The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Mali

Domestication of Jatropha Curcas for Oil Production on Smallholder Farms in the Sudano-Sahelian Region with focus on Mali, 2009-2013

Research project This project shall contribute to sustainable, local production of bio-diesel from Jatropha curcas in Mali by establishment and dissemination of basic pre-breeding knowledge and facilitate future access to tested and selected plant material. The proje ... Completion Report - Summary: The overall objective of this project was to test and improve the options for production of local, renewable biomass based energy based on planting on Jatropha curcas. Molecular studies showed low levels of geneti ...
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Changing natural habitats under future climates

Research project Forest ecosystems are increasingly under threat from climate and land use changes and degradation. Conservation and sustainable use strategies could include the diversification of agricultural landscapes, restoration of degraded landscapes and conser ... Completion Report - Summary: Eastern Africa has a wide range of rich natural habitats, which offer invaluable services and products. These habitats and their species are, however, under pressure due to land use changes, human population pressure ...
Period: 2010-09-1 to 2014-08-31 Countries: Kenya Tanzania Uganda Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Mali Project code: 10-095LIFE Total grant: 2,690,858 DKK
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