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Prof. Urs Wiesmann
Director of the 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 8869 (direct) / +41 31 631 5272 (office) Fax: +41 31 631 85 44
Professional Interests: Local and regional development Strategies for planning and conflict management Interdisciplinary research methodology and its relation to implementation in the context of development and environmental issues Cultural geography Regional research on rural development Peasantry (Africa) Empirical social science research Transdisciplinary methodology