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Developing drought-resistant cereals to support efficient water use in the Mediterranean area
ID: 15468
Start date: 2006-01-01, End date: 2009-10-31
Limited water resources are now a major challenge to World food security esp. in many developing countries such as those in the Mediterranean basin. Cereal cultivation, including rice and wheat, requires a tremendous amount of water, and any deficiency can severely affect yiel...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 78465
Last updated on: 2012-06-05
Sahelian Fruit Trees
[PROJECT] SAFRUIT - Sahelian Fruit Trees
ID: 15465
Start date: 2006-01-01, End date: 2009-12-31
Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger are among the poorest in the world and food security problems are severe. Fruit trees are essential in the diets of rural people in these countries, providing: nutrients and vitamins to diets otherwise dominated by cereals; foo d, at times where st...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 78464
Last updated on: 2012-03-08
Innovative tools and techniques for sustainable use of the Shea Tree in Sudano-Sahelian zone
ID: 32037
Start date: 2006-12-01, End date: 2011-11-30
The shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa) is an important species for the production of edible vegetable fat and personal care products processed from the dried kernel of its fruits. It shows a high potential for income generation and food security in the Sudano -Sahelian zone. To i...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 81315
Last updated on: 2011-11-30
Development of innovative and healthful marama bean (Tylosema esculentum) products targeting niche markets
ID: 32059
Start date: 2007-01-01, End date: 2010-10-31
The marama bean is an underutilized crop native to the Kalahari desert and neighbouring sandy regions and forms part of the diet of the indigenous populations. It is an excellent source of quality protein (30-39%); its oil (35-43%) is rich in mono- and di -unsaturated fatty ac...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 81316
Last updated on: 2011-11-30
Mediterranean dialogue on integrated water management
ID: 517612
Start date: 2006-09-01, End date: 2011-08-31
Despite the important number of research projects in the water management, monitoring of water resources and water related technology, performed at local, regional or Euro-Mediterranean scale, there exist a general perception that water management models a re still constructed...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 81066
Last updated on: 2011-09-23
Adding Value to Holy Grain: Providing the Key Tools for the Exploitation of Amaranth the Protein-Rich Grain of the Aztecs
ID: 32263
Start date: 2006-09-01, End date: 2009-12-31
The immediate objective of this project is to provide the tools for an extensive and sustainable exploitation of amaranth. The project will contribute to the overall development objective of providing health-promoting food and exploiting the industrial use of amaranth and thus...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 80011
Last updated on: 2011-05-25
Molecular, Environmental and Nutritional Evaluation of Bambara Groundnut (Vigna subterranea L.Verdc.) for Food Production in Semi-Arid Africa and India
ID: 15459
Start date: 2006-01-01, End date: 2011-03-31
Bambara groundnut can contribute to food security of some of the worlds poorest people. Traditional landraces have good nutritional properties, drought tolerance and can yield protein-rich pods where other crops may fail. Recent EU-funded research has deve loped the first hybr...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 78463
Last updated on: 2011-03-31
Domestication and development of baobab and tamarind
ID: 32217
Start date: 2006-12-01, End date: 2010-11-30
Tamarindus indica often occurs wild in the tropics. Unimproved trees are often commercially exploited, but are considered as under-utilised crop. There is a lack of a national research agenda; global interest and research impact are insignificant. Tamarind is used for timber, ...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 81325
Last updated on: 2011-01-24
Diagnosis and Control of Salinity and Nitrate Pollution in Mediterranean Irrigated Agriculture
ID: 15031
Start date: 2006-01-01, End date: 2010-10-31
Agricultural intensification may be constrained by limited water resources and increased environmental pollution of soils and waters in the Mediterranean region. In particular irrigated agriculture may induce negative impacts on the quantity and quality of natural resources su...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 75405
Last updated on: 2011-01-24
Food security through ricebean research in India and Nepal
ID: 32055
Start date: 2006-04-01, End date: 2010-03-31
Cereal production in S Asia has far outstripped that of legumes, with serious consequences for the food security and nutritional well being of poor farmers in marginal areas. Ricebean (Vigna umbellata) is a legume grown in Western, Northern and Eastern (WNE) India and Nepal bu...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 80008
Last updated on: 2010-10-18
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