Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Tanzania

Climate, Pollinator biodiversity, Crop Pollination and People’s Livelihoods

Research project Final grant amount TBA This project aims to design climate smart agricultural approaches to sustain crop pollinators and implement beekeeping activities that will reduce poverty and food insecurity among smallholder farmers despite future climat ...
Period: 2024-04-1 to 2029-03-31 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Tanzania Tanzania Forestry Research Institute (TAFORI), Tanzania Project code: 24-08-KU
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Climate influence on zoonoses at human-livestock-wildlife interfaces in the transboundary region between Kenya and Tanzania (ENHANCE)

Research project Climate change is arguably the most important global environmental challenge. Low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are disproportionately affected, particularly rural communities that are very reliant on natural resources. Wildlife, humans and li ...
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Improving treatment of malnutrition to support child development in the context of climate change: the BrightSAM study

Research project Almost half of the World Food Programme’s emergency operations are now in response to climate-related disasters. Child malnutrition is a major consequence of climate change threatening health and development in low-income countries. Every year, 15 mi ...
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Climate-smart flood and salinity tolerant African rice

Research project Tanzania produces over 80% of rice produced in East Africa, and any reduction in productivity will influence regional food security. However globally, Tanzania is among the 13 countries to be most affected by climate change with severe risks of incre ... Midterm report Objectives: Phenotyping for anaerobic germination (AG) and salinity tolerance is completed, but phenotyping for submergence tolerance is delayed. QTL mapping for salinity tolerance and AG is progressing, lines have been screened and ...
Period: 2020-04-1 to 2026-09-30 Countries: Kenya Tanzania Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Kenya Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Tanzania Project code: 19-03-KU Total grant: 11,834,862 DKK
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Including Pastoralism in Community Forests, Tanzania

Research project Pastoralist and Agropastoralist (PAP)-farmer conflicts in Tanzania appear to be increasing. These conflicts cause distress and loss of assets and lives, including deaths, disabilities, the killing of livestock in addition to the destruction of crops, ... Midterm report WP1: The political ecology of PAP and forestry in Tanzania PhD Student: Benezet Rwelengera: 2Publications drafted (i) Pastoral-Normativity and Identities in the Media: A Decolonial Reading of Newspapers’ Portrayal of Pastoralism ...
Period: 2020-03-1 to 2025-02-28 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Tanzania Partner institutions: Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial Academy (MNMA), Tanzania University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Project code: 19-12-TAN Total grant: 11,998,945 DKK
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Agricultural Investors as Development Actors? (AIDA)

Research project Like agricultural investors from other non-African countries, Danish farmers and institutional investors are increasingly attracted by the invitations extended by African governments to invest in agriculture as well as by the encouragement they recei ... Midterm report 2019: Data obtained from the questionnaire survey, involving interviews with 400 respondents from each of the 6 research locations, i.e. a total of 2,400 respondents, has been entered into two databases. These databases have been ...
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Green Resources Innovations For Livelihood Improvement

Research project The proposed collaborative project titled “Green Resources Innovations for Livelihood Improvement (GRILI)’ will be carried out in the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania and Manyara region where Synadenium glaucescens, and Commiphora swynnertonii are f ... Midterm report Five PhD students icluding one female are recruted in the project. Zaituni Msengwa (female), Frank Rwegoshora, David Credo, Christopher Mwankuna and Eziacka Mpelangwa are writting their thesis and manuscripts, and ambitious to compl ...
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