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International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2008)


International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2008)
Pre-conference Proceedings. University of Bern, Switzerland, 2–4 July 2008

NCCR North-South Dialogue No. 21

by NCCR North-South, 2008



The International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2008) brings together more than 250 researchers, representatives from development agencies, civil society organisations and the private sector to share research results, concepts, methodologies, and pilot experiences. It was organised by the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South, an initiative of the Swiss Government. The purpose of the ICRD 2008 is to bridge the gap between research and development. To this end, it promotes synergies between research partnership projects in the North and the South, and aims to jointly identify entry points for and pathways to sustainable development. The emphasis of the papers and posters in this volume is on the potentials and problems of developing and transition countries in the face of global change.


NCCR North-South. 2008. International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2008): Pre-conference Proceedings. University of Bern, Switzerland, 2–4 July 2008. NCCR North-South Dialogue 21. Bern, Switzerland: NCCR North-South.


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