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 April 2011 to April 2014. The main objectives of th ... Project completion report: - Aquaculture maps of 13 provinces in Northern Vietnam. Aquaculture maps with scale of
1:5000 of shrimp areas in Quynh Luu, Nghe An and marine fish farms in Cat Ba, Hai Phong.
- GIS model to assess the ...

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 systems in the northern regions of Ghana. The overa ... Completion report: Climate change is likely to affect (and is already affecting) the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in many parts of Africa in a negative way. African smallholders are particularly vulnerable to adverse changes in agro-cli ...

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 have not been accomplished in the pilot phase. ... Project completion report: Mitigation studies have shown that number of harmful bacteria can be reduced in manure by simply piling up in air and in four weeks manure is safe to touch. This was proved by using bacteria found in manure. Another ...

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 development of coastal aquaculture in Central Vi ... Project Completion Report The project generally achieved its outputs in all four main work packages to fulfill the project’s objectives. In Work package 1, the report on analysis of current aquaculture systems in Central coast region and the ...

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 daily calorie consumption (GSS, 2005). The end uses of ... Project completion report: The broad aim of the project was to contribute to national research capacity that will eventually lead to strengthening root and tuber (cassava, yam, cocoyam, and sweet potato) value chains in Ghana. It was aimed at ma ...

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 losses and creation of more employment av ... Project completion report: Scientific output: we envisaged to publish a minimum of five scholarly article in various areas. These were the publications activity 2016:

1. Mongi, R.J., Ndabikunze, B.K., Wicklund, T., Chove, L.M., ...

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 interconnected in complex ways, so a change in one of these ... Project Completion Report The obtained results in this project contributed the prediction and assessment tool that supports the decision of Vietnamese authorities in flood control. The environmental and health sector in Vietnam is highly inte ...

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 activities like street-food vending are increasin ... Project Completion Report: The research objectives were in three folds bothering on the regulatory and institutional setup of the street foods sector, performance and economic viability and business related constraints and food quality and fo ...
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