University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Social Sciences, Denmark

Building Resilience to Climate Change in Ethiopia

Research project This project is a collaborative research project between the Development Economics Research Group and the Ethiopian Development Research Institute. It will compare and evaluate the drivers of resilience to climate change examining actions taken at th ... First-year report: (i) Academic research: One paper accepted for publication, and a further three to be submitted before end-2020. Two papers to be published as working papers in second half of 2020. Data collection for the new data set to commenc ...
Period: 2019-04-1 to 2024-03-31 Countries: Ethiopia Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economics, Denmark Partner institutions: Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI), Ethiopia Project code: 18-07-KU Total grant: 11,077,028 DKK
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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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Emerging Epidemics: Improving Preparedness in Burkina Faso

Research project The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa showed how rapidly an infectious disease can spread within and across borders. The overall ambition of this project is to identify key elements for a ‘smart foresighting system’ for early detection of infectio ... First-year report: The project "EMERGING EPIDEMICS: Improving Preparedness in Burkina Faso" has a strong capacity building component. Three Burkinabe PhD students have been recruited through an open announcement process and all PhD students have ...
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Living Together with Chronic Disease: Informal Support for Diabetes Management in Vietnam

Research project Global health is in transition: across the globe, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) pose urgent challenges to individuals, families and governments, hitting the world’s poor particularly hard. Due to their extensive human and economic costs, NCDs are ... Midterm report Through its two cross-sectional surveys, the research is generating insights into the informal forms of support that people with type 2 diabetes rely on, highlighting particularly the unmet needs for support and the emotional distre ...
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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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REintegration through Active Labour Market reforms

Research project Prioritizing an inclusive growth agenda, the Government of Myanmar is highlighting a well-functioning and sufficiently regulated labour market as a key element for success. It has thereforeset in motion a myriad of labour market initiatives with the ... First year report REALM is a project trying to understand of the impact of recent labour market reforms in Myanmar. It is a two pillar project with a strong capacity building component and a quantitative research component, that require access to ...
Period: 2019-01-1 to 2021-12-31 Countries: Myanmar Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economics, Denmark Partner institutions: Centre for Economic and Social Development (CESD), Myanmar Project code: 18-M08-KU Total grant: 4,978,650 DKK
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The Impact of Violence on Reproductive Health Tanzania and Vietnam (PAVE)

Research project This project begins from the assumption that to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), intimate partner violence (IPV) must be addressed. Research shows that violence against women is associated with significant SRH problems and t ... Project Completion Report: In Tanzania and Vietnam, all data collection has been carried out according to plan. The PAVE project data sets include detailed epidemiological information about pregnant women’s exposure to intimate partner violen ...
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Fragile futures: Rural lives in times of conflict

Research project The West African region receives increased international attention due to its fragile security situation. Conflicts in neighbouring countries now also threaten the peace and stability in Burkina Faso. Recently, security issues have emerged in the nor ... Project completion report: ’Fragile Futures: Rural Lives in Times of Conflict’, is a five-year collaborative project between the University of Ouagadougou, Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé (IRSS) and the University of Copenhagen. Th ...
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