Green biotechnology for food security

Research summary

Enhancing food and nutrition security via 11 sub-research projects ranging from processing of fermented dairy products in Kazakhstan and identificaiton of Lactid acid bacteria to, cyroconservation of native poultry breeds, to behaviour of dairy cattle, to assessing quality of meat of native cattle breeds, assesing of quality of honey, gene identification for disease-resistant strains of apples, use of plants in soil remediation etc.

Description

Research info

Research title
Green biotechnology for food security

Research timeline
1.9.2011 - 1.5.2016

Keywords
animal behaviour and welfare food security Nutrition Security plant biotechnology

Region
Asia

Countries
Finland, Kazakhstan

Institution
University of Eastern Finland
Faculty of Science and Forestry
Kuopio, Finland

Funding instrument
Other

Project budget
200,000 - 500,000 euros

Head of research
Roseanna Avento

Partners
Kazakh National Agrarian University

Contact information
Roseanna Avento
+358403553828
roseanna.avento@uef.fi

Record last updated
6.7.2015