State building, governance and civil society

“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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Climate Resilience Across the Rural-Urban Continuum

Research project Projected and existing severe impacts of climate change in West Africa’s Sahel interact with high population growth and livelihood insecurity and fragility. The resulting increased mobility and rapid urbanisation further challenge local governments’ ...
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Peacebuilding, Public Authority, and Forests in Myanmar

Research project The project seeks to understand how authority is produced through the governance of land, natural resources, and people in areas of prolonged armed conflict and contested statehood. It contributes to wider debates about the impact of natural resourc ...
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Environmental Maritime Governance in Kenya (EMG-K): Policy, Practice and Prospects for the Abatement of Shipping Air Emissions

Research project Kenya faces the challenge of facilitating economic development via its growing maritime trades while protecting the global climate and local air quality. The EMG-K project explores Kenya’s environmental maritime governance for the abatement of emissi ...
Period: 2022-09-1 to 2025-08-31 Countries: Kenya Lead institution: Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Nairobi (UoN), Kenya Institute for Law and Environmental Governance (ILEG), Kenya Project code: 21-M12-CBS Total grant: 4,992,954 DKK
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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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Including Pastoralism in Community Forests, Tanzania

Research project Pastoralist and Agropastoralist (PAP)-farmer conflicts in Tanzania appear to be increasing. These conflicts cause distress and loss of assets and lives, including deaths, disabilities, the killing of livestock in addition to the destruction of crops, ... First Annual Report Recruitment of PhD students: developed a call for application, advertised on 16 February 2020 with March 15th 2020 deadline, 35 applications received, evaluated using formulated shortlisting criteria by reviewers from CoU and ...
Period: 2020-03-1 to 2025-02-28 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Tanzania Partner institutions: Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial Academy (MNMA), Tanzania University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Project code: 19-12-TAN Total grant: 11,998,945 DKK
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Certifications of Citizenship in Africa

Research project CERTIZENS is an interdisciplinary, multi-layered research project which explores the complexities of regimes of citizen certification and the forms of identification these generate, circulate, manage and attempt to control, in selected African settin ... First year report: CERTIZENS produces policy-relevant research on national identification and registration systems in selected African contexts. The project has progressed well in the first year of implementation with all team members (five PhDs a ...
Period: 2020-06-1 to 2024-05-31 Countries: Ghana Uganda Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Makerere University (MAK), Uganda University of Ghana (UG), Ghana Project code: 19-07-KU Total grant: 11,749,026 DKK
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Imagining Gender Futures in Uganda – IMAGENU

Research project IMAGENU will provide new perspectives on gender and futures in Uganda by placing marriage and its decline in focus, showing how this fundamental gender relation implicates livelihoods, health, education and people’s future imaginations. It will inves ... Midterm report The IMAGENU project is halfway through its project period. The researchers are working on their individual projects and the PhD programme in GU has been accredited in 2020. Four annual workshops have been held with international sch ...
Period: 2018-10-1 to 2024-03-31 Countries: Uganda Lead institution: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Partner institutions: Gulu University (GU), Uganda University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Project code: 17-07-AU Total grant: 9,997,626 DKK
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