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Novel Livestock Vaccines for Viral Diseases in Africa toward Improved Food Security (CIFSRF Phase 2)
Livestock production is a critical industry in Africa, but suffers large losses to preventable viral infections.
Topic(s): FOOD SECURITY, SMALL FARMS, LIVESTOCK FEEDING, FOOD INDUSTRY, South Africa, South Africa, South Africa, VACCINES
Region(s): Kenya, South Africa, Canada, North of Sahara, South of Sahara
Total Funding: CA$ 4,973,300.00
Poor handling of fruit results in post-harvest losses of nearly 40% in tropical countries.
Topic(s): FOOD SECURITY, Gender, Canada, Canada, Canada, FOOD QUALITY, FRUIT CROPS, HARVESTING, India, India, India
Region(s): India, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies, Canada, North of Sahara, South of Sahara
Total Funding: CA$ 4,208,446.00
This project will test terrace farming innovations and offer strategies for NGOs to help 100,000 Nepalese entrepreneurs by establishing a start-up company to support product sales.
Topic(s): Gender, AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE, ECONOMIC GROWTH, GENDER ANALYSIS, South Asia, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Region(s): Nepal, Canada, South Asia
Total Funding: CA$ 2,198,040.00
Tanzania, along with most African countries, has been struggling to address persistent nutritional challenges, including vitamin A and iron deficiencies.
Topic(s): NUTRITION, Canada, Canada, Canada, MEDIUM ENTERPRISES, PILOT PROJECTS, SMALL ENTERPRISES, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, Tanzania, Tanzania
Region(s): Tanzania, North of Sahara, South of Sahara
Total Funding: CA$ 4,200,208.00
Yellowing disease continues to threaten coconut crops and farmers' incomes in Côte d'Ivoire.
Topic(s): Gender, COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS, DISEASES, EPIDEMIOLOGY, MAPPING
Region(s): Ghana, Ivory Coast, Canada, North of Sahara, South of Sahara, West Indies
Total Funding: CA$ 2,570,000.00
In the southern highlands of Ethiopia, researchers and farmer organizations have worked on adapted pulse crop varieties and management practices that improve productivity, nutrition, and income for smallholder farmers.
Topic(s): AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURAL INNOVATIONS, CULTIVATION TECHNIQUES, FOOD CROPS
Region(s): Ethiopia, South of Sahara
Total Funding: CA$ 415,668.00
In Colombia, food security is a national concern, and indigenous communities of Nariño are among the most food insecure in the country.
Region(s): North and Central America, South America, Colombia, Canada
Total Funding: CA$ 2,800,000.00
This project, supported by IDRC and GAC through the Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF), aims to increase the effectiveness of organic farming in two regions of the Peruvian Andes (Cusco and Cajamarca) known for their high biodiversity and active farmers’ associations.
Region(s): Peru, West Indies
Total Funding: CA$ 3,400,000.00
Obesity rates are on the rise in the Caribbean. This is due in large part to the limited attention Caribbean countries have paid to local food production.They have relied instead on economic development through exports of plantation crops.
Region(s): Guyana, West Indies, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago
Total Funding: CA$ 5,000,000.00
Sheep herding plays a significant role in the livelihoods of rural households in Mali and other semi-arid countries of West Africa.
Total Funding: CA$ 1,842,222.00