Food security and safety

Adaptation to climate change to improve food safety and livelihoods among pastoral communities in Kenya (ADAPTiVE)

Research project Final grant amount TBA Climate change adversely affects food security and livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), especially among pastoralists in arid and semi-arid lands (ASAL). The dairy sector, in particular, is sensitive to climate change, ...
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Improving milk and chicken meat quality and safety in the Kenyan food sector (QUALIFOOD)

Research project Final grant amount TBA Climate change augment antimicrobial resistant infections and affects the rate at which microbes acquire resistance, and if not dealt with, 10 million people is estimated to die globally by 2050 due to resistant bacteria. ...
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The Political Economy of Local Food System Governance: Impacts on climate-vulnerable communities in the Lake Victoria border region

Research project Final grant amount TBA The local communities in the Lake Victoria region in Eastern Africa are negatively experiencing climate changes in many ways. Warmer temperatures and increased rainfall threaten their livelihoods. Communities in this regio ...
Period: 2024-04-1 to 2029-03-31 Countries: Tanzania Uganda Lead institution: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Partner institutions: Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA), Tanzania Kabale University (KAB), Uganda Project code: 24-11-AU
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Climate, Pollinator biodiversity, Crop Pollination and People’s Livelihoods

Research project Final grant amount TBA This project aims to design climate smart agricultural approaches to sustain crop pollinators and implement beekeeping activities that will reduce poverty and food insecurity among smallholder farmers despite future climat ...
Period: 2024-04-1 to 2029-03-31 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Tanzania Tanzania Forestry Research Institute (TAFORI), Tanzania Project code: 24-08-KU
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Agroforestry for People, Ecosystems and Climate (AfPEC)

Research project Final grant amount TBA Background In the light of the biodiversity and climate crises, there is an urgent need for research on green solutions and not least for making science operative. Globally there has been increasing focus to agroforestry ...
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Enhancing production of locally-adapted, climate-resilient underutilized crops

Research project Final grant amount TBA Food security starts with seeds and yet, in Nigeria, access to high quality seeds, particularly of highly nutritious, locally-adapted vegetables, is limited. Ensuring high quality seeds are available to farmers requires de ...
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Climate Change and its Adverse Effects on the double burden of Malnutrition and Infectious Diseases among women of reproductive age in Tanzania

Research project In this project, we seek to explore and identify high-risk mothers for tailored management to alleviate the impact of climate change on reproductive health in rural Tanzania. The relationship between climate change, food availability, malnutrition, m ...
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Climate-resilient aquatic food systems for healthy lives of young women and girls in Bangladesh (AQUAFOOD)

Research project Sustainable management of aquatic foods is essential, in order to support the urgently needed shift to sustainable and healthy diets, mitigating climate change. Yet, the approaches that promote sustainable food systems largely fail to recognize the p ...
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