University of Copenhagen (KU), Denmark

Integrated disease and nutrient management in intensive rice production systems in Vietnam

The project involves a multidisciplinary systems approach to improve rice production and quality in the Mekong River Delta of Vietnam. The work is arranged in seven different work packages (WPs). WP1…
Total grant
10,000,000

Health systems: Nutritional interventions to high-risk groups in low-income countries

The aim of the project is to improve nutrition and health among vulnerable groups, such as women and children, and patients with HIV and tuberculosis (TB), by developing and testing nutritional…
Total grant
9,503,362

Enhancement of research capacity to control and manage bacterial plant diseases in Eastern Africa

Project LIFE- 731: The primary objective is to strengthen the capacity of partner institutions in Uganda, Tanzania and Mozambique to conduct research on control and management of bacterial diseases of…
Total grant
5,400,483

A population genomics approach to assessing the impact of climate change on the evolution and dynamics of East African bovids

The objective of the project is to assess the impact of climate change on the demographic history, i.e. population size changes in African bovids and to infer the distribution of genetic lineages…
Total grant
403,027

Forest Management for Timber and Non-Timber Products in the Tropical Lowlands of Bolivia (FOMABO)

The project will be finalised by mid 2011. Its objective has been to contribute to the development of training and research capacity supporting a sustainable forest management and planning in Bolivia.…
Total grant
9,373,704

Catholic responses to the AIDS epidemic in Uganda

This PhD project is a study of three Catholic organisations in Uganda involved in providing ‘treatment, care and support’ to people living with HIV/AIDS. Based on ten months’ fieldwork in different…
Total grant
176,980

Capability Building for Research and Development in Traditional Fermented Processing in West Africa

The project aims through research, education, training, and other forms of logistical support to build capability in selected institutions in West Africa to contribute to national development by…
Total grant
7,715,885

Metal Accumulation and Food Safety in waste water-fed Aquatic Production Systems in Cambodia and Vietnam

Untreated wastewater is used for irrigation of aquatic food production systems in areas surrounding the major cities in Southeast Asia. This has given rise to a concern that toxic metals could…
Total grant
2,427,648

Improvement of the nutritional value of cassava: high storage protein, no toxins

The overall aim is to improve the general health status of rural and poor populations in tropical and sub-tropical regions where cassava is the main tuber crop. The cassava tuber is rich in starch but…
No country specified
Total grant
4,000,079