University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark

Plastic waste and climate change in Bangladesh’s garment industry

Research project Final grant amount TBA Bangladesh has emerged as a hub for garment production. This has contributed to job creation and reduction of poverty. The problem is, however, that it has also resulted in much plastic waste. Plastic waste that both contr ...
Period: 2024-04-1 to 2029-03-31 Countries: Bangladesh Lead institution: University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark Partner institutions: BRAC University (BRACU), Bangladesh Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark Project code: 24-05-SDU
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Cities of Youth: The gendered impact of climate migration on health and wellbeing of youth migrants, and system capacity in secondary cities in Uganda

Research project Final grant amount TBA Male and female youth in Uganda are on the move. Making up the majority of the population, they are migrating due to climate change and settling in urban spaces in search of better futures. However, migration does not alwa ...
Period: 2024-04-1 to 2028-03-31 Countries: Uganda Lead institution: University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark Partner institutions: Makerere University (MAK), Uganda Project code: 24-01-SDU
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Pastoralist Climate Change Resilience in Somaliland (PACCS)

Research project This research project (PACCS) explores how pastoralists in Somaliland, an East African climate ‘hot spot’, adapt to climate change effects on their livelihoods. Pastoralism is a complex system, driven by interlinked economic, socio-ecological and ins ...
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Sustainable Leather Tanning Industry in Bangladesh: Integrating Lean and Institutional Logics into OHS Management (SusLeather)

Research project The leather industry is the second-largest export sector of Bangladesh. As for Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) performance, the leather tanning industry is one of the most hazardous trades in many South Asian countries including Bangladesh, Indi ... First year report Despite significant delays caused by the approval process of the Bangladesh government, the project has made significant milestones towards achieving its 1st year objectives. The baseline survey is currently in progress. Followin ...
Period: 2022-02-15 to 2026-02-14 Countries: Bangladesh Lead institution: University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark Partner institutions: Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST), Bangladesh Project code: 21-M11-SDU Total grant: 4,999,999 DKK
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Market-driven Multi-Energy Operational Planning in Indonesia – MARGIN

Research project The project "Market-driven Multi-Energy Operational Planning in Indonesia – MARGIN" will lay the foundation for future bottom-up multi-energy systems in Indonesia based on renewable energies (REs), communities and flexibility to provide better user m ... First year report Since the project's official kickoff, the team has made good progress towards achieving the three main objectives of the project namely developing practical short- and long-term strategic energy plans, practical energy market sch ...
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Living Together with Chronic Disease: Informal Support for Diabetes Management in Vietnam (VALID): Phase II – Gestational Diabetes 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 ...
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Safety and health and audit practices in Bangladesh

Research project The fast industrial development from a low income to a middle-income country such as Bangladesh carries a risk for safety and health of the workers, which may also jeopardise the economic development. Occupational safety and health (OSH) is therefore ... Midterm report The research partners University of Southern Denmark (SDU) and Bangladesh University of Health Sciences (BUHS) study the audit practices in the garment industry in Bangladesh. Audits are carried out to secure supplier compliance wit ...
Period: 2020-03-1 to 2025-02-28 Countries: Bangladesh Lead institution: University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark Partner institutions: Bangladesh University of Health Sciences (BUHS), Bangladesh Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark Team Working Life Aps (TWL), Denmark Project code: 19-M01-SDU Total grant: 4,992,320 DKK
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Circular economy to minimize waste challenges in Indonesia

Research project Indonesia presents a complex household solid waste management challenge; its cities generate 105,000 tons of solid waste daily. Further, tons of waste end up in the ocean, making the nation a major contributor to plastic pollution. Recent research st ... First year report The project is progressing well in terms of the objective to develop a novel circular economy business model for municipal solid waste management in Indonesia. We are ahead of the planned outputs regarding publications, policy, p ...
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