University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Life Sciences, Denmark - Prior to 2012

Leakage in relation to community based forest manaement (CBFM) in Tanzania

Master thesis Abstract
Decentralization of forest management has developed across the world as a response to the unsustainable exploitation of forests. The assumption behind is that forests are better managed if the local forest users are involved in ma ...
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Examining the local representation of forest dependent communities in REDD+

Master thesis Abstract In Cambodia, the first pilot project to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) is currently being implemented. The project involves 13 community forestry (CF) sites in Oddar Meanchey province aiming for loca ...
Period: 2012-11-9 to 2013-01-10 Countries: Cambodia Lead institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Life Sciences, Denmark - Prior to 2012 Grant recipient: Tania Fredborg Nielsen Project code: A19492 Total grant: 15,000 DKK
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Plant health systems – a novel approach to plant healthcare in Uganda

Research project Effective plant health management is fundamental to ensure food security and safety and to meet the demands of local and global markets. Regular and reliable plant health services are needed to support farmers; however, too often services fail poor p ...The purpose of the project was to identify factors that influence the performance of plant clinics in Uganda in order to design interventions for plant health system strengthening. Field work was carried out in 13 districts in Uganda. Methods were de ...
Period: 2009-12-12 to 2012-12-12 Countries: Uganda Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: CABI Africa-Global Plant Clinic, Kenya Makerere University, Uganda Project code: 09-022DBL Total grant: 3,082,404 DKK
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Assessment of the socio-economic impact of Taenia solium cysticercosis in Angónia District, Mozambique

Master thesis Abstract:
Taenia solium cysticercosis is an emerging zoonosis causing both public health and agricultural problems in many low-income countries. NCC is considered a cause of epilepsy in people of all ages and one of the most important huma ...
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Postharvest losses and value chain of orange

Master thesis Abstract:
The aim of this study was to investigate the marketing and postharvest losses of orange in the Morogoro region of Tanzania. A total of 70 respondents were involved in this study mainly farmers, local retail traders, village middl ...
Period: 2012-02-14 to 2012-05-13 Countries: Tanzania Lead institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Life Sciences, Denmark - Prior to 2012 Grant recipient: Frederick Horlali Tsa Project code: A16948 Total grant: 15,000 DKK
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Environmental conflicts and poor peoples’ livelihoods – a case study from a REDD+ project in Northwest Cambodia

Master thesis Abstract Environmental conflicts are on the increase as pressure on the natural resources intensifies with poor people in many cases end up paying the highest price. Food insecurity, denial of basic human rights, oppression, and the conspicuous ...
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Inclusion and Benefit Sharing in REDD+, The Case of Oddar Meanchey

Master thesis Abstract - Inclusion and Benefit Sharing in REDD+, The Case of Oddar Meanchey Equitable benefit sharing and inclusion are important in REDD+ programmes in order to make sure REDD+ projects function successfully. When these issues are taken into ...
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Using PES to Secure Livelihoods and Environmental Services in Coffee Agro forests

Research project Nearly half of the world’s 25 million coffee farmers are smallholder farmers who depend on coffee production as their main source of income. They often produce coffee in shade systems, i.e. coffee fields with shade trees of different diverse composi ... The PhD project investigated the loss of environmental services among shade coffee farmers, and examined the role of local organizations for participation of smallholders in programs of payments for environmental services (PES). Among 441 surveyed c ...
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