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2020.04.24 | Research, Agro, DCA

Researchers want to climate-proof cocoa production in Ghana

Cocoa production in Ghana is threatened by climate change. Researchers from Aarhus University will collaborate with research institutes in Ghana in a new Danida-funded project to climate-secure the cocoa industry, thus securing a significant part of Ghana's economy.

Aarhus University is helping to strengthen research in countries including Ghana via Danida’s Building Stronger Universities programme. Photo: University of Ghana

2020.04.24 | Research, Agro, DCA, Grant

Denmark invests in climate research in Ghana

Ongoing cooperation between Danish universities and the University of Ghana is being supplemented with new funds to strengthen climate change research. It will strengthen research equipment and teaching.

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2020.04.24 | Research, Agro, DCA

Scientists want to climate-secure vegetable production in Ghana

Vegetable production in Ghana is threatened by climate change with higher temperatures and longer drought periods. Researchers from Aarhus University, in collaboration with several Ghanaian universities, will investigate how to make farmers and vegetable production less sensitive to climate change and future-proof vegetable production in the…

Photo: Mathias Neumann Andersen

2020.04.24 | Research, Agro, DCA

New solutions for improved agriculture in Africa

Researchers from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University have just completed a research project in Ghana, which points to new solutions to increase crop yield in African agriculture, and thus can slow the rate of deforestation. The project has shown that irrigation as well as production and use of biochar can increase yields, as well as…

Photo: Rose Kristoffersen

2020.04.21 | People, Agro

PhD defense: Old methods of cultivation can solve modern problems

On Thursday, 30 April, Rose Kristoffersen defends her PhD thesis at Department of Agroecology. Here she will talk about how to use, for example, mixtures of cultivar mixtures of wheat in the field to fight diseases.

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