Projects


Beside research, based on the long-term experience of the collaborators, services such as evaluations, consulting and second opinions are offered.

  

CURRENT PROJECTS

Green it! Research and Training Centre for Appropriate Technologies

Image Green it! Research and Training Centre for Appropriate Technologies

The  project aims to create a Centre of Research and Diffusion of Appropriate Technologies near to the city of Hawassa(Ethiopia). The Centre will develop and promote easy-tech, reproducible efficient, culturally appropriate and socially productive solutions serving Southern Ethiopian rural and peri-urban communities.

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CAS performing arts in conflict zones 

Image CAS performing arts in conflict zones 

In a globalized world in which the consequences of violence, war, and discrimination have become an integral part of our lives, politics is created with angst, demarcation, and isolation determining everyday life. The CAS Performing Arts Practice in Conflict Zones offers an opportunity to open new spaces of reflection and action.

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CLARA: Arduino-based appropriate solution to disinfect water at community scale in Ethiopia

Image CLARA: Arduino-based appropriate solution to disinfect water at community scale in Ethiopia

CLARA is a pilot system to improve water disinfection and to guarantee an adequate concentration of FRC. The system is composed by two ferro-cement tanks, aiming at avoiding lack of water due to frequent electric black outs, and an Arduino controller to automatically insert the right amount of sodium hypochlorite.

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Health systems governance for an inclusive and sustainable social health protection in Ghana and Tanzania

Image Health systems governance for an inclusive and sustainable social health protection in Ghana and Tanzania

Social health protection through Universal Health Coverage is the aspiration that all people will obtain the quality health services they need while not suffering financially hardship. In Ghana and Tanzania the major challenges are to understand how to increase and sustain coverage, expand the benefits package for people in the informal sector... 

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WelCit - Welcoming Neighbourhoods – Sustainable Migration in North

Image WelCit - Welcoming Neighbourhoods – Sustainable Migration in North
The interdisciplinary project “Welcoming Neighbourhoods: Sustainable Migration in North and West African Cities” seeks to understand the dynamics of inclusion and exclusion among mobile people (internal and external migrants, circular migrants, commuters) in specific neighbourhoods characterised by diversity and their contribution to social, economic, and cultural innovation.

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