Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark

Everyday Humanitarianism in Tanzania (EveryHumanTZ)

Research project Since an upsurge of unrest in Burundi in 2015, 258,000 refugees have crossed into Tanzania, making it the largest recipient of Burundian refugees in the East African region. Tanzania currently hosts 317,000 refugees in three camps, which is an unprec ...
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Advancing Creative Industries for Development in Ghana

Research project Creative and cultural industries (CCIs) are being lauded for their potential to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Supported by a range of UN Agencies, many African governments have bought into the promise of C ... First-Year Report: The project has had a very successful first year and made important progress. All the administrative/budgetary procedures are in place. PhDs and postdocs have been recruited. The first Project Workshop was held in September, 20 ...
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Crowdfunding for Youth Entrepreneurship in Tanzania

Research project Project summary The literature highlights some of the limitations of traditional debt financing as a response to the youth entrepreneurs’ financing needs. Funding becomes a matter of friends and family, and local dealers all represent a limited ... First year report Data and prototype to be used in the lab experiment has been collected. Lab experiment has been designed in CBS, the lab experiment will be conducted in Spain in the first half of 2020.
Period: 2020-02-1 to 2024-01-30 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: Mzumbe University (MU), Tanzania Partner institutions: Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark Small Industries Development Organization (SIDO), Tanzania Project code: 18-15-TAN Total grant: 11,812,788 DKK
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Grassroots Innovations for Inclusive Economic Growth

Research project The project aims to investigate the governance practices, impacts and diffusion of grassroots innovations, which are developing financial and monetary infrastructures for inclusive economic growth (among low-income micro-entrepreneurs and civil socie ... First-year report: The project has made important progress in 1, understanding the ideas, principles and knowledges guiding the internal design of currency systems; 2, recognising the practical challenges of setting and scaling up th ...
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Offshore Wind Farms Large-Scale Integration in Turkey

Research project Turkey is one of the fastest-growing energy markets in the world, with an annual 8% increase in energy demand. By the end of 2018, the total installed capacity and electricity production of Turkey was 88.5 GW and 300.7 TWh, respectively. Nowadays, mo ...
Period: 2020-03-1 to 2023-02-28 Countries: Turkey Lead institution: Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark Partner institutions: Cukurova University (CU), Turkey Ankara Yildirim Beyazit Universitesi (AYBU), Turkey Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey Project code: 19-M03-AAU Total grant: 4,999,473 DKK
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Environmental sustainability of hotels on Zanzibar

Research project 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 ...
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The Regulation of International Supply Chains (RISC)

Research project RISC will investigate the regulation of International Supply Chains in the Bangladesh (BD) Ready-Made Garment (RMG) industry with respect to Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) and wider social sustainability. Whilst a multitude of regulatory init ... First year report After Rana Plaza, millions in donor funds flowed into BD for dozens of projects addressing various aspects of social sustainability, such as OHS. Yet, no comprehensive overview exists, much less insight into effectiveness. So, RI ...
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New Partnerships for Sustainability (NEPSUS)

Research project New and more complex partnerships are emerging to address the sustainability of natural resource use in developing countries. These partnerships variously link donors, governments, community-based organizations, NGOs, business, certification agencies ... Midterm report: Sustainability partnerships can be very important in view of balancing communities’ needs to access natural resources and the long-term availability of these resources for future generations and to ensure proper conservation. Eve ...
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