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Decent work and economic growth

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Why Emerging Economies also need Knowledge Transfer of Environmental Engineering

How did you get involved in sustainability? Originally, I am an environmental chemist graduated from University of Copenhagen. My path into my current work is sustainability. By sustainable transition in developing economies, you can achieve results with far less resources...
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ID-Cards give Legal Identity to some Ugandans – but not all

A young Danish researcher from African Studies is observing how people in Uganda are navigating a new digitalized certification system which doesn’t recognize everybody as citizens – even when they have lived in the country for generations In Uganda’s capital...
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All of Us Need to Build Capacity – in South as well as North

Research collaboration is capacity building in itself, says Professor Jens Seeberg, Aarhus University. Every university on the globe has a constant need of capacity building. That is certainly also the case in Denmark. ”Research collaboration is capacity building in itself”,...
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Funding Policies in the North Hurt Capacity Building in the South

Denmark has valuable experience in running an efficient research administration. It’s important to continue sharing this experience with the global South countries like Ghana in order to address risks of bureaucracy, according to an experienced Danish development researcher In many...
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Nordic Africa Institute library services for distance users – Zoom event 13 Feb. 2024

Welcome to a zoom introduction to Nordic Africa Institute Library's distance services for Nordic based students and researchers. The majority of our library users are based outside of Uppsala.On 13 February at 11.30 – 12.00 CET, (12:30 – 13:00 in...
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Taxation Transactions are not a One-Way Street!

According to the African Department of the IMF, the main emphasis on domestic revenue mobilisation (DRM) stands as a key priority in meeting Africa’s extensive developmental needs. Considering the recent COVID-19 pandemic, both global north and south researchers have advocated...
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Global South-North Divide: Local Innovations Should Be Upscaled and More Just Conditions Introduced

If you are interested in international relations and development, you have probably come across the terms: Global South and Global North. Chances are you are using them without a second thought. But have you ever asked yourself how we came...
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Exploring the Junction between Colonialism and Climate Crisis in Caribbean Literature

A young Danish literature researcher is reading novels and poems from the Caribbean archipelago in order to understand the relationship between colonial history and environmental degradation. Literature is always mirroring the society around it. Sometimes this mirror even influences the...
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How Economic Development is Embedded in National Institutional Systems

Development outcomes, including the ability to capture gains from globalization, depend, to a large degree, on national embeddedness of economic activities. A Danish professor has observed this interaction over many years in Indonesia’s development. While firms are the primary economic...
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Sorting Out India’s Mounting Waste Crisis

India’s economic growth story is remarkable: from a less than $500 billion economy at the turn of the millennium to the world's third-largest economy with over $3.5 trillion in 2022. The GDP per capita increased from $451 to $2,379. As...
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OpEn: Syd Stemmer i Større Danske Medier – Panel Debat med de Danske Redaktører

Tid: Onsdag den 3.januar 2024, kl. 17.00-19.00  gratis adgang                     Med støtte fra Udenrigsministeriets Oplysnings- og Engagementspulje (OpEn) gennemfører DDRN.dk aktuelt projektet 'Syd stemmer i større danske medier'. OpEn projektet formidler historier...
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From Clean to Contaminated: Indian Rivers Call for Urgent Action

On a sun-drenched summer day, Vejle Ådal's serene banks come alive with people strolling along its picturesque shores, casting their lines in tranquil waters, or embarking on leisurely kayak rides. My journey led me to Vejle from a city in...
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Research Collaboration With China Has Become More Difficult in the Age of Corona

In today’s world, it is extremely important for academics to keep having contacts in China, but it has to happen in a way in which you are not ruining your best sources. However, this is not easy, according to an...
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Sustainability Without Lab Coats: Citizen Science in Service of the SDGs

Enlisting the Public The universality of the themes covered by the SDGs speaks to the fact that there is not only space, but also interest, for the public to participate in the work towards the SDGs; contributions “through the involvement of...
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How an Empirical Case Becomes a Valuable Research Partner

A Canadian networking grant has funded an international research network about migration studies, making it possible for a number of researchers from the Global South to join. “I am not a development researcher in the traditional sense”, says Professor Martin...
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Civil Society Defence against Red Tagging in the Philippines

On November 17, 2023, the Danish NGO Nunca Mas celebrates its 10-year jubilee. Having implemented a range of human rights projects with NGO partners in Ecuador, Honduras, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. Nunca Mas and its members can review...
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The Importance of Studying Latin America When it Comes to Sustainability

A British researcher in Aalborg is working with anti-fracking movements and environmental issues in Latin America. According to her, Latin America adds something extra to the debate about our societies’ perspectives on nature. She regrets that Latin American studies are...
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Mexico: Researching the Brain Plasticity and Breaking the Stigma of Mental Illness

He has a passion for understanding that, what makes us human. It all started with observing neurons in a microscope, just like a Nobel Laureate 100 years ago. And this Mexican neuroscientist also wants to raise awareness of mental health...
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A Love Story: How Chileans Try to Protect Their Coast and Ocean From Climate Crisis

Humans have a deep love and longing for the ocean. For centuries, we have written poems, composed songs, created paintings, and made sculptures to express this deep love and devotion. At first, this love was mixed with fear because of...
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True South-North Collaboration Takes Time

Development is not what it used to be and neither is development research. Changes happened even faster during the years of the Covid-19 pandemic. A very experienced American fieldworker, professor at Copenhagen Business School Lisa Ann Richey, has been an...
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