Pilot research cooperation projects (prior to 2013)

Impacts of climate change and adapting bio-security measures for aquaculture in northern Viet Nam (ICA)

The project "Impacts of climate change and adapting bio-security measures for aquaculture in northern Viet Nam" is proposed to the Danish government for funding and scheduled to be implemented from…
Total grant
4,869,689

Urban and Peri-urban Livestock Farming in Tanzania and Environmental and Health Challenges

Urban and peri-urban livestock farming pose immense threat to public health, environment, animal health and welfare. The pilot phase provided significant findings, however, some impact-bearing tasks…
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Total grant
4,969,526

Technological and Market Options for Managing Climate Change Induced Risks for Smallholder Farmers in Northern Ghana

This study aims to undertake an economic analysis of technological, institutional and policy strategies for managing the effects of climatic variability and market risks in smallholder maize-legume…
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Total grant
5,023,329

Better use of nutrition resources for sustaining aquaculture production in Central Vietnam under climate change condition

This project is proposed to the Danish government for funding and scheduled to be implemented from April 2012 to April 2015. The main objective of the project is to contribute to the sustainable…
Total grant
4,694,767

Strengthening root and tuber value chain in Ghana

Root and tuber crops are second in importance to cereals as a global source of dietary calories (Babaleye, 2005). For Ghana, root and tuber crop consumption forms between 16 and 31% of per capita…
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Total grant
5,019,527

Growing Innovative Entrepreneurs through Action Research in the Agribusiness Value Chains in Tanzania

This project focuses on creation of innovative and growth oriented entrepreneurs in the processing and distribution of dried fruits and vegetables to contribute to both, reduction of post harvest…
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Total grant
4,965,799

Innovative Cleaning Technologies for Production of Drinking Water during Flooding Episodes (A-WATER)

Clean freshwater is a resource indispensable to all life and it is needed in large quantities for almost any human activity. Climate, freshwater, biophysical and socio-economic systems are…
Total grant
5,044,998

Climate Change-Induced Water Disaster and Participatory Information System for Vulnerability Reduction in North Central Vietnam

Located in the North Central Vietnam, provinces Nghe An, Ha Tinh and Quang Binh (NHQ), where most of inhabitants depend on revenues from agricultural and aquacultural sectors, are among the most…
Total grant
5,094,892

Enhancing the performance and growth potential of street-food vending for accelerated socio-economic development in Ghana

The informal sector employs most people in many developing countries, with estimates in Ghana showing that 80-90% of the total population are employed in the sector. With rapid urbanization, informal…
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Total grant
5,076,499

Improving rice tolerance of submergence and salinity to cope with climate change in coastal areas of Vietnamese Deltas

The extension project contributes to enhancing and sustaining future livelihoods and food security in Vietnam vis-a-vis climate change (CC). It aims at developing adapted, submergence- and salt…
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Total grant
4,950,000

Land Management System and its Associated Problems in the Process of Developing Satellite Cities in Dar es Salaam

This project is about the future of urban Tanzania. It will investigate the dynamics of the land management system, urban governance and leadership in order to find out how an improved relationship of…
Total grant
4,737,900

Development of Enterprise in Solar Drying of Fruits and Vegetables for Employment Creation

Enterprise development in food processing with support from science base in food science and technology, nutrition and business management. Overall objective is to fill the knowledge gap on how to…
Total grant
3,091,000

Improving rice tolerance of submergence and salinity to cope with climate change in coastal areas of Vietnamese Deltas

The project contributes to enhancing and sustaining future livelihoods and food security in Vietnam vis-a-vis climate change. It aims at developing adapted, submergence- and salt-tolerant rice…
Total grant
4,950,000

Monitoring the Environment of Mount Kilimanjaro region and its association with Climatic Changes

This project will investigate environmental changes in the Kilimanjaro region. The main objectives of this research will involve activities in the area of Atmospheric circulation and meteorological…
Total grant
3,985,000

Climate change and estuarine ecosystems

The project will establish a base line for the ecological functioning of two typical Vietnamese estuaries. The base line will comprise a description of the estuarine ecology including primary…
Total grant
5,499,997