Completed projects

The following Academic Partnership projects were successfully completed. You can also find them in the database.

A quantitative account of the first four years of APPEAR, during which 17 projects were funded, can be found in the booklet APPEAR Facts & Figures 2010 - 2014. Browse | Download

Exciting examples of participative and transcultural knowledge production within the 17 projects are presented in the book APPEAR - Participative knowledge production through transnational and transcultural academic cooperation, edited by Andreas J. Obrecht. 2015. Wien, Köln, Weimar: Böhlau Verlag. Book

Armenia

Building Organic Agriculture in Armenia; Improving the knowledge and skills of organic stakeholders through participatory curriculum development and outreach | BOAA

  • Project coordinator: Bernhard Freyer
  • Coordinating institution: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
  • Partner institution: Armenian National Agricultural University
  • Partner country: Armenia
  • Project duration: 1 March 2017 - 31 July 2020
  • Project website



Transdisciplinarity for Sustainable Tourism Development in the Caucasus Region | CaucaSusT

  • Project Coordinator: Andreas Muhar
  • Coordinating Institution: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
  • Partner Institutions: Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, IMC FH Krems, Armenian State Pedagogical University after Khachatur Abovyan
  • Project Duration: 1 July 2016 – 30 November 2020
  • Project website

Burkina Faso

Local Cattle Breeds of Burkina Faso – Characterization and Sustainable Utilization | LoCaBreed

  • Project Coordinator: Johann Sölkner
  • Coordinating Institution: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
  • Partner Institutions: University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, University of Koudougou, Institut de l’Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles, Université Polytechnique de Bobo-Dioulasso Project
  • Project Duration: 1 April 2016 – 30 November 2020
  • Project website


Sustainable Management of Water and Fish Resources in Burkina Faso | SUSFISH-plus

  • Project Coordinator: DI Dr. Andreas MELCHER
  • Coordinating Institution: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
  • Partner Institutions: University of Vienna, INERA - Institute for Environmental and Agricultural  Research, University of Ouagadougou, Polytechnic University of Bobo-Dioulasso, IUCN Burkina
  • Subcontractor: Ministry of Environment and Fish Resources Project
  • Project Duration: 1 December 2016 – 30 November 2020
  • Project website


Elements for a Burkina Faso national pharmacopoeia: monographs redaction and quality control of endangered antimalarial medicinal plants | MEAMP

  • Project Coordinator: Dr. Aline LAMIEN MEDA
  • Coordinating Institution: University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna
  • Partner Institution: University of Ouagadougou (Dr. Martin KIENDREBEOGO)
  • Associate Partners: Phytofla Burkina Faso (Dr. Z. DAKYO), University of Pretoria (Prof. K. ELOFF), University of Graz (Univ.-Prof. Dr. R. BAUER), University of Lausanne (Dr. B. GRAZ), University of Oxford (Dr. M. WILLCOX), ULB Belgium (Prof. P. DUEZ)
  • Project Duration: 1 September 2012 – 31 August 2014


Sustainable Management of Water and Fish Resources in Burkina Faso | SUSFISH

  • Project Coordinator: DI Dr. Andreas MELCHER
  • Coordinating Institution: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna
  • Partner Institutions: International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Laxenburg (Dr. Jan SENDZIMIR); University of Vienna, Department of African Studies (Dr. Gabriele SLEZAK); Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, Burkina Faso (Dr. Raymond OUEDRAOGO); University of Ouagadougou (Prof. B. Gustave KABRE); Polytechnic University of Bobo-Dioulasso, Department of Rural Sociology and Economy - IDR (Prof. Patrice TOE); International Union for Conservation of Nature - IUCN, West and Central Africa, Burkina Faso (Dr. Moumini SAVADOGO); Polytechnic University of Bobo-Dioulasso, Institute for Health Sciences (Leon G. Blaise SAVADOGO)
  • Project Duration: 15 November 2011 - 14 November 2014
  • led to Advanced Academic Partnership Sustainable Management of Water and Fish Resources in Burkina Faso | SUSFISH-plus

Burundi

Professional Social Work in East Africa - Towards Sustainable Impact | PROSOWO II

  • Project Coordinator: FH Prof. Dr. Helmut SPITZER
  • Coordinating Institution: Carinthia University of Applied Sciences
  • Partner Institutions: Makerere University (Janestic Mwende Twikirize), University of Nairobi (Gidraph Gachunga Wairire), Hope Africa University (Jacqueline Murekasenge), University of Rwanda (Charles Rutikanga), Institute of Social Work (Zena Mnasi Mabeyo)
  • Project Duration: 1 January 2016 – 31 March 2019
  • Project website

El Salvador

Improvement of social work education to foster social development and poverty reduction. An academic exchange of theory, methodology and practice | TECS

  • Project Coordinator | Coordinador del proyecto: Mag.a Dr.in Eva KLAWATSCH-TREITL
  • Coordinating Institution| Institución de Coordinación: University of Applied Sciences Vienna (FH Campus Wien)
  • Partner Institution | Instituciones afiliadas: Universidad Luterana Salvadoreña (Licda. Eneyda Carolina ARTEAGA DE VALLE)
  • Project Duration | Duración del Proyecto: 1 August 2012 – 31 July 2014

Ethiopia

Inclusion in Education for Persons with Disabilities | INEDIS

  • Project Coordinator: Alemayehu Teklemariam Haye
  • Coordinating Institution: Addis Ababa University
  • Partner Institutions: University of Vienna (Gottfried Biewer), Dilla University (Ababu Teshome Ayalew), Gondar University (Meseret Hassen Ayele)
  • Partner Country: Ethiopia
  • Project Duration: 1st of March 2017 - 30th of June 2020
  • Project website


Advanced Academic Partnership for Legal and Human Rights Education | AAPLHRE

  • Project Coordinator: Wolfgang Benedek
  • Coordinating Institution: University of Graz
  • Partner Institutions: Ethiopian Civil Service University, Addis Ababa University
  • Project Duration: 1 February 2016 – 30 November 2020
  • Project website


HU-UIBK Partnership for Strengthening Institutional Capacity in Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation | PSICPCT

  • Project Coordinator: Dr. Gutema Imana Keno
  • Coordinating Institution: Haramaya University
  • Partner Institution: Unit for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Innsbruck (Dr. Norbert Koppensteiner / Mr. Adham Hamed)
  • Project Duration: 1st of December 2017 – 30th of November 2020
  • Project website: www.appear.at/psicpct


Technology Enabled Maternal and Child healthcare in Ethiopia | TEMACC-Ethiopia

  • Project Coordinator: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gustav Pomberger
  • Coordinating institution: University of Linz
  • Partner institution: Addis Ababa University
  • Project duration: 1st of January 2017 - 31st of March 2020
  • Project website: www.appear.at/temacc


Implementation of Academic Land Administration Education in Ethiopia for Supporting Sustainable Development | EduLAND2

  • Project Coordinator: Reinfried Mansberger
  • Coordinating Institution: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
  • Partner Institutions: Debre Markos University, Technische Universität Wien, Bahir Dar University
  • Project Duration: 1st of March 2016 – 29th of February 2020
  • Website: www.appear.at/eduland


Sustainable Highland Rivers Management in Ethiopia | LARIMA

  • Project Coordinator: Wolfram Graf
  • Coordinating Institution: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
  • Partner Institutions: Ambo University (Geda Kebede Oncho), Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) - National Fishery and Other Aquatic Life Research (Aschalew Lakew Haile) Partner Country: Ethiopia
  • Project Duration: 1st of August 2015 – 31st of July 2019
  • Website: www.appear.at/larima



Strengthening regional capacity in research and training in fisheries and aquaculture for improved food security and livelihoods in Eastern Africa | STRECAFISH

  • Project Coordinator: Peter Akoll
  • Coordinating Institution: Makerere University
  • Partner Institutions: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (Silke Drexler), University of Eldoret (Kaunda-Arara Boaz), Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (Adamneh A. Dagne) Partner Countries: Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia
  • Project Duration: 1 July 2015 – 31 December 2018
  • Project website



Academic Partnership on Legal and Human Rights Education | APLHRE

  • Project Coordinator: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Wolfgang BENEDEK
  • Assistant Project Coordinator: Dr. Christian PIPPAN
  • Coordinating Institution: University of Graz, Institute of International Law and International Relations | KFU-IILIR
  • Partner Institutions: Ethiopian Civil Service University, Institute of Federalism and Legal Studies | ECSU-IFLS (Dr. Solomon Abay YIMER), Addis Ababa University, Center for Human Rights | AAU-CHR (Dr. Tadesse Kassa Woldetsadik)
  • Project Duration: 1 October 2011 – 30 September 2013
  • Led to Advanced Academic Partnership for Legal and Human Rights Education | AAPLHRE


Responding to Poverty and Disability through Higher Education and Research | RESPOND-HER

  • Project Coordinator: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gottfried BIEWER
  • Coordinating Institution: University of Vienna
  • Partner Institution: ddis Ababa University (Prof. Dr. Tirussew Teferra KIDANEMARIAM)
  • Project Duration: 1 October 2011 – 30 September 2014
  • Led to Advanced Academic Partnership Inclusion in Education for Persons with Disabilities | INEDIS


Strengthening Rural Transformation Competences of Higher Education and Research Institutions in the Amhara Region, Ethiopia | TRANSACT

  • Project Coordinator: Dr. Michael HAUSER
  • Coordinating Institution: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), Centre for Development Research (CDR)
  • Partner Institutions: Bahir Dar University (Dr. Getachew ALEMAYEHU DAMOT), University of Gondar (Mr. Zenebe Geberemedhin WOLDEMARIAM), Amhara Region Agricultural Research Institute (Dr. Yigzaw DESSALEGN BEKELE)
  • Associate Partner: Sustainable Natural Resource Development Programme in North Gondar (Mr. Teshome MULU)
  • Project Duration: 1 February 2011 - 31 January 2014

Georgia

Transdisciplinarity for Sustainable Tourism Development in the Caucasus Region | CaucaSusT

  • Project Coordinator: Andreas Muhar
  • Coordinating Institution: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
  • Partner Institutions: Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (Joseph Salukvadze), IMC FH Krems (Christian Maurer), Armenian State Pedagogical University after Khachatur Abovyan (Ashot Khoetsyan)
  • Partner countries: Armenia, Georgia
  • Project Duration: 1 July 2016 – 30 November 2020
  • Project website



Academic Collaboration for (Building) Capacity in Environmental Studies | ACCES

  • Project Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Irma Inashvili
  • Coordinating Institution: Georgian Technical University
  • Partner Institution: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (Dr. Margarita Himmelbauer)
  • Partner Country: Georgia
  • Project Duration: 1s August 2016 – 30t November 2020
  • Project website

Jordan

Rooting Development in the Palestinian Context | ROOTDEVPAL

  • Project Coordinator: Ayman Rezeqallah
  • Coordinating Institution: Birzeit University
  • Partner Institutions: University of Vienna (Helmut Krieger), Al-Azhar University (Ali Abu Zaid) Subcontractors: NGO Community Development Committee, NGO Mousawat
  • Partner Countries: Palestinian Territories, Jordan, Lebanon
  • Project Duration: 15 January 2016 – 15 March 2019
  • Project website

Kenya

Strengthening Capacities for Agricultural Education, Research and Adoption in Kenya | SCARA

  • Project Coordinator: Benedict Mwavu Mutua
  • Coordinating Institution: Egerton University
  • Partner Institution: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (Dominik Ruffeis)
  • Partner Country: Kenya
  • Project Duration: 1 May 2016 – 30 November 2020
  • Project website


Professional Social Work in East Africa - Towards Sustainable Impact | PROSOWO II

  • Project Coordinator: FH Prof. Dr. Helmut SPITZER
  • Coordinating Institution: Carinthia University of Applied Sciences
  • Partner Institutions: Makerere University (Janestic Mwende Twikirize), University of Nairobi (Gidraph Gachunga Wairire), Hope Africa University (Jacqueline Murekasenge), University of Rwanda (Charles Rutikanga), Institute of Social Work (Zena Mnasi Mabeyo)
  • Project Duration: 1 January 2016 – 31 March 2019
  • Project website: www.appear.at/prosowo


Promotion of Professional Social Work towards Social Development and Poverty Reduction in East Africa | PROSOWO

  • Project Coordinator: FH Prof. Dr. Helmut SPITZER Research Assistant: Mag.(FH) Sabrina RIEDL
  • Coordinating Institution: Carinthia University of Applied Sciences
  • Partner Institutions: Makerere University (Dr. Janestic Mwende TWIKIRIZE), University of Nairobi (Dr. Gidraph Gachunga WAIRIRE), Institute of Social Work, Tanzania (Dr. Zena Mnasi MABEYO), National University of Rwanda (Mr. Charles RUTIKANGA, MSW)
  • Project Duration: 1 March 2011 - 30 November 2014 led to Advanced Academic Partnership Professional Social Work in East Africa - Towards Sustainable Impact | PROSOWO II
  • Project website

Strengthening regional capacity in research and training in fisheries and aquaculture for improved food security and livelihoods in Eastern Africa | STRECAFISH

  • Project Coordinator: Peter Akoll Coordinating
  • Coordinating Institution: Makerere University
  • Partner Institutions: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (Silke Drexler), University of Eldoret (Kaunda-Arara Boaz), Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (Adamneh A. Dagne)
  • Partner Countries: Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia
  • Project Duration: 1st of July 2015 – 31st of December 2018
  • Website: www.appear.at/strecafish


Capacity building on the water-energy-food security Nexus through research and training in Kenya and Uganda | CapNex

  • Project Coordinator: Dr. Jakob Lederer
  • Coordinating institution: TU Wien/Vienna University of Technology
  • Partner institutions: Makerere University (Dr. Jeninah Karungi-Tumutegyereize), Technical University of Kenya (Dr. Luke Olang), University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (Dr. Mathew Herrnegger)
  • Partner Countries: Uganda, Kenya
  • Project duration: 15 December 2016 - 31 August 2020
  • Project website


Strengthening Universities' Capacities for Mitigating Climate Change Induced Water Vulnerabilities in East Africa | WATERCAP

  • Project Coordinator: Dr. Paul NAMPALA
  • Coordinating Institution: Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM)
  • Partner Institutions: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), Centre for Development Research (CDR) (Dr. Michael HAUSER), Egerton University (Dr. Rhoda Jerop BIRECH), Makerere University (Paul KIBWIKA)
  • Associate Partners: Horizont3000, Participatory Ecological Land Use Management (PELUM) Uganda Project Duration: 1 April 2011 - 31 March 2014

Lebanon

Rooting Development in the Palestinian Context | ROOTDEVPAL

  • Project Coordinator: Ayman Rezeqallah
  • Coordinating Institution: Birzeit University
  • Partner Institutions: University of Vienna (Helmut Krieger), Al-Azhar University (Ali Abu Zaid) Subcontractors: NGO Community Development Committee, NGO Mousawat
  • Partner Countries: Palestinian Territories, Jordan, Lebanon
  • Project Duration: 15 January 2016 – 15 March 2019
  • Project website

Mozambique

Capacity Building for Renewable Energy Technologies in Mozambique| RETEM

  • Project Coordinator: Luís Cristóvão
  • Coordinating institution: Zambeze Univesity
  • Partner institution: FH Joanneum University of Applied Sciences
  • Project Duration: 1 January 2018 - 30 June 2020
  • Project website


Innovating Sustainable Agriculture in Mozambique - Learning and Teaching Tools | ISAM

  • Project Coordinator: João Paulino
  • Coordinating institution: Zambeze Univesity
  • Partner institution: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna Project
  • Duration: 1 January 2018 - 30 November 2020
  • Project website


Strengthening remote sensing data processing and interpretation capacities for operational use in agricultural system monitoring | EO4Africa

  • Project coordinator: Dr. Francesco Vuolo
  • Coordinating institution: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
  • Partner institution: Universidade Eduardo Mondlane / ESUDER Escola Superior de Desenvolvimento Rural Project Duration: 15 June 2017 - November 2020
  • Projct website


Strengthening universities' capacities for improved access, use and application of ICT for social development and economic growth in Mozambique | ICT4D.MZ

  • Project Coordinator: Univ.-Prof. Thomas GRECHENIG
  • Coordinating Institution: Vienna University of Technology
  • Partner Institution: Eduardo Mondlane University (Univ.-Prof. Luis Emilio MOSSE)
  • Project Duration: 1 July 2012 – 30 June 2014

Nepal

Development of Academic Program on Energy Systems Planning and Analysis in Nepal | MSESPA

  • Project Coordinator: Dr. Tri Ratna BAJRACHARYA
  • Coordinating Institution: Tribhuvan University
  • Partner Institution: Vienna University of Technology (Univ. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian BAUER)
  • Project Duration: 17 July 2011 – 16 July 2014

Nicaragua

Strengthening of local Research Capacities at the Bluefields Indian and Caribbean University, Nicaragua to confront the effects of Climate Change

  • Project Coordinator | Coordinador del proyecto: Romero Ebanks
  • Coordinating Institution | Institución de Coordinación: Bluefields Indian And Caribbean University, BICU
  • Partner Institution | Institucion afiliada: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU)
  • Project Duration | Duración del Proyecto: 1 January 2015 – 30 September 2018


Changing Minds and Structures: the Nicaraguan Agricultural University’s growing Involvement with Rural Communities | Cambiando mentes y estructuras: El creciente involucramiento de la UNA con las comunidades rurales | DEPARTIR

  • Project Coordinator | Coordinador del proyecto: Daniel QUEROL LIPCOVICH
  • Coordinating Institution | Institución de Coordinación: Universidad Nacional Agraria (UNA), Managua
  • Partner Institutions | Instituciones afiliadas: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU) (Thomas GUGGENBERGER), Fundación Casa de los Tres Mundos, Nicaragua (Dieter STADLER)
  • Project Duration | Duración del Proyecto: 1 February 2011 - 31 January 2014


Academic Partnership in Integrated Urban Development Studies – an interdisciplinary approach for the sustainable development of spontaneous human settlements in the central urban area of Managua | urban_managua

  • Project Coordinator | Coordinador del proyecto: Romer ALTAMIRANO, MSc.
  • Coordinating Institution | Institución de Coordinación: Universidad Centroamericana, Nicaragua
  • Partner Institutions | Instituciones afiliadas: Fundación Casa de los Tres Mundos (Dieter STADLER, MSc.), Vienna University of Technology (Univ.-Prof. Andreas HOFER, Roland KREBS, MSc.)
  • Project Duration | Duración del Proyecto: 1 October 2012 – 30 September 2014


Bioremediation of Contaminated Sites: Research and Education | BIOREM

  • Project Coordinator: Irene LICHTSCHEIDL
  • Coordinating Institution: University of Vienna
  • Partner Institutions: Universidad Nacional Autonóma de Nicaragua (Martha LACAYO, Dionisio RODRIGUEZ) Universidad Nacional Santiago Antunez de Mayolo (Edwin PALOMINO)
  • Partner Countries: Nicaragua, Peru
  • Project Duration: 1 August 2011 – 31 July 2014

Palestine

Strengthening Higher Education Capacities in Palestine for Gender Equality | SHE_GE

  • Project Coordinator: Sanaa Aboudagga
  • Coordinating institution: Islamic University of Gaza
  • Partner institution: University of Graz (Libora Oates-Indruchova)
  • Project duration: 12th of June 2017 - 30th of November 2020
  • Project website: https://appear.at/she-ge


Developing maker‐movement‐inspired training courses on renewable energy sources in the Gaza Strip ‐ Palestine | MakingFutureEnergy4Palestine

  • Project Coordinator: Christoph Pfeifer
  • Coordinating Institution: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
  • Partner Institution: Islamic University of Gaza (Hala El‐Khozondar)
  • Partner Country: Palestinian Territories
  • Project duration: 1st of February 2017 - 30th of June 2020
  • Project website

Capacity Building for Energy- Efficient Buildings Towards a Sustainable Built Environment in the Gaza Strip- Palestine | CBEEB

  • Project Coordinator: Matthias Schuss
  • Coordinating institution: Vienna University of Technology (TU WIEN)
  • Partner institution: Islamic University of Gaza (IUG)
  • Project duration: 1st of January 2018 - 31st of December 2019
  • Website: www.appear.at/cbeeb


Rooting Development in the Palestinian Context  | ROOTDEVPAL

  • Project Coordinator: Ayman Rezeqallah
  • Coordinating Institution: Birzeit University
  • Partner Institution: University of Vienna, Al-Azhar University
  • Project Duration: 15 January 2016 – 15 March 2019
  • Website: www.appear.at/rootdevpal


Promotion of Energy- Efficient Buildings Towards Developing Sustainable Built Environment in the Gaza Strip- Palestine | PEEB

  • Project Coordinator: Dr. Kristina Kiesel
  • Coordinating Institution: Vienna University of Technology
  • Partner Institution: Islamic University of Gaza
  • Project Duration: 1 May 2015 – 30 April 2017


Capacity Building for Rural Development in Occupied Palestinian Territory | RURAL_DEV

  • Project Coordinator: Dr. Samar AL NAZER
  • Coordinating Institution: Birzeit University
  • Partner Institution: Graz University of Technology (Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Grigor DOYTCHINOV)
  • Associate Partners: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), Vienna University of Technology
  • Project Duration: 1 September 2012 – 31 August 2014


Conflict, Participation and Development in Palestine | CPDP

  • Project Coordinator: Samia AL-BOTMEH, M.A.
  • Coordinating Institution: Birzeit University
  • Partner Institution: University of Vienna (Dr. Petra DANNECKER, Dr. Helmut KRIEGER)
  • Project Duration: 1 August 2011 - 31 July 2014
  • led to Advanced Academic Partnership Rooting Development in the Palestinian Context | ROOTDEVPAL

Peru

Bioremediation of Contaminated Sites: Research and Education | BIOREM

  • Project Coordinator | Coordinador del proyecto: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Irene LICHTSCHEIDL
  • Coordinating Institution | Institución de Coordinación: University of Vienna
  • Partner Institutions | Instituciones afiliadas: Universidad Nacional Autonóma de Nicaragua (Prof. Dr. Martha LACAYO, Prof. Dr. Dionisio RODRIGUEZ), Universidad Nacional Santiago Antunez de Mayolo, Peru (Prof. Dr. Edwin PALOMINO)
  • Project Duration | Duración del Proyecto: 1 August 2011 – 31 July 2014

Rwanda

Professional Social Work in East Africa - Towards Sustainable Impact | PROSOWO II

  • Project Coordinator: FH Prof. Dr. Helmut SPITZER
  • Coordinating Institution: Carinthia University of Applied Sciences
  • Partner Institutions: Makerere University (Janestic Mwende Twikirize), University of Nairobi (Gidraph Gachunga Wairire), Hope Africa University (Jacqueline Murekasenge), University of Rwanda (Charles Rutikanga), Institute of Social Work (Zena Mnasi Mabeyo)
  • Project Duration: 1 January 2016 – 31 March 2019
  • Project website: www.appear.at/prosowo


Promotion of Professional Social Work towards Social Development and Poverty Reduction in East Africa | PROSOWO

  • Project Coordinator: FH Prof. Dr. Helmut SPITZER
  • Research Assistant: Mag. (FH) Sabrina RIEDL
  • Coordinating Institution: Carinthia University of Applied Sciences
  • Partner Institutions: Makerere University (Dr. Janestic Mwende TWIKIRIZE), University of Nairobi (Dr. Gidraph Gachunga WAIRIRE), Institute of Social Work, Tanzania (Dr. Zena Mnasi MABEYO), National University of Rwanda (Mr. Charles RUTIKANGA, MSW)
  • Project Duration: 1 March 2011 - 30 November 2014 led to Advanced Academic Partnership Professional Social Work in East Africa - Towards Sustainable Impact
  • Project website

Senegal

Sustainable Energy Access for Sustainable Cities | SEA4cities

  • Project coordinator: Aminata Fall
  • Coordinating institution: Vienna University of Technology
  • Partner institution: Ecole Polytechnique de Thies (Mamadou Wade), Austrian Institute of Technology (Reinhard König)
  • Partner country: Senegal
  • Project duration: 1 January 2018 – 30 June 2020
  • Project website

Tanzania

Professional Social Work in East Africa - Towards Sustainable Impact | PROSOWO II

  • Project Coordinator: FH Prof. Dr. Helmut SPITZER
  • Coordinating Institution: Carinthia University of Applied Sciences
  • Partner Institutions: Makerere University (Janestic Mwende Twikirize), University of Nairobi (Gidraph Gachunga Wairire), Hope Africa University (Jacqueline Murekasenge), University of Rwanda (Charles Rutikanga), Institute of Social Work (Zena Mnasi Mabeyo)
  • Project Duration: 1 January 2016 – 31 March 2019
  • Website: www.appear.at/prosowo


Promotion of Professional Social Work towards Social Development and Poverty Reduction in East Africa | PROSOWO

  • Project Coordinator: FH Prof. Dr. Helmut SPITZER Research Assistant: Mag.(FH) Sabrina RIEDL
  • Coordinating Institution: Carinthia University of Applied Sciences
  • Partner Institutions: Makerere University (Dr. Janestic Mwende TWIKIRIZE), University of Nairobi (Dr. Gidraph Gachunga WAIRIRE), Institute of Social Work, Tanzania (Dr. Zena Mnasi MABEYO), National University of Rwanda (Mr. Charles RUTIKANGA, MSW)
  • Project Duration: 1 March 2011 - 30 November 2014 led to Advanced Academic Partnership Professional Social Work in East Africa - Towards Sustainable Impact | PROSOWO II
  • Project website

Uganda

Professional Social Work in East Africa - Towards Sustainable Impact | PROSOWO II

  • Project Coordinator: Helmut Spitzer
  • Coordinating Institution: Carinthia University of Applied Sciences
  • Partner Institutions: Makerere University (Janestic Mwende Twikirize), University of Nairobi (Gidraph Gachunga Wairire), Hope Africa University (Jacqueline Murekasenge), University of Rwanda (Charles Rutikanga), Institute of Social Work (Zena Mnasi Mabeyo)
  • Partner Countries: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi
  • Project Duration: 1st of January 2016 – 31st of March 2019
  • Project website


Strengthening of Higher Education, Research and Community Outreach in Agro-Ecology in the Rwenzori Region in Western Uganda | AER

  • Project Coordinator: Bernhard Freyer
  • Project Assistant: Phillipp Dietrich
  • Coordinating Institution: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
  • Partner Institution: Mountains of the Moon University (Moses Muhumuza)
  • Partner Country: Uganda
  • Project Duration: 1 May 2016 – 30 November 2020
  • Project website


Strengthening regional capacity in research and training in fisheries and aquaculture for improved food security and livelihoods in Eastern Africa | STRECAFISH

  • Project Coordinator: Peter Akoll
  • Coordinating Institution: Makerere University
  • Partner Institutions: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (Silke Drexler), University of Eldoret (Kaunda-Arara Boaz), Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (Adamneh A. Dagne) Partner Countries: Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia
  • Project Duration: 1 July 2015 – 31 December 2018
  • Project website


Promotion of Professional Social Work towards Social Development and Poverty Reduction in East Africa | PROSOWO

  • Project Coordinator: FH Prof. Dr. Helmut SPITZER
  • Research Assistant: Mag. (FH) Sabrina RIEDL
  • Coordinating Institution: Carinthia University of Applied Sciences
  • Partner Institutions: Makerere University (Dr. Janestic Mwende TWIKIRIZE), University of Nairobi (Dr. Gidraph Gachunga WAIRIRE), Institute of Social Work, Tanzania (Dr. Zena Mnasi MABEYO), National University of Rwanda (Mr. Charles RUTIKANGA, MSW)
  • Project Duration: 1 March 2011 - 30 November 2014 led to Advanced Academic Partnership Professional Social Work in East Africa - Towards Sustainable Impact
  • Project website


Capacity building on the water-energy-food security Nexus through research and training in Kenya and Uganda | CapNex

  • Project Coordinator: Dr. Jakob Lederer
  • Coordinating institution: TU Wien/Vienna University of Technology
  • Partner institutions: Makerere University (Dr. Jeninah Karungi-Tumutegyereize), Technical University of Kenya (Dr. Luke Olang), University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (Dr. Mathew Herrnegger)
  • Partner Countries: Uganda, Kenya
  • Project duration: 15th of December 2016 - 31st of August 2020
  • Project website


Strengthening Universities' Capacities for Mitigating Climate Change Induced Water Vulnerabilities in East Africa | WATERCAP

  • Project Coordinator: Dr. Paul NAMPALA
  • Coordinating Institution: Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) Partner Institutions: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), Centre for Development Research (CDR) (Dr. Michael HAUSER), Egerton University (Dr. Rhoda Jerop BIRECH), Makerere University (Paul KIBWIKA)
  • Associate Partners: Horizont3000, Participatory Ecological Land Use Management (PELUM) Uganda Project Duration: 1 April 2011 - 31 March 2014



Master Program Medical Anthropology and International Health | MA-MEDANIH

  • Project Coordinator: PD Mag. Dr. Ruth KUTALEK
  • Coordinating Institution: Medical University of Vienna
  • Partner Institution: Gulu University (Dr. Grace Akello)
  • Project Duration: 1 October 2012 – 30 September 2014


Promoting Gender Responsive Budgeting and Gender Mainstreaming through Research and Research Dissemination, Gender Responsive Policies and Strengthening Institutional and Management Capacities | GENDER

  • Project Coordinator: Dr. Elisabeth KLATZER
  • Coordinating Institution: Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Wien) (ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Luise GUBITZER)
  • Partner Institutions: Makerere University (Dr. Consolata KABONESA), Kyambogo University (Prof. Dr. John OPUDA-ASIBO)
  • Project Duration: 1 April 2011 - 31 March 2014