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  • Academy of Sciences, Republic of Tajikistan

    Нишонӣ: Ҷумҳурии Тоҷикистон, шаҳри Душанбе, хиёбони Рӯдакӣ 48 Телефон: (992 37) 2232076 Факс: (992 37) 2232076

  • Addis Ababa University (AAU), Ethiopia

    Addis Ababa University (AAU), the oldest and largest higher education institution in Ethiopia, has a long track record of leading the higher education system of the country with training, research and community services by motivating different brands of collaborations, partnerships and outreach programmes and activities.

  • African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), Ghana

    The African Center for Economic Transformation is an economic policy institute supporting Africa’s long-term growth through transformation. Our vision is that by 2025 all African countries will drive their own growth and transformation agendas, led by the private sector and supported by capable states with strong institutions and good policies. We work toward this vision through our analysis, advice, and advocacy. ACET mission is to promote policy and institutional reforms for sustained economic growth and transformation in Africa.

  • African Micro-Economic Research Unit (AMERU), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

    The African Microeconomic Research Unit (AMERU) brings together South African and African researchers to conduct rigorous quantitative research on African microeconomic issues, specifically on firm dynamics, labour markets and education. The research unit has a number of core aims: - to produce rigorous data-driven research that is relevant for policy makers; - to build networks between South African, African and international researchers working on Africa; - to develop research capacity for the analysis of microeconomic data.

  • Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in Tajikstan

    The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) works towards the vision of an economically dynamic, politically stable, intellectually vibrant and culturally tolerant Tajikistan.

  • Agencia Suiza para el Desarrollo y la Cooperación (COSUDE), Cuba

    La Agencia Suiza para el Desarrollo y la Cooperación (COSUDE) ha acompañado a la sociedad cubana durante la última década en un proceso de desarrollo pacífico y participativo, que respeta la equidad de género.

  • Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development (ACORD) in Ethiopia

    ACORD has been working in Ethiopia since 1995 to address the key issues of sustainable livelihoods and social justice

  • Agroecologia Universidad Cochabamba (AGRUCO)

    AGRUCO es un centro universitario de excelencia en investigación participativa revalorizadora, formación posgradual e interacción social con comunidades indígenas, originarias campesinas y municipios que pertenece a la Facultad de Ciencias Agrícolas, Pecuarias, Forestales y Veterinarias de la Universidad Mayor de San Simón.

  • Agroscope, Wädenswil, Switzerland

    Agroscope is the Swiss federal centre of excellence for agricultural research. It is affiliated with the Federal Office of Agriculture and has a mission for research along the entire agri-food value chain, aiming at a competitive and multifunctional agricultural sector, high-quality food for a healthy diet, and an intact environment. Agroscope’s tasks comprise research and development in the fields of agriculture, nutrition and the environment, science-based guidance and decision support in legislation, legal tasks in support of agriculture and the general public, and knowledge exchange and transfer with stakeholders of the agri-food sector and the public, including extension, private sector (SMEs, industry) and science (research institutes, applied universities and academia). Agroscope is affiliated with the Federal Office for Agriculture. The strategic orientation of Agroscope is determined by the Agroscope Council. Key tasks of Agroscope: i) Research and development for the agri-food sector; ii) Policy advice for government agencies; iii) Enforcement tasks in accordance with statutory provisions. These three primary functions enable numerous synergies, and position Agroscope as a bridge-builder between basic and applied research. Agroscope is a multi-site institution, being able to develop practical problem solutions under farm-like agroecological conditions.

  • American University of Cairo (AUC), Egypt

    The American University of Cairo is Egypt's top private university, with a focus on a broad range of academic fields.

  • American University of Central Asia, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

    The American University of Central Asia leads and develops leaders for the democratic transformation of the region.

  • Amhara Regional Agricultural Research Institute (ARARI), Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

    ARARI aspires to see improved livelihood of the society in the region through use of technologies generated and adopted by the institute.

  • Ayuda Obrera Suiza (AOS), Bolivia

    Promoción de los Derechos Laborales y Jóvenes y Democracia. Simultáneamente, y por mandato de la Agencia Suiza para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo (COSUDE), AOS ejecuta también el programa Promoción de la Cultura Ciudadana (PCC).

  • Bread for all / Brot für Alle, Switzerland

    Bread for all is the Development Service of the Protestant Churches in Switzerland. Bread for all empowers people in Asia, Latin America and Africa to free themselves from poverty and dependency and it motivates people in the North to commit to a fairer world.

  • CAMP Alatoo, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

    CAMP Alatoo is a non-profit and non-governmental organization founded in 2004 promoting improvement of the livelihood of the Central Asian Mountain communities based on the sustainable natural resource management through development, adaption and introduction of the best international and local experiences. CAMP Alatoo is a successor organization of the Central Asian Mountain Partnership (CAMP), a program financed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

  • Center for Agriculture and Rural Development Studies (CARDS) - Bogor Agricultural University (Institut Pertanian Bogor), Indonesia

    Center for Agriculture and Rural Development Studies (CARDS) is structurally under the Institute of Research and Community Empowerment - Institut Pertanian Bogor (LPPM IPB). CARDS established by Rector Decree number 061/K13/OT/2005. Currently, CARDS main task in the field of research and development of education and community service related to the implementation and results of the research. CARDS vision is "To be the Leading Studies Institute for Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development". CARDS mission are (1) to develop academic studies in the field of agriculture socio-economics (in the broad sense) that oriented at improving the welfare of farmers and rural communities in Indonesia; (2) Developing innovative ideas in the field of socio-economic study of agriculture, agrarian, gender and poverty reduction in Indonesia; (3) Developing approaches to the empowerment of farmers and rural communities to meet the degree of social welfare better; and (4) participate in the processes of development of socio-economic sciences and the development of agriculture in the broad sense. CARDS conduct research activities through grants from the government and in cooperation with state agencies, local government, private and NGO.

  • Center for Development and Cooperation CD, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

    We are involved in the areas of research and development, knowledge and technology transfer, professional training and continued education, and we provide assistance and support to businesses. This allows us to make a contribution to positive development in emerging and developing countries, as well as strengthening Switzerland as a centre of knowledge.

  • Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Indonesia

    The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) is a non-profit, scientific facility that conducts research on the most pressing challenges of forest and landscapes management around the world.

  • Center for Security Studies (CSS), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland

    The Center for Security Studies (CSS) at ETH Zurich is engaged in the study of Swiss and international security studies. Its activities are structured into the four pillars of research, teaching, think tank, and the International Relations and Security Network (ISN).

  • Central Department of Geography (CDG TU), Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

    There are three major types of courses being offered to the students such astheory of science and methodology courses, geographic approaches, issues and problems courses and research and workshop courses.

  • Centre d’Economie et d’Ethique pour l’Environnement et le Développement (C3ED), Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines

    Le C3ED aborde les trois dimensions du développement durable : la dimension économique, la dimension sociale et la dimension environnementale (ou écologique) en tant que champ interdisciplinaire en partant du constat de l’inadéquation des modèles simples de croissance économique comme réponse aux enjeux de justice, d’équilibre écologique, de bien être et de pérennité des sociétés dans leur diversité (et leur interdépendance) mondiale.

  • Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD), France

    A French research centre working with developing countries to tackle international agricultural and development issues.

  • Centre de Support en Santé Internationale (CSSI)

    Son objectif est de contribuer à l’amélioration de la santé des populations au niveau national, sous régional et international, au travers des services, de la recherche, de la formation et des renforcements des capacités en partenariat.

  • Centre for African Studies Basel (CASB), Switzerland

    The Centre for African Studies Basel (CASB) coordinates Africa-related teaching and events at the University of Basel in cooperation with institutions outside the university. The CASB is the only institution in Switzerland offering a Masters Degree in African Studies. Through the Centre of Competence on Africa it promotes and coordinates research on Africa at the University of Basel.

  • Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland

    The Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) is the University of Bern’s centre for sustainable development research.

  • Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Trivandrum, Kerala, India

    A premier social science research institution engaged in interdisciplinary research on development problems in India.

  • Centre for International Projects in Education (IPE) of the Zürcher Fachhochschule Switzerland

    The centre for International Projects in Education (IPE) offers education-oriented services to governmental and non-governmental institutions in developing and transforming countries.

  • Centre for Peace and Development Studies (CPDS), University of Juba, South Sudan

    The Centre for Peace and Development Studies (CPDS) was established in 1997 as an academic entity within the University of Juba. The increased incidents and eruption of conflict and civil wars in the former Sudan, the Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes Region necessitated the creation of the Centre to promote peace by enhancing scientific inquiry into areas of conflict, peace and development. The Centre serves as a forum for interdisciplinary study, research, teaching and training and public dialogue on conflict, peace and development issues related to South Sudan, the Horn of Africa, the Great Lakes Region, the African continent and the world

  • Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d'Ivoire (CSRS)

    Les quatre grands axes de recherche du Centre de recherches sont aujourd’hui : environnement urbain, santé et qualité de la vie, nutrition, milieu naturel et biodiversité.

  • Centro de Estudios e Investigaciones Laborales (CEIL)

    La finalidad del Ceil es producir, comunicar y transferir conocimientos científicos de excelencia, preservando la libertad académica y promoviendo el pluralismo en cuanto a marcos teóricos y enfoques metodológicos, interviniendo con diversas modalidades para lograr la equidad social y el mejoramiento de las condiciones de vida y trabajo de la población.

  • Centro de Estudios Económicos y Sociales (CIESS-ECONOMETRICA), Bolivia

    CIESS-ECONOMETRICA is the leading research institute in the country on economic, social and development issues, emphasizing coordination and complementarity with government agencies, consulting firms and universities.

  • Centro de Estudios Regionales Andinos Bartolomé de las Casas (CBC), Colegio Universitario Andino, Peru

    El Centro de Estudios Regionales Andinos "Bartolomé de Las Casas" (CBC) es una asociación civil sin fines de lucro, fundada en 1974. Desde entonces, definió como su propósito, la investigación para comprender, valorar y promover la complejidad del universo andino.

  • Centro de Estudios Superiores de México y Mesoamerica (CESMECA), Universidad de Ciencias y Artes de Chiapas (UNICACH), San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Mexico

    Desde su creación en 1995, en el marco de la perspectiva jurídico-institucional de fundación de esta Universidad recibió el encargo de generar conocimientos sobre la realidad social y la cultura de los pueblos del sur de México y Centroamérica, así como el de favorecer la educación superior, particularmente en los niveles de posgrado y contribuir a la difusión científica y cultural.

  • Centro de Estudios Superiores Universitarios (CESU), Universidad Mayor de San Simon (UMSS)

    Además de sus labores de formación el CESU orienta su actividad a la realización de proyectos de investigación que se enmarcan dentro de las áreas formativas en las que se organiza la labor del CESU: Medioambiente y Energía, Género y Humanidades, Estudios del Desarrollo, Estudios del Hábitat, Economía y Planificación, y Estudios Políticos y Jurídicos.

  • Centro de Gestión de la Información y Desarrollo de la Energía (CUBAENERGÍA), La Habana, Cuba

    The Information Management and Energy Development Center (CUBAENERGÍA), belongs to the Nuclear Energy and Advanced Technologies Agency (AENTA) attached to the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA). It is a publicly budgeted Research, development and technical scientific services entity in the field of energy and environment. Since its creation in 2000, CUBAENERGÍA has carried out research, development and technological innovation projects that contribute to decision-making in the energy sector, to the communication of science and technology, to energy education and to the implementation of Renewable sources of energy in electricity generation. The entity strives to promote information technologies and sustainable energy development.

  • Centro de Investigación Económica para el Caribe (CIECA), Grupo de Estudios Fronterizos, Dominican Republic


  • Centro de Planificacion y Gestion (CEPLAG), Universidad Mayor de San Simon (UMSS)

    El Centro de Planificación y Gestión (CEPLAG) ha sido creado con la finalidad de coadyuvar al desarrollo de una cultura de investigación en la Universidad Mayor de San Simón y en la región, generar procesos de investigación, capacitación y formación académica a través de la realización de investigaciones propias e incentivo a investigaciones de docentes y estudiantes.

  • CETRAD - Centre for Training and Integrated Research in Arid and Semi-Arid Land (ASAL) Development

    CETRAD is based in Nanyuki, Laikipia District, Kenya. It is concerned with research and training to design strategies for sustainable development, promote land use planning for sustained livelihood and optimal resource use, foster sustainable resource use and management for improved productivity and promote non-farm, non-pastoral enterprises, infrastructure and related services.

  • Comisión Ambiental Regional, Cusco, Peru


  • Community Development and Investment Agency (ARIS), Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

    The overarching aim of the ARIS and any project managed by it is to contribute to the alleviation of rural poverty. It seeks to achieve this by pursuing three specific objectives: strengthening the access to and provision of essential community infrastructure services; supporting the development of private enterprises at the village level; and improving governance at the local level.

  • Community Management of Protected Areas Conservation (COMPACT), Nanyuki, Kenya, The GEF Small Grants Programme


  • Cooperation and Development Center, CODEV, Switzerland

    The aim of Cooperation & Development Center (CODEV) is to promote and coordinate scientific cooperation activities within EPFL

  • Dag Hammarskjöld Institute of Peace Studies (DHIPS), Copperbelt University, Zambia

    The Dag Hammaskjöld Institute of Peace Studies is a partner institute within the project on "Ethnic Power Relations and Conflict in Fragiles States" funded by the Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (R4D).

  • Departamento de Ecología y Recursos Naturales (DERN) - Instituto Manantlán de Ecología y Conservación de la Biodiversidad (CUCSUR – Universidad de Guadalajara), Mexico

    Misión Contribuir y promover el desarrollo integral de la Reserva de la Biosfera Sierra de Manantlán, la región Costa Sur del Estado de Jalisco y del país.

  • Departamento de Organización del Espacio, Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas, El Salvador

    Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas, El Salvador Departamento de Organización del Espacio Bulevar Los Próceres, La Libertad San Salvador

  • Department of Development Studies, School of Arts, Kathmandu University, Nepal

    The Department of Development Studies under the School of Arts (SOA) of Kathmandu University, one of the youngest departments of the University, offers multidisciplinary courses to meet the growing complexity of choices, issues, scales and resources encountered in the planning, implementation, evaluation, and monitoring of development activities. The department aims to establish a centre of excellence in the near future that conducts research and policy dialogues on diversified issues related to development, development activities and interventions.

  • Department of Economics, Addis Ababa University (AAU)

    Department of Economics Faculty of Business and Economics Addis Ababa University (AAU) P.O. Box 1176 Addis Ababa

  • Department of Economics, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

    The University of Ghana is the oldest of the public universities in Ghana. Its mission is 'to develop world-class human resources and capabilities to meet the development needs and global challenges through quality teaching, learning, research and knowledge dissemination'. The University of Ghana has four colleges which comprise schools and institutes. The colleges provide both undergraduate and graduate studies. The University of Ghana has an enrolment of over 20,000 students including international students. The Department of Economics is one of the pioneer departments created at the time of the establishment of the University of Ghana in 1948.

  • Department of Geography & Environmental Studies, University of Nairobi

    The vision of the department is to be a world-class African Centre of excellence in the pursuit of development, dissemination and preservation of knowledge in geographical and environmental studies and, committed to the values of truth, quality and relevance, and to contribute to socio-economic Development at National, Regional and International levels.

  • Department of Geography, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    In the Department of Geography research is conducted within the following themes: Environmental degradation and conservation, Agricultural geography, Geographical Information Systems, Urban and rural planning, Urban and rural livelihoods and climate change. There are a number of research groups including Master’s Students, PhD students and staff.

  • Department of Geography, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland

    The Institute of Geography at the University of Neuchâtel (IGG) was founded in 1974. Providing an open environment for students through its friendly and accessible teaching staff, it also makes significant national and international contributions to research and education.

  • Department of Law, Faculty of Business and Professional Studies, Hope Africa University (H.A.U), Burundi

    Hope Africa University is a Christian Liberal Arts University located in Bujumbura, Burundi. The university seeks to send into African society scholars and professionals who will be able to effectively apply economic, political, and social principles for the well being of African people.

  • Department of Philosophy and Cultural Studies, Faculty of Arts, Birzeit University, Palestine

    Birzeit University is a non-governmental public university located in Birzeit, Palestine. Birzeit was the first university to be established in Palestine. It has the highest admission averages among other Palestinian universities. Birzeit University offers graduate and undergraduate programs in information technology, engineering, sciences, social policy, nursing and health sciences, economics, and management.

  • Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology (ESZ), University of Zurich, Switzerland

    A crucial aim of anthropological inquiry is to understand the ecological, economical, political, legal, and social dimensions of human life in its cultural and historical variability. Its primary interest is to contextualize the local in regional, national, and global contexts.

  • Department of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics (DSE), India

    All members of the faculty are actively engaged in research, which has resulted in the publication of a large number of books, reports, and research papers in different fields of sociology. The fieldwork tradition, as well as a comparative perspective, so assiduously cultivated by Prof. M.N. Srinivas, have been kept alive both by members of the faculty and Ph.D. students. Studies have been published or prepared on community power structures, local-level politics, trade unions, co-operatives, textual and contextual studies of Hinduism, religious symbolism, family and kinship, and social and religious movements. Studies have also been conducted in the fields of stratification, gender, environment, the sociology of development, historical sociology, urban sociology, and medical sociology. The sociology of masculinity, demography, popular culture, education, migration, the sociology of violence and documentary practices of the state are some of the new areas that faculty members are working on at present.

  • Department of Sociology, Northeastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya, India

    Northeastern Hill University Department of Sociology 793 022 Shillong, Meghalaya India

  • Department of Sociology, University of Geneva, Switzerland

    Founded in the 19th century (in 1886) it’s one of the oldest departments of this discipline in the world. Many famous scholars taught sociology in Geneva, such as de Sismondi, Louis Warin, Jean Piaget or Roger Girod.The profile is more methodological than thematic orientated and has its strengths in the multiplicity of approaches and schools represented.

  • Development Study Group (DSGZ), Institute of Geography, University of Zurich, Switzerland

    The DSGZ is a platform of researchers working in the field of development studies.

  • Division of International and Humanitarian Medicine (DIHM), University Hospital Geneva

    The Division of International and Humanitarian Medicine (DIHM) is part of the Geneva University Hospitals (HUG). Many of its activities contribute to the strengthening of health systems and to reducing existing inequities in access to health and care.

  • Eastern and Southern Africa Partnership Programme (ESAPP), Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), Bern, Switzerland

    ESAPP’s mission is to promote sustainable land management and sustainable regional development in eastern and southern Africa.

  • Eau et Assainissement pour l'Afrique (EAA), Burkina Faso

    Vision Eau, Assainissement et Hygiène pour tous et pour toujours dans une Afrique prospère. Mission Notre mission repose sur une approche multisectorielle de promotion de l’accès durable et équitable des populations Africaines aux services d’eau et d’assainissement.

  • Eawag, Department for Urban Water Management (SWW), Switzerland

    Research in this department aims at the urban water system as an entity and at developing the corresponding ecological, economical and social services into a sustainable future.

  • Eawag, Department of Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries (Sandec), Switzerland

    Sandec is the Department of Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag).

  • Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Switzerland

    Eawag is among the world’s leading aquatic research institutes. Its strengths and successes are based on a long-established portfolio of activities – research, education and consulting & knowledge transfer.

  • Ecole Africaine des Métiers de l'Architecture et de l'Urbanisme (EAMAU), Lomé, Togo

    Ecole Africaine des Métiers de l'Architecture et de l'Urbanisme (EAMAU) 422, rue ds Balises quartier Tokoin Doumasséssé (Lomé : Adewi) BP 2067 Lomé

  • Ecole supérieure de sciences agronomiques (ESSA) - Département des Eaux et Forêts, Université D'Antananarivo, Madagascar

    La formation du Département des Eaux et Forêts ou ESSA-Forêts entre en profondeur dans les domaines de la sylviculture et de l’aménagement, de la science des bois, de l’étude sur l’écologie et la biodiversité, de la gestion de l’eau et des sols, de l’économie et de la politique de gestion des ressources naturelles.

  • El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR), San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico

    El Colegio de la Frontera Sur es un centro público de investigación científica, que busca contribuir al desarrollo sustentable de la frontera sur de México, Centroamérica y el Caribe a través de la generación de conocimientos, la formación de recursos humanos y la vinculación desde las ciencias sociales y naturales.

  • EMPA - Critical Materials and Resource Efficiency (CARE)

    The Critical Materials and Resource Efficiency group (CARE) models the distribution, exposure and fate of materials required by technologies and products and investigates on resource efficiency and recovery and reintegration into the product life cycle.

  • Environment and Sustainable Development Programme (ESD), UNU's Institute for Sustainability and Peace, United Nations University (UNU)

    The UNU Institute for Sustainability and Peace (UNU-ISP) seeks to achieve and promote a better understanding of three of the most pressing issues on the UN agenda: global change, peace and security, and development. UNU-ISP takes an innovative approach to sustainability, bridging these cross-cutting themes through research, educational and collaborative initiatives with the aim of solving current problems and anticipating future challenges.

  • Environmental Development Action in the Third World (ENDA), Senegal, Relay for Participatory Urban Development

    A partir de la fin des années 70, Enda est progressivement devenu une organisation internationale non gouvernementale qui, pendant près de 30 ans, a su mettre en œuvre des ressources insoupçonnées pour conter cette pauvreté sans cesse croissante, préserver un environnement qui se dégradait alors dans une relative indifférence, et faire la promotion d’une citoyenneté indispensable à la prise de décisions idoines en phase avec les intérêts des plus démunis.

  • ETH Global, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland

    The ETH Global Strategy supports the main strategic goals of ETH Zurich: to strengthen its position as a prime education centre as well as a world-class science and technology research university and to support knowledge transfer. In addition, the ETH Global Strategy goes beyond the immediate benefit of international relations to ETH students and faculty as well as Swiss society by emphasising the corporate responsibility of ETH Zurich towards the global community.

  • ETH Sustainability

    Sustainability at ETH Zurich is integrated into research, teaching, and operations and is a substantial element of university life.

  • Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR), Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, Amhara Regional Agricultural Research Institute (ARARI), Bahir Dar, Adet Research Centre

    EIAR is responsible for the running of federal research centers, and RARIs are administered by the regional state governments. In addition to conducting research at its federal centers, EIAR is charged with the responsibility for providing the overall coordination of agricultural research countrywide, and advising Government on agricultural research policy formulation.

  • European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI), Bonn

    EADI, the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes, is the leading European network in the field of development research and training.

  • Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO), Republica Dominicana

    Es uno de los principales puentes entre el pensamiento científico social y las políticas públicas en la República Dominicana. Ha establecido un espacio de diálogo e interlocución entre los actores relevantes con la finalidad de apoyar la construcción de los consensos que requieren las políticas públicas que promueven la democracia, el desarrollo humano sostenible y la integración latinoamericana y caribeña.

  • Facultad Latinoamericana en Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO), Costa Rica

    FLACSO es un organismo internacional de carácter autónomo y regional, creado en 1957, por iniciativa de la UNESCO y algunos gobiernos de la región. Su principal objetivo es promover las ciencias sociales en América Latina y el Caribe.

  • Faculté des Sciences et Gestion de l'Environnement (FSG), University of Abobo Adjame (UAA), Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire


  • Faculty of Agronomic Sciences (FSA), University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin

    The Faculty of Agronomic Sciences of the University of Abomey-Calavi (FSA-UAC) is the oldest institution in higher agricultural education in Benin, created in 1970. Its mission is to contribute to the improvement of living conditions of rural households and the prevention of food insecurity and malnutrition in the population through the training of young agronomists, research-development, dissemination of scientific knowledge in all aspects of agricultural sciences as well as expertise for local agribusiness enterprises and development agencies. To achieve this mission, FSA-UAC implements various educational programs to students and technicians that lead to BSc, master and doctoral degrees.

  • Faculty of Economics and Business, Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Chile

    The Faculty of Economics and Business has close connections with its Jesuit partners Georgetown University and Fordham University in the US. The Master of economics is considered one of the best in the country and it has international recognition.

  • Faculty of Environment and Resources Development (FERD), Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya

    The faculty envisions being a centre of excellence in developing human resource for the sustainable management of environmental resources for the advancement of humanity.

  • Faculty of Environmental Science and Engineering (FESE), Kunming University of Science and Technology (KUST)

    The Faculty now has qualifications of the design of environmental engineering, environmental impact assessment, soil and water conservation program development, and soil conservation monitoring and so on.

  • Foreign Trade University (FTU), Vietnam

    Foreign Trade University (FTU), founded in 1960, has been known as the best research-oriented university in training and providing high-quality human resources in the fields of economics, international business, business administration, banking and finance, and law in order to meet the requirements of industrialization and modernization of Vietnam. FTU’s lecturers have a reputation for international and local research in the fields of international trade, trade and investment policies, finance, banking, business & management studies, international trade & business law, competition law, etc. FTU has rich experience in successfully working with foreign partners in international research and educational projects.

  • FORIG Forestry Research Institute of Ghana

    The Forestry Research Institute of Ghana is a institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). It is located at Fumesua near Kumasi, Ghana.

  • Forschungsinstitut für Biologischen Landbau (FiBL), Switzerland

    Das FiBL verfügt über Kompetenzen in der ökologischen Bodenbewirtschaftung und im Pflanzenbau, in der ganzheitlichen Tiergesundheit, in der Tierethologie und der ökologischen Tierzucht, in der Sozioökonomie, in der umfassenden Analyse des Biomarktes und in der ökologischen Lebensmittelverarbeitung und -erzeugung.

  • Foundation Science et Cité, Bern, Switzerland

    The nationally active foundation Science et Cité fosters the dialog between science and society. It is independent legally and in terms of content. Science et Cité contributes to the appreciation and understanding of all sciences and addresses their opportunities and limits. It also reports back to the scientifics the reaction of the population.

  • French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA) in Nairobi, Kenya

    IFRA coordinates multi-disciplinary research programmes based on specific research themes. Initially specialized in political sciences and anthropology, it opened up to other social sciences such as demography, history, geography, economics, and socio-linguistics.

  • German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU), Berlin

    The German federal government set up WBGU as an independent, scientific advisory body in 1992 in the run-up to the Rio Earth Summit.

  • Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), Legon-Accra, Ghana

    The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) is a research and advocacy institute focusing on the promotion of democracy and good governance.

  • Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva, Switzerland

    The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is an institution of research and higher education dedicated to the study of world affairs, with a particular emphasis on the cross-cutting fields of international relations and development issues.

  • Haramaya University (formerly known as Alemaya University), Dire Dawa, Ethiopia


  • Hawassa University, Ethiopia

    Hawassa University is one of the biggest public higher education Institutions in Ethiopia which provides teaching, research and consultancy services in various areas of development. It strives to support the development of communities by engaging in need-based researches and dissemination of relevant findings. It has separate research organ which is responsible for coordinating research and technology transfer.

  • HEKS - Swiss Interchurch Aid

    HEKS gives humanitarian and emergency aid and fights the causes of hunger, injustice and social deprivation. All people should be able to live a life of dignity and of safety in social, economic and political terms.

  • Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation

    HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation is one of the most experienced and largest development organisations in Switzerland. It came into existence on 1 July 2011 with the merger of two organisations: Helvetas (founded 1955) and Intercooperation (founded 1982).

  • Hue University College of Agriculture and Forestry (HUAF), Hue, Vietnam

    Hue University College of Agriculture and Forestry has the mission to train human resources in high quality of science and technology. In addition, it specializes in scientific research and the technology to transfer and meet the needs of agriculture and rural development for the central, highland regions, and for the whole country in accordance with regional and global integration.

  • Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), Cape Town, South Africa

    The core business of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is to conduct large-scale, policy-relevant, social-scientific projects for public-sector users, non-governmental organisations and international development agencies.

  • Ifakara Health Institute (IHI), Ifakara Town, Tanzania

    IHI conducts a wide range of health-related research, including biomedical and environmental studies, trials of drugs, vaccines and diagnostics, health-systems research, and monitoring and evaluation.

  • INDEPTH Network, Accra, Ghana

    INDEPTH will be an international network of demographic research institutions that provides health and demographic data to enable developing countries set health priorities and policies based on the best available evidence and to guide the cost-effective use of tools, interventions and systems to ensure and monitor progress towards national goals.

  • Indo-Swiss Collaboration in Biotechnology, EPFL, Switzerland

    The Indo-Swiss Collaboration in Biotechnology (ISCB) is a bilateral research and product development programme, jointly funded and steered by the Indian and Swiss Government (Department of Biotechnology in New Delhi and Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation in Berne and New Delhi).

  • Institut d’Economie Rural (IER) / Centre Régional de la Recherche Agricole (CRRA), Mali

    Créé le 29 novembre 1960 comme service rattaché au Ministère de la production, l’Institut d’Economie Rurale est le principal organisme public chargé de la recherche agricole au Mali. Il a été érigé en Etablissement Public à caractère Administratif (EPA) en 1993, puis en Etablissement Public à caractère Scientifique et Technologique (EPST) en 1998. Le Centre Régional de la Recherche Agronomique (CRRA) de Sikasso a été créé par arrêté n° 5482/MAEE-CAB du 13 décembre 1991.

  • Institut d'études genre (IGENR), Université de Genève, Switzerland

    L'Institut des Etudes Genre a vocation à fédérer et développer les recherches sur les questions de genre à l'Université de Genève. Il inscrit ses activités dans le cadre plus large de l'Ecole Doctorale Suisse Romande en Etudes Genre dont il est partie prenante et du projet de coopération "Gender Studies Schweiz", soutenu par la Conférence Universitaire Suisse, auquel il participe. Bénéficiant de nombreuses collaborations internationales, l'Institut a vocation à participer au développement de réseaux internationaux dans ce domaine.

  • Institut du Sahel (INSAH), Bamako, Mali, member organisation of the Comité Permanant Inter-États de Lutte Contre la Sécheresse dans le Sahel (CILSS)

    Vision Contribuer à assurer l´accès de tous les sahéliens, à tout moment, aux aliments nécessaires pour mener une vie saine et active à l´horizon 2015.

  • Institut International d’Ingénerie de l’Eau et de l‘Environnement (2iE)

    2iE, Institut international d’enseignement et de recherche spécialisé dans les domaines de l’Eau, de l’Environnement, de l’Énergie, du Génie civil et des Mines, a pour vocation d’accompagner cet élan en formant, en Afrique, les ingénieurs-entrepreneurs compétents et innovants dont le continent a besoin.

  • Institut National de la Statistique (INSTAT), Madagascar

    The “INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA STATISTIQUE” (INSTAT) of Madagascar was established on 25th November 1947. Its main mission is to design and coordinate the implementation of the national policy in statistics, and its scope in economy, health, education and demography.INSTAT is also responsible for the scientific and technical analysis in order to support the government to the management of the national economy.

  • Institute Dayakologi, Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia

    The reason for the establishment of this institution is to actively research and advocate for the Dayak culture and publications, to increase the consciousness of the Dayak women, economic community, and to increase the Dayak self-confidence.

  • Institute for International Cooperation in Education (IZB)

    The Institute for International Cooperation in Education IZB is an institute for research and development at the University of Teacher Education Zug. IZB addresses the international dimension of education in its scientific studies and services. Thematically, IZB focuses on questions of education in development cooperation, interculturality and internationalisation of teacher education.

  • Institute of African Research and Studies, Cairo University, Egypt

    The Institute offers Diploma, Master and Ph.D. degrees in African studies from the above departments. The diploma is granted after finishing assigned two-year courses. Thus, it provides a good opportunity for the graduate students to learn more about the African continent. The departments of History and Geography are the first departments established in the Institute, several specialization were established in the fields of social, human, political and economic sciences as well as natural resources. The Department of Natural Resources deals with the natural aspects of the continent, such as earth and water resources, climate, plants and animals in order to study the sources of natural wealth. These aspects need a comprehensive survey and scientific missions to discover and investigate the African natural resources.

  • Institute of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

    The department undertakes from time to time field extension projects in the adjoining rural communities of the University in order to develop linkages between farmers and the department. The students are being sent to the villages for practical application of the principles and techniques learnt in the classroom to farmers’ fields. The department also makes use of radio to disseminate agricultural information among the rural masses on regular basis.

  • Institute of Applied Media Studies (IAM), School of applied lingustics of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

    The IAM professionalises the communication process in journalism and organisational communication. The Institute offers the entire spectrum of services which universities are mandated to provide: education, vocational training, research and consultancy.

  • Institute of Biotechnology of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

    The Institute of Biotechnology provides teaching at university level, applied research, continuing education courses, and services in the field of biotechnology.

  • Institute of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences

    The Institute of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry in Waedenswil provides teaching at university level, applied research, continuing education courses, and services in the field of chemistry.

  • Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), University of Delhi Enclave, India

    IEG's research falls into nine broad themes: Agriculture and rural development, environment and resource economics; globalization and trade; industry, labour and welfare; macro-economic policy and modeling; population and development; health policy; and social change and social structure.

  • Institute of Economics and Econometrics (IEE), Geneva School of Economics and Management (GSEM), Université de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland

    The Institute for Economics and Econometrics (IEE) is responsible for teaching and research in economics and econometrics within the Geneva School of Economics and Management.

  • Institute of Ecopreneurship, School of Life Sciences FHNW, Switzerland

    The Institute for Ecopreneurship is engaged on a national as well as international level. Process engineering and optimisation as well as management concepts for ecologically efficient industrial production are at the core of our research and service offerings. In the areas of environmental protection and advancement of ecological efficiency, preventive measures and innovative environmental and biotechnological processes for emission reduction (e.g. micropollutants and nanoparticles in sewage water) and optimised resource management methods are developed.

  • Institute of Education Research (INIE), University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica

    The Institute of Education Research (INIE) is an academic unit of the Faculty of Education of the University of Costa Rica. It is dedicated to interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research in the field of educational sciences aiming to improve the Costa Rican educational system and to enhance cooperation and research in the field of education at a national and international level. It provides specialized courses and workshops on education, research, and other education-specific areas.

  • Institute of Ethiopian Studies (IES), Addis Ababa University (AAU)

    The Institute of Ethiopian Studies (IES), the oldest of the five researches institutes within the Addis Ababa University system. The Institute was established to develop and operate the library and the museum, to publish the Journal of Ethiopian Studies and other publications, as well as to co-ordinate, and encourage research and serve as the center of Ethiopian studies at the national and international levels.

  • Institute of Geography and Sustainability (IGD), University of Lausanne, Switzerland

    Composed of about 80 members, the Institute of Geography and Sustainability (IGD) is an interdisciplinary institute that combines competences of various fields of human and social sciences (geography, economy, philosophy, anthropology, political sciences), cartography and statistics, as well as physical geography. The focus is on research on sustainability with six priority objectives: • cultures and natures of tourism • development, societies, environments • environmental humanities • geographical information sciences (ScIG). • urban studies • water and geoheritage Each researcher is attached to one or more of these poles of research. In addition, the institute offers competences in certain methodological fields, in particular cartography, as well as quantitative and qualitative methods in the fields of geography and social sciences.

  • Institute of Natural Resource Sciences of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

    Research in the Institute of Natural Resources Sciences focuses on the sustainable use of natural resources in both urban and rural areas.

  • Institute of Research and Economic Development (IRED), Nairobi, Kenya

    The Institute of Research of Economic Development limited (IRED) is devoted to the advancement of economic policy research and analysis, consultancy and training in Africa. IRED also collects and analyses relevant data and disseminates its research findings to a wide range of stakeholders through workshops/conferences, internal seminars. The vision of IRED is to be a leading institute of applied research and professional services that is the catalyst for positive change and economic development.

  • Institute of Resources and Environment (IREN), Hue University, Vietnam

    The Institute of Resources and Environment of Hue University specializes in research and technology transfer to support the socio-economic development of the Central and Highland regions of Vietnam as well as post-graduate training in the field of resources and environment. IREN's research focuses include the management of natural resources, biodiversity conservation, payment for environmental services (PES/FPES), emissions reduction from deforestation and degradation (REDD, REDD+), and reducing the impacts of natural disasters and risks posed by climate change. IREN also organizes short-term trainings and capacity building activities for local officials at all levels about environmental impact assessments (EIA), GIS & RS, and community development.

  • Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern, Switzerland

    The Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM) at the University of Bern provides undergraduate and postgraduate education and carries out interdisciplinary research in the fields of social and behavioural health, clinical epidemiology and biostatistics, and international and environmental health. The ISPM’s mission is to: Contribute to the promotion of health and prevention of disease through research, teaching and services at home and internationally; Advance and disseminate knowledge of health and disease in populations through rigorous and interdisciplinary academic research; Educate students at graduate and postgraduate level and equip individuals to serve as public health practitioners; Discover and evaluate opportunities to improve health and to apply this knowledge to help formulate cantonal, national and international policy.

  • Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Bern, Switzerland

    Founded in 1966 in the historical city centre of Bern as the "Ethnological Seminar", the Institute of Social Anthropology has developed into one of the largest institutes of ethnology/social anthropology in the German-speaking regions, with three full professors, two associate professors and many lecturers. It now accommodates a total of around 450 students.

  • Instituto de Ciencias Penales, Facultad de Ciencias Juridicas y Politicas, Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV), Caracas, Venezuela

    MISIÓN Adelantar investigaciones en ciencias penales, en los campos jurídicos y criminológicos, desde diversos enfoques y perspectivas a través de la ejecución de proyectos, con énfasis en el contexto venezolano y regional y con pertinencia social en el contexto de la garantía de los derechos humanos, el orden constitucional y la aplicación integral de la justicia penal.

  • Instituto de Estudios Sociales y Económicos (IESE-UMSS)

    Las actividades desarrolladas por el IESE privilegian la investigación, comprometiendo el despliegue de los mecanismos adecuados para que la misma alcance niveles de excelencia, para lo cual se agrupa las líneas de investigación en dos grandes componentes temáticos: Economía y Desarrollo; Desarrollo y Gestión de Organizaciones.

  • Instituto de Investigaciones Dr. José María Luis Mora (Instituto Mora), Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico

    Como integrante del Sistema de Centros Públicos CONACYT, al apoyar la investigación científica de calidad e impulsar la formación de Recursos Humanos de alto nivel, el Instituto Mora cumple la parte que le corresponde en el fomento al desarrollo del país, que es la misión del Programa Especial de Ciencia y Tecnología (PECYT).

  • Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas (IIE), Bolivia

    The IIE is a research institute in economics based in La Paz, Boliva. The institute conducts research in a number of areas, and for example on new types of economic organization, plural economics, the manufacture sector, and the oil and natural gas markets.

  • Instituto de Meteorología de la República de Cuba (INSMET), La Habana, Cuba

    The Cuban National Institute of Meteorology (INSMET) attached to the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment is a public entity in charge of monitoring and forecasting meteorological variables related to climate and atmospheric pollution. It constantly monitors weather to issue timely Early Warnings to the Government, the Civil Defence, and the people on any hazardous weather system that could affect any part of the Country. As Government advisor, it participates in awareness, educational and research activities.

  • Instituto de Urbanismo, Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo (FAU) - Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV)

    Unidad académica de la Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo abocada, fundamentalmente, al estudio de la compleja realidad de las aglomeraciones urbanas modernas. Sus principales áreas de actuación son la investigación, la docencia de cuarto nivel y la extensión.

  • Instituto del Bien Común (IBC), Lima, Peru

    Nuestra misión es trabajar con las comunidades rurales del Perú por el cuidado de los bienes comunes (cuerpos de agua, bosques, pesquerías, áreas naturales protegidas y territorios comunales, entre otros), contribuyendo así al bienestar de estas poblaciones y de todos los peruanos.

  • Instituto del Conurbano (ICO), Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento (UNGS)

    El Instituto del Conurbano (ICO) investiga la problemática moderna de las ciudades, en particular la Región Metropolitana de Buenos Aires, con el propósito de formar profesionales altamente capacitados para intervenir en procesos de desarrollo sustentables, equitativos y democráticos.

  • Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO), Universidad Jesuita de Guadalajara, Mexico

    Misión Proponer y desarrollar, en diálogo con las distintas organizaciones sociales, soluciones viables y pertinentes para la transformación de los sistemas e instituciones. Todo ello encaminado a la construcción de una sociedad más justa y humana.

  • Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung (IZFG), University of Bern, Switzerland

    Our activities emphasise the gender dimensions of globalization, human rights, sustainable development and governance as well as feminist movements in a transnational and transcultural perspective.

  • International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES), Sri Lanka

    The International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES) is one of the Sri Lanka's leading research centres, focusing on ethnicity, identity politics, conflict and conflict resolution, post-war reconstruction, democracy and governance, human rights, development and gender.

  • International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Kathmandu, Nepal

    Globalization and climate change have an increasing influence on the stability of fragile mountain ecosystems and the livelihoods of mountain people. ICIMOD aims to assist mountain people to understand these changes, adapt to them, and make the most of new opportunities, while addressing upstream-downstream issues.

  • International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP), Bonn

    IHDP's mission is to produce, promote and coordinate innovative social science research that informs and improves societal responses to global environmental change. In order to better understand the interactions of humans with and within their natural environment, IHDP advances interdisciplinary interaction and collaborates with the natural, physical and social sciences.

  • International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Programme pour l’Afrique Centrale et Occidentale (PACO)

    Valoriser et conserver la nature, pour renforcer les travaux fondamentaux de l’UICN sur la conservation de la biodiversité, en soulignant à la fois les valeurs tangibles et intangibles de la nature. Gouvernance efficace et équitable de l’utilisation de la nature, pour consolider les travaux de l’UICN concernant « les relations entre l’homme et la nature », les droits et les responsabilités et l’économie politique de la nature. Des solutions basées sur la nature pour relever les défis mondiaux du climat, de l’alimentation et du développement, pour élargir les travaux de l’UICN sur la contribution de la nature à la résolution des problèmes de développement durable, notamment du point de vue du changement climatique, de la sécurité alimentaire et du développement économique et social.

  • International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Tanzania

    Valoriser et conserver la nature, pour renforcer les travaux fondamentaux de l’UICN sur la conservation de la biodiversité, en soulignant à la fois les valeurs tangibles et intangibles de la nature. Gouvernance efficace et équitable de l’utilisation de la nature, pour consolider les travaux de l’UICN concernant « les relations entre l’homme et la nature », les droits et les responsabilités et l’économie politique de la nature. Des solutions basées sur la nature pour relever les défis mondiaux du climat, de l’alimentation et du développement, pour élargir les travaux de l’UICN sur la contribution de la nature à la résolution des problèmes de développement durable, notamment du point de vue du changement climatique, de la sécurité alimentaire et du développement économique et social.

  • International University of Kyrgyzstan (IUK), Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

    International University of Kyrgyzstan (IUK), 255 Chui Prospect, 720071 Bishkek

  • International Water Management Institute (IWMI) West Africa, Accra, Ghana

    IWMI's sub-regional research portfolio focuses on efforts to reduce poverty and to provide improved food security through sustainable and efficient agricultural water use. Related projects range from the analysis of adoption factors for different farming technologies to basin-scale modeling, irrigation policy development, understanding the relationship between malaria and irrigation, and identifying and implementing health risk reduction measures for safer wastewater reuse.

  • International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA), Copenhagen

    IWGIA supports indigenous peoples' struggle for human rights, self-determination, right to territory, control of land and resources, cultural integrity, and the right to development.

  • Journalists for Democracy and Human Rights (JDHR) Pakistan

    Journalists for Democracy and Human Rights (JDHR) - is an independent think tank and a pro-people campaigning/policy outreach, capacity building and research organization that strives to set Media’s Agenda and to create more Media space for Common People, taking gender as a cross cutting issue.

  • Kannur University, Kerala, India

    The objective of the Kannur University Act 1996 is to establish in the state of Kerala a teaching, residential and affiliating University, promoting the development of higher education in Kasargod and Kannur revenue districts and the Mananthavady Taluk of Wayanad District.

  • Kathmandu University School of Education (KUSOED), Kathmandu University, Nepal

    KUSOED is one of the seven schools of Kathmandu University (KU), which is Nepal’s third oldest university (founded in 1991) and has been constantly ranked among the country’s top universities. The KUSOED was established in 1997 with the aim of enhancing the quality of education in the country. To this end, it provides high-quality teacher training programs for all education levels and plays an instrumental role in developing teacher educators, educational leaders, development professionals and researchers who can contribute to the social transformation of the country.

  • Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI), Kenya

    The Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) is a premier national institution bringing together research programmes in food crops, horticultural and industrial crops, livestock and range management, land and water management, and socio-economics.

  • KNUST Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

    KNUST is a leading University in Ghana providing higher education, undertake research, disseminate knowledge and foster relationships with the outside persons and bodies.

  • KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

    The KOF Swiss Economic Institute delivers profound insights into the field of Economic Research. Besides conducting surveys in all branches of the Swiss economy, it also creates forecasts and indicators for business cycle analysis. KOF's data pool of business surveys is unique in Switzerland. KOF uses these data sets to mirror the economic situations and moods of Swiss companies through the generation of indicators. KOF also analyzes the innovation of Swiss companies, provides studies on health issues and comments on current economic developments. KOF is also involved in the joint economic forecast in Germany, which is used by the German Government as a directional measure of future economic development.

  • Laboratoire de Recherches Vétérinaires et Zootechniques de Farcha (LRVZ/F)

    L’augmentation de la production en vue d’assurer la sécurité alimentaire de la population et de contribuer à la réduction la pauvreté : une priorité pour le LRVZ.

  • Laboratoire d'Ecohydrologie (ECHO), Faculté Environnement naturel, architectural et construit (ENAC), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

    Les travaux de recherche menés au laboratoire ECHO se concentrent sur l’interface entre l’hydrologie, la géomorphologie et l’écologie. L’objectif est d’établir une théorie générale en utilisant un ensemble d’analyses intégrées.

  • Lao National Mekong Committee, Vientiane, Laos

    Lao National Mekong Committee, Prime Minister's Office, Vientiane

  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

    The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health.

  • Luc Hoffmann Insitute, Switzerland

    The Luc Hoffmann Institute was established in 2008 by WWF and strives to create greater alignment between conservation science, policy and practice. It is an independent research hub catalysing new ideas to solve environmental challenges that require a range of scientific expertise.

  • Maestría en Planeación y Políticas Metropolitanas, Departamento de Sociología, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana (UAM), Azcapotzalco, Mexico

    Formar profesionales de alto nivel académico en la investigación y planeación integral del desarrollo metropolitano, capaces de profundizar en el conocimiento de su objeto de estudio y de identificar, analizar y proponer alternativas de solución a los problemas propios de este fenómeno. Para ello se utilizará un conjunto de informaciones, conceptos y técnicas específicas para las cuales se tomarán en cuenta sus aspectos sociales, económicos, políticos y espaciales, desde una perspectiva crítica y un enfoque plural surgido del trabajo interdisciplinario.

  • Mahidol University, Salaya, Thailand

    This diversified institution now offers top quality programs in numerous social and cultural disciplines, including the most doctoral programs of any institution in Thailand, yet has maintained its traditional excellence in medicine and the sciences.

  • Makerere University, Uganda

    Makerere University portrays itself as a reservoir of the country’s intellectual elite with the obligation to champion social, political and economic change in society through professional extension services and influencing policy (Strategic Plan 2000/01-2006/07:24).

  • Mekelle University, Ethiopia

    The merger the two former colleges: Mekelle Business College and Mekelle University College established the University in May 2000 by the Government of Ethiopia (Council of Ministers, Regulations No. 61/1999 of Article 3) as an autonomous higher education institution. The two colleges have their own historical developments after beginning from scratch, and have also experienced exhausting ascends and descends, with voluminous relocations from place to place.

  • Mekong River Commission, Vientiane, Lao PDR

    Since its establishment in 1995, the Mekong River Commission (MRC) has strived to develop work programmes and strategies that best serve its mission to provide effective support for sustainable management and development of water and related resources.

  • Montpellier SupAgro (formerly known as Ecole Nationale Supérieure Agronomique de Montpellier), France

    Un établissement d'enseignement supérieur et de recherche, sous tutelle du Ministère de l'agriculture, de l'agroalimentaire et de la forêt. Largement ouvert sur la Méditerranée et les pays du Sud.

  • Mountain Societies Research Institute (MSRI), University of Central Asia

    MSRI's goal is to support and enhance the resilience and quality of life of mountain societies through the generation and application of sound research.

  • NADEL Center for Development and Cooperation, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

    The NADEL Center for Development and Cooperation at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) brings together researchers and practitioners to build and share knowledge for effective policy making to address global and local development challenges. NADEL also offers a MAS and CAS in Development and Cooperation providing students as well as professionals an inspiring learning environment in which they can acquire the knowledge and methods to find innovative solutions to contribute to sustainable and inclusive development worldwide. The NADEL is hosted by the Development Economics Group. The Development Economics Group conducts empirical and experimental research in economics to develop solutions to poverty and inequality and to improve the design of development policies. The research projects are often part of international and interdisciplinary research programs, collaborating with partners from developing countries and with development organizations. Most of the research activities focus on countries and cities of sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Nationales Referenzlaboratorium für Mykobakterien (NRLM), Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie, University of Zürich, Switzerland

    Das Nationale Referenzlaboratorium für Mykobakterien (NRLM) führt im Auftrag des BAG Untersuchungen zur epidemiologischen Überwachung, zur Kontrolle der Tuberkulosebekämpfung und zum Aufdecken von Infektketten durch.

  • Naturaleza, Energia y Sociedad - NES NATURALEZA SAS, Colombia

    Nes Naturaleza is a consultancy firm, an initiative of strategic thinking that generates and motivates ideas that drive productive projects and reinforces the basic principles of sustainable rural development.

  • NCCR North-South Pakistan Research Group

    The NCCR Pakistan Research Group is a partner of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research North-South (NCCR N-S), financially supported by Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC), and Swiss universities. NCCR North-South has three main objectives: 1) Capacity-building 2) Research 3) Policy dialogue

  • Nepal Centre for Contemporary Research (NCCR)

    Nepal Center for Contemporary Research (NCCR) conducts researches on conflict, peace and security in South Asia.

  • Nepal Institute of Development Studies (NIDS), Kathmandu, Nepal

    NIDS (Nepal Institute of Development Studies), a non governmental research organization established in 1998, has been focusing on prioritized issues which are associated to development of the country. NIDS contributes to the development process by conducting research, implementing effective programs to create environment through initiation, facilitation and coordination of activities and networking/lobbying and advocating on equitable development strategies.

  • Network-Association of European Researchers on Urbanisation in the South (N-AREUS), France


  • NewMinE - New Media in Education Laboratory, USI Switzerland

    The New Media in Education Laboratory, NewMinE Lab for short, is a research and development laboratory of the Faculty of Communication Sciences at the Università della Svizzera italiana in Lugano, Switzerland.

  • Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development, Switzerland

    For over 30 years the Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development (NFSD) has served as a competence centre for corporate responsibility and international health focused on disadvantaged people in developing countries.

  • Observatoire de l’Ecopolitique Internationale (OEI) Université Laval

    L'OEI est un centre d'information, de recherche et de formation sur l'évolution, la mise en œuvre et l'efficacité des accords internationaux relatifs aux problèmes d'environnement à l'échelle mondiale.

  • Oficina del Historiador de la Ciudad de la Habana, Cuba, Plan Maestro

    El Plan Maestro para la Revitalización Integral de La Habana Vieja sienta las pautas para la restauración, garantiza la continuidad de dicho proceso y la operatividad de la inversión, al tiempo que genera instrumentos de dirección eficientes que se recogen en el Plan Especial de Desarrollo Integral.

  • Overseas Development Institute (ODI), Rural Policy and Governance Group, London, UK

    The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) is the UK's leading independent think tank on international development and humanitarian issues.

  • Pan American Health Organization - Organización Panamericana de la Salud, Costa Rica

    La Organización Panamericana de la Salud es una agencia de salud pública internacional con más de 100 años de experiencia en el trabajo para mejorar la salud y los estándares de vida de los países de las Américas.

  • Panos South Asia, Kathmandu, Nepal

    Panos South Asia's vision is to make societies inclusive, democratic and just. We seek to renegotiate power through media by enabling diverse opinions, ideas and theories to be included in the debate on governance and development.

  • Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research (PNGIMR), Goroka

    The Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research is a world class research facility looking at ways to improve the health of the people of Papua New Guinea. The institute has five research sections: - Infection and Immunity - Vector Borne Diseases - Population, Health and Demography - Sexual and Reproductive Health - Environmental and Emerging Diseases.

  • Pastoralist Forum Ethiopia (PFE), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    PFE aspires to see empowered pastoralist enjoying sustainable development.

  • Pollution Control Department (PCD), Ministry for Natural Resources and Environment, Bangkok, Thailand

    Our vision is "Pollution Control, for good environment for the people by public participation". Our popularity is "We are dedicated to working with transparency, equity, teamwork for the benefit of the people". Our mission is to control, prevent, reduce and eliminate pollution and to conserve and rehabilitate the environment conducive for human life.

  • Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia

    The Pontifical Xavierian University (in Spanish La Pontificia Universidad Javeriana) is a private higher education institution founded in 1623. It is one of the oldest, most traditional, and prestigious Colombian universities, founded and directed by the Jesuits, with its main facilities in Bogotá and a second campus in Cali. It is one of the 28 universities entrusted to the Jesuits in Latin America and one of 114 around the world.

  • Population Studies Center (PSC), University of Pennsylvania, USA

    The PSC is characterized by remarkable continuity in the production of high-quality research even as the composition of its Research Associates has changed and their research interests have evolved.We have also expanded our research sphere, emphasizing the following research themes: the health and well-being of populations; human resources and endowments; innovation in methods; international population research; policy evaluation; growth and structure of populations; and networks in populations.

  • Posgrado en Ciencias Políticas y Sociales, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Ciudad de México, México

    Visión: Desarrollar científicos sociales capaces de penetrar todos los ámbitos de la sociedad, aptos para resolver problemas mediante la aplicación de herramientas metodológicas y la integración del conocimiento social, así como la generación, asimilación, reproducción y uso de nuevas formas de éste.

  • Postgrado en Ciencias del Desarrollo (CIDES), Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (UMSA)

    El Postgrado en Ciencias del Desarrollo (CIDES) nació en 1984 como experiencia multidisciplinaria pionera en estudios del desarrollo a nivel postgradual en la Universidad mayor de San Andrés (UMSA) y en Bolivia.

  • Postgrado Latinoamericano en Trabajo Social (PLATS), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras (UNAH), Tegucigalpa, Honduras

    Ciencias Sociales con énfasis en Gestión del Desarrollo Demografía Social Gestión Social Urbana Trabajo Social con Orientación en Gestión del Desarrollo

  • Post-Graduate Course on Development Countries (NADEL), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH, Zürich, Switzerland

    NADEL offers a multi-disciplinary course program to young and experienced professionals working in development cooperation. The courses offered are closely linked with NADEL’s research activities and development consultancies.

  • Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

    PIK addresses crucial scientific questions in the fields of global change, climate impacts and sustainable development.

  • ProClim - Forum for Climate and Global Change, Platform of the Swiss Academy of Sciences, Bern, Switzerland

    ProClim - Forum for Climate and Global Change of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) was funded 1988. It serves as an interface between science, public administration, politics, economy and the public. ProClim- hosts the secretariat of the Advisory Body on Climate Change OcCC.

  • Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD)

    La Misión del PNUD en Bolivia Contribuir a las metas globales de reducción de la pobreza, desarrollo humano, equidad de genero, gobernabilidad democrática y medio ambiente.

  • Programa Unión Internacional de Arquitectos y Ciudades Intermedias y Urbanización Mundial (UIA-CIMES), Lleida, Spain

    Cabe mencionar que algunas de las particularidades del Programa son, en primer lugar, que es el único apoyado por una administración local, y en segundo lugar, que es uno de los Programas que trata en el seno de la UIA los temas del urbanismo y que se desarrolla a escala mundial.

  • Public Foundation "Legal Clinic "Adilet"

    Mission of the organization: promotion of the conception of human rights and democracy. Purpose of the organization: providing of access for wide sections of the population for free legal assistance and rising of legal culture of population.

  • Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts (SEAMEO SPAFA), Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO), Bangkok, Thailand

    SEAMEO SPAFA, Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts, is part of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO), an international organization dedicated to promoting co-operation in education, science and culture in Southeast Asia.

  • Réseau Universitaire International de Genève (RUIG) - Geneva International Academic Network (GIAN)

    The GIAN is an international research network. It's main objective is to create synergies among various entities, principally academic institutions and international organizations -- governmental or non-governmental -- to further the role of Geneva and Switzerland in the service of peace and justice. Promoting practical and "action-oriented" research and training activities is a specific characteristic of this academic network. Five themes are accorded priority by the GIAN: sustainable development, social equity, globalization and international commerce, intercultural relations and dialogue, humanitarian law and human rights.

  • Rural Sociology, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico

    Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico Rural Sociology Av. Juárez N° 976, Col. Centro, C.P. 44100 Guadalajara, Jalisco Mexico

  • SAMPARK, Bangalore, India

    Sampark’s mission is to help vulnerable and poor people, especially women, to gain direct control over and improve their lives. This is achieved through educational interventions primarily aimed at increasing people’s income earning ability.

  • São Paulo School of Economics, FGV (EESP-FGV), São Paulo, Brazil

    Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), founded in 1944, is a world renowned center for quality educationdedicated to promoting Brazil's economic and social development. With eight schools, two research institutes, technical assistance projects and a publishing unit, FGV is ranked one of the top 25 Think Tanks and Top 100 higher education institutions in the World.

  • Sarar Transformación SC, Tepoztlan, Mexico

    Sarar Transformación SC, con sede en Tepoztlán, Morelos, México, es un grupo consultor internacional multidisciplinario principalmente enfocado en los últimos años al desarrollo y promoción de sistemas de saneamiento ecológico - ecosan.

  • School of Agriculture, Forest and Food Sciences (HAFL), Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

    The HAFL in Zollikofen is a centre of excellence in the agricultural, forestry and food industries.

  • School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand

    AIT's mission is "to develop highly qualified and committed professionals who will play a leading role in the sustainable development of the region and its integration into the global economy". AIT will serve the human resource development needs of developing countries in Asia taking into account their specific development priorities, gender issues and social values. SERD activities and function will be within this framework, as a majority of its graduates return and participate in the development goals of their countries. Those who pursue their doctoral degrees increase their professional skills and qualifications.

  • School of Health Professions of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences

    The School of Health Professions at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences is one of the largest and most renowned centres for basic and continuing education in diverse health professions, such as occupational therapy, midwifery, nursing and physiotherapy, as well as for research and development in those fields.

  • seecon

    seecon (see / society – economy – ecology – consulting) was established in 1998 as a social enterprise. seecon works independently, multidisciplinary and professionally on innovations for sustainable development focussing on integrated water, sanitation and ressource management.

  • Seminar of Social Anthropology, University of Basel, Switzerland

    The Seminar of Anthropology was founded in 1963 and is situated in a Gothic building under national heritage. The seminar is located in front of the Museum der Kulturen, with which the seminar is in close collaboration and shares a library.

  • Sight and Life, Switzerland

    Sight and Life is the humanitarian nutrition think tank. We care about the world’s most vulnerable populations, and exist to help improve their nutritional status.

  • Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Morogoro, Tanzania

    Currently SUA has four faculties namely; the Faculty of Agriculture (FoA), Faculty of Forestry and Nature Conservation (FoF & NC), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (FVM) and the Faculty of Science (FoS), the latter which was established in 2001. Other academic units include the Directorate of Research and Postgraduate Studies (DRPGS), Institute of Continuing Education (ICE), Development Studies Institute (DSI), Computer Centre (CC), Pest Management Centre (PMC), SUA Centre for Sustainable Rural Development (SCSRD) and the Sokoine National Agriculture Library (SNAL). SUA also hosts the African Seed Health Centre and Virtual Centre known as “Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance”.

  • South Asia Network of Economic Research Institutes (SANEI)

    South Asia Network of Economic Research Institutes (SANEI) is a regional initiative to foster networking amongst economic research institutions in South Asia. The Network works to establish strong research interlinkages among diverse economic research institutes in the South Asian region.

  • South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM), Bangladesh

    SANEM is a network of economists and policy makers in South Asia with a special emphasis on economic modeling.

  • Sustainable Development Foundation (SDF), Islamabad, Pakistan

    Sustainable Development Foundation (SDF) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization registered under society’s act 1860 in May 2006. It is a pool of researchers, scientists, implementers and policy scholars who believes in sustainable action for all spheres of life. SDF wish to turn out one new method after another, always combining two goals: sustainable livelihoods for the poor and regenerating the environment. SDF is committed with the concept of sustainable development - living within the limits of the natural environment and livelihoods without compromising the needs of future generations.

  • Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Islamabad, Pakistan

    The Sustainable Development Policy Institute provides the global sustainable development community with representation from Pakistan as well as South Asia as a whole.

  • Swiss Academy for Development, Switzerland

    The Swiss Academy for Development (SAD) is a practice-oriented research institute that promotes development opportunities for children and young people who experience rapid and often conflictual change, and encourages their participation in society.

  • Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Bern, Switzerland

    The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is Switzerland’s international cooperation agency within the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA). In operating with other federal offices concerned, SDC is responsible for the overall coordination of development activities and cooperation with Eastern Europe, as well as for the humanitarian aid delivered by the Swiss Confederation.

  • Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

    Annual budget of Swiss Cooperation in Kyrgyzstan is about USD 13-14 million. Over the last 18 years Switzerland provided around USD 250 million to Kyrgyzstan. Most of the projects are implemented by multilateral partners and international organizations as well as Swiss NGOs and companies.

  • Swiss Association of Research Managers and Administrators (SARMA)

    The Swiss Association of Research Managers and Administrators (SARMA) is a non-profit national network of professionals committed to improving the effectiveness, competitiveness and quality of research and innovation management in Switzerland.

  • Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research (EMPA)

    Empa is an interdisciplinary research and services institution for material sciences and technology development within the ETH Domain. Empa’s research and development activities are oriented to meeting the requirements of industry and the needs of our society, and link together applications-oriented research and the practical implementation of new ideas, science and industry, and science and society.

  • Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research (SFIAR)

    The SFIAR has the following goals and objectives: Sharing information between the stakeholders involved in agricultural research for development (ARD) in Switzerland and encouraging dialogue within this community on different views, interests and perspectives related to ARD.

  • Swiss Institute of Comparative Law, ISDC

    The Swiss Institute of Comparative Law is a center of expertise on foreign law, attached to the Swiss Department of Justice and Police.

  • Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), Bern, Switzerland

    The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is the most important Swiss agency promoting scientific research. As mandated by the Swiss Federal government, it supports all disciplines from philosophy and biology to the nanosciences and medicine.

  • Swiss Network for International Studies, SNIS

    The SNIS promotes academic research in the interdisciplinary area of International Studies with an interest in phenomena that transcend traditional nation-state boundaries.

  • Swiss Peace Foundation swisspeace, Bern

    swisspeace is a practice-oriented peace research institute. It carries out research on violent conflicts and their peaceful transformation. The Foundation aims to build up Swiss and international organizations' civilian peacebuilding capacities by providing trainings, space for networking and exchange of experiences. It also shapes political and academic discourses on peace policy issues at the national and international level through publications, workshops and conferences. swisspeace therefore promotes knowledge transfer between researchers and practitioners.

  • Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)

    The Swiss TPH (formerly known as the Swiss Tropical Institute - STI) was founded in 1943 as through the initiative of Professor Rudolf Geigy. He recognised the need to combine sound interdisciplinary research within the context of the social and cultural conditions of an endemic area with training and service provision. He felt that this approach would generate new evidence as well as contribute to health development. Since then, this goal remains the mandate of the Swiss TPH - to contribute to the improvement of the health of populations internationally and nationally through excellence in research, services, and teaching and training with a special focus on developing countries.

  • Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture (SFSA), Basel, Switzerland

    To create value for resource-poor small farmers in developing countries through innovation in sustainable agriculture and the activation of value chains.

  • Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, India

    The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is an institution of excellence in higher education devoted to the development and application of knowledge that promotes and supports the creation of a just and equitable society through sustainable and participatory development practice. TISS engages in teaching and research in a wide range of social science disciplines, in the dissemination of knowledge, policy support and advocacy, as well as in extension work at the local, national, regional and international levels. It has 2900 students and 210 full-time faculty members, spread among four campuses located in Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati, and Hyderabad.

  • UN office for disaster risk reduction (UNISDR), Geneva, Switzerland

    Our mandate is to serve as the focal point in the United Nations system for the coordination of disaster risk reduction and to ensure synergies among disaster risk reduction activities.

  • UNESCO Chair in Education for Peace and conflicts resolution, National University of Burundi, Burundi

    UNESCO Chair in Education for Peace and conflicts resolution was established in 1999 at the National University of Burundi. It is focused on disciplines of peaceful resolution of conflicts and education for peace.

  • UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn, Switzerland

    The Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch World Heritage Site stands for the splendid natural beauty of the Alps.

  • UNICEF, N'Djaména

    UNICEF, Route de l'Aeroport, N'Djaména, BP. 1146, N'Djaména, Tchad

  • United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (UN-Habitat)/(UNCHS), Nairobi, Kenya, Urban Management Program

    The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-HABITAT, is the United Nations agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.

  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Laos

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN’s global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. In Lao PDR, UNDP works to ensure that all people benefit from national development. We support growth which creates more and better economic and social opportunities, without harming the environment.

  • Universidad de Costa Rica, San José

    La visión de la Universidad de Costa Rica, para el quinquenio 2008-2012 es la siguiente: Aspiramos a ser una Universidad de excelencia, sostenible, transformadora, inter y multicultural, actualizada, que mediante el diálogo libre y reflexivo y la evaluación continua, fortalezca su compromiso con el mejoramiento de la calidad de vida y sea referente en la conciencia nacional.

  • Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala (USAC), Guatemala

    The Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala is the only public university in Guatemala and thus responsible for the direction, organization, and development of Guatemala's higher public education.

  • Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (UMSA)

    Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (UMSA), Av. Villazón 1995 Monoblock Central, La Paz, Bolivia

  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNAL), Bogotá, Colombia

    The National University of Colombia is a public high level education institution with 150 years of history educating professionals in all knowledge areas, mainly engineering, humanities and sciences. As the nation's university, it fosters equal access to the Colombian educational system, provides the largest range of academic programs, and provides competent and socially responsible professionals. It contributes to the elaboration and resignification of the nation project, studies and enriches the cultural, natural and environmental heritage of the country. As such he advises on scientific, technological, cultural and artistic orders with academic and investigative autonomy. The university is currently considered the best in the country and one of the best in the region of Latin America, the institution project itself as one of the best in the world in the short time.

  • Universitas Gadjah Mada, Faculty of Forestry, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    Vision Become an institution of higher education in the field of tropical forestry superior and dignified at the national level and internationally recognized, imbued Pancasila and dedicated to the interests and prosperity of the nation.

  • University of Central Asia (UCA), Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan

    UCA’s mission is to promote the social and economic development of Central Asia, particularly its mountain societies, while at the same time helping the different peoples of the region to preserve and draw upon their rich cultural traditions and heritages as assets for the future. UCA seeks to contribute leadership, ideas, and innovations to the transitioning economies and communities of the region through modern educational and vigorous research programmes that produce knowledgeable, skilled and creative graduates.

  • University of Cocody, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

    University of Cocody, BP V34, 01 Abidjan, IVORY COAST

  • University of Khartoum, Sudan

    Vision The University vision is to participate, through its role in the field of higher education and scientific research, in the creation of a unified, developed and advanced Sudanese Nation. The University aspires to be independent both academically and financially, elevated in the different aspects of knowledge and to link the programs and research it offers with the requirements of permanent development in Sudan. While it maintains its position as a leading national institution, it also aspires to occupy a leading international position.

  • Urban and Regional Planning Department, University of Nairobi

    Vision The Department of Urban and Regional Planning aspires to be a centre of excellence in training, research and professional guidance in urban and regional planning in the region. Mission The Department's mission is to produce high level professional skills for the nation and the region in the field of urban and regional planning and development through training, research and professional guidance/extension.

  • Vietnam National University, Faculty of Geography, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Since 1991, under the faculty of Geography there have been five departments, of which professional activities as fields of Environment, Economics and Regional Development, Social – Demography, Tourism (Geography), and Cartography-Remote sensing-GIS. In October 2009, Section of Tourism was established.

  • Wash competence centre SUPSI, Switzerland

    WASH is an acronym used in international development programs and refers to "Water, Sanitation and Hygiene". Access to safe water, adequate sanitation, and proper hygiene education can reduce illness and death from disease, and also impact poverty reduction and socio-economic development.

  • Water and Land Resource Centre - Ethiopia

    The main objective of the Resource Centre is to establish a full-fledged and modern resource database for water and land management in Ethiopia building on accumulated data and knowledge of the University of Bern, its learning watershed, observatories and of other similar undertakings in the country.

  • Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WISER), University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

    WISER's key objectives are: to establish an institute designed to produce social and economic research of quality and relevance to position Wits at the forefront of social and economic inquiry on the continent; to create a hub of intellectual exchange and collaboration; to sponsor and promote doctoral study, in ways which contribute to the production of the next generation of scholars; to disseminate research findings in ways which inform critical local and international debates. The establishment of WISER will protect the space for independent, critical inquiry into the complexities of change in South Africa, while drawing upon comparative research from the rest of Africa and elsewhere in the world, and foregrounding the wider historical and theoretical significance of this research agenda.

  • World Habitat Research Center of the University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI)

    The WHRC of the University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI) is a centre of competence specialized in interdisciplinary research on environmental, socio-economic, technical and cultural dimensions of the built environment in developing countries.

  • World Health Organization, Country Office Mauritania

    The mission of the WHO Mauritania Country Office is to promote the attainment of the highest sustainable level of health by all people living in Mauritania through collaboration with the government and other partners in health development and the provision of technical and logistic support to country programmes.

  • World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

    WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends. In the 21st century, health is a shared responsibility, involving equitable access to essential care and collective defence against transnational threats.

  • World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies (WOCAT), Secretariat, Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), Bern, Switzerland

    WOCAT (World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies) is an established global network of Soil and Water Conservation (SWC) specialists, dedicated to sustainable land management (SLM). In response to the need to formalise the to date informal global network a Framework Agreement defining the WOCAT Network as WOCAT International, and WOCAT Regional and National, is currently under development.

  • World Trade Institute (WTI), University of Bern, Switzerland

    The World Trade Institute (WTI) combines graduate-level education, interdisciplinary research and specialised advisory services into a unique and dynamic institution. We recruit students, researchers, faculty and employees from around the world, creating a diverse and engaging environment. Research is conducted in close collaboration with NCCR Trade Regulation. Our main objective is to push the boundaries of teaching and research in the law, economics and politics of international trade.

  • WWF Cameroon, Country Programme Office

    The World Wide Fund for Nature is an international non-governmental organization founded on April 29, 1961, and working on issues regarding the conservation, research and restoration of the environment and promote a world where humans live in harmony with nature.

  • WWF Colombia

    WWF is one of the world’s largest and most experienced independent conservation organizations, with over 5 million supporters and a global network active in more than 100 countries.

  • WWF Nepal

    Vision WWF-Nepal envisions a prosperous Nepal with a society possessing an ethic of stewardship and responsibility towards nature. Mission: WWF-Nepal’s Mission is to stop the degradation of Nepal’s natural environment, and to build a future in which people live in harmony with nature.