Tag: Climate Action

Sustainable technical and vocational education and training

Not much has been written about Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the context of East Africa. The more general scholarship on TVET has at its heart the concept of just transition from…
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Nomadic pastoralists and the path to sustainability: the case of livestock enclosures

The purpose of this research project is to co-produce knowledge between scientific and pastoral communities about the economic and environmental impact of livestock enclosures, and the possible creation of alternative sustainable enclosures for nomadic rural…
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Climate action in context: learning from the creation of an indigenous language extracurricular course 

This project seeks to generate new knowledge about how to contextualise climate action in the Horn of Africa. This contextualisation is vital, because, if people are to understand the climate crisis and press for action…
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Education for sustainable development: Continuing Professional Development for teachers

The main aim of this project is to generate new knowledge about engaging teachers in a low-resource context with sustainability issues. The overall research question is ‘What is the meaning of Education for Sustainable Development…
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Green City

This research project will introduce a pilot project of planting trees in a city located in the East of Africa, a region which suffers successive droughts and increased desertification. Through the use of consultative meetings…
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The meaning of sustainable development in Somaliland

This research follows the graduates of the Masters Program in Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability (CCES). The program was created to produce highly qualified graduates who in turn become competent framers and advisors in climate…
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Model Eco School in the Horn of Africa

The Horn of Africa has in many ways been affected by recurrent climatic shocks. Climate change and its risks has apparently exacerbated the situation which is manifested in higher temperatures, extended periods of droughts, floods,…
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Leadership towards a sustainable circular economy in the Horn of Africa

The main aim of this research project is to explore the meaning, possibility and relevance of the circular economy in the context of the Horn of Africa. The project has an original empirical focus on…
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