Research collaboration projects in Danida priority countries (Window 1)

Everyday Humanitarianism in Tanzania (EveryHumanTZ)

Project summary Since an upsurge of unrest in Burundi in 2015, 258,000 refugees have crossed into Tanzania, making it the largest recipient of Burundian refugees in the East African region. Tanzania…
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Total grant
12,000,000

Diaspora Humanitarianism in Complex Crises (D-Hum)

Project summary This research project explores how Somali diaspora groups mobilize, channel and deliver humanitarian assistance to Somalia during complex humanitarian crises. Based on fieldwork in…
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Total grant
11,999,970

Enabling best possible childbirth care in Tanzania

Project summary Unsafe care at birth is a human rights violation negatively impacting gender equality. Globally, 300,000 women and 5 million babies die annually around birth. With proper care, most…
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Total grant
11,999,203

Advancing Creative Industries for Development in Ghana

Project summary Creative and cultural industries (CCIs) are being lauded for their potential to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Supported by a range of UN…
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Total grant
11,994,917

Increasing the Productivity of Ghanian Aquaculture

Project Summary Aquaculture continues to be an important sector in the Ghanaian economic development agenda. Increased aquaculture production is the government’s strategy to bridge the 500,000 tonne…
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Total grant
6,000,000

Access-Authority Nexus in Farmer-Herder Conflicts

Project summary The ‘Access-authority nexus in farmer-herder conflicts’ (AAN) project investigates the dynamic processes of formation and erosion of access, identities and authority in spatial and…
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Total grant
11,689,232

Global Norms and Violence Against Women in Ethiopia

Project summary This project (GLOW) studies the role of global norms in development. It does so through a case study of the global norm on the elimination of violence against women (VAW) in Ethiopia.…
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Total grant
8,383,912

Domestic Security Implications of UN Peacekeeping - D-SIP

Participation of developing countries in institutions of global governance is key to the promotion of peace, security and stability. This project investigates links between UN peacekeeping…
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Total grant
9,943,996

Grassroots Innovations for Inclusive Economic Growth

Project summary The project aims to investigate the governance practices, impacts and diffusion of grassroots innovations, which are developing financial and monetary infrastructures for inclusive…
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Total grant
8,856,626

Governing Climate Mobility (GCM)

Project summary Understanding the impacts of climate change on human mobility is a serious challenge for the 21st century. We know that climate change shapes socio-economic dynamics in ways that…
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Total grant
10,218,791

Accelerating the development of a malaria vaccine for Africa

Malaria remains an internationally leading cause of ill health and poverty. There is no efficacious vaccine available, and recent progress in malaria control is jeopardized by drug resistance, failing…
Total grant
9,998,894

Rights and Resilience in Kenya (RARE)

There is increasing attention to the role of land as a critical asset in climate change adaptation, and a realization that land uses, livelihood practices, and investments related to adaptation…
Total grant
9,999,088

Imagining Gender Futures in Uganda - IMAGENU

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,…
Total grant
9,997,626

Legacies of Detention in Myanmar

Prisons and detention practices play a fundamental role in modern states in general, and authoritarian and post-authoritarian states, in particular. This project explores the historical and…
Total grant
9,990,176

Realising the SDGs: The role of responsible business

Policy-makers have converged around the view that achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires responsible business conduct (RBC), i.e. that businesses meet their “responsibility to…
Total grant
9,393,288

Political Settlements and Revenue Bargains in Africa

Over the last decade, a number of countries in Africa have become less dependent on traditional aid as other sources of income have grown. At the same time, the policy priorities of these countries’…
Total grant
7,284,756