Ghana

Advancing Creative Industries for Development in Ghana

Project summary Creative and cultural industries (CCIs) are being lauded for their potential to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Supported by a range of UN…
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Total grant
11,994,917

Increasing the Productivity of Ghanian Aquaculture

Project Summary Aquaculture continues to be an important sector in the Ghanaian economic development agenda. Increased aquaculture production is the government’s strategy to bridge the 500,000 tonne…
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Total grant
6,000,000

Governing Climate Mobility (GCM)

Project summary Understanding the impacts of climate change on human mobility is a serious challenge for the 21st century. We know that climate change shapes socio-economic dynamics in ways that…
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Total grant
10,218,791

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

Port Efficiency and Public Private Capacity (PEPP)

Project summary PEPP aims to map and improve approaches to CD for the maritime sector in Ghana in order to enhance the potential of the maritime sector to drive Ghana’s economic growth in a…
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Total grant
4,997,029

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