Research projects

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
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
Enterprise development in food processing with support from science base in food science and technology, nutrition and business management. Overall objective is to fill the knowledge gap on how to…
Total grant: 3,091,000
The project investigates, to which degree Teacher Training Colleges (TTCs) in Kenya support or inhibit the implementation of the Education-For-All (EFA) strategy, and to which degree TTC supports or…
Total grant: 2,139,584
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
This project explores how governance, politics and authority operate in present day Bangladesh. The project centres on the sites of incubation of political leaders and state servants - the youth in…
Total grant: 401,186
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
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
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
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
The aim of the project is to investigate consequences of climate change for the livelihoods of rural populations in three areas in Nepal and how people try to adapt to these changes. Emphasis will be…
Total grant: 2,397,695
Although long perceived as a beacon of development in East Africa, recent violence has made visible the political instability of Kenya. Cattle raiding, while originally a traditional mechanism of…
Total grant: 308,916
Malaria is the cause of severe maternal anaemia and is responsible for about one third of preventable low birth weight babies. It contributes to the deaths of an estimated 10,000 pregnant women and up…
Total grant: 2,131,835
It is commonly assumed that African elites are not oriented towards change and propoor economic growth. Rather, African political relationships and development are often seen to be embedded within…
Total grant: 2,539,248
The Ghanaian forest resources provide important welfare benefits such as livelihood maintenance, carbon storage and economic growth. A high rate of deforestation threatens the continued provision of…
Total grant: 290,016
The project contributes to enhancing and sustaining future livelihoods and food security in Vietnam vis-a-vis climate change. It aims at developing adapted, submergence- and salt-tolerant rice…
Total grant: 4,950,000
About 60% all of human infections in the world are caused by zoonotic pathogens transmitted typically by direct contact to animals or through faecally contaminated foods. Smallholder farmers in rural…
Total grant: 331,512
PfEMP1 are a class of parasite proteins expressed on the surface of Plamosium falciparum-infected erythrocytes, where they function as adhesion receptors interacting with a range of host tissue…
Total grant: 6,300,530
Children are dying from tuberculosis, even though it is a disease, which can be prevented and cured. WHO estimates that up to 400.000 children a year die from TB yet children have been largely…
Total grant: 3,640,906