Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark

Circular Economy in Bangladesh’s Apparel Industry (CREATE)

Research project The global system of production and consumption of clothing accounts for approximately 4 to 6% of global GHG emissions, equivalent to international flights and maritime shipping combined, and contributes 20% of industrial water pollution. The global ...
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Large-Scale Integration of Wind Power Generation in Ethiopia – LastWind

Research project Ethiopia has a large renewable energy generation potential based upon its natural resources, such as hydro, wind, solar and geothermal. According to the strategic plan of the country, by 2030 the share of other renewables will increase by more than 2 ...
Period: 2023-08-1 to 2026-07-31 Countries: Ethiopia Lead institution: Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark Partner institutions: Debre Berhan University (DBU), Ethiopia Hawassa University (HU), Ethiopia Project code: 23-M01-AAU Total grant: 5,370,376 DKK
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Unlocking the Potential of Green CHArcoal in Northern Uganda (UPCHAIN)

Research project Solid fuel cooking, mainly firewood and charcoal, is a major source of carbon emissions, deforestation and respiratory diseases in sub-Saharan Africa but it’s production is also an important economic activity and a major source of employment. The UPC ... First year report The objectives To produce a validated research base that interlinks and integrates the interdependent factors: technical, environmental, cultural, socio-economic, business, learning and livelihood on the adoption of green charco ...
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Market-driven Multi-Energy Operational Planning in Indonesia – MARGIN

Research project The project "Market-driven Multi-Energy Operational Planning in Indonesia – MARGIN" will lay the foundation for future bottom-up multi-energy systems in Indonesia based on renewable energies (REs), communities and flexibility to provide better user m ... First year report Since the project's official kickoff, the team has made good progress towards achieving the three main objectives of the project namely developing practical short- and long-term strategic energy plans, practical energy market sch ...
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HVDC GREEN: HVDC GRid for intErconnEcting Nusantara

Research project Indonesia electricity demand is to increase 76% in the next 10 years. As of today, the majority of electricity consumption is in Java, where the majority of people (56%) and industry locates. Currently, 69.5% of the energy in Java already comes from ... Midterm report A strong Indonesian grid over a large geographic area is required to integrate wind, solar and other renewable energy sources. HVDC links would allow transmitting carbon-neutral power from islands where its generation is more effici ...
Period: 2021-09-1 to 2025-10-31 Countries: Indonesia Lead institution: Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark Partner institutions: Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Indonesia PT PLN (Persero), Indonesia Project code: 20-M02AAU Total grant: 4,662,139 DKK
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Climate change and global value chains in Bangladesh

Research project This research and capacity building project will investigate how the garment/textile value chains connecting Europe/Bangladesh are being reconfigured in response to climate change. Our research will answer the following questions: How are the garment ... First year report In terms of scientific results, it looks as if the project will exceed its original target of eight journal articles, eight book chapters, and eight working papers with the 3 PhD scholars to publish their own articles in addition ...
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Safety and health and audit practices in Bangladesh

Research project The fast industrial development from a low income to a middle-income country such as Bangladesh carries a risk for safety and health of the workers, which may also jeopardise the economic development. Occupational safety and health (OSH) is therefore ... Midterm report The research partners University of Southern Denmark (SDU) and Bangladesh University of Health Sciences (BUHS) study the audit practices in the garment industry in Bangladesh. Audits are carried out to secure supplier compliance wit ...
Period: 2020-03-1 to 2025-02-28 Countries: Bangladesh Lead institution: University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark Partner institutions: Bangladesh University of Health Sciences (BUHS), Bangladesh Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark Team Working Life Aps (TWL), Denmark Project code: 19-M01-SDU Total grant: 4,992,320 DKK
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Port Effectiveness and Public Private Cooperation for Competitiveness (PEPP II)

Research project Our PEPP II team aims to enhance the competitiveness of Tema Port by providing new knowledge about how port clusters, gender imbalances, communication, and sustainability intertwine. Thereby, we create the potential for a more diverse and effective P ... First year report Our project, Port Effectiveness and Public Private Cooperation for Competitiveness (PEPP II), asks the research question why not everyone considers the new terminal at Tema Port in Ghana an unmitigated success given that it was f ...
Period: 2022-01-16 to 2025-01-15 Countries: Ghana Lead institution: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Ghana (UG), Ghana Project code: 21-M04-AU Total grant: 4,998,813 DKK
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