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Tag: Sustainable Livelihoods

Girls’ sport for development  

The aim of this project is to co-produce evidence and arguments about how sport can be a means of sustainable development for girls. The project will gather the evidence and arguments in a variety of…
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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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Promoting employer understanding of the capabilities of deaf people

The goal of this project is to generate new knowledge about how to promote the employment aspirations of deaf people in ways that meet their aspirations for sustainable livelihoods and reduce the inequalities associated with…
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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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Promoting minority engagement with formal and informal education 

This project will research the promotion of minority engagement with formal and informal education in the context of East Africa. The research will employ innovative methodologies including working groups, radio broadcasts, education events and life…
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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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Education and sustainable livelihoods for informal traders 

This project will be examining the research question ‘How can basic education be provided in a way that is best suited to promoting sustainable livelihood aspirations of informal traders?’ A university in the Horn of…
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From aid to sustainability in education

A major issue in education for sustainable development is how low income rural communities in low income countries can transition from aid dependence to self-reliance in the education sector and to do so in ways…
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