Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana

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

Access-Authority Nexus in Farmer-Herder Conflicts

Project summary The ‘Access-authority nexus in farmer-herder conflicts’ (AAN) project investigates the dynamic processes of formation and erosion of access, identities and authority in spatial and…
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Total grant
11,689,232

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

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

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

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

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