Research collaboration projects in Danida priority countries (Window 1)

Circular Economy in Bangladesh’s Apparel Industry (CREATE)

Research project The global system of production and consumption of clothing accounts for approximately 4 to 6% of global GHG emissions, equivalent to international flights and maritime shipping combined, and contributes 20% of industrial water pollution. The global ...
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“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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The role of rural-urban linkages for enhanced climate resilience in rural Tanzania (RUL4CLI)

Research project The research project aims to deliver a comprehensive and multidisciplinary effort to increase climate resilience of rural communities in Tanzania. A deeper understanding of opportunities and barriers for current and potential climate change adaptatio ...
Period: 2022-04-1 to 2027-03-31 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Tanzania Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), United Kingdom Project code: 21-03-KU Total grant: 11,953,006 DKK
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Pastoralist Climate Change Resilience in Somaliland (PACCS)

Research project Final Letter of Grant and grant amount are TBC This research project (PACCS) explores how pastoralists in Somaliland, an East African climate ‘hot spot’, adapt to climate change effects on their livelihoods. Pastoralism is a complex system, driv ...
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Building resilience to climate-sensitive mosquito-borne viral diseases: preventing hospital-acquired infections and their epidemic spread through integrated mosquito control and sentinel surveillance in Zanzibar hospitals

Research project Hospitals can be hotspots for the initiation and spread of infectious disease outbreaks. However, in tropical areas more research is needed to identify and pilot sustainable interventions to minimize the risk of hospital-transmission and epidemic spr ...
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Sustainable and efficient insect production for livestock feed through selective breeding (FLYgene)

Research project Interest in insect rearing for livestock feed is growing globally, including in Kenya and Uganda where the booming livestock sector has necessitated feed importation. Insect rearing offers climate-friendly bio-waste conversion as insects can thrive o ...
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Carbon cApture for microbial Protein synthesis in Burkina Faso (CAP-BFA)

Research project CAP-BFA project aims at contributing both to mitigate climate change and to enhance adaptive capacities of food (fodder) production in Burkina Faso. It will develop innovative technical solutions and build internationally and locally anchored researc ...
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Circular Retrofitting for Sustainable Industrialization (GeckoCIR)

Research project The Gecko project aims to provide scientific insights and an algorithm for designing and projecting high-circular eco-industrial parks in Kenya. The project investigates if and under what conditions developing countries such as Kenya may gain environ ...
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