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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

Danida is the term used for Denmark’s development cooperation, which is an area of activity under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. Denmark’s development policy aims to combat poverty through promotion of human rights and economic growth.


Danida Fellowship Centre

The Danida Fellowship Centre is a self-governing institution founded in 1990 under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. While the Ministry of Foreign Affairs directs policy and strategy, the Danida Fellowship Centre administers Danida’s grants to development research and research capacity building, and coordinates Danida Alumni Network.

ACIG is a collaborative project bringing together researchers from Copenhagen Business School in Denmark, the University of Ghana in Ghana, and Loughborough University in the United Kingdom.The project is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark (Danida) and administered by Danida Fellowship Centre.

Copenhagen Business School


Copenhagen Business School (CBS) is a public university and Denmark’s largest educational and research institution within business administration and economics. It provides research and research-based education and communicates knowledge and new ideas to tomorrow’s business leaders and society in general.


University of Ghana


The University of Ghana is the premier public university in Ghana established for the purposes of providing and promoting university education, learning and research to ultimately produce a generation of thought leaders to drive national development.


The Business School, the School of Performing Arts, and the Department of Sociology are participating in ACIG.

Loughborough University


Loughborough University is a public research university and one of the United Kingdom’s leading universities, with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research, strong links with business and industry and unrivalled sporting achievement.


The Department of Geography and Environment and the Department of Communication and Media are participating in ACIG.

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