Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Risø

Technological and Market Options for Managing Climate Change Induced Risks for Smallholder Farmers in Northern Ghana

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 ...

Biofuel production from lignocellulosic materials

This project will produce second generation biofuels (bioethanol, biogas and biodiesel) from lignocellulosic materials like agricultural and industrial residuals, manure and household waste. Agricultural residuals such as rice husks obtained after h ... Project Completion Report The main objectives have been achieved through coordinated collaborative research work in 6 work packages:

1. Assessment and mapping of waste and relevant industrial plant sidestream resources. Availab ...

Inter-locked crises, competing value chains, and food security in Africa

The inter-locking of three crises (food, energy/climate change and financial crises) is affecting the configuration of food and biofuel value chains and access to food in Africa. The impact of high international food prices on product ...
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