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South-North Research Partnership is Crucial, But Inequalities Remain

The fundamental inequalities in research projects are still the same as they were 30 years ago and they are not likely to disappear. According to an experienced Danish researcher, there is a strong need for such projects in the future,...
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Bamboo for SDGs: A Test for Uganda’s Nascent Industry

Giant bamboo towers over the security wall surrounding the home of a former minister in Kampala, making a dominant spectacle in a neighbourhood of dwindling greenery. Artistically, the tall culms and thick green leaves represent a developing country’s dream of...
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The Health Sector Will Never Be Able to Solve the World’s Health Challenges on Its Own

We have to adopt an intersectoral approach to safeguarding health, says an experienced Danish researcher who has done that for all his professional life.To address the serious health problems of the world, the health sector has to work in close...
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Jorge Lobos: Architecture to Serve the Needs of People Around the World

Jorge Lobos, is a very talented chilean architect that lives in Copenhagen, Denmark. He owns an architecture studio with projects in Denmark, Italy and Chile. He started his career at the school of Architecture at the Universidad of Chile, where he...
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Mercury in Goldmines in Uganda Influence Pregnancies on the Faroe Islands

Our working environments have become truly global. Even though they are often invisible, harmful substances are traveling long distances between the South and the North. Integrating research and NGO work can convince local governments and stakeholders in the Global South...
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Mercury: The Silent Death in the Bolivian Amazon

Indigenous peoples of the Amazon are affected by mercury contamination in Bolivia due to small-scale gold extraction. The women are some of the most vulnerable – and at the same time the ones handling the mercury most directly. Is there...
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They studied emerging epidemics – and then an epidemic emerged

A large research project in close cooperation between researchers from Denmark and Burkina Faso has focused on what happens to epidemics when they emerge in unstable places with poor security, political unrest and mistrust towards the government. Some epidemics begin...
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Civil Society Groups Keep Development Aid Closer to Human Beings

The history of Danish development assistance, and the role of civil society groups with a focus on vulnerable groups in this history, was discussed at a recent webinar – listen to a DDRN podcast from the event ”It is up...
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The Rough Road to Energy Transition in The Global South

In February 2022, the Chinese government approved the opening of three new coal mines—two in the northwestern province of Shaanxi and another in Inner Mongolia. This is a part of its efforts towards augmenting coal-based power generation. The plan includes...
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Danish Water Forum invites you to the 16th Annual Water Research Conference 2022

The 16th Annual Water Research Face-to-Face Conference on 20th April 2022, provides you with 50+ presentations within a wide spectrum of themes from both Denmark and abroad.Venue: University of Copenhagen, Thorvaldsensvej 40, 1871 Frederiksberg C, Denmark PROGRAMOPENING SESSION, 20 April 09:45-12:25...
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