University of Cape Coast (UCC), Ghana

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 ... Midterm report Objectives There were 7 objectives in total. Objectives #1, 2, 4, 5 and 7 = 50% completed Objective #6 is 70% completed Objective #3 is 100% completed Status of Outputs: About 60% completed PhD status All five PhDs have ...
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Hotspot of multiple stressors (HOTSPOT2)

Research project The Gulf of Guinea suffers from activities including intense shipping, offshore oil exploration, discharge from mining and industry, infrastructure projects such as port expansions, and sewage from coastal communities. These create a hotspot of envir ... First year report The overall objective of HOTSPOT2 is to generate the environmental and socio-economic knowledge and expertise that can form the basis for the sustainable development of coastal communities, and use this knowledge to develop manag ...
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Research-based management of Gulf of Guinea

Research project Coastal marine ecosystems worldwide are threatened by multiple human-induced stressors, ranging from global stressors to local pollution, habitat loss and over-exploitation of resources, and resulting in fast degradation of coastal ecosystems and the ...
Period: 2018-01-1 to 2020-12-31 Countries: Ghana Lead institution: Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark Partner institutions: Orbicon A/S, Denmark LITEHAUZ, Denmark University of Cape Coast (UCC), Ghana Zeal Environmental Technologies, Ghana Project code: 17-M03-DTU Total grant: 4,999,906 DKK
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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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Valorizing Green Growth in Africa (VALOR)

Research project Africa has untapped potential for creating monetary value from origin products in the same way ham from Parma and other highly valuable EU agricultural origin food products registered with ‘protected’ Geographical Indications (GIs) add 15 billion Eur ... Project completion report: 5 articles published in international peer reviewed journals, 1 PhD thesis published, 1 PhD thesis in press, at least two further PhD theses submitted, in addition two international journal manuscripts accepted and 10 ...
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