Research projects

The project focuses on how urban youth form and act out livelihood strategies in the fragile region of Karamoja in Uganda. Uganda is internationally considered a stable state, however Karamoja has a…
Total grant: 2,630,239
Rising oil prices, the need for energy independence, improving rural livelihoods, and concerns with climate change have led to a revived interest in investing in large-scale biofuel production in…
Total grant: 2,673,933
This PhD proposal is about strategies minimizing harmful effects of climate changes and at the same time optimizing fruit production of Parkia biglobosa and Vitellaria paradoxa ssp. paradoxa in…
Total grant: 2,855,863
Forest ecosystems are increasingly under threat from climate and land use changes and degradation. Conservation and sustainable use strategies could include the diversification of agricultural…
Total grant: 2,690,858
Abstract: Introduction: Given the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Zanzibar Ministry of Health has undertaken several measures to prevent Ebola infection, including training of health care…
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Abstract: Upon estimations provided in studies and according to WHO, 80% of Africans use traditional medicine(1). 70% of Ghanaians are known to use herbal medicine(2) and currently in Ghana, there are…
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Food security in the Andes is low due to extremely harsh climatic conditions, poor soils, and a high poverty levels. The project objective is to improve food security in the Andean region by…
Total grant: 7,205,695
This project explores the socio-economic effects of Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration programs for ex-combatants in fragile post-conflict situations. The aim of the project is to determine…
Total grant: 2,265,019
Donor agencies and developing country governments have started to target agroindustry private sector development and agribusiness. Entrepreneurship, innovation, and change have become major…
Total grant: 156,420
Northern Uganda has been an arena for armed conflict for 22 years; over a million people have been living camps as internal refugees for over a generation. Recently great strides have been made…
Total grant: 9,967,649
Depending on future CO2 emission scenarios, the average surface temperature is projected to increase 1.1-6.4°C by 2100. Tropical species, compared to many temperate species, are expected to be…
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Total grant: 2,151,000