Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)


Research partnerships with the global South – A paradigm shift for Swiss research policy and development cooperation?

The CDE-hosted Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South held a forum for policy and research in Bern on 4 June 2013. The event showcased highlights from the 12-year research programme and gave representatives from policy, development, and research an opportunity to discuss the role and potential of research networks in promoting sustainable development in the global South.

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Clips of the following programme-supported films were shown at the event to illustrate the value of research partnerships:
Co-treating faecal sludge and solid waste [excerpt]
The other silk road [excerpt]
Monitoring of brucellosis control in Mongolia [excerpt]
Mount Kenya: solving water conflicts [excerpt]