University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Life Sciences (LIFE) - Prior to 2012

Using PES to Secure Livelihoods and Environmental Services in Coffee Agro forests

Nearly half of the world’s 25 million coffee farmers are smallholder farmers who depend on coffee production as their main source of income. They often produce coffee in shade systems, i.e. coffee…
Total grant
221,587

Epidemiology of avian influenza in Vietnam - the role of ducks and survival of virus in water

The broad objective was to study the epidemiology of avian influenza (AI) in Vietnam – following the ongoing outbreak of AI in many provinces of the country. The project primarily focused on the role…
Total grant
1,147,095

Watermelons for life: The potential of indigenous African genetic resources

Genetic resources of indigenous plant species are important for crop and diet diversity. Watermelon originates from Africa, and indigenous genetic resources have potential both as a source of protein…
Total grant
5,619,188

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

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

Timber trees, tree tenure and sharing of benefits - the case of Ghana

The thesis addresses the research problem: Why is it that national governments, most of whom have declared their commitment to sustainably manage their nation’s tropical forest resources, adopt…
Total grant
402,930

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

Improving food potential in West African parkland trees

Leaves and fruits of Baobab (Adansonia digitata) and the African Locust Bean (Parkia biglobosa) are, utilized daily in West African households and rich in vitamins, proteins and nutrients. Both…
Total grant
4,493,380