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  A food systems approach to understanding and supporting contributions of small pelagic fish to human diets and nutrition in Malawi
  Mr J Linton
Application Deadline: 10 November 2019

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For many households in sub-Saharan Africa, small pelagic fish are a rich source of high-quality protein, vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids.
  Understanding the value chains and post-harvest losses and waste of small pelagic fish in Malawi
  Mr J Linton
Application Deadline: 10 November 2019

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Throughout sub-Saharan Africa, small pelagic fish are harvested exclusively by small-scale fishers. The fish broadly serves two markets.
  Exploring Linkages between Climate Change, Conflict and Food Security in a Pastoral Context
  Prof J Morton
Application Deadline: 10 November 2019

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The potential link between climate change and increased conflict, especially in dryland and pastoral regions of Africa, has been a much-discussed topic in research, political and mass media discourses.
  Development of a solar-assisted off-grid retrofitted fluidized bed dryer to be used for granular materials in developing countries
  Dr M Precoppe, Dr P Garica Trinanes
Application Deadline: 10 November 2019

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By comparison with fixed bed dryers, fluidized bed dryers operate at higher air velocity, making the product to suspend and become fluidized.
  Interactions between agricultural adaptations to climate change and vector-borne disease
  Dr F Hawkes
Application Deadline: 10 November 2019

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This PhD project will explore how proposed and/or practiced agricultural adaptations to climate change in Tanzania may impact on the ecology and biology of insect vectors of disease and, ultimately, disease risk.
  Reducing Acrylamide Risk in Processed Sweetpotato
  Dr R Colgan, Dr T Stathers
Application Deadline: 10 November 2019

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Acrylamide is common in foods derived from grains, tubers, beans and storage roots, including potatoes, cereal grains and sweetpotato.
  Biotic and abiotic factors influencing the epidemics of cassava viral diseases in Africa.
  Dr S Bouvaine
Application Deadline: 10 November 2019

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Cassava mosaic begomoviruses (CMVs) (family Geminiviridae) and Cassava brown streak ipomoviruses (CBSIs) (family Potyviridae) are transmitted by whiteflies (Bemisia tabaci species complex) and are causing two of the worst diseases that constrain production of the important staple crop cassava.
  Compiling global lessons to improve nutrition in traditional food systems, from multi-country evidence on drivers of food choice
  Dr J de Bruyn
Application Deadline: 10 November 2019

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Understanding the diverse factors which determine the foods which are available, accessible and acceptable to individuals in a given setting is essential for sustainable and equitable improvements in diet quality.
  Characterisation of Enset functional traits, growth dynamics and optimal management practices to improve Enset productivity and resilience in Ethiopia
  Dr L Büchi
Application Deadline: 10 November 2019

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The orphan crop Enset (Ensete ventricosum), a relative of banana (Musa sp.), is the main staple in southern Ethiopia where it is cultivated for its corm and pseudostem.
  The role of species-combination pollination systems in crop production, crop stress responses and fruit/vegetable quality
  Dr S Arnold
Application Deadline: 10 November 2019

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The production of many key crops involved in nutrition security (especially as a source of vitamins) benefits strongly from insect pollination, e.g.
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