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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 Agriculture and Rural Development Studies (CARDS) - Bogor Agricultural University (Institut Pertanian Bogor), Indonesia

    Center for Agriculture and Rural Development Studies (CARDS) is structurally under the Institute of Research and Community Empowerment - Institut Pertanian Bogor (LPPM IPB). CARDS established by Rector Decree number 061/K13/OT/2005. Currently, CARDS main task in the field of research and development of education and community service related to the implementation and results of the research. CARDS vision is "To be the Leading Studies Institute for Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development". CARDS mission are (1) to develop academic studies in the field of agriculture socio-economics (in the broad sense) that oriented at improving the welfare of farmers and rural communities in Indonesia; (2) Developing innovative ideas in the field of socio-economic study of agriculture, agrarian, gender and poverty reduction in Indonesia; (3) Developing approaches to the empowerment of farmers and rural communities to meet the degree of social welfare better; and (4) participate in the processes of development of socio-economic sciences and the development of agriculture in the broad sense. CARDS conduct research activities through grants from the government and in cooperation with state agencies, local government, private and NGO.

  • Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Indonesia

    The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) is a non-profit, scientific facility that conducts research on the most pressing challenges of forest and landscapes management around the world.

  • Centre 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 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

  • 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, 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.

  • 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.

  • ETH Sustainability

    Sustainability at ETH Zurich is integrated into research, teaching, and operations and is a substantial element of university life.

  • 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).

  • Hue University College of Agriculture and Forestry (HUAF), Hue, Vietnam

    Hue University College of Agriculture and Forestry has the mission to train human resources in high quality of science and technology. In addition, it specializes in scientific research and the technology to transfer and meet the needs of agriculture and rural development for the central, highland regions, and for the whole country in accordance with regional and global integration.

  • 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 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 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 Resources and Environment (IREN), Hue University, Vietnam

    The Institute of Resources and Environment of Hue University specializes in research and technology transfer to support the socio-economic development of the Central and Highland regions of Vietnam as well as post-graduate training in the field of resources and environment. IREN's research focuses include the management of natural resources, biodiversity conservation, payment for environmental services (PES/FPES), emissions reduction from deforestation and degradation (REDD, REDD+), and reducing the impacts of natural disasters and risks posed by climate change. IREN also organizes short-term trainings and capacity building activities for local officials at all levels about environmental impact assessments (EIA), GIS & RS, and community development.

  • 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 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.

  • Lao National Mekong Committee, Vientiane, Laos

    Lao National Mekong Committee, Prime Minister's Office, Vientiane

  • 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.

  • Mahidol University, Salaya, Thailand

    This diversified institution now offers top quality programs in numerous social and cultural disciplines, including the most doctoral programs of any institution in Thailand, yet has maintained its traditional excellence in medicine and the sciences.

  • Mekong River Commission, Vientiane, Lao PDR

    Since its establishment in 1995, the Mekong River Commission (MRC) has strived to develop work programmes and strategies that best serve its mission to provide effective support for sustainable management and development of water and related resources.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Pollution Control Department (PCD), Ministry for Natural Resources and Environment, Bangkok, Thailand

    Our vision is "Pollution Control, for good environment for the people by public participation". Our popularity is "We are dedicated to working with transparency, equity, teamwork for the benefit of the people". Our mission is to control, prevent, reduce and eliminate pollution and to conserve and rehabilitate the environment conducive for human life.

  • Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts (SEAMEO SPAFA), Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO), Bangkok, Thailand

    SEAMEO SPAFA, Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts, is part of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO), an international organization dedicated to promoting co-operation in education, science and culture in Southeast Asia.

  • 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.

  • School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand

    AIT's mission is "to develop highly qualified and committed professionals who will play a leading role in the sustainable development of the region and its integration into the global economy". AIT will serve the human resource development needs of developing countries in Asia taking into account their specific development priorities, gender issues and social values. SERD activities and function will be within this framework, as a majority of its graduates return and participate in the development goals of their countries. Those who pursue their doctoral degrees increase their professional skills and qualifications.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • Universitas Gadjah Mada, Faculty of Forestry, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    Vision Become an institution of higher education in the field of tropical forestry superior and dignified at the national level and internationally recognized, imbued Pancasila and dedicated to the interests and prosperity of the nation.

  • Vietnam National University, Faculty of Geography, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Since 1991, under the faculty of Geography there have been five departments, of which professional activities as fields of Environment, Economics and Regional Development, Social – Demography, Tourism (Geography), and Cartography-Remote sensing-GIS. In October 2009, Section of Tourism was established.

  • 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 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.