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Strategic erosion control in Rwanda: Regional soil erosion risk mapping and integrated participatory assessment of soil


Lack of knowledge on the negative impacts of soil erosion, leads to unnecessary losses of soil quality and fertility in Rwanda. This PhD aims to elucidate the on-site impacts (nutrient losses) of water erosion in different AEZs, identify effective erosion control strategies through local and scientific knowledge sharing, and develop a regional soil erosion risk map...

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ICP PhD Scholarships


01/10/2014 - 30/09/2018

This project is being implemented in:
Local supervisor Mbarushimana Kagabo
Flemish supervisor Ann Verdoodt
Local partner institution Universiteit Gent
Local partner institution Rwanda Agricultural Board
Budget € 106.086
Scholar Jules Rutebuka