The latest call for applications for Danida Alumni Activity Grants is now open! Proposed activities must aim at strengthening the local alumni community, whilst they can also focus on contributing to sustainable development and/or collaboration with Denmark. All members of the Danida Alumni Network are invited to apply via our new online application system before 19 August 2019.
June 06, 2019
May 29, 2019
The recipient of the Danida Alumni Prize 2019 is Associate Professor Dr Phan Thi Van, who earned her PhD in Epidemiology and Food Safety in Aquaculture from the University of Copenhagen in 2010 as a Danida Fellow. Dr Phan Thi Van is awarded the Danida Alumni Prize for her ambition, drive and tireless promotion of scientific research in the sustainable development of aquaculture, both within Vietnam and internationally.
April 04, 2019
We are excited to announce that the latest application round and selection process for Danida Alumni Activity Grants has now been completed and the approved grants, covering a range of important SDG-related topics, will engage Danida alumni across three continents.
March 11, 2019
Coconut waste as a resource, rural women in the shea nut industry, menstrual hygiene in schools and local food production; these are some of the exciting and important areas that Danida alumni were engaged in as part of the second round of Alumni Activity Grants in 2018.
March 01, 2019
This year the prize will be awarded to an alum who, based on his or her Danida funded studies, has contributed to positive change in their home country or area of employment, as a result of research-based achievements. We encourage nominations across both genders and all age groups.
February 25, 2019
Deadline less than a week away for exciting research opportunity! Submit a research abstract to the 5th Joint Nordic Conference on Development Research by 3rd March, and be in the running to have your conference participation fully funded by DFC.
January 23, 2019
Danida Fellowship Centre convened the first joint Danida/Denmark Alumni Network workshop in Copenhagen on 10 – 14 December 2018, with representatives from the six established local alumni networks in Ghana, Vietnam, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Burkina Faso. The workshop's theme was “Sharing Ideas and Learning Lessons”.
January 23, 2019
Nina Vlemmings joins the DFC team as the new Alumni Programme Officer, bringing experience from other successful global networks, an international background and a passion for multi-culturalism.
January 04, 2019
Danida Fellowship Centre is pleased to announce the third round for Danida Alumni to apply for financial support to organize local activities in 2019. The deadline of the Call is 21 February 2019 at 12:00 PM (CEST) and applications are only accepted if submitted using the online application form below.
December 18, 2018
Africans can no longer rely on others to tell their stories and do their research. Africa needs science for Africa developed by Africans, said Dr Cheikh Mbow in his acceptance speech for the Danida Alumni Prize 2018
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).
October 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.