At Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador (PUCE), a large university in Quito, the capital of Ecuador, one of the leading researchers, Hugo Navarrete, recalls the support by Danish colleagues during his early career in tropical biology.
The 2030 panel, the Parliamentarians’ 2030 network, and the Parliament Committee on Energy, Utilities and Climate jointly organised what will become an annual multi-stakeholder forum on the 17 SDGs. Statistics Denmark builds capacity with national statistics departments in Vietnam, Philippines, and Ecuador to monitor SDGs,
‘In Vietnam, people are more focused on economic development and do not take care about environment very much’, says Ngo Tho Hung, environmental scientist and Head of Environment Development Section (EDS) at Asian Institute of Technology in Vietnam (AITCV) in Hanoi, Vietnam. Ngo Tho Hung, who holds a PhD degree from Roskilde University in Denmark, is disappointed with the limited budgets allocated for scientific activities in Vietnam.
PhD student Charles Kwowe Nyaaba from University of Ghana is a program officer of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG). During August 2017, he was on a study visit at Department of Food and Resource Economics (IFRO), University of Copenhagen, to inspire his PhD project.
In June 2016, DDRN received a grant by the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science to implement a research communication project ‘South researchers in Denmark – new knowledge for sustainable development’. After one year of web design and content development, DDRN is now ready to launch its new website supporting this project.