Climate change

Coastal Community Resilience to Climate and Diarrhoea

Research project Global climate change will impact human health in various ways, including increasing the occurrence of waterborne enteric diseases such as diarrhoea, especially in poor and vulnerable communities that have low adaptive capacity. The relationship betw ...
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Predicting the next epidemic: DHIS2-based risk modeling

Research project Project summary 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 ...
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Building vegetable farmers resilience to climate change

Research project Project summary The proposed project seeks to help vegetable farmers adapt to climate change and enhance vegetable production through research on heat, drought and disease tolerant vegetable varieties, soil health, irrigation and water managemen ...
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Climate-Smart Cocoa Agroforestry Research in Ghana

Research project The cocoa industry is one of the main pillars of the economies of several countries providing livelihoods for over 50 million people. Climate change is currently the most important threat to cocoa production in Ghana. The result has been strong dryin ...
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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 comme ...
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 Partner institutions: Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI), Ethiopia Project code: 18-07-KU Total grant: 11,077,028 DKK
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Building climate-resilience into basin water management

Research project Anthropogenic activities including illegal and uncontrolled mining and logging have seriously degraded the landscapes of many river basins in West Africa posing significant challenges to sustainable water resources management (WRM). Climate change (C ... First-year report: The project has started reviewing past work on climate analysis, hydrology, groundwater, land-use/-cover, economic valuation of ecosystem services, water resources governance and climate change policies in Ghana, with special foc ...
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Governing Climate Mobility (GCM)

Research project Understanding the impacts of climate change on human mobility is a serious challenge for the 21st century. We know that climate change shapes socio-economic dynamics in ways that intensify household vulnerability and insecurity. and that it interacts ... First-year report: Results: Objective 1: 2 workshops to develop common approach; preparation of ’conceptual framework paper’; analytical approach presentations 2019 and 2020 DSA (UK) conferences. Objective 2: DSA discussions involvin ...
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Climate change resilience in urban mobility

Research project The objective of the project is to identify research-based strategies for increasing climate change resilience within urban mobility, accessibility and transport in Accra, Ghana. Mobility within the urban areas is a basic need for urban residents bec ... First-year report: Within the first year of the project the inception workshop and the initial interviews in selected neighborhoods corroborated the relevance of the projects and its interdisciplinary approach. The comprehensive study of both: 1 ...
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