University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Science, Department of Food Science

Preserving African Food Microorganisms for Green Growth

The aim of the project is to turn the food sector in West Africa into a driver of sustainable growth, improve food security, create new business opportunities, ensure job generation, alleviate poverty and create stronger linkages between relevant st ... Project completion report: The establishment of bio-banks in Ghana, Burkina Faso and Benin opened up new opportunities for research on fermented foods ensuring the West African microbial heritage. The bio-banks provide strains for research wo ...

Capability Building for Research and Development in Traditional Fermented Processing in West Africa

  The project aims through research, education, training, and other forms of logistical support to build capability in selected institutions in West Africa to contribute to national development by carrying out value-added re ... Project Completion Report: The actual achieved results are largely according to what was described in the project document and more. Four (4) PhD students were planned to be trained in the framework of this project. All four PhD students have ...