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NCCR North-South - Research Partnerships for Sustainable Development


Thank you for visiting the website of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South. The NCCR North-South programme formally ended in June 2014.

Please note that the content of this website will no longer be updated.

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Research sponsored by the NCCR North-South is conducted in partnership between researchers and research institutions in Switzerland and their counterparts in Africa, Asia, Latin America. The activity of the NCCR North-South focuses on 8 regions outside of Switzerland, each with its own Regional Coordination Office.

In order to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and experience between North and South, the NCCR North-South also sponsors research in the Swiss Alps. The focus of this research is on the interplay between environmental, political, socio-cultural and economic factors in efforts to attain sustainable development.


West Africa

Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Cte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Mauretania, Senegal


East Africa

Kenya, Tanzania


Horn of Africa

Ethiopia, Sudan


Central Asia

Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan


South Asia

Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan


Southeast Asia

China (Yunnan Province), Laos, Thailand, Vietnam


Central America

Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Venezuela


South America

Argentina, Bolivia, Peru


Swiss Alps

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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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