Smaller projects: PhD

Weaver Ants to Control Fruit Fly Damage to Tanzanian Mangoes

This project will evaluate the potential for increasing the income of small scale mango producers in Tanzania by using weaver ants to repel the fruit flies that are responsible for the commercial loss…
Total grant
2,631,657

Conservation of vulnerable timbers in REDD

Alarming rates of deforestation and ecosystem degradation add to global warming, and sustainable management of forests is therefore an important part of the REDD concept. REDD activities shall both…
Total grant
572,830

Social and Environmental Resilience in Upland Areas of Vietnam. Responses in Land Use and Livelihood Strategies

The proposed PhD-research addresses the issue of vulnerability in relation to climate change in upland areas of Vietnam and views vulnerability and resilience as determinants of adaptive capacity. The…
Total grant
2,505,553

Masculinity, sexuality and HIV/AIDS in Zambian prisons

The spread of HIV/AIDS is deeply embedded in socio-economic realities of poverty and inequality. This research aims to shed light on experiences of incarcerated men, a group who are routinely…
Total grant
2,779,864

Strategies of (in)coherent lives. Youth between security and development in Uganda

The project focuses on how urban youth form and act out livelihood strategies in the fragile region of Karamoja in Uganda. Uganda is internationally considered a stable state, however Karamoja has a…
Total grant
2,630,239

Pollination strategies to increase productivity

This PhD proposal is about strategies minimizing harmful effects of climate changes and at the same time optimizing fruit production of Parkia biglobosa and Vitellaria paradoxa ssp. paradoxa in…
Total grant
2,855,863

Changing natural habitats under future climates

Forest ecosystems are increasingly under threat from climate and land use changes and degradation. Conservation and sustainable use strategies could include the diversification of agricultural…
Total grant
2,690,858

Agribusiness entrepreneurship in Tanzania

Donor agencies and developing country governments have started to target agroindustry private sector development and agribusiness. Entrepreneurship, innovation, and change have become major…
Total grant
156,420

Effects of temperature and hypoxia on aerobic scope in the giant freshwater shrimps (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) and (Penaeus monodon)

Depending on future CO2 emission scenarios, the average surface temperature is projected to increase 1.1-6.4°C by 2100. Tropical species, compared to many temperate species, are expected to be…
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Total grant
2,151,000

Neonatal Hospital Mortality in South Vietnam

Overall aim: To examine newborn hospital mortality in South Vietnam in order to design intervention studies to be conducted in the next project phase. The studies are conducted in a tertiary…
Total grant
1,901,942

Structures of Stigma: Diagonal AIDS Care and Treatment Abandonment in Mozambique

From a predominantly political standpoint, informed by a multi-sited ethnographical case study in Mozambique, this project aims to provide a clear articulation of the relationship between curative…
Total grant
2,147,963

Decentralisation and Local Governance of Land in Africa. Land Reform Implementation and Citizen Participation in Tanzania

Improved tenure security can help improve food security for the 75% of the world’s poor who live on the countryside and depend on access to land. The project investigates implementation of…
Total grant
2,820,437