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Prof. Hans Hurni
Director, NCCR North-South
National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) University of Bern Hallerstrasse 10 3012 Bern Switzerland
Tel. +41 31 631 8876 (direct) / +41 31 631 5272 (office) Fax: +41 31 631 85 44
Professional Interests Syndrome mitigation Natural resource management and ecology Sustainable development appraisal Development of multi-level stakeholder approaches Soil erosion process assessments Soil and water conservation experimentation Nature conservation Inter- and transdisciplinary research Methodological development Research management Organisational development GIS applications, process and scenario modelling
Field Experience Ethiopia, Thailand, Madagascar, Eritrea, Sri Lanka, Yemen, Cameroon, Kyrgyzstan Tajikistan, and professional visits to over 30 countries