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Community well-being in Kiribati during the Covid-19 crisis

In this article I present my master thesis for the NOHA+ programme in International Humanitarian Action. My research covers three of the major challenges of the 21st century: immobility, climate change and the Covid-19 pandemic. The three phenomena are framed...
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Good health and well-being Quality education Resources

Mbete Youth Football Project sets the ball rolling in rural Zambia

African footballers have always enthralled the English Premier League fans, but have you ever thought of the hardships that they had to endure to reach up to that stage. Football is not just a sport for the youth in Africa...
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Partnerships for the goals Quality education Resources

Malaysian University Consortium for Environment and Development – Industry & Urban Areas

MUCED started activities in 2001, 20 years ago. What do different participants in the programme think of it? Does it have any impact today? Has it changed their mindset or influenced their future career? We have asked different people involved...
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Partnerships for the goals Resources

AfricaLics (Part 1): South-North partnerships through the lens of AfricaLics

This is the first of two articles about the organisation Africa Lics (an acronym for African Network for Economics of Learning, Innovation, and Competence Building Systems), which is part of the larger network Globelics. Founded in 2012, the AfricaLics aims...
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Industry, innovation and infrastructure Resources

AfricaLics (Part 2): A first-hand account of the Visiting Fellowship Programme (VFP) experience

This is the second of two articles about the organisation AfricaLics. In the first article, I speak with Dr Margrethe Holm Andersen about the organisation, its model, and her perspective of its impacts. You can read it here.  AfricaLics (an...
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Clean water and sanitation Natural Sciences Resources Social Sciences

Multidisciplinary collaboration to secure the future of water in Cape Town

In 2018, the City of Cape Town declared a city-wide water crisis, which would be punctuated by ‘Day Zero’ – the day the city would run out of water. The drought had been looming for years, and the City of Cape Town had made some management changes, but all rested on the assumption that rain would fall at the same rate as in the past.
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DDRN has two new student interns!

Meet Krishnanunni Mavinkal Ravindran from India and Megan Roux from South Africa
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Partnerships for the goals Resources Zero hunger

Gulu: When a PhD Student Investigates the Relevance of a University to the Neighbouring Community

When Asaf Adebua in 2017 started to study for his PhD at Gulu University 'The Contributions of Institutions of Higher Learning to Post-war Community Transformation: The Case of Gulu University in Gulu District', he was investigating the relevance of his university to the community it targets to transform, going by the university’s motto, For Community Transformation.
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Partnerships for the goals Quality education Resources

Blended System: E-Learning and Democracy for Education in Africa

Geoffrey Tabo Olok in 2016 enrolled at Aalborg University to study e-learning for his PhD. Olok and his supervisors now have their eyes on an ambitious plan to establish a centre of excellence in ICT research and learning not only for Gulu University but also to improve Africa’s relevance in that area.
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Quality education Resources

From North to South: Gulu University Steadily Takes Up Problem Based Learning

On a cloudy October Friday at Gulu University, a few dozens of Masters students from the Faculty of Business and Development Studies fill up a little shelter set up by the Building Stronger Universities (BSU) project for workshops and conferences. One group after another, from within themselves, they step forward to present their research works to a makeshift team of internal and external examiners. The audience includes their peers, their supervisors, and professors Inger Lassen and Iben Jensen from Aalborg University in Denmark.
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