Water management and sanitation

Water For Afghanistan

Research project Water For Afghanistan addresses the basic needs of some of the most fragile communities on Earth. Afghanistan suffers from an arid climate and poor understanding of water availability. Where water is available, it is often polluted, muddy or saline ...
Period: 2021-03-1 to 2026-02-28 Countries: Afghanistan Lead institution: Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark Partner institutions: Kabul Polytechnic University (KPU), Afghanistan Danish Committee for Aid to Afghan Refugees (DACAAR), Denmark Project code: 20-02-DTU Total grant: 11,911,811 DKK
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Managed aquifer recharge in South Africa (MARSA)

Research project Existing freshwater resources are threatened by overexploitation due to population growth, urbanisation, and climate change and many regions experience water shortage. South Africa is a water-scarce country and during the 2017-19 Southern African dro ...
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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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Membrane crystallization for water and mineral recovery

Research project Sufficient water supply in South Africa is a huge problem and together with future risk of insufficient supply of other resources such as minerals, it emphasizes on improved research and development within these areas. This project has three main ...
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Integrated water resources assessment of Udaipur District

Research project Water resources in India are under increasing pressure due to increase in population, intensified agricultural production, changing food habits with growing income and industrial development, as well as pollution of the surface and subsurface waters. ... First year report During the initial phase of the project, it was realized that reliable discharge measurements are not available at the outlet of Udaipur district, which is the focus area of our project. In order to constraint the hydrological ...
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Agricultural Investors as Development Actors? (AIDA)

Research project Like agricultural investors from other non-African countries, Danish farmers and institutional investors are increasingly attracted by the invitations extended by African governments to invest in agriculture as well as by the encouragement they recei ... Midterm report 2019: Data obtained from the questionnaire survey, involving interviews with 400 respondents from each of the 6 research locations, i.e. a total of 2,400 respondents, has been entered into two databases. These databases have been ...
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Managed Aquifer Recharge in the North China Plain

Research project The long term objective of the project is to prepare experts and water managers in China with the best possible knowledge base in order to make informed decisions on large scale MAR implementation in the North China Plain (NCP) as a tool for alleviat ... Midterm report WP1 progress has been on the finalization of a journal publication on better quantification of boundary fluxes to the North China plain. The NCP groundwater flow model has been finalized and used for testing water management scena ...
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Evaluation of Resource recovery Alternatives in South African water (ERASE)

Research project Resource recovery from wastewater is a rapidly emerging research area, promoting the development of several technologies that hold the promise to increase the sustainability of process operation in water treatment systems. Different types of organic ... First year report We have accomplished to develop a model library (implemented in a software prototype) focused on extracting valuable compounds from wastewaster (freely distributed) These tools will show to South African environmental engineers t ...
Period: 2019-06-1 to 2022-11-30 Countries: South Africa Lead institution: Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark Partner institutions: University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), South Africa University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa Project code: 18-M09-DTU Total grant: 4,960,508 DKK
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