Uganda

Private-sector cash transfers (CASH-IN)

Research project The overall objective of CASH-IN is to investigate whether and to what extent privately managed cash transfers (PrivCTs) are politicized by ruling elites and how this affects inclusive sustainable growth and state-society relations. Cash transfers ha ...
Period: 2020-09-1 to 2025-05-31 Countries: Tanzania Uganda Lead institution: Roskilde University (RUC), Denmark Partner institutions: Makerere University (MAK), Uganda University of Dodoma (UDOM), Tanzania Project code: 19-05-RUC Total grant: 11,944,444 DKK
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Certifications of Citizenship in Africa

Research project CERTIZENS is an interdisciplinary, multi-layered research project which explores the complexities of regimes of citizen certification and the forms of identification these generate, circulate, manage and attempt to control, in selected African settin ...
Period: 2020-06-1 to 2024-05-31 Countries: Ghana Uganda Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Makerere University (MAK), Uganda University of Ghana (UG), Ghana Project code: 19-07-KU Total grant: 11,749,026 DKK
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HEALTHYNSECT Insect farming for health and livelihood

Research project Insects are recognized as some of the most promising alternative food sources that can shape future sustainable food systems by providing high-quality animal protein and nutrients with lower environmental impacts than conventional livestock. Producti ...
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Militarization, sustainable growth and peace in Uganda

Research project This project on militarisation, sustainable growth and peace in Uganda will examine the concept of militarisation in Uganda and its implications for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) No. 16 on peace, justice and strong institutions. The rationale be ... First-year report: Preliminary findings indicate enlarged military roles in large scale land acquisitions, forest resource and fisheries governance, and agriculture accompanied by a phasing out or domination of civilian structures with minimal t ...
Period: 2019-05-1 to 2023-08-31 Countries: Uganda Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Makerere University (MAK), Uganda Project code: 18-04-KU Total grant: 11,995,339 DKK
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Imagining Gender Futures in Uganda – IMAGENU

Research project IMAGENU will provide new perspectives on gender and futures in Uganda by placing marriage and its decline in focus, showing how this fundamental gender relation implicates livelihoods, health, education and people’s future imaginations. It will inves ... Midterm report: The IMAGENU project is formally halfway through its project period. The staff and researchers are now all in place and the PhD programme in Gulu has finally been accredited. Three annual workshops have been held where internation ...
Period: 2018-10-1 to 2022-09-30 Countries: Uganda Lead institution: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Partner institutions: Gulu University (GU), Uganda University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Project code: 17-07-AU Total grant: 9,997,626 DKK
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Agricultural Investors as Development Actors? (AIDA)

Research project Like agricultural investors from other non-African countries, Danish farmers and institutional investors are increasingly attracted by the invitations extended by African governments to invest in agriculture as well as by the encouragement they recei ... Midterm report 2019: Data obtained from the questionnaire survey, involving interviews with 400 respondents from each of the 6 research locations, i.e. a total of 2,400 respondents, has been entered into two databases. These databases have been ...
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Political Settlements and Revenue Bargains in Africa

Research project Over the last decade, a number of countries in Africa have become less dependent on traditional aid as other sources of income have grown. At the same time, the policy priorities of these countries’ governments may be changing. Whereas poverty reduct ... Extra midterm report: The PSRB research programme has been able to research and study a series of revenue bagains in Uganda and Tanzania. The PSRB programme has produced two finished PhDs and another two are in the final stages of being assessed. ...
Period: 2016-08-1 to 2021-07-31 Countries: Tanzania Uganda Lead institution: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Partner institutions: Makerere University (MAK), Uganda Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Denmark Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA), Tanzania Project code: 16-03-AU Total grant: 7,284,756 DKK
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