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  The growth of multinational telecommunication enterprises in Africa: Institutions, markets and technological change (REF: SF18/BAM/WHALLEY2)
  Prof J Whalley, Dr R Nyuur
Applications accepted all year round
Foreign direct investment (FDI) reflects a host of interacting and dynamic factors. Multinational enterprises (MNE) are encouraged to enter a foreign market because of its size or endowment of natural resources, or efficiency reasons.
  Fostering sustainability through organic waste re-use: drivers for adoption and pathways for diffusion in Sub-Saharan Africa
  Prof J Smith, Dr M Bozzola
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
Efficient re-use of organic wastes is of critical importance to the productivity of small-holder farm households in many parts of Sub-Saharan Africa (Smith et al., 2015).
  SCENARIO: Pan-African Heatwave Health Hazard Forecasting
  Dr H Cloke, Dr C Di Napoli
Application Deadline: 25 January 2019
Heatwaves are a serious meteorological hazard to human health and place significant strains on infrastructure (power, water and transport), agricultural production, retail, tourism and ecosystem services.
  Organic wastes and food, energy and water provision in Sub-Saharan Africa
  Prof J Smith, Prof P Hallett
Applications accepted all year round
Globally, over 2.8 billion people still rely on unsustainable solid biomass for cooking and heating, of which ~2.2 billion (78%) live in rural areas.
  Complementary strategies for the sustainable management of an invasive pest in Africa
  Dr G Aradottir, Dr K Wilson
Application Deadline: 27 January 2019
In January 2016, the first reports of a new invasive pest was received in Africa. In less than two years, the new pest – the Fall armworm, Spodoptera frugiperda – had spread to most countries (>30) within-subSaharan Africa (https://youtu.be/4iN7-DmOjwc).
  Complementary strategies for the sustainable management of an invasive pest in Africa
  Dr G Aradottir
Application Deadline: 27 January 2019
In January 2016, the first reports of a new invasive pest was received in Africa. In less than two years, the new pest – the Fall armworm, Spodoptera frugiperda – had spread to most countries (>30) within-subSaharan Africa (https://youtu.be/4iN7-DmOjwc).
  Landscape diversity underpins sustainable agriculture in sub-saharan africa
  Dr J Storkey
Application Deadline: 27 January 2019
The previous secretary of the United Nations, Kofi Anan, called for a uniquely African green revolution in response to the need to increase productivity while reducing the negative impacts of industrialised agriculture on the environment and societies.
  Landscape diversity underpins sustainable agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa
  Dr J Storkey
Application Deadline: 27 January 2019
The previous secretary of the United Nations, Kofi Anan, called for a uniquely African green revolution in response to the need to increase productivity while reducing the negative impacts of industrialised agriculture on the environment and societies.
  Assessing the Impact of Environmental Contaminants in the Kruger National Park, South Africa: From Sediments to Crocodiles
  Dr L Yon, Prof M Johnson
Application Deadline: 27 January 2019
This project will explore the presence and bioaccumulation of organic and inorganic contaminants along the Olifants River system in South Africa, and their impact on wildlife health both outside and within Kruger National Park (KNP).
  Raising Voice for Water Security: The Dynamics of Citizenship, Engagement and Volunteerism in Accountability Processes in Africa
  Prof N Laurie, Dr N Hepworth, Dr A Ngalawa
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
Background. “Under certain conditions some social accountability initiatives contribute to improved service delivery, better budget utilisation, greater state responsiveness, citizen empowerment and system change”.
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