Safe Water for Food (SAWAFO) – University of Copenhagen

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Safe Water for Food (SAWAFO)

Country of study:

Tanzania and Ghana

Source of funding:


Project description:

To identify food safety and health hazards of using low quality water for food production by poor farmers in water scarce peri-urban communities in Ghana and Tanzania and to develop and apply research-based tools to manage these risks.

Person in charge of project:

Flemming Konradsen

Partner Institutions:

  • Danish Hydraulic Institute (DHI)
  • Dep. of Veterinary Disease Biology (DoVDB), University of Copenhagen
  • Dep. of Pharmacology (DoP), University of Copenhagen
  • Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Tanzania
  • Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana

Research team:

  • Robert Abaidoo (Principal Investigator) (KNUST)
  • Flemming Konradsen
  • Robinson Mdegela (SUA)
  • Ben Keraita
  • Anders Permin (DHI)
  • Anders Dalsgaard (DoVDB)
  • Anita Forslund (DoVDB)
  • Kristine A. Krogh (DoP)
  • Bjarne Styrishave (DoP)

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