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NCCR North-South - Research Partnerships for Sustainable Development

Newsletters

June 2013

No.11, June 2013:
The latest newsletter highlights NCCR North-South activities in the Swiss Alps. Research here has focused primarily on regional development. Key topics have included protected areas, World Heritage Sites, and the multifunctional use of alpine landscapes.

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May 2013

No.10, May 2013:
The latest newsletter highlights NCCR North-South activities in the Horn of Africa. Research in the region has focused on environmental degradation, conflict, and infectious diseases. The resulting data is enabling better monitoring and steering of resource use, improved understanding of conflict resolution, and enhanced health interventions.

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August 2012

No.9, August 2012:
The latest newsletter spotlights NCCR North-South activities in West Africa. Research in the region spans diverse topics such as health systems, water and sanitation, urban planning, agro-pastoral systems, and social movements. It is based on a long-standing research partnership with the Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques (CSRS) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

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February 2012

No.8, February 2012:
This newsletter focuses on NCCR North-South activities in Southeast Asia. Research in the region aims to support development of interventions that address environmental and livelihood challenges, enhance agricultural practices and human welfare, increase access to sanitation, and improve management of health risks.

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August 2011

No.7, August 2011:
This newsletter highlights NCCR North-South activities in South Asia. The main goal of research in the region is to help address livelihood challenges arising from processes of global change, climate variability, demographic shifts, poor governance, inter- and intrastate tensions and open conflicts.

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February 2011

No.6, February 2011:
This newsletter spotlights NCCR North-South activities in East Africa. Research in the region focuses on devising and implementing participatory approaches to environmental and socio-economic development challenges.

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March 2010

No.5, March 2010:
The focus of the new series of newsletters is regional; this edition features research conducted in Central and South America.

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July 2009

No.4, July 2009: "Natural Resources".

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March 2009

No.3, March 2009: "Governance and Conflict".

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November 2008

No.2, November 2008: "Health and Environmental Sanitation".


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June 2008

No.1, June 2008: "Livelihoods and Globalisation".

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The NCCR North-South is hosted by the University of Bern
and funded jointly by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

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