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

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

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