Ethiopia

The paradoxes of climate-smart coffee (PACSMAC)

Research project Coffee, especially the valuable Arabica cultivar, is vulnerable to climate change. Warmer and wetter weather and spreading fungal disease have encouraged farmers to experiment with a variety of strategies, including shifting uphill, shade growing, ne ... First year report: The PACSMAC team would like to showcase the progress and status of the process. In doing so, we have broken down our assessment by summarising the key outcomes from the different work workpackages. WP1 is experiencing good pr ...
Period: 2021-04-1 to 2026-03-31 Countries: Ethiopia Tanzania Lead institution: Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Tanzania Jimma University (JU), Ethiopia Project code: 20-07-CBS Total grant: 11,993,425 DKK
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Decent Work and Inclusive Industrialization in Ethiopia

Research project 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 jobs or catalyze econom ... First Year Report The fourth PhD was hired: Blen Telayneh Melesse; she is a lecturer in anthropology. Due to covid travel restrictions, we held a virtual inception workshop for the whole team on 12 June 2020. All contracts were signed. We procee ...
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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 ... First year report Several barley field-trials have been carried out in Ambo, Holetta and Kulumsa in Ethiopia to identify superior lines from around 1500 food barley landraces obtained from the Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute. The material include ...
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 Haramya University (HU), Ethiopia Project code: 20-04-AU Total grant: 11,986,554 DKK
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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 ... First year report The Ethiopian grid code requirements for the integration of renewable power plants (RPPs) at the distribution level have been studied in detail. The requirements for the voltage and frequency response as well as the active and re ...
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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 ... Midterm report: The project is progressing according to plan in terms of research outputs, capacity building, and outreach. Two PhD students are enrolled under the project, and they are advancing in their studies at the University of Addis Abeb ...
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 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 ... Midterm report GLOW is a research programme exploring global norms and violence against women (VAW) in Ethiopia. The international community has invested substantial resources in establishing the Sustainable Development Goals and similar global no ...
Period: 2019-08-1 to 2023-07-31 Countries: Ethiopia Lead institution: Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Denmark Partner institutions: The Peace and Development Center (PCD), Ethiopia Addis Ababa University (AAU), 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 ... Midterm report The Governing Climate Mobility Research Programme seeks to question the tendency to link climate change and migration causally. It explores the role of government and other political authorities in shaping the spaces in which decisi ...
Period: 2019-03-1 to 2023-02-28 Countries: Ethiopia Ghana Lead institution: Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Denmark Partner institutions: Forum for Social Studies (FSS), Ethiopia University of Ghana (UG), Ghana Project code: 18-09-DIIS Total grant: 10,218,791 DKK
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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-build ...
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