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Grant Contracts Awarded to the Beneficiaries of the AU Research Grants II Open Call for Proposals 2016 Edition

March 07, 2018

Grant Contracts Awarded to the Beneficiaries of the AU Research Grants II Open Call for Proposals 2016 Edition

GRANT CONTRACTS AWARDED TO THE BENEFICIARIES OF
THE  AFRICAN UNION RESEARCH GRANTS II OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2016 EDITION

Financed through the Agreement between the European Commission and the African Union Commission DCI-PANAF/2015/307-078) under the Pan-African Programme (PanAf), based on Regulation (EU) No 233/2014 establishing a financing instrument for development cooperation (DCI) for the period 2014-2020.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contract Number

Beneficiary

Nationality

Partner Institutions

Action location

Duration

Grant amount

 (%) financed by EU

AURG-II-1-006-2016

Pest Management Centre, Sokoine University of Agriculture

Tanzania

- University of Namibia, Namibia

- University of Venda, South Africa

- University of Swaziland, Swaziland

- University of Greenwich, United Kingdom

Ethiopia, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, Tanzania

36 months

994,000.00

73.99%

Action title

Ecologically Based Rodent Management for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in Africa (EcoRodMan)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contract Number

Beneficiary

Nationality

Partner Institutions

Action location

Action duration

Grant amount (USD)

 (%) financed
by EU

AURG-II-1-060-2016

University of Greenwich, Natural Resources Institute (NRI)

United Kingdom

- Naliendele Agricultural Research Institute (NARI)

- Department for Agricultural Research Services (DARS)

- Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre (TFNC)

Malawi and Tanzania, Eastern and Southern African regions currently affected cassava virus diseases and drought

36 months

989,642.10

78%

Action title

Dual-resistant cassava for climate resilience, economic development and increased food security of smallholders in eastern and southern Africa (DualCassava)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contract Number

Beneficiary

Nationality

Partner Institutions

Action location

Action duration

Grant amount (USD)

 (%) financed
by EU

AURG-II-1-074-2016

West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL)

Ghana

- Institut du Sahel (INSAH), Mali

- Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitaet Bonn Institute for Crop Science and Resource Conservation (INRES), Germany

- Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research, Atmospheric Environmental Research (IMK-IFU), Germany

- International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Kenya

Volta-Niger Basins –Burkina Faso & Mali– (for the case study transect) with extensions to West African Region and Kenya (for the upscaling & modelling framework)

36 months

957,760.00

80%

Action title

Upscaling Site-Specific Climate-smart Agriculture and Land use practices to Enhance Regional production Systems in West-Africa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Contract Number

Beneficiary

Nationality

Partner Institutions

Action location

Action duration

Grant amount (USD)

 (%) financed
by EU

 

AURG-II-1-075-2016

FIFAMANOR (Centre de développement rural et de recherche appliquée en agriculture et en élevage ; Fiompiana Fambolena Malagasy Norveziana)

Madagascar

- Africa Rice Centre (AfricaRice), Madagascar

- National Centre for Applied Research and Rural Development (FOFIFA), Madagascar

- University of Antananarivo (UA), Madagascar

- Higher Polytechnic Institute of Manica (ISPM), Mozambique

- Stellenbosch University (SU), South Africa

- University of Pretoria (UP), South Africa

- Walloon Agricultural Research Centre (CRA-W), Belgium

- Reunion Island Association of Pastoralism (ARP), France

- French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), France

Madagascar: Central Highlands; Mozambique: Southern and Central Mozambique; South Africa: Gauteng and North-West provinces

36 months

980,645.56

62.09%

 

Action title

ECOlogical intensification pathways for the future of crop-livestock integration in AFRICAn agriculture (EcoAfrica)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contract Number

Beneficiary

Nationality

Partner Institutions

Action location

Action duration

Grant amount (USD)

 (%) financed
by EU

 

AURG-II-1-162-2016

Department of Agricultural Research Services, Malawi

Malawi

- Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Zambian (Ms. Cheelo Hamulinda Mudenda,)

- Department of Irrigation Services, Malawian (Mr. Geoffrey Mwepa)

Malawi in Shire Valley (Chikwawa District) and Bwanje Valley (Ntcheu District) and Lakeshore region (Salima Districts).

Zambia in Southern, Eastern and Central Provinces which lie in Agro ecological Zones I and II.

36 months

970,776.82

78.36%

 

Action title

Improving the water and energy efficiency for food production through solar – powered Micro – irrigation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contract Number

Beneficiary

Nationality

Partner Institutions

Action location

Action duration

Grant amount (USD)

 (%) financed
by EU

 

AURG-II-1-179-2016

Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO)

Kenya

- IGAD Sheikh Technical Veterinary School, Somalia

- Terra Nuova, Italy

North-West Somalia (Somaliland) and North-eastern Kenya

36 months

752,033.51

80%

 

Action title

Intensifying Camel Productivity through Integrated Control of Surra within the Somali ecosystem of the Horn of Africa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contract Number

Beneficiary

Nationality

Partner Institutions

Action location

Action duration

Grant amount (USD)

 (%) financed
by EU

 

AURG-II-1-196-2016

Makerere University

Uganda

- National Veterinary Research Institute, Nigeria

- MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research, United Kingdom

Uganda, Nigeria, United  Kingdom

36 months

999,990.40

80%

 

Action title

Developing innovative and sustainable approaches to prevent the spread of African swine fever in Africa (ASF-RESIST)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contract Number

Beneficiary

Nationality

Partner Institutions

Action location

Action duration

Grant amount (USD)

 (%) financed
by EU

 

AURG-II-1-209-2016

WEST AFRICA CENTRE FOR CROP IMPROVEMENT, (WACCI)

Ghana

- National Horticultural Research Institute, (NIHORT), Nigeria

- Institute de l’Environment et de Recherches Agricoles (INERA), Burkina Faso

- CSIR, Crops Research Institute (CRI), Ghana

- Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, (SLU), Sweden

Ghana, Burkina Faso, Nigeria

36 months

999,933.81

68.623%

 

Action title

Crop and Soil Health Improvement for Sustainable Agricultural Intensification towards Economic Transformation in West Africa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contract Number

Beneficiary

Nationality

Partner Institutions

Action location

Action duration

Grant amount (USD)

 (%) financed
by EU

 

AURG-II-1-254-2016

Universidade de Coimbra

Portugal

- Direcção Parque Natural de Obô de S. Tomé - Ministery of Agriculture, S. Tomé e Príncipe, Santomean

- Direcção de Florestas - Ministery of Agriculture, S. Tomé e Príncipe, Santomean

- Centro Tecnológico Nacional (CTN) - Ministery of Science and Thecnology (MINCT) - Angola, Angolan

- Centro de Estudo e Investigação Científica de Botânica - University Agostinho Neto, Angola, Angolan

S. Tomé e Príncipe, island of S. Tomé, Buffer Zone of Parque Natural de Obô de S. Tomé, Local Communities
Angola, Provinces of Bengo, Kwanza Sul and Benguela

36 months

793,097.98

80%

 

Action title

Implementation of Agroforestry Systems in S. Tomé and Príncipe and development of non-wood forest products (NWFP) in Angola and S. Tomé and Príncipe to improve income-generation and food security