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From left to right: Marco Picucci, Laura Armengot, Johanna Rüegg, Gurbir Bhullar, Beate Huber, Monika Schneider
  • 09.12.2019
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Research award for the comparison of cultivation systems in Bolivia, India and Kenya

A long-term experiment run by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) in Bolivia, India and Kenya shows that organic farming provides several benefits for small farmers in the tropics. At the beginning of December, the Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research (SFIAR) awarded the research prize to this experiment at ETH Zurich.
The road to Bern website
  • 05.12.2019
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The Road to Bern for the Agenda 2030

The Road to Bern consists of a series of events, which leads to the United Nations World Data Forum 2020 (UNWDF).
Africa should set its own health-research agenda
  • 28.11.2019
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Local experts — not rich donors — must design and control studies

For more than 20 years, Francisca Mutapi led a programme in Zimbabwe on human schistosomiasis. The experience gave her first-hand knowledge of how inequitable partnerships that task African scientists as data gatherers for Western research agendas are unlikely to make a difference to the African health problems that really matter.
Movetia - pilot programme 2019
  • 25.11.2019
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International pilot programme - call for projects 2020

All Swiss schools or institutions wishing to implement innovative cooperation projects are invited to submit their ideas to Movetia. The programme aims to expand the geographic scope of cooperation activities beyond Europe, while seeking exchange and mobility to promote educational and scientific innovation.
From Nature: Disaster zone research needs a code of conduct
  • 22.11.2019
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Disaster-zone research needs a code of conduct

Researchers working in the aftermath of earthquakes, floods and other disasters need to appreciate how to interact with survivors, local officials and scholars without adding to those people’s problems, argue social scientists JC Gaillard and Lori Peek.
KFPE-Newsletter Nov. 2019
  • 20.11.2019
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KFPE's newsletter published

Have a look at the November newsletter
Sudac - KFPE conference 2019: Opening statements by Laurent Goetschel
  • 14.11.2019
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Research networks as a pathway to achieving sustainability

International Conference of SUDAC – swissuniversities Development and Cooperation Network and KFPE. The focus was placed on research partnerships in and with the Global South. With its programmes Consortia for Education and Research (COFERs) and Clusters of Cooperation in the Global South (CLOC), swissuniversities provides important instruments to foster these research partnerships.
  • 12.11.2019
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Call for Bridging Grants with South Asia and Iran 2019

The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) has commissioned ZHAW as Leading House for the bilateral research collaboration with partner institutions in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Thomas Breu, KFPE Präsident (SRF, Einstein 7.11. 2019)
  • 11.11.2019
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Wissenschaftsdichte 50 Mal tiefer im Globalen Süden - SRF zur Entwicklungszusammenarbeit

Thomas Breu plädiert für mehr Forschende in den Entwicklungsländern um nachhaltige Lösungen zu finden.

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