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 ...
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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 ...
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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 institution: Aalborg University (AAU), Centre for Industrial Production, Department of Business and Management, Denmark 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 wate ... 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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Combating Cholera Caused by Climate Change in Bangladesh

Research project Bangladesh (Bg) is one of the most hazard prone countries in the world and is expected to be one of the worst affected by Climate Change (CC). Every year, extreme weather events such as flooding, droughts and cyclones have devastating effects, also ... Midterm report 2016: The study has not found the connection between climate change and cholera and will most likely not do so.

But the C5 study has opened the cholera research field in a new direction by focusing on the househo ...
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Women’s Empowerment in Rural Bangladesh: A case study of the Gono Kendra project

Master thesis Abstract: This thesis aimed at investigating the Gono Kendra project and its impact on women’s Empowerment in rural Bangladesh. I have used empirical ethnographic data which was collected using qualitative research methods: interviews and ...
Period: 2016-03-1 to 2016-04-14 Countries: Bangladesh Lead institutions: Roskilde University (RUC), Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Denmark Roskilde University (RUC), Denmark Grant recipient: Raminta Sakinyte Project code: A29489 Total grant: 29,000 DKK
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Is There a Model for Women’s Empowerment?

Master thesis Abstract: Gender inequality is a global problem, particularly in the global south. Despite considerable national and international efforts coming from both practitioners and the academic world, women’s empowerment remains a topic for deba ...
Period: 2016-03-1 to 2016-04-14 Countries: Bangladesh Lead institutions: Roskilde University (RUC), Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Denmark Roskilde University (RUC), Denmark Grant recipient: Afif Hossain Project code: A29489 Total grant: 29,000 DKK
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The Politics Within Politics: The Fear of Loss and Hope of Gains at Dhaka University

Research project This project explores how governance, politics and authority operate in present day Bangladesh. The project centres on the sites of incubation of political leaders and state servants - the youth in student politics. The aim is to explore the interpl ... Project Completion Report: The research show that political motivated violence is engrained jn party politics and that this violence and the threat of violence is constitutive for the operation of organized recruitment and mobilization of young ac ...
Period: 2008-09-1 to 2013-07-1 Countries: Bangladesh Lead institution: Danish Institute Against Torture (DIGNITY), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Project code: 03-08-RCT Total grant: 401,186 DKK
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