Ghana

Domestic Security Implications of UN Peacekeeping - D-SIP

Participation of developing countries in institutions of global governance is key to the promotion of peace, security and stability. This project investigates links between UN peacekeeping…
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Total grant
9,943,996

Accelerating the development of a malaria vaccine for Africa

Malaria remains an internationally leading cause of ill health and poverty. There is no efficacious vaccine available, and recent progress in malaria control is jeopardized by drug resistance, failing…
Total grant
9,998,894

Realising the SDGs: The role of responsible business

Policy-makers have converged around the view that achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires responsible business conduct (RBC), i.e. that businesses meet their “responsibility to…
Total grant
9,393,288

Building Stronger Universities III - KNUST

Thematic focus areas: 1. Climate-Smart Agriculture and Environmental Management 2. Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3. Health Delivery Systems 4. University-wide Research Support Services and…
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Total grant
13,000,000

Xenobiotics and heavy metals in Ghana

The project addresses dispersal and effects of heavy metals and xenobiotic substances in the Ghanaian environment, primarily from rapidly increasing activities in informal economic sectors like…
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Total grant
6,987,548

Research-based management of Gulf of Guinea

Coastal marine ecosystems worldwide are threatened by multiple human-induced stressors, ranging from global stressors to local pollution, habitat loss and over-exploitation of resources, and resulting…
Total grant
4,999,906

Functional Immuno-genetic Correlates of Immunity to Malaria

This project will define immune-genetic correlates of malaria immunity and strengthen research capacity through: 1. Identification of immuno-genetic determinants of immunity to malaria: Malaria…
Total grant
9,793,564

Effects of Climate Change on Volta Lake Resources (VOLTRES)

Africa is very likely to experience higher temperature increases than the rest of the earth during the 21st century. Extreme rainfall events are predicted to increase for West Africa. Climate change…
Total grant
4,979,069

Malaria vaccine research and capacity building in Ghana

The applicants have previously collaborated successfully on malaria vaccine development, and have characterised a field site area prioritised by Ghana Health Services. This project builds on these…
Total grant
10,093,881

Sustainable Fish Feed Development in Ghana

Aquaculture production in Ghana has quadrupled over the past ten years, mainly driven by the development of tilapia culture. Notwithstanding, cultured fish still constitutes less than 10% of national…
Total grant
4,999,162

Technological and Market Options for Managing Climate Change Induced Risks for Smallholder Farmers in Northern Ghana

This study aims to undertake an economic analysis of technological, institutional and policy strategies for managing the effects of climatic variability and market risks in smallholder maize-legume…
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Total grant
5,023,329

Safe Water for Food (SaWaFo)

Production of foods requires water and climate changes will further aggrevate the problems with limited fresh water resources in many African countries. Agriculture in the future will depend on the…
Total grant
9,360,362