Alumni Videos

The faces and forces behind Danida Tanzania Alumni Network: Meet some of the faces and forces behind the network connecting Tanzanian professionals with strong ties to Denmark through their studies and training with one another and to Danish businesses and organisations in Tanzania.

Launch of Danida Alumni Network in Burkina Faso: More than 40 Danida alumni and guests gathered in high spirit at the Danish Ambassador´s residence in Burkina Faso to the launch of the Danida Burkina Alumni Network. 

Danida Alumni at the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC): Following a Call for Applications to attend the 18th International Anti-Corruption Conference, Harriet Asomani from Ghana and Angela Byangwa from Uganda were selected to participate in the conference in Copenhagen. In this video you can hear some of their thoughts about the IACC, lessons learned and how they will use this in their current job within anti-corruption in their home countries.

Danida Alumni Network Workshop 2018, Sharing Ideas and Learning Lessons: Eight alumni from six local Danida and Denmark networks met in Copenhagen, where they shared experiences and discussed the coming year’s work. The meeting took place 10 – 14 December 2018 and Danida Fellowship Centre arranged and hosted the meeting

Dr Richard Yao Kofie, Principal Scientist, CSIR Institute, Ghana: In his studies on how to apply GIS to disease studies, Dr Kofie emhasies the benefits of a multidiciplinary approach and the collaboration between northern and southern counterparts.

MSc Peter Okwoko, Entrepreneur and Co-founder of Takataka Plastics, Uganda: Peter Okwoko was awarded the Danida Alumni Prize 2020 for his quick, highly innovative and sustainable response to the Covid-19 crisis. Takataka Plastics changed its normal production line of making construction materials out of palstic waste into producing face shields for the local health sector. 

Tom Mutua, PhD researcher and accountant for the Kenyan government: Tom Mutua attended a four week course in Green Growth and Circular Economy at Danmarks Tekniske Universitet - DTU in 2019. His biggest takeaway from the training was the concept of recycling and circularity: “Denmark does not have trash. It has gold in trash. Everything is circular for the Danes.”