Research by SDG

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Research by SDG

Applied Sciences Climate action Natural Sciences Opinions Partnerships for the goals Peace, justice and strong institutions Zero hunger

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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Decent work and economic growth No poverty Opinions Reduced inequalities Social Sciences

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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Partnerships for the goals Responsible consumption and production Social Sciences

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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Art and Humanities Decent work and economic growth Peace, justice and strong institutions Resources

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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Decent work and economic growth Industry, innovation and infrastructure Resources Social Sciences

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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Applied Sciences Climate action News Responsible consumption and production Sustainable cities and communities

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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Applied Sciences Clean water and sanitation Sustainable cities and communities

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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Opinions Partnerships for the goals Peace, justice and strong institutions Social Sciences

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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Applied Sciences Life on land Partnerships for the goals Resources

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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Peace, justice and strong institutions Resources Social Sciences

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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