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The NCCR North-South was one of 27 National Centres of Competence in Research implemented by the Swiss National Science Foundation. Additional support was provided by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. >> More
The NCCR North-South comprises some 400 collaborators in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Switzerland, including senior researchers, PhD and Master's students, development practitioners and administrative staff.
The NCCR North-South Board of Directors meets regularly to review the activities of the programme and to formulate overall policy and guidelines. The Board is made up of representatives from the Swiss partner institutions. The Extended Board of Directors also includes all regional coordinators and meets twice annually. It is chaired by progamme directors Hans Hurni and Urs Wiesmann. >> More
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. Field research in each region is coordinated locally. >> More
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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.
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