Call for Proposals: Additional thematic call with four topicsCall for Proposals: Additional thematic call with four topics additional thematic call of the r4d programme invites proposals in four topics. It addresses research gaps in the thematic modules Employment, Ecosystems and Public Health and includes a cross-cutting topic on natural resource governance for sustainable development. 1/20/2016 11:00:00 PMCall for Proposals: Additional thematic call with four topics
r4d Skills First Coordinators' Exchanger4d Skills First Coordinators' Exchange first r4d Coordinators' Exchange meeting took place in Berne, Switzerland, on 14 January 2016. The 14 participants exchanged experiences, discussed challenges and engaged in a stimulating learning event.1/14/2016 11:00:00 PMr4d Skills First Coordinators' Exchange
Three Public Health projects approvedThree Public Health projects approved National Research Council and its Presiding Board approved the funding recommendations of the Public Health Review Panel. Three new r4d projects will start in the beginning of 2016.9/17/2015 10:00:00 PMThree Public Health projects approved

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d programme) is a joint funding initiative by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). The r4d programme supports research aimed at solving global problems with a focus on least developed, low and middle income countries.


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