Projects

CLAIMS to Energy Citizenship in South Africa

Research project Final grant amount TBA Energy access and affordability are major challenges across Africa. The research project ‘CLAIMS to Energy Citizenship in South Africa’ aims to confront this challenge, focusing on Cape Town. In a rapid transition away fro ...
2024-04-01 to 2028-03-31 South Africa Energy State building, governance and civil society Urban development Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: African Centre for Cities (ACC), South Africa City of Cape Town, South Africa Project coordinator: Karen Waltorp Project code: 24-M05-KU Total grant: 0 DKK
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Improving milk and chicken meat quality and safety in the Kenyan food sector (QUALIFOOD)

Research project Final grant amount TBA Climate change augment antimicrobial resistant infections and affects the rate at which microbes acquire resistance, and if not dealt with, 10 million people is estimated to die globally by 2050 due to resistant bacteria. ...
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Green options for sustainable exploitation of iron ore reserves in Uganda

Research project Final grant amount TBA Uganda has enormous unexploited iron ore reserves. In Uganda’s Vision 2040, the steel industry is identified as a key sector that can drive the country to become an upper-middle-income economy by 2040, while reducing pover ...
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Climate, Pollinator biodiversity, Crop Pollination and People’s Livelihoods

Research project Final grant amount TBA This project aims to design climate smart agricultural approaches to sustain crop pollinators and implement beekeeping activities that will reduce poverty and food insecurity among smallholder farmers despite future climat ...
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Governing Nature-based Climate Solutions: Prospects for a just green transition in Kenya (JUCAN)

Research project Final grant amount TBA Nature based Climate Solutions (NbS) are, in brief, actions that aim at benefiting climate, biodiversity, and people. These solutions are high on the global and national carbon offsetting and biodiversity conservation agen ...
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Enhancing resilience of Tanzanian coastal communities: Towards sustainable fisheries and a healthy marine environment (ECOFISH)

Research project Final grant amount TBA Climate change, pollution and over-exploitation are threatening fisheries-related livelihoods in Tanzania to the extent that may undermine national efforts to attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The marine res ...
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Plastic waste and climate change in Bangladesh’s garment industry

Research project Final grant amount TBA Bangladesh has emerged as a hub for garment production. This has contributed to job creation and reduction of poverty. The problem is, however, that it has also resulted in much plastic waste. Plastic waste that both contr ...
2024-04-01 to 2029-03-31 Bangladesh Climate change Economic development and value chains Waste management Lead institution: University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark Partner institutions: BRAC University (BRACU), Bangladesh Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark Project coordinator: Jan Vang Project code: 24-05-SDU Total grant: 0 DKK
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Promoting Climate Change Adaptation in a context of multiple crises in Burkina Faso: The role of civil servants

Research project Final grant amount TBA The project aims at identifying and studying the potentialities for the civil servants to promote climate change adaptation and sustainable development within a context of overlapping crises. The climate crisis affects the ...
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