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

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

More than entertainment: popular culture and entrepreneurship among urban youth in Uganda

The project is an investigation of the role of popular culture in young people’s lives in two Ugandan cities. Although the majority of Ugandan youths are faced with uncertain futures and social…
Total grant
2,334,976

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

Military Lives and Livelihoods - Morality, Gender and Militarization in northern Uganda

The project is an investigation into the lives, futures, and military livelihood strategies of a generation of war-affected youth in Acholiland on the Uganda/Sudan border. Due to ongoing peace talks…
Total grant
2,146,713

REDD-PLUS - Inclusion of degradation in baselines

Developing countries are preparing for the next global climate regime to follow the Kyoto protocol in 2012 and Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation and enhancing forest carbon…
Total grant
197,123

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

Medicines for Life: Living with Antiretroviral Therapy in Uganda

The overall purpose of this Ph.D. study is to illuminate and analyse clients' and providers' experiences with distribution and access of ART over time so as to improve the quality and sustainability…
Total grant
1,125,092

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

Clients and Providers in Ugandan ART Programmes

Project Completion Report: The focus of the Ph.D. thesis is how the efforts to access and live with lifelong treatment made by people with different social and economic resources, are recognized,…
Total grant
1,125,092