University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Tanzania

“Himili Pamoja” – Gendered Encounters in Climate Change Adaptation in Tanzania

Research project This research aims to promote gender-transformative approaches in climate change adaptation policies and initiatives at household, ward and district level in four districts in Tanzania. To achieve this overarching goal, the project explores the gende ...
Period: 2022-05-1 to 2027-04-30 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Tanzania State University of Zanzibar (SUZA), Tanzania Project code: 21-06-KU Total grant: 11,999,830 DKK
Read more

The role of rural-urban linkages for enhanced climate resilience in rural Tanzania (RUL4CLI)

Research project The research project aims to deliver a comprehensive and multidisciplinary effort to increase climate resilience of rural communities in Tanzania. A deeper understanding of opportunities and barriers for current and potential climate change adaptatio ...
Period: 2022-04-1 to 2027-03-31 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Tanzania Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), United Kingdom Project code: 21-03-KU Total grant: 11,953,006 DKK
Read more

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 ... First year report: The PACSMAC team would like to showcase the progress and status of the process. In doing so, we have broken down our assessment by summarising the key outcomes from the different work workpackages. WP1 is experiencing good pr ...
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
Read more

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 ... First year report: Although 2021 was the first year of Y-ENGAGE, we were unable to get many things off the ground due to delays in getting the partnership agreement drafted and approved by the legal teams of the different institutions involved. No ...
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
Read more

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 ...
Read more

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 ... First year report: The following activities have been carried out: • A number of meetings have been completed: 1) Kick-off meeting; 2) Industry involvement meeting; 3) Data sharing meeting; 4) Prototype plant meeting; 5) Number of bilateral meeti ...
Read more

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
Read more

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 2022-04-30 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
Read more
1 2