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DA­AD Co­ope­ra­ti­ons

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) >>> Details

FUM-UK: Agroecology (DAAD, 2021-2023) >>> Details


Cur­rent Re­se­arch Pro­jects

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

H2020 (2020-2025)


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

VolkswagenStiftung (2017-2024)


Research Unit FOR2432 - India

Social-Ecological Systems in the Indian Rural-Urban Interface: Functions, Scales, and Dynamics of Transition (FOR2432). >>> Details
DFG (2016-2022)

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.


UrbanFoodPlus - West Africa

African-German partnership to enhance resource use efficiency and improve food security in urban and peri-urban agriculture of West African cities (UrbanFoodPlus). >>> Details

BMBF GlobE (2013-2018)