Completed projects

The following 17 Academic Partnership projects were successfully completed. You can also find them in the database on international cooperation.

A quantitative account of the first four years of APPEAR, during which these 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 | eBook


Burkina Faso

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

Ethiopia

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


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


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

Mozambique

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

Uganda

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

  • 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

Uganda and Kenya

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

Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda

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

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

Nicaragua

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

Nicaragua and 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 (Prof. Dr. Edwin PALOMINO)
  • Project Duration | Duración del Proyecto: 1 August 2011 – 31 July 2014

Nepal

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

  • 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

Palestinian Territories

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