Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)


CDE project approved within National Research Programme "Sustainable Use of Soil as a Resource" (NRP 68)

Forest clearing in Sierra Leone
Forest clearing in Sierra Leone (zvg/Brot für alle)

“Sustainable soil governance and large-scale land acquisitions originating in Switzerland” is the title of a joint research project by CDE, the World Trade Institute (WTI), and Agroscope (Federal Research Station) that was approved by the Swiss National Science Foundation. One of 19 such projects to be approved, it is led by PD Dr. Stephan Rist (CDE), Prof. Dr. Thomas Cottier (WTI), and Dr. Stefan Mann (Agroscope).

Link to project details at SNSF

Link to CDE project page