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  • 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Department of Sociology, University of Geneva, Switzerland

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

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

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • Indo-Swiss Collaboration in Biotechnology, EPFL, Switzerland

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

  • Institute for International Cooperation in Education (IZB)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Institute of 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Journalists for Democracy and Human Rights (JDHR) Pakistan

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

  • Kannur University, Kerala, India

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • SAMPARK, Bangalore, India

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

  • 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.

  • South Asia Network of Economic Research Institutes (SANEI)

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

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

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

  • Sustainable Development Foundation (SDF), Islamabad, Pakistan

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

  • Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Islamabad, Pakistan

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

  • Swiss 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

  • World Health Organization, 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.

  • WWF Nepal

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