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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 No... Read more

What African scholars think of studying in Denmark

First published on The Conversation, 30/3 – 2020 By Hanne Kirstine Adriansen, Associate Professor, School of Education, Aarhus University & Lene Møller Madsen, Associate professor in Science Education, Univer... Read more

UNLEASH 2019: How to tackle a ticking time bomb

Olyad Hunduma Legesse, Ethiopia (left) and Selorm Yaotse Dorvlo, Ghana (right) participated in UNLEASH 2019 in Shenzhen together with six other Danida alumni. Photo: Vibeke Quaade At this year’s UNLEASH Innovation ... Read more

Danida Fellowship Centre makes an impact

In Africa, where I have worked for several years, our partners used to tell me that Danida Fellowship Centre’s training courses have changed their outlook on life and the way they work, says Ulla Næsby Tawiah. Read more

Paving the way with Danida Fellowship Centre

Thomas Falke Mortensen, Counsellor at the Danish Embassy in Mexico

Danida Fellowship Centre’s Scholarship Programme and Alumni Network have been instrumental in Mexico and Denmark’s strategic collaborat... Read more

Acceptance Speech, Danida Alumni Prize 2019, Dr Phan Thi Van

Ladies and gentlemen, In 1997, I was so lucky to receive a Danida scholarship to do an MSc in aquaculture at the Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok, Thailand. In 2005, I had again the good fortune to be given a ... Read more

Together we are creating new knowledge

Five African Danida supported researchers reflect on their collaboration with Danish researchers and how the experience has effected their lifes, career paths and communities. Watch Principal Research Scientist, ... Read more

Opportunities, challenges and bad weather

Based on 300 African researcher's voices Danida Fellowship Centre’s report “ Opportunities, Challenges and bad weather” shows that Danida’s support to research collaboration and capacity development is effective. By Han... Read more
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