Gender equality

“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
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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
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Unlocking the Potential of Green CHArcoal in Northern Uganda (UPCHAIN)

Research project Solid fuel cooking, mainly firewood and charcoal, is a major source of carbon emissions, deforestation and respiratory diseases in sub-Saharan Africa but it’s production is also an important economic activity and a major source of employment. The UPC ...
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Climate Change Resilience of Ecosystem Services

Research project The project ‘Climate Change Resilience of Ecosystem Services (CRES)’ aims to increase foodand income diversity and climate change resilience of agricultural systems in West Africa. The focus is on six highly important, native multipurpose trees (Adan ... First year report: CRES aims to improve and diversify local income potentials in Ghana and Burkina Faso through a selection of best varieties of native tree species, value-added products and innovative marketing. It has a website ( https://cres.gr ...
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Decent Work and Inclusive Industrialization in Ethiopia

Research project Sub-Saharan African (SSA) governments are looking for sectors that can drive inclusive growth in the context of large youth populations, high under- and unemployment, and previous growth trajectories that did not create enough jobs or catalyze econom ... First Year Report The fourth PhD was hired: Blen Telayneh Melesse; she is a lecturer in anthropology. Due to covid travel restrictions, we held a virtual inception workshop for the whole team on 12 June 2020. All contracts were signed. We procee ...
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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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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 ...
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Developing Ghana’s care economy: case and potential

Research project Unpaid provision, mainly by women, of early childcare and long-term care (LTC) of frail older people within their families is globally a major driver of gender inequality. The time poverty and negative health impacts associated with unpaid care prov ... First year report Many well-qualified candidates (34) responded to the open call for the position as PhD students. After a thorough selection process we recruited four candidates with background in psychology, public health, development economics ...
Period: 2020-04-1 to 2025-03-31 Countries: Ghana Lead institution: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Partner institutions: African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), Kenya University of Ghana (UG), Ghana Project code: 19-06-AU Total grant: 10,295,438 DKK
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