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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 quest for inclusion of marginalised groups
Studying resource-scarce areas in South Asia and East Africa, this research project seeks to identify new livelihood strategies for groups vulnerable to exclusion, particularly strategies that diminish reliance on natural resources. Special attention is given to the governing institutional context in order to reveal ways of supporting equity-effective institutions.
East AfricaSouth Asia
PhD students focus on specific themes:
"Food Security and Livelihood Futures in the Resource-Scarce Agro-Ecological Zones: A Case Study in the North-Western Highlands of Pakistan" by Rana Muhammad Amir
"Food security in resource scarce areas and the quest for inclusion of marginal groups in the far western Region of Nepal" by Nirmal Kumar BK
"Transnational land deals and local livelihoods in Tanzania" by Martina Locher
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