Jimma University (JU), Ethiopia

The paradoxes of climate-smart coffee (PACSMAC)

Research project Coffee, especially the valuable Arabica cultivar, is vulnerable to climate change. Warmer and wetter weather and spreading fungal disease have encouraged farmers to experiment with a variety of strategies, including shifting uphill, shade growing, ne ... First year report: The PACSMAC team would like to showcase the progress and status of the process. In doing so, we have broken down our assessment by summarising the key outcomes from the different work workpackages. WP1 is experiencing good pr ...
Period: 2021-04-1 to 2026-03-31 Countries: Ethiopia Tanzania Lead institution: Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Tanzania Jimma University (JU), Ethiopia Project code: 20-07-CBS Total grant: 11,993,425 DKK
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Treatment of childhood undernutrition: development of and access to improved foods (TREATFOOD)

Research project The objectives were 1) To develop improved corn-soy-blend-based (CSB) and lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS) for treatment of moderate acute malnutrition, and 2) identify the best product based on effectiveness and acceptability, 3) to disseminat ... Project completion report: Based on the main trial, we have been the first to show that treatment of moderate acute malnutrition, irrespective of supplement, lead to quite high accretion of lean mass - muscle and organ tissue. We have also been ab ...
Period: 2010-01-1 to 2016-12-31 Countries: Ethiopia Kenya Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom Jimma University (JU), Ethiopia University of Nairobi (UoN), Kenya Project code: 09-097LIFE Total grant: 10,318,706 DKK
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