Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark

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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Decent Work and Inclusive Industrialization in Ethiopia

Research project Sub-Saharan African (SSA) governments are looking for sectors that can drive inclusive growth in the context of large youth populations, high under- and unemployment, and previous growth trajectories that did not create enough jobs or catalyze econom ... First Year Report The fourth PhD was hired: Blen Telayneh Melesse; she is a lecturer in anthropology. Due to covid travel restrictions, we held a virtual inception workshop for the whole team on 12 June 2020. All contracts were signed. We procee ...
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Environmental Maritime Governance in Kenya (EMG-K): Policy, Practice and Prospects for the Abatement of Shipping Air Emissions

Research project Kenya faces the challenge of facilitating economic development via its growing maritime trades while protecting the global climate and local air quality. The EMG-K project explores Kenya’s environmental maritime governance for the abatement of emissi ...
Period: 2022-09-1 to 2025-08-31 Countries: Kenya Lead institution: Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Nairobi (UoN), Kenya Institute for Law and Environmental Governance (ILEG), Kenya Project code: 21-M12-CBS Total grant: 4,992,954 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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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 ... First year report Everyday Humanitarianism in Tanzania (EHTZ) is working toward researching the concept everyday humanitarianism in practice as a way forward in decolonizing as a series of activities and struggles undertaken in close collaboration ...
Period: 2019-11-1 to 2024-10-30 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: Roskilde University (RUC), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Tanzania Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark Project code: 18-12-CBS Total grant: 12,000,000 DKK
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Hotspot of multiple stressors (HOTSPOT2)

Research project The Gulf of Guinea suffers from activities including intense shipping, offshore oil exploration, discharge from mining and industry, infrastructure projects such as port expansions, and sewage from coastal communities. These create a hotspot of envir ...
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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 ... Midterm report ACIG has made significant progress despite Covid-19 disrupting some of the work. Fieldwork has been conducted in all target regions and on all target sectors. We held workshops and interviews online to continue our work during the p ...
Period: 2019-04-1 to 2024-03-31 Countries: Ghana Lead institution: Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark Partner institutions: Loughborough University (LBORO), United Kingdom University of Ghana (UG), Ghana Project code: 18-05-CBS Total grant: 11,994,917 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 ... Midterm Report The EnSuZa project set out to investigate Integrated Sustainable Waste Management (ISWM) practices of hotel-generated solid waste with a view to identify and assess innovative solutions for solid waste management in selected hotel ...
Period: 2018-03-1 to 2024-03-31 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark Ministry of Health Zanzibar (MOHZ), Tanzania State University of Zanzibar (SUZA), Tanzania Project code: 17-04-KU Total grant: 9,996,580 DKK
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