Dr. Cheikh Mbow, Executive Director of the Washington based organisation START International, is this year’s receiver of the Danida Alumni Prize. He was a Danida fellow from 1997 to 2000 at the University of Copenhagen where he did a PhD in remote sensing in forestry management.
November 08, 2018
November 08, 2018
Twenty years ago, in August 1997, I landed in Kastrup Airport in Copenhagen for my very first travel to Europe. I came to Denmark as a Danida fellow under the ENRECA (Enhancement of Research Capacity) program with a mind very concerned about how to manage the tension between a new Western Life and my African roots.
November 07, 2018
Danida alumni, Harriet Asomani from Ghana and Angela Byangwa from Uganda were chosen to partake in the 18th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) in Copenhagen. They were selected based on their applications following a call conducted by Danida Alumni Network earlier this year.
October 23, 2018
Danida has supported research capacity development projects for three decades. What difference has it made to the persons involved? A study looking into the broader perspectives of research capacity development at African universities and research institutions has been initiated by Danida Fellowship Centre.
October 21, 2018
When the 18th International Anti-Corruption Conference opens in Copenhagen 22-25 October Angela Byangwa, the Executive Director of Rwenzori Anti-Corruption Coalition in Uganda and Danida alumni will be one of the participants. She has been combatting corruption at a grass root level in Uganda for more than a decade.
October 08, 2018
Last month, more than 40 Danida alumni and guests gathered in high spirits at the Danish Ambassador´s residence, a short drive from downtown Ouagadougou. Wearing a dress inspired by the Danish flag, the Ambassador, Ulla Næsby Tawiah, welcomed the guests to the launch of the Danida Burkina Alumni Network (DANE-BF).
September 23, 2018
The second Call for Applications regarding the Alumni Activity Grant was announced earlier this year. We received 15 applications from seven different countries. Of the proposed activities eight projects were chosen to receive a grant of up to 9000DKK. These are as follows:
August 22, 2018
In the following you can read about the results achieved by Danida alumni through the activity grants they were awarded by Danida Alumni Network earlier this year.
August 10, 2018
Anne Mette R. von Benzon, COWI Tanzania’s Director sees the Danida Alumni Network as a platform for mutual collaboration and benefit for the company and the alumni group. Her focus is on market development and the alumni as a resource and talent network.
July 03, 2018
This year the prize will be awarded to an alum who, based on his or her Danida funded studies, has made important achievements contributing to positive change in his or her home country or area of employment using entrepreneurship and innovation as a tool of change.
July 02, 2018
On the 22nd of June under the late afternoon sun in his garden in Dar es Salaam Ambassador to Tanzania, Einar H. Jensen, officially launched the Danida Tanzania Alumni Network.
June 29, 2018
After a successful first round of alumni activity grants resulting in the support to seven different activities proposed by members of Danida Alumni Network, we are inviting applications under this second Call for Applications. The deadline of the Call is 20 August 2018 at 12:00 PM (CEST).
June 18, 2018
Danida Fellowship Centre has two seats available for members of the Danida Alumni Network at the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) in Copenhagen 22-24 October 2018.
May 22, 2018
Thank you for participating in our survey. We were blown away by the number of responses we received. The survey was sent out to 2029 members and 549 submitted an answer within only 10 days. It means a great deal to experience such a level of interest in the development of Danida Alumni Network.
May 16, 2018
As a new initiative to boost local alumni activities the Danida Fellowship Centre has begun offering activity grants to members of the Danida Alumni Network. The first activity has already taken place in Uganda and it was a great success.