Mzumbe University (MU), Tanzania

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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Informal worker organisation and social protection

Research project This project will investigate emerging collective forms of informal worker organisation in the Global South (focusing on Kenya and Tanzania) and their implications for social protection. Rather than seeing a decrease in informal work due to globaliza ...  Midterm report: -Primary mapping of the three sectors. -First engagement with key stakeholders in Kenya and Tanzania -Extensive Literature reviews conducted on the three sectors in Kenya and Tanzania as well as an overall literature ...
Period: 2016-10-15 to 2022-12-31 Countries: Kenya Tanzania Lead institution: Roskilde University (RUC), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Greenwich (GRE), United Kingdom Mzumbe University (MU), Tanzania University of Nairobi (UoN), Kenya Project code: 16-05-RUC Total grant: 9,898,063 DKK
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Green Resources Innovations For Livelihood Improvement

Research project The proposed collaborative project titled “Green Resources Innovations for Livelihood Improvement (GRILI)’ will be carried out in the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania and Manyara region where Synadenium glaucescens, and Commiphora swynnertonii are f ... Midterm report Among other major outputs, the project has managed to launch a National Innovation Platform “Green Resources Products Innovation Platform (GRIP)” which ensures the production and trade of GRPs is addressed in a sustainable manner. T ...
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Enhancing Productivity, Market Access and Income of Small Farming Businesses in Tanzania: Potentials and Limitations in Contract Farming

Research project The project portfolio for phase 2 consists of three separate sub-projects that all are nourished by research findings from phase 1. The three sub-projects are tied together by emerging or changing contractual systems, the overarching issue examined i ...
Period: 2013-11-29 to 2020-11-30 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: Mzumbe University (MU), Tanzania Partner institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Project code: 13-P03-TAN Total grant: 4,951,910 DKK
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Productivity, Market Access and Incomes for Small farming businesses through Contracts

Research project One of the recent innovations and new approaches for addressing the problem of market access and inadequate farm income amongst smallholder commercial farmers in developing economies is the development of integrated systems of agricultural production ... Project Completion report: Resuts for Objectives 1 and Output 2: Sources of technical efficiency included proper usage of improved seed varieties; timely undertaking of farm activities (land preparation, planting, weeding, fertilizer applicatio ...
Period: 2011-04-1 to 2015-12-31 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: Mzumbe University (MU), Tanzania Partner institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Project code: 10-P11-TAN Total grant: 5,384,349 DKK
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