Conservation of vulnerable timbers in REDD

Research project Alarming rates of deforestation and ecosystem degradation add to global warming, and sustainable management of forests is therefore an important part of the REDD concept. REDD activities shall both reduce CO2 emissions, conserve biodiversity and secu ... Brief popularized abstract: A high number of tropical tree species is threatened with extinction due to deforestation and unsustainable levels of logging, and the implementation of effective conservation plans is often hindered by the lack of basi ...
Period: 2012-07-31 to 2016-11-29 Countries: Cambodia Vietnam Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Project code: 11-073LIFE Total grant: 572,830 DKK
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Changed Tapping Climate Climate change and other challenges for resin tappers in the Prey Lang Forest in Cambodia

Master thesis Abstract: Cambodia´s rural population depends predominantly on agricultural productivity, which is based mainly on natural climate conditions. However, changes in rainfall patterns and increasing temperatures affect crop yields significan ...
Period: 2016-05-3 to 2016-07-7 Countries: Cambodia Lead institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Grant recipient: Corinna Vogt Project code: A29617 Total grant: 13,000 DKK
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Prospects of Participatory Forest Management: A case study of Prey Lang Forest, Cambodia

Master thesis Abstract: Co-management is a management approach which has gained increased recognition as an alternative strategy to achieve better outcomes for conservation and livelihoods than a top-down approach, by involving local communities. Although, c ...
Period: 2016-02-20 to 2016-05-25 Countries: Cambodia Lead institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Grant recipient: Charlotte Engell Denham Project code: A29350 Total grant: 11,500 DKK
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The Role of Community Participation in Locally-Based Natural Resource Monitoring. A Case Study of a Collaborative Project in Cambodia

Master thesis Abstract: In face of challenges related to the rapid biodiversity loss, new methods of
data collection and management have to be introduced. Community-Based Natural
Resource Management (CBNRM) is increasingly recognised as a via ...
Period: 2015-09-22 to 2015-12-22 Countries: Cambodia Lead institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Grant recipient: Anna Albin Project code: A29027 Total grant: 18,000 DKK
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Fatty acid status in children with undernutrition, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Master thesis Abstract: BACKGROUND : Cambodia has a high prevalence of undernutrition especially among children. The main animal source of protein in Cambodia is fish or fish products, which are usually rich in n-3 fatty acids. The fatty acids composi ...
Period: 2015-01-17 to 2015-12-13 Countries: Cambodia Lead institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Grant recipient: Sanne Sigh Project code: A27598 Total grant: 20,000 DKK
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Tree Planting as Voluntary Carbon Offsetting and the Effects on Sustainable Development – A case study of CAFACA

Master thesis Abstract: Carbon offsetting has become a debated subject in the recent years, and carbon offsetting projects have been criticised for not achieving their aim of delivering both CO2 reductions and sustainable development. Studies have shown that ...
Period: 2014-04-28 to 2014-06-10 Countries: Cambodia Lead institutions: Grant recipient: Anne Hagelskjær Skovlund Project code: A26825 Total grant: 16,000 DKK
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Development and acceptability of a fish-based local ready-to-use-therapeutic food (RUTF): an intervention in pre-school children in Cambodia

Master thesis Abstract
Background and objectives
In South-East Asia, Cambodia has the highest child mortality rate due to severe acute malnutrition (SAM). Treatment of SAM has been improved by the development and implementation of ready-to-use ...
Period: 2014-01-7 to 2014-05-14 Countries: Cambodia Lead institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Grant recipient: Remco Peters Project code: A26735 Total grant: 20,000 DKK
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Alleviating Childhood Malnutrition by Improved Utilization of Traditional Foods (WINFOOD)

Research project Overall aim: to develop nutritionally improved foods for infants and young children in low-income countries, based on improved utilization of traditional foods (semi-domesticated and wild indigenous foods from uncultivated land or aquatic environment ... Project Completion Report: The WinFood project have successfully brought together an interdisciplinary research group in Cambodia, Kenya and Denmark, and identified how locally available foods can be used for improved feeding of children during ...
Period: 2008-09-30 to 2013-12-30 Countries: Cambodia Kenya Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Nairobi (UoN), Kenya Fisheries Administration of Cambodia, Cambodia Project code: 57-08-LIFE Total grant: 11,128,441 DKK
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