Research projects

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
Background: Both observational studies and randomised trials (RCT) have documented that vaccines and micronutrients have non-specific effects (NSE) on child mortality. These effects may be even more…
Total grant: 10,155,000
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
This ethnographic research study, conducted in Western Nepal, explores the learning of craftsmanship and the social relation among the blacksmiths of Majhigau. The research examines the nature of the…
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For the coming years, changes in temperature, carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration, and precipitation under the climate change scenarios present a challenge to crop production globally. Tanzania like…
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According to Unified Growth Theory, a demographic transition is a prerequisite for an economy to be ushered into an era of sustained economic growth. In order for this demographic transition to occur,…
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Abstract from BSU Master thesis: The once commonly held claim that international prosecutions have a valuable role to play in transitional processes has in recent years come under attack. This attack…
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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
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
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
Soil degradation problem in the world has been reported to have increased significantly in the past 50 years, with nearly 2 billion ha of land are estimated to have been degraded of which 22% includes…
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Background: There is an increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes in the world and countries like Ghana are grappling with this potential epidemic. In the management of type 2 diabetes, about 95% of…
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Antibiotic resistance is increasing world-wide with serious consequences for complications and mortality of hitherto treatable infections, and the main reason is misuse of antibiotics. The aim of this…
Total grant: 9,183,798
One of the recent innovations and new approaches for addressing the problem of market access and inadequate farm income amongst smallholder commercial farmers in developing economies is the…
Total grant: 5,384,349