Research Projects

Third-party funded projects

  • Tanzanian Socio Economic Panel Project (TASEP)
    TASEP stands for “Tanzanian Socio Economic Panel”. The aim of this research project is to better understand the welfare and nutritional situation of the rural population of Tanzania, the entrepreneurial activities of households and the life satisfaction and resilience of the local people. In addition, the project aims to shed light on the local effects of different types of shocks and the coping strategies used by the rural population, as well as to map long-term rural developments in developing rural regions characterized by extreme poverty.
    Led by: Prof. Dr. Ulrike Grote, Prof. Dr. Anja Faße, Prof. Dr. Christiana Weber
    Team: Prof. Dr. Ulrike Grote, Brigitte Ruesink, Eva Seewald
    Year: 2021
    Duration: since 2021
  • Interrelations between refugee and host communities in rural Zambia: A dynamic agent-based modeling application
    The research project focuses on a refugee camp in rural Zambia, where considerable refugee influxes from the neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo are arriving. The core goal of the project is to investigate the interrelations between refugee and host communities in rural Zambia in the context of the rising number of refugee movements and the corresponding challenge to create long-term solutions.
    Led by: Dr. Steven Gronau
    Team: Dr. Steven Gronau, M.Sc. Brigitte Ruesink
    Year: 2020
    Funding: Leibniz Young Investigator Grant of the Leibniz University Hannover
    Duration: 01.07.2020 – 30.06.2022
    © Steven Gronau