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Danida Fellowship Centre supports sustainable development and equal opportunities through training and learning programmes, collaborative research projects, networking and knowledge sharing in the developing and growth countries prioritised by Danida, Denmark’s development cooperation.

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Risotto, rice pudding and no curry without rice

New Danida funded research project with great ambitions: Flood and salt tolerant rice in Africa in 5 years. Researchers from the University of Copenhagen, Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania will collaborate closely with the International Rice Research Institute.
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Together we can create great change in our communities

“I am honoured to receive the prize. I accept it on behalf of my team at Takataka Plastics and other young social entrepreneurs,” says Peter Okwoko in this video from the Danida Alumni Prize award event.
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Season’s greetings to partners and friends

2020 has been an unprecedented year. The implications of the Covid-19 pandemic have been extensive and sad. However, the staff at Danida Fellowship Centre has worked tirelessly throughout it all and dare to face face 2021 with optimism.
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Aalborg-trained Peter Okwoko, MSc receives the Danida Alumni Prize 2020

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit Uganda in March 2020, Peter Okwoko, Danida Alum and MSc acted promptly. He started to make face shields from plastic waste. Peter Okwoko is awarded the Danida Alumni Prize 2020 on 27 November..
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The new (online) normal

The COVID 19 pandemic has brought about a need for new ways of working. At Danida Fellowship Centre we had to change our approach to learning, networking and research management overnight. Some of these changes will become permanent. Hear from Danida Fellowship Centre's Cecilie Rude, Capac...
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Online reality overcomes invisible barriers in Myanmar

From information overload to nano-modules and co-creation. Professor Jan Vang, Head of Section, University of Southern Denmark, talks about how the Corona reality prompted changes in the modes of training and research collaboration with Myanmar.
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Interview with Nanna Sars, Sector Counsellor Myanmar

Nanna Sars, Sector Counsellor at the Danish Embassy in Myanmar, talks about Denmark’s collaboration with Myanmar on labour market issues to support safe and healthy working conditions.
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Find information about the Danida funded research projects. The portal includes the Danida funded research collaboration projects and the smaller research grants in the developing and growth countries prioritised by Denmark’s development cooperation.

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