• 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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 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

  • 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 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.

  • 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).

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.