Ghana

Strengthening root and tuber value chain in Ghana

Root and tuber crops are second in importance to cereals as a global source of dietary calories (Babaleye, 2005). For Ghana, root and tuber crop consumption forms between 16 and 31% of per capita…
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Total grant
5,019,527

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

Background: Both observational studies and randomised trials (RCT) have documented that vaccines and micronutrients have non-specific effects (NSE) on child mortality. These effects may be even more…
Total grant
10,155,000

Biofuel production from lignocellulosic materials

This project will produce second generation biofuels (bioethanol, biogas and biodiesel) from lignocellulosic materials like agricultural and industrial residuals, manure and household waste.…
Total grant
10,552,258

Enhancing the performance and growth potential of street-food vending for accelerated socio-economic development in Ghana

The informal sector employs most people in many developing countries, with estimates in Ghana showing that 80-90% of the total population are employed in the sector. With rapid urbanization, informal…
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Total grant
5,076,499

Biobased electricity in developing countries

It is generally recognized that institutions such as schools in rural communities in developing countries lack access to electricity produced in cost-effective and “climate friendly” ways. Microbial…
Total grant
2,572,541

Antibiotic Drug use, Monitoring and Evaluation of Resistance in Ghana (ADMER) - a research capacity building project

Antibiotic resistance is increasing world-wide with serious consequences for complications and mortality of hitherto treatable infections, and the main reason is misuse of antibiotics. The aim of this…
Total grant
9,183,798