Travel scholarships 2008

The  Nordic Africa Institute has awarded travel scholarships for research and preparation of research projects on Africa to the following persons:

Jenny Andersson, Uppsala University, Sweden
Street trade, beach trade - Examining the mechanisms of the informal economy in Zanzibar

Birgitte Bruun, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Local engagement in medical research in Lusaka, Zambia

Bodil Bö Våga, University of Stavanger, Norway
How to feed an infant: Exploring HIV positive mothers’ and nurses’ experiences with prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (pMTCT) programmes, Tanzania

Signe Cold - Ravnkilde, Roskilde University, Denmark
Competition for access and legitimacy in local water governance in the Douentza region in Mali

Nelson Ekane, KTH Stockholm, Sweden
Assessment of perceptions and beliefs of human excreta in food production: A comparative multidisciplinary study of two communities in Cameroon (Muea and Hausa Quarters)

Torbjörn Engdahl, Högskolan Dalarna, Sweden
Money and banking for economic development in East Africa (Kenya)

Rune Espeland, Chr Michelsen Institute, Norway
No title available (Uganda)

Birgitte Fohlmann, University of Aarhus, Danmark
Becoming healthy again. Reproductive intentions among HIV positive men and women with increased access to anti-retrovirals in Uganda

Sofia Frankenberg, University of Linköping, Sweden
The relationships of young vulnerable children in Tanzania - a theory grounded in the lives of children under five

Maria Tsujimoto Frengstad , Norwegian School of Economics & Business Administration, Norway
Teaching entrepreneurship to microfinance clients: Financial and human capital for development (Tanzania)

Linda Helgesson, Umeå University, Sweden
Securing a living among Youth. Preconditions and potential for micro-finance services to youth in Tanzania

Sofie Hellberg, Göteborg University, Sweden
Implementing the Global Water Agenda: Viability of sustainability, equity and economic efficiency in the hydropolitics of South Africa

Marte Hellum, University of Bergen, Norway
The interim period in Sudan. The politics of the SPLM/A Women’s Association in the Nuba Mountains

Sölvi Kasin, Norwegian School of Economics & Business Administration, Norway
Teaching entrepreneurship to microfinance clients: Financial and human capital for development (Tanzania)

Hisayo Katsui, Åbo Akademi University, Finland
Human Rights-based approach to development cooperation: A case study of disabled women’s rights to development in Uganda

Sheena Keller, Norwegian School of Economics & Business Administration, Norway
Teaching entrepreneurship to microfinance clients: Financial and human capital for development (Tanzania)

Cecilie Juel Lanken, Rehabilitation & Research Centre for Torture Victims, Denmark
An anthropological investigation of young displaced people’s return ‘home’ in northern Uganda

Fredrik Lilja, Uppsala University, Sweden
Child labour in South African wool production 1940-1970. Commodity chains and labour in the World-Economy

David Lindberg, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
Private Chinese direct investments in Zambia

Mohammed Ibn Muhktar, University of Tampere, Finland
The changing public sector reforms implementation strategy: leadership and process (Ghana)

Frode Martin Nordvik, Norwegian School of Economics & Business Administration, Norway
Teaching entrepreneurship to microfinance clients: Financial and human capital for development (Tanzania)

Christin Ormhaug, University of Life Sciences (UMB), Norway
Health consequences of civil war (Sudan)

Stina Petersen, Chr Michelsen Institute, Norway
No title available (Uganda)

Öyvind Raen, University of Oslo, Norway
The political landscape in Ngaundéré, Cameroon

Louise Rasmussen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Catholic responses to the AIDS epidemic in Uganda

Martine Roberts, University of Oslo, Norway
Participatory local governance? The local government policy review process, Cape Town

Tove Rosendal, Göteborg University, Sweden, Language policy and language use in Rwanda and Uganda - a comparative study with the focus on the position of African languages

Jaana Salo, University of Tampere, Finland
Educating the dropouts; the case of street children in Maputo City, Mozambique

Titti Schmidt, Uppsala University, Sweden
Mami Wata is calling: to fortune or misfortune? (Togo)

Rachel Jactan Sigalla, Roskilde University, Denmark
Caught between worlds? A study of women’s identities, education and microcredit in Tanzania

Jörgen Skrubbeltrang, University of Aarhus, Denmark
When the Everyday is subject to censorship - an anthropological study of Ethiopian journalists between democracy and censorship

Anne Sturesson, Lund University, Sweden
Moving from numeric representation to effective participation: A case study of women councillors’ participation in Burkina Faso

Frode Sundnes, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
Conflicting claims to the Dukuduku Forest: land restitution and nature conservation in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Johanna Söderström, Uppsala University, Sweden
Democratic citizenship through peacebuilding? The reintegration of ex-combatants in Liberia

Anna-Leena Toivanen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
The Marechera Phenomenon: An image of a postcolonial cult writer (Zimbabwe)

David Tumusiime, University of Life Sciences (UMB), Norway
The political ecology of conservation of the mountain Gorilla at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western Uganda

Tine Ustad Figenschou, University of Oslo, Norway
The South is talking back: a study of Al Jazeera English’s editorial line (Kenya, Sydafrika)

Olana Wayessa, University of Helsinki, Finland
Resettlements and livelihoods in Western Oromia, Ethiopia

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