Ghana

Climate Resilience Across the Rural-Urban Continuum

Research project Projected and existing severe impacts of climate change in West Africa’s Sahel interact with high population growth and livelihood insecurity and fragility. The resulting increased mobility and rapid urbanisation further challenge local governments’ ...
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Climate Change Resilience of Ecosystem Services

Research project The project ‘Climate Change Resilience of Ecosystem Services (CRES)’ aims to increase foodand income diversity and climate change resilience of agricultural systems in West Africa. The focus is on six highly important, native multipurpose trees (Adan ... First year report: CRES aims to improve and diversify local income potentials in Ghana and Burkina Faso through a selection of best varieties of native tree species, value-added products and innovative marketing. It has a website ( https://cres.gr ...
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SWASH: Sustainable Wastewater Systems for Ghana

Research project SWASH (Sustainable Wastewater Systems for Ghana) delivers new research knowledge and capacity strengthening for Ghanaian institutions to achieve water sustainability. The 3 year project undertakes extensive fieldwork in the rapidly growing coastal ci ...
Period: 2022-10-1 to 2025-09-30 Countries: Ghana Lead institution: Roskilde University (RUC), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Ghana (UG), Ghana Project code: 21-M02-RUC Total grant: 4,983,065 DKK
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Energy struggles: renewable energy in Africa

Research project The overall objective of this project is to contribute to a better understanding of how a transition to renewable energy can occur in sub-Saharan Africa. Many countries have set targets for solar and wind, but implementation has been slow and uneven. ...
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Developing Ghana’s care economy: case and potential

Research project Unpaid provision, mainly by women, of early childcare and long-term care (LTC) of frail older people within their families is globally a major driver of gender inequality. The time poverty and negative health impacts associated with unpaid care prov ... First year report Many well-qualified candidates (34) responded to the open call for the position as PhD students. After a thorough selection process we recruited four candidates with background in psychology, public health, development economics ...
Period: 2020-04-1 to 2025-03-31 Countries: Ghana Lead institution: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Partner institutions: African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), Kenya University of Ghana (UG), Ghana Project code: 19-06-AU Total grant: 10,295,438 DKK
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Coastal Community Resilience to Climate and Diarrhoea

Research project Global climate change will impact human health in various ways, including increasing the occurrence of waterborne enteric diseases such as diarrhoea, especially in poor and vulnerable communities that have low adaptive capacity. The relationship betw ... First year report: The Project seeks to: •Understand how climatic and non-climatic determinants of diarrhoea impact transmission. •Assess community and local governance systems that address climate related extreme events and disease outbreaks. ...
Period: 2020-03-2 to 2025-03-3 Countries: Ghana Lead institution: University of Ghana (UG), Ghana Partner institutions: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark People´s Dialogue on Human Settlements (PD), Ghana Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Ghana Project code: 19-10-GHA Total grant: 11,969,990 DKK
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Building vegetable farmers resilience to climate change

Research project The proposed project seeks to help vegetable farmers adapt to climate change and enhance vegetable production through research on heat, drought and disease tolerant vegetable varieties, soil health, irrigation and water management in vegetable produc ...
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Port Effectiveness and Public Private Cooperation for Competitiveness (PEPP II)

Research project Our PEPP II team aims to enhance the competitiveness of Tema Port by providing new knowledge about how port clusters, gender imbalances, communication, and sustainability intertwine. Thereby, we create the potential for a more diverse and effective P ...
Period: 2022-01-16 to 2025-01-15 Countries: Ghana Lead institution: Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Ghana (UG), Ghana Project code: 21-M04-AU Total grant: 4,998,813 DKK
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