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

Building vegetable farmers resilience to climate change

Research project 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 management in vegetable produc ...
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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 m ... Midterm report 2019: Our results show that organic and other more sustainable ways of cotton production can also increase the income of smallholder farmers. In spite of lower yields in organic farming, switching to organic farming does not co ...
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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: New ideas for improving agriculture in Africa have shown great potential. Researchers from two Ghanaian and four Danish universities have completed a research project in Ghana, which points to new solutions to increas ...
Period: 2014-01-1 to 2019-12-31 Countries: Ghana Lead institution: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Ghana (UG), Ghana University of Cape Coast (UCC), Ghana Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Project code: 13-01AU Total grant: 9,999,996 DKK
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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 scientif ... 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, outb ...
Period: 2014-03-21 to 2018-03-31 Countries: Vietnam Lead institution: Plant Protection Research Institute (PPRI), Vietnam Partner institutions: Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Science, Department of Agroecology, Denmark 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 overal ... 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-climat ...
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