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Summer School

Summer School

The first IGS North-South Summer School (formerly the ITC of the NCCR North-South) will take place from 23 to 29 August 2012 in Switzerland.

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The IGS North-South is dedicated to establishing a leading international research network that analyses the impacts of global change with a view to advancing sustainable development worldwide. It emphasises an integrative, partnership-based research approach encompassing higher education …

3rd International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2012) Research for Global Transformation 20 – 22 August 2012, Bern, Switzerland

3rd International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2012) Research for Global Transformation 20 – 22 August 2012, Bern, Switzerland

The 3rd ICRD on Research for Global Transformation is the NCCR North-South’s final major event, and, as such, will be a showcase for what the 12-year programme has achieved since its launch in 2001.
The conference will offer participants an opportunity to discuss their experiences with research partnerships. Its objectives are to:
• share and discuss most recent insights on development-oriented research …

Policy brief No3 ‘Sustaining mobile pastoralists in the mountains of northern Pakistan’

Policy brief No3 ‘Sustaining mobile pastoralists in the mountains of northern Pakistan’

Regional Coordination Office would like to announce the third regional policy brief for Central Asia, titled “Sustaining mobile pastoralists in the mountains of northern Pakistan”.
For centuries, landless mobile pastoralists have produced milk, meat, wool, maintained biodiversity, and conserved the soil in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, northern Pakistan. But the provision of these goods and services is at risk as the pastoralists are …

International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2012)

International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2012)

The National Centre of Competence in Research NCCR North-South announces an International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2012) ‘Research for Global Transformation’ to be held in Bern, Switzerland, 20-22 August 2012
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NCCR North-South: Research partnerships for mitigating syndromes of global change in Central Asia

NCCR North-South is a consortium of Swiss institutions and their partners in developing and transitional countries. NCCR North-South aims to carry out research on major syndromes of global and local change in developing and transition countries, and to make significant contributions to the design of measures that mitigate these syndromes.