Burkina Faso

Everyday displacement governance in peri-urban settings. Strengthening the Resilience of Sahelian Societies (STRESS)

Research project Sahelian societies have demonstrated their capacity to adopt efficient strategies (such as seasonal migrations and manifestations of solidarity) in order to adjust to harsh environmental conditions, rapid changes in environmental conditions and confl ...
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Promoting Climate Change Adaptation in a context of multiple crises in Burkina Faso: The role of civil servants

Research project The project aims at identifying and studying the potentialities for the civil servants to promote climate change adaptation and sustainable development within a context of overlapping crises. The climate crisis affects the livelihood of millions of p ...
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Carbon cApture for microbial Protein synthesis in Burkina Faso (CAP-BFA)

Research project CAP-BFA project aims at contributing both to mitigate climate change and to enhance adaptive capacities of food (fodder) production in Burkina Faso. It will develop innovative technical solutions and build internationally and locally anchored researc ... First year report This project aims to develop a sustainable process to fix carbon dioxide into microbial protein using a novel microbial protein electrosynthesis cell. The project progresses based on six working packages (WP0-5), each with specif ...
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Climate Resilience Across the Rural-Urban Continuum

Research project Projected and existing severe impacts of climate change in West Africa’s Sahel interact with high population growth and livelihood insecurity and fragility. The resulting increased mobility and rapid urbanisation further challenge local governments’ ...
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Climate Change Resilience of Ecosystem Services

Research project The project ‘Climate Change Resilience of Ecosystem Services (CRES)’ aims to increase foodand income diversity and climate change resilience of agricultural systems in West Africa. The focus is on six highly important, native multipurpose trees (Adan ... First year report: CRES aims to improve and diversify local income potentials in Ghana and Burkina Faso through a selection of best varieties of native tree species, value-added products and innovative marketing. It has a website ( https://cres.gr ...
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Mitigating climate changes on health in Burkina Faso

Research project Due to climate changes, Burkina Faso (BF) has experienced a continual decrease in annual rainfall during the last decades causing food scarcity across the country. To mitigate this, the BF government has established agricultural production and growth ...
Period: 2021-04-1 to 2026-03-31 Countries: Burkina Faso Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé (IRSS), Burkina Faso Nazi Boni University (NBU), Burkina Faso Project code: 20-01-KU Total grant: 11,999,699 DKK
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Emerging Epidemics: Improving Preparedness in Burkina Faso

Research project The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa showed how rapidly an infectious disease can spread within and across borders. The overall ambition of this project is to identify key elements for a ‘smart foresighting system’ for early detection of infectio ... Midterm report The Covid-19 pandemic and the fragile security situation in Burkina Faso present challenges as well as opportunities for the "EMERGENT EPIDEMIC: Improving Preparedness in Burkina Faso" project. The challenges (travel- and fieldwork ...
Period: 2018-08-1 to 2024-12-31 Countries: Burkina Faso Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé (IRSS), Burkina Faso University of Ouagadougou (OU), Burkina Faso Project code: 17-06-KU Total grant: 9,997,249 DKK
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Preserving African Food Microorganisms for Green Growth

Research project The aim of the project is to turn the food sector in West Africa into a driver of sustainable growth, improve food security, create new business opportunities, ensure job generation, alleviate poverty and create stronger linkages between relevant sta ... Project completion report: The establishment of bio-banks in Ghana, Burkina Faso and Benin opened up new opportunities for research on fermented foods ensuring the West African microbial heritage. The bio-banks provide strains for research work ...
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