SCIENCE research related to developing countries has an annual turnover of DKK 120 million. Global challenges like climate change, food security and sustainable development are addressed. Research is carried out with colleagues in Africa, Latin America and Asia aiming at the highest quality and often with a multidisciplinary approach.
Research competences and a few project examples are:
Natural resources and ecosystems
- REDD+: The forest grab of all times?
- Community monitoring of forest resources in Cambodia
- Climate change resilience in urban mobility
Resource management, policies and economics
- Transiting to green growth: natural resources in Nepal
- Sustainable Cotton Production in Africa: Organic Cotton for Employment, Growth and Environment? (SCOPA)
- Property, Access and eXclusion (AX)
- State formation through the local production of property and citizenship (Rule and Rupture)
- Rights and Resilience in Kenya (RARE)
Food security and nutrition
- Preserving African Food Microorganisms for Green Growth
- Healthy and Affordable Proteins for the African Market (HAPFAM)
- Pathways to water resilient South African cities
- Enhancing Sustainable Groundwater Use in South Africa
- Water Resilient Green Cities for Africa (WGA)
Interaction between nature and culture
- Socio-economic Benefits of Ecological Infrastructure
- Upgrading pangas and tilapia value chains in Bangladesh
Read more about research at SCIENCE here and see examples on SCIENCE's development projects in the video below:
Thanks to the UCPH researchers, the Prey Lang Community and Daniel Madsen (picture of professor Ida Theilade and a local) for letting us use their photos. The music in the video is a shortened version of “Povo Que Caís Descalço” made by Dead Combo.