Pro-RUWA: Promoting academic capacities for sustainable agricultural resources use in West Africa (DAAD, 2021-2025) >>> Details
Biodiversity+: Collaborative capacity building for plant biodiversity research and preservation in oasis ecosystems of Pakistan (DAAD, 2021-2023)
Current Research Projects
DecLaRe - Decision support for strengthening land resilience in the face of global challenges
DecLaRe aims to identify recommendation domains for scalable innovations in crop production and animal husbandry for the savanna regions of Ghana and Benin. >>> Details
SustainSAHEL - Improving Crop–Shrub–Livestock Integration in the Sahel
Focusing on the Sahel zone, the EU-funded SustainSAHEL project aims to enhance the resilience of smallholder agricultural farming systems to climate change as well as their intensification potential through scalable innovations on crop–shrub–livestock (CSL) integration. The project is working closely with existing Africa–Europe networks and programmes, establishing partnerships that could emerge as a model laboratory on CSL for the Sahel. >>> Details
Livelihood Management, Reforms and Processes of Structural Change
The interdisciplinary fellowship project "Livelihood Management, Reforms and Processes of Structural Change" is part of the Volkswagen Foundation initiative "Knowledge for Tomorrow - Cooperative Research Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa". >>> Details
Research Unit FOR2432 - India
Social-Ecological Systems in the Indian Rural-Urban Interface: Functions, Scales, and Dynamics of Transition (FOR2432). >>> Details
Phase II (2019-2022)
Sub-project A01/2: Plant growth, water quality, carbon, and nutrient flows in rural-urban cropping systems at different spatial scales.
Phase I (2016-2019)
Sub-project A01/1: Intensification effects on matter flows in rural-urban cropping systems.