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Luis Salamanca, Alumnus, PhD

PhD Thesis: La politica de riesgos en Bolivia y su articulacion en el espacio municipal (el caso de La Paz)

Stefan Salzmann

Former Collaborator

Development Study Group (DSGZ), Institute of Geography, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Yuttachai Sarathai, Alumnus, PhD

PhD thesis: Applications of anaerobic baffled reactor (ABR) and vermicomposting process for treating household wastewater and accumulated sludge (completed in 2010)

Monika Schaffner, Alumna, PhD

PhD thesis: Applying a Material Flow Analysis Model to Assess River Water Pollution and Mitigation Potentials. A Case-Study in the Thachin River Basin, Central Thailand (completed in 2007)

Esther Schelling, Alumna, PhD

PhD thesis: Human and animal health in nomadic pastoralist communities of Chad: zoonoses, morbidity and health services (completed in 2002)

Christine Schenk, MSc

Former Coordinator

Swiss Peace Foundation (swisspeace)
Bern, Switzerland

Regula Schild, MSc

Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)
Department of Geography
University of Bern
Bern, Switzerland

Juan Pedro Schmid, Alumnus, PhD

PhD thesis: Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction in India: Effectiveness and Efficiency of Social and Economic Policies of the Centre and the States (completed in 2006)

Flurina Schneider, Alumna, PhD

PhD thesis: Implementation of soil protection as social learning process (completed in 2008)

Ursula Schnellmann, MSc

Former MSc Student

Patricia Schwärzler, Alumna, PhD

PhD thesis:«De nos jours, chacun fait ce qu’il veut» : Dynamiques des relations sociales et pratiques sexuelles dans le contexte du VIH/sida à Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (completed in 2013)

Babar Shahbaz, Alumnus, PhD

PhD thesis: Analysis of Institutional Changes in Forest Management and Their Impact on Rural Livelihood Strategies in NWFP, Pakistan (completed in 2006)

Moges Shiferaw, Alumnus, PhD

PhD thesis: The economics of shared irrigation water rights: alternative analytical framework and application to Ethiopia (completed in 2007)

Jyldyz Shigaeva, Alumna, PhD

PhD thesis: Livelihoods in transition: understanding current strategies, challenges and options for improvement (example of Sokuluk Rayon, Chui Valley, Kyrgyzstan) (completed in 2005)

Bernd Steimann, Alumnus, PhD

PhD Thesis: Making a living in uncertainty - agro-pastoral livelihoods and institutional transformations in post-socialist rural Kyrgyzstan

Balz Strasser, Alumnus, PhD

PhD thesis: "We are Flexible as Rubber!" Livelihood Strategies, Diversity and the Local Institutional Setting of Rubber Small Holders in Kerala, South India (completed in 2007)

Narong Surinkul, Alumnus, PhD

PhD Thesis: Integrated Pathogen Flow Analysis (PFA) and Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment (QMRA) for Health and Environmental Sanitation Planning

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The NCCR North-South is hosted by the University of Bern
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