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 ...
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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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 ...
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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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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 2024-04-30 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark Ministry of Health Zanzibar (MOHZ), Tanzania Project code: 17-04-KU Total grant: 9,996,580 DKK
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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 ...
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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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 ... Midterm report: The project has made important progress in 1, understanding the ideas, principles and knowledges guiding the design of currency systems; 2, recognising the practical challenges of setting and scaling up these grassroots financia ...
Period: 2019-04-1 to 2023-03-31 Countries: Kenya Lead institution: Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark Partner institutions: Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST), Kenya Grassroots Economics Foundation (GEF), Kenya Project code: 18-11-CBS Total grant: 8,856,626 DKK
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Innovating Vietnam’s TVET system (VIETSKILL)

Research project Although Vietnam has been remarkably successful in attracting FDI in recent years, many observers argue that the impact of FDI on domestic firms has been disappointing. The expected spillovers of knowledge and technology from foreign MNEs have been l ...    
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