University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science, Denmark

Militarization, sustainable growth and peace in Uganda

Research project This project on militarisation, sustainable growth and peace in Uganda will examine the concept of militarisation in Uganda and its implications for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) No. 16 on peace, justice and strong institutions. The rationale be ... First-year report: Preliminary findings indicate enlarged military roles in large scale land acquisitions, forest resource and fisheries governance, and agriculture accompanied by a phasing out or domination of civilian structures with minimal t ...
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Addressing Maritime Insecurity (AMARIS)

Research project High levels of maritime insecurity significantly affect a country’s prospects for trade, sustainable development, environmental protection, as well as the welfare of coastal populations. Piracy, for instance, threatens the transport industry and unde ...
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Media impact on popular perception of democracy in rural Ghana: Does Radio Matter?

Master thesis Abstract:
Ghana is known as a consolidated liberal democracy. However, liberal democratic perceptions in the population might not be as widespread and how does radio impact these perceptions amongst the people living in rural areas of Ghan ...
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Broken Promises and Brutal realities: implementation of the 1997 Chittagong Hill Tracts Accord in Bangladesh

Master thesis Abstract: Negotiated peace settlements terminating a civil war are different from the interstate wars, as one of the counterparts; usually the rebels have to disarm and cease to exist. It thereby creates a possibility for the government to take ...
Period: 2013-05-12 to 2013-06-30 Countries: Bangladesh Lead institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Social Sciences, Denmark University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science, Denmark Grant recipient: Nishan Prasana Krishnapalan Project code: A22234 Total grant: 17,000 DKK
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The tax exemptions of aid agencies and the institutional capacity of Tanzania Revenue Authority

Master thesis Abstract
The thesis is based on a qualitative single-case study in Tanzania. The research data comprises twenty-one semi-structured interviews with governmental aid agencies (donors) and public authorities in Tanzania conducted between Apr ...
 
Period: 2013-03-31 to 2013-06-9 Countries: Tanzania Lead institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Social Sciences, Denmark University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science, Denmark Grant recipient: Martin Brehm Christensen Project code: A22356 Total grant: 18,000 DKK
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