Denmark cooperates with research institutions and think-tanks to enhance the developing countries’ own research and to generate new knowledge that can be applied in the development assistance.
Denmark supports agricultural research as here where research is being carried out on rice at Cuu Long Delta Rice Research Institute in Vietnam.Photo: Jørgen Schytte
Development research makes an important contribution to Denmark being in a position to supply top-quality development assistance and to the developing countries being able to reduce poverty and create development.
Cooperation with research institutions and think-tanks has two objectives:
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs also supports international research institutions, for example in the fields of agricultural and health research and in the social sciences.
The Ministry of Foreign granted support amounting to approximately DKK 244 million for development research in 2012.
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You can read more about research projects funded by Danida on:
Danida Research Portal
Denmark supports four different think-tanks and organisations working with applied research in the areas of environment, climate and sustainable development.
A strategic framework for Danish support to Development Research, 2014-2018 has been draftet for public consultations during the period of 25 September 2013 to 29 November 2013. The consultation process includes written comments, two public meetings with participation of the Minister for Development Cooperation (one meeting in Ålborg and one meeting in Copenhagen) as well as consultations with researchers and institutions both in Denmark and in a number of partner countries.The draft strategic framework can be downloaded from the menu in the right side of this webpage. Written comments to the draft should be sent to email@example.com with a copy of firstname.lastname@example.org The public meeting in Ålborg will take place on Monday 7 October 2013 at 14:30-16:00 at Ålborg University (Novi), the Auditorium, Niels Jernes Vej 10, 9220 Ålborg Ø. The public meeting in Copenhagen will take place on 11 November 2013 at 14:00-15:30hrs at University of Copenhagen, Bülowsvej 17 (Festauditoriet), 1870 Frederiksberg C.
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