The Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP) selected three proposals, submitted through VLAG, from VLAG affiliated chair groups for funding. For VLAG this was a score of 50%, in total WU received 9 sandwich-PhD grants.
The projects that were approved are:
Mrs. Felicia Akuamoa (Ghana): Toxicological risk assessment of selected Ghanaian aphrodisiac herbal products. Supervisors Jochem Louisse, Karsten Beekman and Ivonne Rietjens (Toxicology)
Mr. Isaac Omwenga (Kenya): Development of combined in vitro-in silico methods to asses mixture of food contaminants. Supervisors Jochem Louisse and Ivonne Rietjens (Toxicology)
Mr. Kulwa Miraji (Tanzania): Improving food security in Tanzania by improving bioavailability of nutrient and sensory attributes of local rice-based products. Supervisors Eduardo Capuano and Vincenzo Fogliano (Food Quality & Design)