kth-20190424-112113
CAP-Africa – Combating Arthropod Pests for Better Health, Food and Resilience to Climate Change


CAP-Africa will address the most important and pressing continental issues of malaria and emerging infectious diseases (yellow fever and dengue), climate change impact and education, to improve the livelihood of rural communities in the Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Ethiopia. It is a response to accumulating evidence that addressing these major problems will improve health, food and nutritional security. At the same time, it will build the resilience of the people against the impacts of climate change and enhance the capacity for leadership in scientific research, policy and technology dissemination.

Active Updated: 17.06.2020
End: des 2023
Start: jan 2019
kth-20200206-120533
Climate Smart Agricultural Technologies for improved Rural Livelihoods and Food Security in Mali and Niger


The objective of the proposed work is to reduce poverty and food insecurity in Mali and Niger. Measures will be taken to protect natural resources and increase farmer incomes by enhancing agricultural productivity, strengthening market linkages, and facilitating new agribusinesses particularly those led by women and youth. The project will provide farmers with options to help increase their resilience and adaptation to the effects of climate change. Overall project activities are expected to lead to more than 20% increase in crop yields and 15% increase in household crop income.

Active Updated: 17.06.2020
End: des 2020
Start: jan 2019