cooperation: Swiss Embassy in Democratic Republic of the Congo
    - University of Geneva, Department F.-A. Forel for environmental and aquatic sciences via tripartite collaboration
    - Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Government
  • 2019-2024
  • UniGe Responsible : John Poté
  • Supervisor: Jean-Paul Otamonga (Associate Professor, UPN)
  • PhD student: Dhafer M. Al Salah (UNIGE), Junias Kabele (UNIKIN) & Trésor Elumba (UPN)
  • Partners: University of Kinshasa and UPN (Profs. Crispin Mulaji, Josué Mubedi, Patience Ngelinkoto, Pius Mpiana, and Vicky Elongo)



Arrosage_200x131.jpgAssessing the occurrence and human risks of persistence organic pollutants, toxic metals and pathogens in raw vegetables and irrigated water under tropical conditions, Kinshasa City, Democratic Republic of the Congo.



  • Funding : Congo Government & Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health.
  • 2019 – 2024
  • UniGe Responsible : John Poté
  • PhD students: Georgette Beni Ngweme Ngakiama & Goslin Gafuene Nkosi
  • Partners: Universities of Kinshasa, Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health and Faculty of Sciences.


Projet Tripartite

  • Funding : University of Geneva
  • UniGe Responsibles : Prof. Vera Slaveykova, Dr John Poté and Honorary Prof. Walter Wildi