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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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 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 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

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

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  • 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.

  • Comisión Ambiental Regional, Cusco, Peru

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  • 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.

  • 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 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 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 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

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  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 University of Kyrgyzstan (IUK), Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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 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 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.