Ethiopia

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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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 University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economics, 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 ... 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: Addis Ababa University (AAU), Ethiopia 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 ...
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Water resilient green cities for Africa

Research project The urban population in Africa will triple to 1.2 billion by 2050 and cause massive challenges for the management of urban areas (UN-Habitat, 2010). The water challenge is exacerbated by climate change which will increase flood and drought risks and ... Project completion report: The project explored options and barriers for water resilience by using urban green infrastructure as a climate change adaptation stragey (LSM) in Addis Ababa and Dar es Salaam. In the first year the project team se ...
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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 H ... 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 availabl ...
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Treatment of childhood undernutrition: development of and access to improved foods (TREATFOOD)

Research project The objectives were 1) To develop improved corn-soy-blend-based (CSB) and lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS) for treatment of moderate acute malnutrition, and 2) identify the best product based on effectiveness and acceptability, 3) to disseminat ... Project completion report: Based on the main trial, we have been the first to show that treatment of moderate acute malnutrition, irrespective of supplement, lead to quite high accretion of lean mass - muscle and organ tissue. We have also been ab ...
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