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  • CUBES Circle – Work Package 8: Innovation Diffusion

    Feindt, Peter H., Prof. Dr. (Agricultural and Food Policy)

    Duration of Project: 03/2019 - 02/2024

    Financer: BMBF

    CUBES Circle work package 8 combines theories of innovation diffusion with novel virtual/mixed reality approaches in order to understand the determinants of the diffusion of flexible bio-based production systems for a range of potential applications ...

  • Farmers’ Adaptation to Climate Change: The Case of Morogoro, Tanzania

    Kirschke, Dieter, Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. (Agricultural Politics)

    Duration of Project: 12/2009 - 06/2012

    It is very likely that the rural poor in Tanzania will be severely affected by climate change. Yet, the country possesses only little capacities for adaptation. A better understanding of processes that shape farmers’ adaptation to climate change is c ...

  • Green Climate Oases: Integrated Urban Development in Berlin Marzahn-Hellersdorf

    Aenis, Thomas, Dr. (Agricultural Consulting and Communication Studies)

    Duration of Project: 12/2017 - 12/2020

    Financer: Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit

    The project “Green Climate Oases: Integrated Urban Development in Berlin Marzahn-Hellersdorf” strives for a “holistic” example, which can serve as a nationwide model for an integrated urban development based on cooperation and participation and flank ...

  • Identification of Genetic Markers for the Improvement of Breeding in the Endangered Cattle Breed DSN for an Animal Friendly and Sustainable Production of Animal Products

    Brockmann, Gudrun A., Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. (Breeding Biology and Molecular Animal Breeding)

    Duration of Project: 05/2016 - 12/2021

    Financer: Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung

    The goal of the project is the genetic improvement of German Black Pied cattle, an endangered cattle breed, to make them economically more attractive. DSN is a dual-purpose breed with focus on milk production. There is a high interest to maintain the ...

  • Mitigation of Data Scarcity in Crop Insurance Pricing by Exploiting Spatial Information: A Propagation-Separation Approach

    Shen, Zhiwei, Dr. (Agricultural Farm Management)

    Duration of Project: 08/2017 - 10/2018

    Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)

    In view of the rapid expansion of crop insurance worldwide, a sound and accurate pricing approach of insurance contracts is of utmost importance to maintain sustainable and viable risk management solutions for producers, insurers and governments. Unl ...

  • Rearing Beneficial Insects for Stored Product Pest Management to Improve Food Security in Ghana

    Ulrichs, Christian, Prof. Dr. rer. nat.; Dr. rer. agr. (Urban Plant Ecophysiology)

    Duration of Project: 01/2017 - 12/2019

    Financer: Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung

    The current population of Ghana is 25 million and over 60% of them live in urban areas, indicating that increasing quantities of food will have to be moved over long distances to supply the growing urban demand. Post-harvest losses (PHL) are economic ...

  • Vocational Education Towards Climate-Adaptive Management of Urban Green Spaces

    Aenis, Thomas, Dr. (Agricultural Consulting and Communication Studies)

    Duration of Project: 11/2017 - 12/2019

    Financer: Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit

    The objective of the project on “Vocational Education for climate-adapted green spaces” is to support educational institutions and teachers in education, training and further education in the field of landscape gardening: to integrate climate change ...

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