project . 2021 - 2025 . On going

BIO4AFRICA

Diversifying revenue in rural Africa through circular, sustainable and replicable bio-based solutions and business models
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 101000762 Call for proposal: H2020-SFS-2020-2
  • Funded under: H2020 | RIA Overall Budget: 8,999,690 EURFunder Contribution: 8,999,690 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Jun 2021
    End Date
    31 May 2025
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
Description
Africa will need to feed over 2 billion people by 2050 while coping with unprecedented demographic, socio-economic, environmental, climatic and health transitions. Meanwhile, undernourishment is still on the rise, affecting almost 20% of its population now. Under this light, ensuring Africa’s food security becomes imperative, with the bioeconomy posed to play a leading role to this end. It is against this backdrop that BIO4AFRICA sets off to support the deployment of the bioeconomy in rural Africa via the development of bio-based solutions and value chains with a circular approach to drive the cascading use of local resources and diversify the income of farmers....
Description
Africa will need to feed over 2 billion people by 2050 while coping with unprecedented demographic, socio-economic, environmental, climatic and health transitions. Meanwhile, undernourishment is still on the rise, affecting almost 20% of its population now. Under this light, ensuring Africa’s food security becomes imperative, with the bioeconomy posed to play a leading role to this end. It is against this backdrop that BIO4AFRICA sets off to support the deployment of the bioeconomy in rural Africa via the development of bio-based solutions and value chains with a circular approach to drive the cascading use of local resources and diversify the income of farmers....
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