Bangladesh

Circular Economy in Bangladesh’s Apparel Industry (CREATE)

Research project The global system of production and consumption of clothing accounts for approximately 4 to 6% of global GHG emissions, equivalent to international flights and maritime shipping combined, and contributes 20% of industrial water pollution. The global ...
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Climate-friendly and climate-resilient prawn farming in Bangladesh (ECOPRAWN)

Research project ECOPRAWN aims to analyze both climate change mitigation and adaptation of prawn farming in Bangladesh and thereby meet the theme “Sustainable development and climate change”. Mitigation is implemented by introduction of Integrated Multi Trophic Aquac ...
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Climate change and global value chains in Bangladesh

Research project This research and capacity building project will investigate how the garment/textile value chains connecting Europe/Bangladesh are being reconfigured in response to climate change. Our research will answer the following questions: How are the garment ...
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Sustainable Leather Tanning Industry in Bangladesh: Integrating Lean and Institutional Logics into OHS Management (SusLeather)

Research project The leather industry is the second-largest export sector of Bangladesh. As for Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) performance, the leather tanning industry is one of the most hazardous trades in many South Asian countries including Bangladesh, Indi ...
Period: 2022-02-15 to 2025-02-14 Countries: Bangladesh Lead institution: University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark Partner institutions: Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST), Bangladesh Project code: 21-M11-SDU Total grant: 4,999,999 DKK
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Safety and health and audit practices in Bangladesh

Research project The fast industrial development from a low income to a middle-income country such as Bangladesh carries a risk for safety and health of the workers, which may also jeopardise the economic development. Occupational safety and health (OSH) is therefore ... First year report 1. Project organisation established. Bi-weekly management meetings. Working groups on audit market study, literature review and field study methodology established. Financial procedures agreed upon. 2. Kick off workshop organi ...
Period: 2020-03-1 to 2024-02-29 Countries: Bangladesh Lead institution: University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark Partner institutions: Bangladesh University of Health Sciences (BUHS), Bangladesh Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark Team Working Life Aps (TWL), Denmark Project code: 19-M01-SDU Total grant: 4,992,320 DKK
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The Regulation of International Supply Chains (RISC)

Research project RISC will investigate the regulation of International Supply Chains in the Bangladesh (BD) Ready-Made Garment (RMG) industry with respect to Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) and wider social sustainability. Whilst a multitude of regulatory init ... First year report After Rana Plaza, millions in donor funds flowed into BD for dozens of projects addressing various aspects of social sustainability, such as OHS. Yet, no comprehensive overview exists, much less insight into effectiveness. So, RI ...
Period: 2019-06-1 to 2021-12-31 Countries: Bangladesh Lead institution: Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark Partner institutions: BRAC University (BRACU), Bangladesh Tufts University, United States of America The Danish Ethical Trading Initiative (DIEH), Denmark Project code: 18-M04-CBS Total grant: 4,996,945 DKK
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Health, safety and productivity in garment in Bangladesh

Research project The project creates new and exploratory knowledge about sustainable co-development between occupational health and safety (OHS) and productivity in the readymade garment (RMG) industry in Bangladesh. The objective will be reached by studying the char ... Project Completion Report Occupational safety and health (OSH) is often considered as a cost factor by managers in the garment industry as well as in other industries. Yet, our research indicate that it is not necessarily so. This project shows th ...
Period: 2015-01-1 to 2020-12-31 Countries: Bangladesh Lead institutions: Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST), Bangladesh Partner institutions: Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST), Bangladesh Project code: 14-07AAU Total grant: 9,656,146 DKK
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Upgrading pangas and tilapia value chains in Bangladesh

Research project Growth in aquaculture is important because it can help alleviate poverty by providing food and creating jobs in Bangladesh. The purpose is to promote green growth in freshwater pangas/tilapia aquaculture by providing knowledge on how to improve water ... Project completion report Objectives A broad knowledge has been created revealed by many articles. A high water quality is most important for successful aquaculture. Fish farming stimulate microbial growth in fish farms due to feeding, fecal matt ...
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