University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Science, Department of Geography and Geology, Denmark

Nepal on the move: Conflict, migration and stability

Research project Migration within Nepal, to India and to join the British army have been practiced for generations. However, flows of migration have intensified during the decade of armed conflict. Migrant destinations such as the Gulf countries, Europe, North Americ ... Project completion report: The project has contributed substantial new knowledge on a range of migration patterns and practices and their societal implications for the development of Nepalese society. This pertains to both internal migration in ...
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A region wide assessment of land system resilience and climate robustness in the agricultural frontline of Sahel (LaSyRe-Sahel)

Research project This project will look at the triple exposure of local livelihood strategies and food provision to climate change, population pressure and globalization in agricultural frontline of Sahel. The research will: a) go beyond ‘established myths’ about cha ... Project Completion Report: The Sahel is challenged by the triple exposure of local livelihood strategies and food provision to climate change, population pressure and globalization The project a) employed satellite based methodology to give a reg ...
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Land Management System and its Associated Problems in the Process of Developing Satellite Cities in Dar es Salaam

Research project This project is about the future of urban Tanzania. It will investigate the dynamics of the land management system, urban governance and leadership in order to find out how an improved relationship of these variables can contribute to the present an ... Project Completion Report - Summary:   The results indicated that (a) Experts for managing land are not enough in Dar es Salaam and towns of Tanzania(b) Master Plans in Dar es Salaam and many towns are not participatory and outdated cau ...
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West African Network for Studies of Environmental Change (WANSEC)

Research project It is proposed to create a West African network, including the University of Dakar, Senegal, Technical University of Bamako, Mali, University of Ghana, Legon, and the University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; collaborating on research-based developmen ... Completion Report: The Wansec project aimed at an improved understanding of changes in the biophysical environment, natural resource management and physical planning in the face of climate change. This has been reached through development of cap ...
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Livelihoods Intransition: Effects of Rural-urban Linkages on Rural Livelihoods in the Rural Hinterlands of an Emerging Urban Center. A Case Study from Kipaduka Village, Tanzania.

Master thesis Abstract This thesis assesses the effects of the development in an emerging urban center (EUC) on its rural hinterlands. A case study approach is applied using the concept of livelihoods to analyze the effects on the lives of the inhabita ...
Period: 2012-10-14 to 2012-12-14 Countries: Tanzania Lead institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Science, Denmark University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Science, Department of Geography and Geology, Denmark Grant recipient: Taja Brenneche Project code: A17149 Total grant: 10,000 DKK
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Livelihood security in Western Rwanda in light of land scarcity

Master thesis Abstract
This master’s thesis investigates rural households’ livelihood security, in Rwanda, in light of national land scarcity. It uses a case study approach. In so doing, both quantitative and qualitative methods have been us ...
Period: 2011-11-30 to 2012-02-11 Countries: Rwanda Lead institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Science, Denmark University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Science, Department of Geography and Geology, Denmark Grant recipient: Jimmi Lutete Larsen Project code: A15112 Total grant: 15,000 DKK
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