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Women, motherhood, and science in Colombia

Women, motherhood, and science in Colombia

Tracking environmental crimes in Ghana

Tracking environmental crimes in Ghana

Young people in Chile feel overwhelmed and boredduring the pandemic

Young people in Chile feel overwhelmed
and bored during the pandemic

The fresh food in this outdoor fridge is for everyone who need it

The fresh food in this outdoor fridge
is for everyone who need it

Sex-workers in Ecuador badly affected by COVID-19

Sex-workers in Ecuador badly affected by COVID-19

Lost teenagers in Uganda during the pandemics

Lost teenagers in Uganda during the pandemics

Noise in the houses: Missing women and girls in Peru
Noise in the houses: Missing women and girls in Peru
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AfricaLics (Part 2):

A first-hand account of the
Visiting Fellowship Programme experience

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Access to loans for the poor:

Microfinance in northern Uganda

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New research 2021:

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

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New research 2021:

Illegal resource extraction and state formation
in emerging African democracies

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Ethnographic Research:

One Man’s Long Journey to PhD

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Equador:

Female scientist fighting for her place
studying climate change in Ecuador

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Same sky, different insights:

Danish-Chilean research collaboration on astronomy

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Colombia:

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

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Helene Risør:

Traces of a Danish anthropologist
at the end of the world

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Kenya:

The troubles of a science PhD from the West

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Gulu’s Post War Urban Youth:

Where is their Future?

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Uganda:

Water harvesting for food security
and income generation for rural women

Experto en cambio climatico

Nicaragua:

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

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Resistant crops:

On the road towards
perfectly climate adapted wheat

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Indigenous trees:

Oryema, the Woman of the Wild Plants

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Crypto-development:

Blockchain backing transparency?

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In Nairobi, they speak English

On 20 December 2016, Ms. Masheti B. Wanoyi defended her PhD dissertation ‘In Nairobi, they speak English’ ending a more than four years’ research process divided between thirteen months of field work in Kakamega, Kenya, and three years of analysis. In the process, she was being supervised by Professor Lisa Ann Richey and Associate Professor Bodil Folke Frederiksen at the Doctoral School of Social Sciences and Business, Roskilde University, Denmark. The defence was successful. Masheti B. Waynoi was confererred the PhD degree in Social Service.
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Sour grapes

DANIDA’s grants for development research were re-opened in 2017. The shortlisting of applicants invited to submit a full application was communicated early June 2017. For Window 1 applications, the expected success rate reached an all-time low, as only 4 % of a total of 205 concept notes submitted will receive a grant, i.e. 7-8 projects.
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Sourcing research to support farmers in Ghana

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.
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Welcome to our readers!

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.
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Selected earlier DDRN publications

During 2007-2011, DDRN published a wide range of reports from seminars, workshops and conferences, as well as thematic reviews commissioned by DDRN. A selection of these publications are available to DDRN members for download.
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SciDev.Net

A major inspiration for DDRN is the SciDev.Net website ‘Science and Technology for Development’, which was launched in 2001. Marianne Hedegaard Forti, DDRN, had the opportunity to interact with a few of the people driving SciDev.Net. at the Eldis 20th Anniversary event ‘FROM DIAL-UP TO THE DATA REVOLUTION: LEARNING FROM 20 YEARS OF DIGITAL KNOWLEDGE SHARING FOR GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT’ held 13-15 September at the Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, United Kingdom This post quotes the vision, the objectives, the editorial values, the history, and the people involved. In a video interview by Financial Times journalist, Andrew Jack, SciDev.Net director Nick Ishmael Perkins explains the specialist media role that SciDev.Net plays in bringing the worlds of science and development together through news and analysis from across the globe. Andrew Jack is a trustee of SciDev.Net.
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Bad and good things in Denmark

How can I write about everythingAbout Denmark on this piece of paper?It’s so difficult!It’s one culture one life!And the paper is so small!When we talk about Danish people,We talk about a simple people,Very well organized,Very honest,Very punctual,Very practical,Always responsibleEven in...
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Editorial

Danish Development Research Network (DDRN) now launches an on-line forum for research on sustainable development. The UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development defines 17 Goals to be achieved by all nations, including Denmark. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are universal sign posts for national policy and global agreements connecting local and global action. The SDGs call upon social groups, public and private organisations to strive for a world in balance and without poverty. To support holistic and coherent solutions, knowledge and research communities must engage across sectors and disciplines.
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DANIDA funded development research revived

End of June 2015, a right wing government came to power in Denmark. Severe cuts backs on development aid were imposed immediately in view of the financial burden of the refugee crisis. The annual call for application to the DANIDAs grant facility for development research was postponed until November 2015 and then cancelled altogether.
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