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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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 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.

  • 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.

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

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  • Cooperation and Development Center, CODEV, Switzerland

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

  • 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 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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 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 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 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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”.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.