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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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 2023-02-28 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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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 i ... Project Completion Report C5 has identified a variety of new, known, and forgotten transmission routes of Vibrio cholerae and E.coli, such as kitchen utensils, fish, flies, fomites, boiled drinking water, and person-to-person transmission. Toget ...
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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), Denmark Grant recipient: Raminta Sakinyte Project code: A29489 Total grant: 29,000 DKK
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