Tanzania

“Himili Pamoja” – Gendered Encounters in Climate Change Adaptation in Tanzania

Research project This research aims to promote gender-transformative approaches in climate change adaptation policies and initiatives at household, ward and district level in four districts in Tanzania. To achieve this overarching goal, the project explores the gende ...
Period: 2022-05-1 to 2027-04-30 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Tanzania State University of Zanzibar (SUZA), Tanzania Project code: 21-06-KU Total grant: 11,999,830 DKK
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The role of rural-urban linkages for enhanced climate resilience in rural Tanzania (RUL4CLI)

Research project The research project aims to deliver a comprehensive and multidisciplinary effort to increase climate resilience of rural communities in Tanzania. A deeper understanding of opportunities and barriers for current and potential climate change adaptatio ...
Period: 2022-04-1 to 2027-03-31 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Tanzania Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), United Kingdom Project code: 21-03-KU Total grant: 11,953,006 DKK
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Building resilience to climate-sensitive mosquito-borne viral diseases: preventing hospital-acquired infections and their epidemic spread through integrated mosquito control and sentinel surveillance in Zanzibar hospitals

Research project Hospitals can be hotspots for the initiation and spread of infectious disease outbreaks. However, in tropical areas more research is needed to identify and pilot sustainable interventions to minimize the risk of hospital-transmission and epidemic spr ...
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(AgroVal) Sustainable valorisation of agro-industrial residues through integration of food, bioproducts and bio-energy production

Research project In the equatorial East African region (EA) including Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia, agriculture accounts for 80%, with coffee and sisal as the most important crops with 600 kiloton coffee and 100 kiloton sisal ropes produced annually. The related crop ...
Period: 2022-03-1 to 2026-05-31 Countries: Kenya Tanzania Lead institution: Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark Partner institutions: Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NM-AIST), Tanzania Pwani University, Kenya Project code: 21-07-DTU Total grant: 11,998,331 DKK
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The paradoxes of climate-smart coffee (PACSMAC)

Research project Coffee, especially the valuable Arabica cultivar, is vulnerable to climate change. Warmer and wetter weather and spreading fungal disease have encouraged farmers to experiment with a variety of strategies, including shifting uphill, shade growing, ne ... First year report: The PACSMAC team would like to showcase the progress and status of the process. In doing so, we have broken down our assessment by summarising the key outcomes from the different work workpackages. WP1 is experiencing good pr ...
Period: 2021-04-1 to 2026-03-31 Countries: Ethiopia Tanzania Lead institution: Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Tanzania Jimma University (JU), Ethiopia Project code: 20-07-CBS Total grant: 11,993,425 DKK
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Young People’s Climate Change Engagement in Tanzania

Research project Climate change is one of the greatest threats facing humanity, and a defining issue of our time. Young people in sub-Saharan Africa are on the front line of this crisis. They constitute both the largest and most vulnerable group to experience the har ... First year report: Although 2021 was the first year of Y-ENGAGE, we were unable to get many things off the ground due to delays in getting the partnership agreement drafted and approved by the legal teams of the different institutions involved. No ...
Period: 2021-04-1 to 2026-03-31 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Ardhi University (ARU), Tanzania Tanzania Youth Coalition (TYC), Tanzania University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Tanzania Project code: 20-08-KU Total grant: 11,999,947 DKK
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Decentralised sequencing for infectious disease surveillance

Research project Climate change is estimated to cause 250,000 additional deaths per year between 2030 and 2050, a significant proportion of which will be due to diarrhoeal diseases and infections caused by pathogens transmitted by climate-sensitive vectors affected b ... First year report: 16th April 2021 in Dodoma: Project kickoff meeting attended by all project partners and the NIMR director general. 14th Sept 2021 in Dodoma: Consultative and planning meeting attended by medical officers in charge from 5 partic ...
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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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