Transport and infrastructure

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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Port Effectiveness and Public Private Cooperation for Competitiveness (PEPP II)

Research project Our PEPP II team aims to enhance the competitiveness of Tema Port by providing new knowledge about how port clusters, gender imbalances, communication, and sustainability intertwine. Thereby, we create the potential for a more diverse and effective P ...
Period: 2022-01-16 to 2025-01-15 Countries: Ghana Lead institution: Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Ghana (UG), Ghana Project code: 21-M04-AAU Total grant: 4,998,813 DKK
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(Counter-)Piracy Infrastructures in the Gulf of Guinea (COPIGoG)

Research project Counterpiracy engagements in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) begin from the assumption that counterpiracy leads to a reduction of piracy. Yet despite more than 15 years of continued counterpiracy efforts, the GoG is the world’s number one piracy hotspot wit ...
Period: 2022-04-1 to 2024-03-31 Countries: Ghana Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Centre for Maritime Law and Security (CEMLAWS), Ghana Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Denmark Stakeholder Democracy Network, Nigeria Project code: 21-M07-KU Total grant: 4,897,562 DKK
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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) ...
Period: 2018-03-1 to 2023-12-31 Countries: Ghana Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Ghana University of Ghana (UG), Ghana Project code: 17-01-KU Total grant: 9,816,193 DKK
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Clean Shipping on Green Fuel

Research project This pilot project will be a big move towards the use of Dimethyl ether (DME) as a competitive and clean fuel alternative for the marine sector. Upcoming regulation of SOx, NOx, CO2 and the focus on soot emissions from the marine fleet is a challenge ... Midterm report A high-pressure common-rail injections system for DME has been designed, built and initial injection tests in a cold chamber has started. This injection system enable use of mixtures of DME with LPG and ammonia. The hot chamber is o ...
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Integrative Green Infrastructure Planning – GRIP

Research project The project ‘Integrative Green Infrastructure Planning (GRIP)’ aims to complement an existing collaboration on sustainable cities between City of Aarhus and City of Tshwane (Pretoria) in South Africa by adding a strong research component. In close co ...
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Addressing Maritime Insecurity (AMARIS)

Research project High levels of maritime insecurity significantly affect a country’s prospects for trade, sustainable development, environmental protection, as well as the welfare of coastal populations. Piracy, for instance, threatens the transport industry and unde ... First Year Report The project is now well in its phase 2: Data Collection. We have very successfully completed phase 1 which was centered on literature review, refinement of the research strategy and the discussion of our key theoretical framewo ...
Period: 2020-03-1 to 2022-11-30 Countries: Ghana Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC), Ghana Centre for Maritime Law and Security (CEMLAWS), Ghana University of Ghana (UG), Ghana Project code: 19-M07-KU Total grant: 4,999,986 DKK
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