Faculty of Science (KU)

Rights and Resilience in Kenya (RARE)

There is increasing attention to the role of land as a critical asset in climate change adaptation, and a realization that land uses, livelihood practices, and investments related to adaptation…
Total grant
9,999,088

Socio-economic Benefits of Ecological Infrastructure

The overall objective is to develop an evidence-based integrated framework and prototype “investment case” for strengthening water-related Ecological Infrastructure (EI). The project will generate new…
Total grant
4,982,174

Weaver Ants to Control Fruit Fly Damage to Tanzanian Mangoes

This project will evaluate the potential for increasing the income of small scale mango producers in Tanzania by using weaver ants to repel the fruit flies that are responsible for the commercial loss…
Total grant
2,631,657

Conservation of vulnerable timbers in REDD

Alarming rates of deforestation and ecosystem degradation add to global warming, and sustainable management of forests is therefore an important part of the REDD concept. REDD activities shall both…
Total grant
572,830

Agricultural growth and poverty pockets (AGROPOP)

Several countries in Asia have experienced rapid growth and diversification of agricultural production due to combined demand from both the domestic and the global markets. The growth and…
Total grant
8,049,348

Pollination strategies to increase productivity

This PhD proposal is about strategies minimizing harmful effects of climate changes and at the same time optimizing fruit production of Parkia biglobosa and Vitellaria paradoxa ssp. paradoxa in…
Total grant
2,855,863

Changing natural habitats under future climates

Forest ecosystems are increasingly under threat from climate and land use changes and degradation. Conservation and sustainable use strategies could include the diversification of agricultural…
Total grant
2,690,858