Current projects

See the list below for projects selected in the first call of the new programm phase (8th call)

If you are interested in completed APPEAR projects, please follow this link.

Projects selected following the first call of APPEAR III in November 2021

Academic Partnership Projects

Project242: Strengthening Research and Educational Competences of HEIs for Gender sensitive Urban (InfoRmal Settlement) Transformation

Project coordinator:  Tania Berger
Coordinating institution: Danube University Krems, Austria
Partner institutions: 
Addis Ababa University, Bahir Dar University, University of Mekelle, Lurio University
Partner countries: Ethiopia, Mozambique

Project249: Environmental Chemistry for Sustainable Development
Project coordinator: Christine Betty Nagawa
Coordinating institution: Makerere University Uganda
Partner institutions: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology
Partner countries: Uganda, Kenya

Project251: Environmental assessment of the Vjosa riverscape as the basis for an integrated water management and sustainable catchment development
Project coordinator: Sajmir Beqiraj
Coordinating institution: University of Tirana 
Partner institutions: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, University of Vienna, University of Innsbruck, Polytechnic University of Tirana, Agricultural University of Tirana
Partner country: Albania

Project252: Digitally Connecting Real and Virtual Environments
Project coordinator: Ainura Nazarkulova
Coordinating institution: University of Salzburg
Partner institutions: National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia, Yerevan State University, Kyrgyz State University of Construction, Transport and Architecture
Partner countries: Armenia, Kyrgyzstan

Project256: Clean and Prosperous Uganda – Fecal Sludge and Solid Waste Management for Improved Livelihoods
Project coordinator: Therese Schwarzboeck
Coordinating institution: Vienna University of Technology
Partner institution: Makerere University, Uganda Red Cross Society, Mbarara University of Science and Technology
Partner country: Uganda

Advanced Academic Partnership Projects

Project262_AAP: Strengthening of Higher Education, Research and Science Communication in Agroecology in the Rwenzori Region in Western Uganda-Phase II 
Project coordinator: Violet Kisakye
Coordinating institution: Mountains of the Moon University Uganda
Partner institutions: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, Uganda Martyrs University, Sasakawa Africa Association
Partner country: Uganda

Project267_AAP: Strengthening Organic Agriculture in Armenia: Participatory Higher Education and Knowledge Exchange for Development
Project coordinator: Lusine Nalbandyan
Coordinating institution: Armenian National Agrarian University
Partner institution: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna
Partner country: Armenia

Project269_AAP: Advancing local capacities for livestock breeding practice and research in Burkina Faso
Project coordinator: Johann Sölkner
Coordinating institution: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna
Partner institutions: University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Norbert Zongo University, Nazi Boni University, Institut de l’Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles (INERA), African institute for economics and social development, Centre national de Multiplication des Animaux Performants 
Partner country: Burkina Faso

Preparatory Funding

  • Prep225: Capacity Building for Sustainable Rural Tourism in Mozambique; Coordinating institution: IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
  • Prep224: Cross Continental University Partnership on Inclusive Regional Development in Conflict-Peace Context; Coordinating institution: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
  • Prep215: Development of Regional Climate Modelling and Assessment Capability in Georgia; Coordinating institution: Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
  • Prep240: Development of Sustainable Ultra high Performance Concrete (UHPC), Contains recycled solid and agriculture wastes as supplementary cementitious materials; Coordinating institution: Islamic University of Gaza
  • Prep219: Ecosystem Services and Community based Forestry in Hindu Kush Region, Coordinating institution: Royal University Bhutan 
  • Prep218: Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Teacher Education, Coordinating institution: Makerere University
  • Prep235: Empowering social dimension of education through teacher education development research on modern teaching approaches, Coordinating institution: University of Graz
  • Prep241: Establishing Partnerships for Developing a Curriculum for a Massive Open Online Master Course in Conservation Agriculture; Coordinating institution: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
  • Prep236: Finding the silver piglet: best types of pigs for smallholder, medium size and commercial pig farms in Uganda; Coordinating institution: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
  • Prep222: Harnessing North-South Training and Research approaches to manage Emerging Pollutants; Coordinating institution: Kyambogo University, Uganda
  • Prep213: Molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia spp. from diarrheic children, calves, and water sources in Bahir Dar city and peri-urban areas, northwest Ethiopia: A one health approach; Coordinating institution: Bahir Dar University
  • Prep231: Preparing cross-country research partnership: Strengthening the resilience of mountain destinations in the Alps and Caucasus; Coordinating institution: University of Innsbruck
  • Prep223: prep-Geospatial Competences across Disciplines; Coordinating institution: Royal Thimphu College Bhutan
  • Prep220: Rivers in Bhutan: Enhancing capacities for monitoring of biodiversity and ecosystem services; Coordinating institution: Royal University Bhutan 
  • Prep226: Setup a Learning-along-lifespan Community Center in Pristina: Researched based early childhood education with living labs across vertical and horizontal borders; Coordinating institution: Danube University Krems
  • Prep214: Strengthening Genetic Biocontrol Capacities under Climate Change in Armenia; Coordinating institution: Yerevan State University
  • Prep221: Strengthening the contribution of higher education and research to the energy transition in Burkina Faso; Coordinating institution: Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences
  • Prep234: The protracted refugee crisis and resource management: a multidisciplinary approach for Agriculture, Water and Energy challenges in refugee hosting communities in Uganda; Coordinating institution: Muni University
  • Prep242: Building capacity for assessment and management of pluvial floods and soil erosion processes in the Republic of Moldova; Coordinating institution: University of Innsbruck