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

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

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

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

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