Production, industry and labour market

Overcoming acceleration challenges in the South African energy transition (ACCELERATE)

Research project All commitments are on the condition of the Danish Parliament’s approval of adequate funds for development research in the upcoming 2023 Finance Bill. Final grant amount TBA. The overall objective of the project is to contribute to an acceler ...
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The industrial return on the green transition: Renewable energy in Vietnam (REturn)

Research project All commitments are on the condition of the Danish Parliament’s approval of adequate funds for development research in the upcoming 2023 Finance Bill. Final grant amount TBA. The diffusion of renewable energy (RE), such as solar PV and wind p ...
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Circular Retrofitting for Sustainable Industrialization (GeckoCIR)

Research project The Gecko project aims to provide scientific insights and an algorithm for designing and projecting high-circular eco-industrial parks in Kenya. The project investigates if and under what conditions developing countries such as Kenya may gain environ ...
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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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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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Climate change and global value chains in Bangladesh

Research project This research and capacity building project will investigate how the garment/textile value chains connecting Europe/Bangladesh are being reconfigured in response to climate change. Our research will answer the following questions: How are the garment ... First year report In terms of scientific results, it looks as if the project will exceed its original target of eight journal articles, eight book chapters, and eight working papers with the 3 PhD scholars to publish their own articles in addition ...
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Private-sector cash transfers (CASH-IN)

Research project The overall objective of CASH-IN is to investigate whether and to what extent privately managed cash transfers (PrivCTs) are politicized by ruling elites and how this affects inclusive sustainable growth and state-society relations. Cash transfers ha ... First year report: The CASH-IN research programme contrasts privately managed cash-transfer projects (CTs) with publicly managed CTs in Uganda and Tanzania, and assesses the potential to scale CTs. CASH-IN has hired five project PhDs based at Rosk ...
Period: 2020-09-1 to 2025-05-31 Countries: Tanzania Uganda Lead institution: Roskilde University (RUC), Denmark Partner institutions: Makerere University (MAK), Uganda University of Dodoma (UDOM), Tanzania Project code: 19-05-RUC Total grant: 11,944,444 DKK
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Circular Bioeconomy for the Kenyan Dairy Sector

Research project The idea of circular bioeconomy (CBE) is gaining broad interest as global environmental challenges become monumental and demand a shift from linear production-consumption models to circular models. CBE is particularly relevant for lower-middle income ... First year report The kick-off meeting of the VALORISE project was succesfully held at the ICIPE Campus, Kasarani, Nairobi 14-15 June 2022, organised by the African Centre of Technology Studies. The event also marked the first physical meeting of ...
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