Research projects

The objective of this project is to assess the impacts of climate change (CC) on BPH potential outbreak and to propose appropriate measures to ensure food security and agricultural sustainability in…
Total grant: 4,995,440
Camels are popular domestic animals in arid and semiarid regions of Africa and the Middle East. Camels are held mainly as dairy animals, but also for the meat and for transportation. The largest camel…
Total grant: 9,027,324
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
Malaria is responsible for an overwhelming disease burden and deployment of effective malaria vaccines would lead to major health gains, especially among most vulnerable groups: young children and…
Total grant: 10,119,987
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
Aquaculture production in Ghana has quadrupled over the past ten years, mainly driven by the development of tilapia culture. Notwithstanding, cultured fish still constitutes less than 10% of national…
Total grant: 4,999,162
Objectives: The long-term ambition and overall objective of the collaboration between Sokoine Agricultural University (SUA) and the consortium of Danish Universities (CDU) is to assist upgrading of…
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Total grant: 11,996,000
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
There is an emerging consensus around the view that social protection provides an effective response to poverty and vulnerability in developing countries. This finding is expressed in the growing…
Total grant: 2,922,480
This project will evaluate the potential for increasing the income of small scale mango producers in Tanzania by using weaver ants to repel the fruit flies that are responsible for the commercial loss…
Total grant: 2,631,657
Production of foods requires water and climate changes will further aggrevate the problems with limited fresh water resources in many African countries. Agriculture in the future will depend on the…
Total grant: 9,360,362
Overall objective: Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College (KCMUCo) undertakes highly relevant high quality research which is actively disseminated and shared with key stakeholders and which…
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Total grant: 8,000,000
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
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