Sierra leone

What does it mean to work? A study of Health Development Committees and community engagement in WASH interventions in rural Sierra Leone

Master thesis Abstract: The technoanthropological research project presented herein comprises an exploration of the work of Health Development Committees (HDCs) in rural Sierra Leone and how the rural communities in which they are situated engage with Water, ...
Period: 2016-02-29 to 2016-03-31 Countries: Sierra leone Lead institutions: Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark Aalborg University (AAU), Techno-Anthropology, Denmark Aalborg University (AAU), The Faculty of Engineering and Science, Denmark Grant recipient: Aleksandr Jakovlev Project code: A29452 Total grant: 16,778 DKK
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Mobilizing Young Combatants in the Mano River Region

Research project The project investigates the mobilisation of male youth into violent networks and institutions across the borders of the conflict-ridden Mano River region of West Africa. By exploring the interplay between combatants, their recruiters and humanitari ... This project has explored the mobilisation of young ex-combatants in the aftennath of the civil war in Sierra Leone. While a dominant logic of the internationally-directed peace process was that combatants should demobilise and adapt to civilian liv ...
Period: 2008-12-30 to 2012-12-14 Countries: Guinea-Conacry Liberia Sierra leone Lead institutions: Danish Institute Against Torture (DIGNITY), Denmark Project code: 15-08-RCT Total grant: 398,628 DKK
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Non-State Actors in Sierra Leone’s Security Sector Reform Process

Research project The thesis argues that security sector reform (SSR) has failed according to its own ambition of establishing a ‘centrally governed state’. A primary reason for this failure is found in the concept of authority that state-building projects and much o ...
Period: 2007-12-31 to 2011-12-30 Countries: Sierra leone Lead institutions: Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Denmark Project code: 918-DIIS Total grant: 2,094,432 DKK
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