University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Tanzania

The paradoxes of climate-smart coffee (PACSMAC)

Research project Coffee, especially the valuable Arabica cultivar, is vulnerable to climate change. Warmer and wetter weather and spreading fungal disease have encouraged farmers to experiment with a variety of strategies, including shifting uphill, shade growing, ne ...
Period: 2021-04-1 to 2026-03-31 Countries: Ethiopia Tanzania Lead institution: Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Tanzania Jimma University (JU), Ethiopia Project code: 20-07-CBS Total grant: 11,993,425 DKK
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Young People’s Climate Change Engagement in Tanzania

Research project Climate change is one of the greatest threats facing humanity, and a defining issue of our time. Young people in sub-Saharan Africa are on the front line of this crisis. They constitute both the largest and most vulnerable group to experience the har ...
Period: 2021-04-1 to 2026-03-31 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Ardhi University (ARU), Tanzania Tanzania Youth Coalition (TYC), Tanzania University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Tanzania Project code: 20-08-KU Total grant: 11,999,947 DKK
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Predicting the next epidemic: DHIS2-based risk modeling

Research project Unexpected onset of large-scale epidemics caused by climate-sensitive vector-borne diseases (VBDs) present a growing risk to human health and societal stability throughout the world. The situation is especially critical in LMICs as health systems str ... First year report The official staring date of the project was delayed to June 2020 due to covid-19 pandemic. All partnership agreements were signed by June 2020 and the “Teams” platform was established for all partners for easy communication and ...
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Widespread use of geothermal energy in East Africa

Research project The project aims at providing the scientific, technological and policy basis required for the widespread utilization of geothermal resources in East Africa. We will provide the basis to evaluate the potential of low- and medium-temperature geothermal ...
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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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Projections of climate change effects on Lake Tanganyika (CLEAT)

Research project Lake Tanganyika is an important ecosystem in eastern Africa, which historically has supported one of the world’s most productive freshwater fisheries. However, stocks of important commercial fish have decreased significantly. Scientific evidence sugg ... Project Completion Report The overarching objective of CLEAT was to build local and regional capacity in understanding the impact of climate change on the functioning and productivity of Lake Tanganyika, in order to help develop a more sustainab ...
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New Partnerships for Sustainability (NEPSUS)

Research project New and more complex partnerships are emerging to address the sustainability of natural resource use in developing countries. These partnerships variously link donors, governments, community-based organizations, NGOs, business, certification agencies ... Extra midterm report: The project has progressed very well -- in 2018 the last phase of fieldwork was carried out, followed by regular data analysis and writing workshops. The first articles in international peer-reviewed journals have now been pu ...
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Hierarchies of Rights: Land and Investments in Africa

Research project The main aim of the research program is to analyse how struggles related to large-scale investments into natural resources affect small-holders’ rights to land in Sub-Saharan Africa. It tests the overall working hypothesis that in developing democra ... Midterm report 2017 Outputs: - We have exceeded the 8 working papers we had promised, but the two comparative synthesis papers are pending. The comparative case paper is also outstanding. - Numerous academic articles single or co-authored have ...
Period: 2015-01-1 to 2020-12-31 Countries: Mozambique Tanzania Lead institution: Roskilde University (RUC), Denmark Partner institutions: Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Denmark Eduardo Mondlane University (EMU), Mozambique University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Tanzania Project code: 14-05RUC Total grant: 9,969,902 DKK
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