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  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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 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 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • seecon

    seecon (see www.seecon.ch / 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.