Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark

Environmental sustainability of hotels on Zanzibar

Tourism is one of world’s largest economic sectors, generating 9.8% of global GDP and 284 million jobs to the global economy in 2015. However, the sector has also been criticized for operating in an unsustainable manner, impacting natural resources a ... First-year report With the increased international and national attention to the importance of the UN Sustainable Development Goals for future economy, environment, livelihoods and health, the implementation of the EnSuZa project is considered v ...

Green and Flexible District Heating/Cooling in Turkey

This project will lay the foundation for a future bottom-up energy system based on renewables, communities (from building-level up to cities and beyond), and flexibility providing better user motivation/engagement, stability, and transition to susta ...

Building Stronger Universities III – KNUST

Thematic focus areas: 1. Climate-Smart Agriculture and Environmental Management
2. Innovation and Entrepreneurship
3. Health Delivery Systems
4. University-wide Research Support Services and Facilities

Health, safety and productivity in garment in Bangladesh

The project creates new and exploratory knowledge about sustainable co-development between occupational health and safety (OHS) and productivity in the readymade garment (RMG) industry in Bangladesh. The objective will be reached by studying the cha ... Midterm report 2018: Outputs achieved:
- Baseline study for 51 garment companies completed and most follow up visits completed.
- Intervention in 12 companies completed
- The PhDs have presented papers at five scientific ...

Innovation and Renewable Electrification in Kenya (IREK)

As the global climate change regime moves ahead towards 2020, there will be increasing investments related to climate change mitigation and adaptation in poor countries. Ensuring that the most adequate technologies are selected and that they are dif ... Midterm report 2017: Emerging results: 1) The IREK policy analysis and stakeholder survey shows limited attention to renewables and capability development in the field. 2) Our disaggregated approach to the analysis of solar and wind ...

Building Stronger Universities II – UG

Objectives: The University of Ghana’s mission is “to develop world-class human resource and capabilities to meet national development needs and global challenges through quality teaching, learning, research and knowledge dissemination”. To fu ...

Building Stronger Universities II – KNUST

Objective: The overall objective of the BSU II partnership between the KNUST and the Danish Universities Applicants is to support KNUST in creating an enabling environment for high quality and relevant research; and research-based education t ...

Building Stronger Universities II – SUZA

Objective: The overall objective of this partnership under BSU II is to enhance SUZA’s capacity in terms of research expertise and support systems and facilities to conduct quality research of direct relevance to the needs of Zanzibar society ...

Building Stronger Universities II – SUA

Objectives: The long-term ambition and overall objective of the collaboration between Sokoine Agricultural University (SUA) and the consortium of Danish Universities (CDU) is to assist upgrading of SUA to a university with worldwide reputatio ...

Building Stronger Universities II – GU

Objective: The overall purpose of the collaborative programme is to support Gulu University in its efforts to strengthen research capacityat PhD level and research-based education,with a special emphasis on research ‘for community transformat ...

Building Stronger Universities II – KU

Objective: The overall objective of the partnership programme is to strengthen Kathmandu University's (KU) capacity to carry out quality research and PhD education on major social, economic, and technical aspects of societal development in Ne ...

Strengthening root and tuber value chain in Ghana


Root and tuber crops are second in importance to cereals as a global source of dietary calories (Babaleye, 2005). For Ghana, root and tuber crop consumption forms between 16 and 31% of per capita daily calorie consumption (GSS, 2005). The en ... Project completion report: The broad aim of the project was to contribute to national research capacity that will eventually lead to strengthening root and tuber (cassava, yam, cocoyam, and sweet potato) value chains in Ghana. It was aimed at ...

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

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, ...

Development of Enterprise in Solar Drying of Fruits and Vegetables for Employment Creation

Enterprise development in food processing with support from science base in food science and technology, nutrition and business management. Overall objective is to fill the knowledge gap on how to develop successful entrepreneurs in the food chain i ... Project Completion Report - Summary: The project managed to identify appropriate drying technologies for fruit, vegetable, spices, root and tubers. it established a practical training ans research centre for food drying, product development a ...