Roskilde University (RUC), Denmark

Circular Economy in Bangladesh’s Apparel Industry (CREATE)

Research project The global system of production and consumption of clothing accounts for approximately 4 to 6% of global GHG emissions, equivalent to international flights and maritime shipping combined, and contributes 20% of industrial water pollution. The global ...
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Pastoralist Climate Change Resilience in Somaliland (PACCS)

Research project This research project (PACCS) explores how pastoralists in Somaliland, an East African climate ‘hot spot’, adapt to climate change effects on their livelihoods. Pastoralism is a complex system, driven by interlinked economic, socio-ecological and ins ...
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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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SWASH: Sustainable Wastewater Systems for Ghana

Research project SWASH (Sustainable Wastewater Systems for Ghana) delivers new research knowledge and capacity strengthening for Ghanaian institutions to achieve water sustainability. The 3 year project undertakes extensive fieldwork in the rapidly growing coastal ci ...
Period: 2022-10-1 to 2025-09-30 Countries: Ghana Lead institution: Roskilde University (RUC), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Ghana (UG), Ghana Project code: 21-M02-RUC
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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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Private-sector cash transfers (CASH-IN)

Research project The overall objective of CASH-IN is to investigate whether and to what extent privately managed cash transfers (PrivCTs) are politicized by ruling elites and how this affects inclusive sustainable growth and state-society relations. Cash transfers ha ...
Period: 2020-09-1 to 2025-05-31 Countries: Tanzania Uganda Lead institution: Roskilde University (RUC), Denmark Partner institutions: Makerere University (MAK), Uganda University of Dodoma (UDOM), Tanzania Project code: 19-05-RUC Total grant: 11,944,444 DKK
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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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Climate smart cocoa systems for Ghana (CLIMCOCOA)

Research project Cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) is the third highest export commodity of Ghana and represents the most important source of revenue for numerous small scale farmers. Climate change (CC) in the form of higher temperatures and reduced rainfall is expected to ... Midterm report 2019 The three PhD students have done three years of their study and are expected to complete by July 2020. However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the expected date of completion has been moved to October 2020 by the University of G ...
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