Ethiopia

Better Barley by New Breeding Techniques

Research project Barley is an important food security crop in Ethiopia, and is a priority crop for the Ethiopian Government. There is an urgent need to lift breeding activities by incorporating new breeding techniques (NBT) to reach a planned yield goal of 3.9t/ha in ...
Period: 2021-04-1 to 2025-03-31 Countries: Ethiopia Lead institution: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Partner institutions: Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR), Ethiopia Ambo University (AMBOU), Ethiopia Haramaya University (HU), Ethiopia Project code: 20-04-AU Total grant: 11,986,554 DKK
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Decent Work and Inclusive Industrialization in Ethiopia

Research project Project summary Sub-Saharan African (SSA) governments are looking for sectors that can drive inclusive growth in the context of large youth populations, high under- and unemployment, and previous growth trajectories that did not create enough jo ...
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Renewable Energy based Minigrid Clusters in Ethiopia-REMCE

Research project According to recent studies, around 55% of 110 million inhabitants of Ethiopia (especially in rural areas) have no access to electricity. In addition, the electrified regions of the country, which are mainly based on hydroelectric power plants, are s ...
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Building Resilience to Climate Change in Ethiopia

Research project This project is a collaborative research project between the Development Economics Research Group and the Ethiopian Development Research Institute. It will compare and evaluate the drivers of resilience to climate change examining actions taken at th ... First-year report: (i) Academic research: One paper accepted for publication, and a further three to be submitted before end-2020. Two papers to be published as working papers in second half of 2020. Data collection for the new data set to commenc ...
Period: 2019-04-1 to 2024-03-31 Countries: Ethiopia Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI), Ethiopia University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economics, Denmark Project code: 18-07-KU Total grant: 11,077,028 DKK
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Global Norms and Violence Against Women in Ethiopia

Research project This project (GLOW) studies the role of global norms in development. It does so through a case study of the global norm on the elimination of violence against women (VAW) in Ethiopia. The norm was originally phrased in the Convention on the Eliminati ... First-year report: The project started 1 August, 2019, and did not obtain results in relation to the objectives, outputs and outcomes in 2019 or early 2020.
Period: 2019-08-1 to 2023-07-31 Countries: Ethiopia Lead institution: Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Natural Resources and Development, Denmark Partner institutions: The Peace and Development Center (PCD), Ethiopia Project code: 18-10-DIIS Total grant: 8,383,912 DKK
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Governing Climate Mobility (GCM)

Research project Understanding the impacts of climate change on human mobility is a serious challenge for the 21st century. We know that climate change shapes socio-economic dynamics in ways that intensify household vulnerability and insecurity. and that it interacts ... First-year report: Results: Objective 1: 2 workshops to develop common approach; preparation of ’conceptual framework paper’; analytical approach presentations 2019 and 2020 DSA (UK) conferences. Objective 2: DSA discussions involvin ...
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Governing economic hubs and flows in Somali East Africa

Research project This research and capacity-building project contributes to a better understanding of key economic and political processes that have shaped state formation in the Somali territories since 1991. The project wants to explain how the daily management of ... Project Completion Report: Over a 6 year period a team of researchers from Denmark, Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia studied the political effects of cross-border trading between Somalia and its neighbors. The aim of this research and capacity-bui ...
Period: 2014-01-1 to 2019-12-31 Countries: Ethiopia Kenya Somalia Somaliland Lead institution: Roskilde University (RUC), Denmark Partner institutions: Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Denmark University of Hargeisa (UOH), Somalia Addis Ababa University (AAU), Ethiopia Project code: 13-03RUC Total grant: 9,963,719 DKK
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Haramaya Camel Dairy

Research project Camels are popular domestic animals in arid and semiarid regions of Africa and the Middle East. Camels are held mainly as dairy animals, but also for the meat and for transportation. The largest camel population is found in East Africa, around the Ho ... Project completion report: The project “Haramaya Camel Dairy” have removed obstacles for processing camel milk and developed a range of high quality camel milk dairy products. The procedures and processes have been described and made available f ...
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