Mozambique

Hierarchies of Rights: Land and Investments in Africa

Research project The main aim of the research program is to analyse how struggles related to large-scale investments into natural resources affect small-holders’ rights to land in Sub-Saharan Africa.
It tests the overall working hypothesis that in developing ... Midterm report 2017 Outputs:
- We have exceeded the 8 working papers we had promised, but the two comparative synthesis papers are pending. The comparative case paper is also outstanding.
- Numerous academic articles single or c ...
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Securing rural livelihoods through improved smallholder pig production in Mozambique and Tanzania (SLIPP)

Research project The SLIPP project aims to improve community food security in Mozambique and Tanzania by fostering optimal smallholder pig production model systems. The project is an extension of previous Danish-funded projects in the two countries which informed tha ... Project completion report: Food safety and security is challenging in rural areas of south-eastern Africa particularly when it comes to good quality protein. There has been an increase in pig production by smallholder farmers in Angónia district, ...
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What Is In It for Me? – A Case Study of Land Tenure Systems In Suburban Maputo

Master thesis Abstract: With an outset in existing studies pointing to increasing tenure insecurity in an informal settlement in Mozambique’s capital Maputo, this thesis explores to whether increased tenure insecurity increases the demand for land righ ...
Period: 2016-03-21 to 2016-04-29 Countries: Mozambique Lead institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Social Sciences, Denmark University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economics, Denmark Grant recipient: Astrid Grønbæk Project code: A29608 Total grant: 8,000 DKK
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Hidden Hunger and Gendered Poverty in the 1000-day Window Trade-offs in Pregnant and Nursing Women’s Diet Quality in Southern Mozambique

Master thesis Abstract: Background : Pregnant and nursing women (PNW) in low-resource settings like the southern African country of Mozambique are at increased risk of hidden hunger, or micronutrient deficiencies, which result in devastating consequences fo ...
Period: 2016-01-3 to 2016-03-15 Countries: Mozambique Lead institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Department of Public Health, Denmark Grant recipient: Hayley Elizabeth Freedman Project code: A29030 Total grant: 11,665 DKK
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Mozambique’s Fortune Cookie, An alternative perspective into China’s recent expansion into Mozambique & Sub-Saharan Africa

Master thesis Abstract: The underlying purpose of this thesis is to present an alternative if not complementary perspective to the most recent wave of discussions regarding China’s expansion into Mozambique and sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)i as it is argued ...
Period: 2015-06-10 to 2015-07-19 Countries: Mozambique Lead institutions: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Arts, Denmark Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Arts, Department of International Studies, Denmark Grant recipient: Tania Maj Vanimal Roden Project code: A27927 Total grant: 19,000 DKK
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Structures of Stigma: Diagonal AIDS Care and Treatment Abandonment in Mozambique

Research project From a predominantly political standpoint, informed by a multi-sited ethnographical case study in Mozambique, this project aims to provide a clear articulation of the relationship between curative AIDS interventions and malnutrition in Mozambique. S ... Project Completion Report: This ethnography is based on 13 months of fieldwork in Mozambican AIDS treatment facilities, which are made up of a patchwork of global health discourse, national priorities, donor agendas, and regional and local po ...
Period: 2008-12-30 to 2013-06-30 Countries: Mozambique Lead institutions: Roskilde University (RUC), Denmark Roskilde University (RUC), Department of Society and Globalisation, Denmark Project code: 65-08-RUC Total grant: 2,147,963 DKK
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Smallholders Resilience to Extreme Weather Events in Chókwè district, Southern Mozambique

Master thesis ABSTRACT
Extreme weather events (EWEs) have been referred to as rare and severe events within a specific area and time. They have been said to exert a significant toll on rain-fed agriculture, which is the main farming system by the smallh ...
Period: 2013-05-21 to 2013-06-21 Countries: Mozambique Lead institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Grant recipient: Felisberto Mutongoreca Singreia Afonso Project code: A22390 Total grant: 10,000 DKK
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Economic Governance and Development in Vietnam and Mozambique

Research project This research programme is an inquiry into: (i) why two developing countries, Vietnam and Mozambique, have achieved exceptionally high and consistent annual rates of economic progress for more than 15 years, (ii) whether the benefits of growth were ... Project Completion Report: The Economic Governance and Development in Vietnam and Mozambique research program was an inquiry into (i) why two developing countries, Vietnam and Mozambique, have achieved exceptionally high and consistent annual ...
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