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.

Board of Directors

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

Regional Coordinators

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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