Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Science, Department of Agroecology, Denmark

Building vegetable farmers resilience to climate change

Research project Project summary The proposed project seeks to help vegetable farmers adapt to climate change and enhance vegetable production through research on heat, drought and disease tolerant vegetable varieties, soil health, irrigation and water managemen ...
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Organic Cotton for Employment, Growth and Environment?

Research project We will assess the potential of organic cotton production to improve the livelihoods of millions of poor households in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). These households depend on production, trading, or processing of cotton but are at risk of losing their ... Midterm report 2017: We have collected experimental data on yields, environmental impacts and profitability of different cotton production methods and the results are analysed in several working papers in preparation for publication in scient ...
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Green Cohesive Agricultural Resource Management (WEBSOC)

Research project The present project proposal wants to promote growth and employment through research on green, cohesive Water, Energy-from-Biomass, Soil, Organics, and Crop (WEBSOC) agricultural management strategies in Ghana, as present agricultural development dep ... Project Completion Report: Over a 6-year period a team of researchers from Denmark, Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia studied the political effects of cross-border trading between Somalia and its neighbors. The aim of this research and capacity-buildi ...
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Climate Change Impacts on Outbreak of Brown Plant Hopper and Options for Prevention

Research project The objective of this project is to assess the impacts of climate change (CC) on BPH potential outbreak and to propose appropriate measures to ensure food security and agricultural sustainability in Vietnam. To date, only a limited amount of scienti ... Project completion report: Climate change will have significant impact on the conditions for agriculture around the world. Food security and livelihood of resource-poor farmers in tropical regions will be affected in particular. In Vietnam, o ...
Period: 2014-05-31 to 2018-03-30 Countries: Vietnam Lead institutions: Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Science, Department of Agroecology, Denmark Plant Protection Research Institute (PPRI), Vietnam Project code: 14-P01-VIE Total grant: 4,995,440 DKK
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Technological and Market Options for Managing Climate Change Induced Risks for Smallholder Farmers in Northern Ghana

Research project This study aims to undertake an economic analysis of technological, institutional and policy strategies for managing the effects of climatic variability and market risks in smallholder maize-legume systems in the northern regions of Ghana. The overa ... Completion report: Climate change is likely to affect (and is already affecting) the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in many parts of Africa in a negative way. African smallholders are particularly vulnerable to adverse changes in agro-cli ...
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