Projects: Burkina Faso


Preserving African Food Microorganisms for Green Growth

Partner Institution(s): 
The Food Research Institute (FRI), Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Ghana
The University for Development Studies (UDS), Department of Applied Biology, Ghana
Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology (IRSAT), The National Scientific and Technological Research Centre, Department of Food Technology, Burkina Faso
University of Abomey-Calavi (UAC), Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Benin
Danish Technological Institute (DTI), Denmark
Start Date: 
January 1, 2014
End Date: 
December 31, 2018
Total grant: 
DKK 9,997,980

Fragile futures: Rural lives in times of conflict

Partner Institution(s): 
University of Ouagadougou, Department of Sociology, Burkina Faso
Direction Regionale de l’Ouest, Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé, Burkina Faso
University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health, Denmark
Start Date: 
August 1, 2012
End Date: 
July 31, 2017
Total grant: 
DKK 6,446,789

QUALITREE - research based local tree oil production

Lead Institution: 
Aarhus University (AU), Denmark
Partner Institution(s): 
University of Ouagadougou (OU), Department of Plant Biology and Physiology, Burkina Faso
Laboratoires Phytofla (PHYTOFLA). Burkina Faso
Centre Régional de la Recherche Agronomique, Centre Régional de la Recherche Agronomique de Sikasso/Institute of Rural Economy (IER), Mali
International Food Science Centre, Denmark
Access the Energy (ATE), Denmark
Start Date: 
December 31, 2010
End Date: 
June 30, 2017
Total grant: 
DKK 9,430,267

Pollination strategies to increase productivity

Partner Institution(s): 
Centre National de Semences Forestieres (CNSF), Burkina Faso
University of Aarhus, Denmark
Start Date: 
October 1, 2010
End Date: 
December 1, 2014
Total grant: 
DKK 2,855,863

Economic exploitation and CO2-sequestration of a native West African tree - a short-cut out of rural poverty

Partner Institution(s): 
University of Bobo-Dioulasso, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
University of Abomey-Calavi, Cotonou, Benin
Aarhus University, Denmark
National Environmental Research Institute (Silkeborg), Aarhus University, Denmark
Start Date: 
October 1, 2010
End Date: 
March 27, 2015
Total grant: 
DKK 1,664,275

Exploiting African Seed Treatment Technology

Partner Institution(s): 
Institut de l´Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles (INERA), Kamboinsé Research Station, Burkina Faso
Sokoine University of Agriculture, Department of Crop Science, African Seed Health Centre,Tanzania
Start Date: 
January 2, 2010
End Date: 
December 31, 2013
Total grant: 
DKK 4,480,048

A region wide assessment of land system resilience and climate robustness in the agricultural frontline of Sahel (LaSyRe-Sahel)

Partner Institution(s): 
Institut de l'Environnement and de Recherches Agricoles - Burkina Faso
University of Ouagadougou, Department of Geography - Burkina Faso
Abdou Moumouni University, Department of Geography - Niger
University, Dakar, Senegal
Start Date: 
October 1, 2009
End Date: 
December 1, 2013
Total grant: 
DKK 6,332,933

Value-added processing of underutilised savanna tree seeds for improved food security and income generation in West Africa

Partner Institution(s): 
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique et Technologique, Institut de Recherche en Science Appliquees et Technologies, Département Technologie Alimentaire, Burkina Faso
University for Development Studies, Department of Applied Science, Ghana
Institute of Rural Economy, Food Technology Laboratory, Mali
Danish Technological Institute, Denmark
Start Date: 
October 1, 2009
End Date: 
June 30, 2015
Total grant: 
DKK 8,252,247

Monitoring and assessing the impact of vaccinations and other childhood interventions for both boys and girls

Partner Institution(s): 
INDEPTH NETWORK, Ghana
National Institute of Health, Guinea-Bissau
Start Date: 
October 1, 2009
End Date: 
December 31, 2016
Total grant: 
DKK 10,155,000

Endophytes of Sorghum: A Potential Bio resource for Sustainable Crop Production

Partner Institution(s): 
Institut de l´Environnement et de Recherces Agricoles (INERA) Ouagadougou, Kamboinsé Research Station - Burkina Faso
Start Date: 
January 1, 2009
End Date: 
January 1, 2013
Total grant: 
DKK 3,769,267

The potential of Bambara Groundnut Genetic Resources

Partner Institution(s): 
National Plant Genetic Resource Centre,Tanzania
National Institute of Environmental and Agricultural Research (INERA), Burkina Faso
Start Date: 
December 31, 2008
End Date: 
December 31, 2011
Total grant: 
DKK 2,855,025

Network for Monitoring Childhood Interventions

Start Date: 
September 27, 2008
End Date: 
January 1, 2011
Total grant: 
DKK 201,624

West African Network for Studies of Environmental Change (WANSEC)

Partner Institution(s): 
University of Ouagadougou, Department of Geography, Burkina Faso
University of Dakar, LERG, Senegal
University of Bamako, Department of Geology, Mali
University of Ghana, Institute of Geography and Resource Development, Ghana
Roskilde University Center (RUC), Denmark
Start Date: 
January 1, 2008
End Date: 
November 30, 2013
Total grant: 
DKK 5,275,836

Oral health in HIV/AIDS - strengthening the prevention of HIV/AIDS in Africa

Partner Institution(s): 
School of Dentistry (MUCHS), Tanzania
Research centre Muraz/MOH Burkina faso
Start Date: 
September 1, 2007
End Date: 
September 1, 2010
Total grant: 
DKK 4,032,348

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