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Hierarchies of Rights: Land and Investments in Africa
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
- 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 ...
2014-31-12 to 2020-30-03
Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Denmark,
Roskilde University (RUC), Denmark,
Roskilde University (RUC), Department of Society and Globalisation,
University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Institute of Resource Assessment (IRA),
University of Eduardo Mondlane, Dept. of Political Science and Public Administration, Mozambique,
Total grant: 9,969,902 DKK
Securing rural livelihoods through improved smallholder pig production in Mozambique and Tanzania (SLIPP)
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 th ... 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 distr ...
2009-30-12 to 2016-30-12
Eduardo Mondlane University (EMU), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Mozambique,
Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Department of Animal Science and Production,
University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark,
University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences,
University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Department of Veterinary Disease Biology,
Total grant: 7,302,937 DKK
What Is In It for Me? – A Case Study of Land Tenure Systems In Suburban Maputo
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 ...
Hidden Hunger and Gendered Poverty in the 1000-day Window Trade-offs in Pregnant and Nursing Women’s Diet Quality in Southern Mozambique
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 ...
Mozambique’s Fortune Cookie, An alternative perspective into China’s recent expansion into Mozambique & Sub-Saharan Africa
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 ...
Structures of Stigma: Diagonal AIDS Care and Treatment Abandonment in Mozambique
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 ...
Smallholders Resilience to Extreme Weather Events in Chókwè district, Southern Mozambique
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 ...
Economic Governance and Development in Vietnam and Mozambique
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 ...
2008-31-12 to 2012-29-12
Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), Vietnam,
Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs (ILSSA) - Vietnam,
National Directorate of Studies and Policy Analysis (DNEAP), Vietnam,
National Institute of Statistics (INE), Vietnam,
University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark,
University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Social Sciences,
University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economics,
Total grant: 7,407,013 DKK
Assessment of the socio-economic impact of Taenia solium cysticercosis in Angónia District, Mozambique
Taenia solium cysticercosis is an emerging zoonosis causing both public health and agricultural problems in many low-income countries. NCC is considered a cause of epilepsy in people of all ages and one of the most important huma ...
Illuminating the Potential for a Rural Energy Service Company – Meeting the Rural Off-grid Electrification Challenge in Mozambique.
The access to modern energy services are deeply embedded in most aspects of the economic, social, and environmental dimensions of human development. In Mozambique, just a small fraction of the rural population has access to electr ...
Elites, Production and Poverty. A comparative study
Elites, production and poverty (EPP) is a collaborative research program launched in 2008. It brings together research institutions and universities in Bangladesh, Denmark, Ghana, Mozambique, Tanzania and Uganda and is funded by the Danish Consultat ... 2011:
EPP has made considerable progress in terms of contributions to theoretical and empirical knowledge about the conditions in which elites support productive sector initiatives - the politics of production for short..
EPP has also be ...
Watermelons for life: The potential of indigenous African genetic resources
Genetic resources of indigenous plant species are important for crop and diet diversity. Watermelon originates from Africa, and indigenous genetic resources have potential both as a source of protein and fat (seeds), carbohydrates, fibres and vitami ...
Enhancement of research capacity to control and manage bacterial plant diseases in Eastern Africa
Project LIFE- 731:
The primary objective is to strengthen the capacity of partner institutions in Uganda, Tanzania and Mozambique to conduct research on control and management of bacterial diseases of plants and seeds and to disseminate resea ... OVERALL OBJECTIVES:
To strengthen the capacity of partner institutions in Uganda, Tanzania and Mozambique to conduct research in control and management of bacterial diseases of plants and seeds and to disseminate research findings for the b ...
Responsible youth and safe sex in Mozambique.
The objective of this study was to identify factors that facilitate safe sex practices among adolescents in Mozambique. These factors were identified through a study of alternative youth identities and gender notions that enhance safe sex practices ...
Improving Smallholder Pig Production and Health in Eastern and Southern Africa
The tape worm Taenia solium is transmitted from pigs (cysticercosis: encysted larval stages) to humans (taeniosis: adult tape worm) through undercooked or raw pork. The adult worms excrete eggs that may in turn infect pigs. However, if humans inadve ...