Noise in the houses: Missing women and girls in Peru
Noise in the houses: Missing women and girls in Peru

AfricaLics (Part 2):

A first-hand account of the
Visiting Fellowship Programme experience


Access to loans for the poor:

Microfinance in northern Uganda


New research 2020:

CASH-IN: privately managed
cash transfers in Africa

Members of Mali's National Guard and Police attend a crowd control traininG

New research 2021:

How do the young in West Africa navigate
streams of information in times of crises?


New research 2021:

Illegal resource extraction and state formation
in emerging African democracies


Ethnographic Research:

One Man’s Long Journey to PhD



Female scientist fighting for her place
studying climate change in Ecuador

Sunset panorama at La Silla

Same sky, different insights:

Danish-Chilean research collaboration on astronomy



“The spectacled bear just doesn’t
sell as well as the polar bear”


Helene Risør:

Traces of a Danish anthropologist
at the end of the world



The troubles of a science PhD from the West


Gulu’s Post War Urban Youth:

Where is their Future?



Water harvesting for food security
and income generation for rural women


Plant Protection:

Unveiling diseases in quinoa
and reviving lost Bolivian identity

Experto en cambio climatico


Making local people participate in
climate change research that are going to save their lives


Resistant crops:

On the road towards
perfectly climate adapted wheat


Indigenous trees:

Oryema, the Woman of the Wild Plants


Defending wheat:

Microbes for pesticide-free wheat
with a smaller footprint



Blockchain backing transparency?


Research grants:

Driving Tanzanian ‘Sayansi’


Anne Sørensen:

Research for advocacy



Solutions for vulnerable citizens?

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