How can a geographical information system methodology contribute to address the governance of natural resources in terms of conservation and development?
Why do countries differ in their policy choices on coal energy?
What are the effectiveness and the impact of public-private partnerships for advancing the Sustainable Development Goals?
What are the roles played by migrant organisations in the context of transnational Senegalese migration, integration and development?
What is the involvement of corporations in symbolic reparations (SR) in Colombia, Germany and South Africa?
What are the factors that lead states and transnational actors to choose between formal intergovernmental organisations, informal intergovernmental organisations and transnational governance networks to structure their interactions and govern global problems?
How can a capability based approach help explain the widening gap in development and what insights can be derived to combat poverty efficiently?
To what extent can regional governance architectures of mountainous areas contribute to achieving the Millenium Development Goals in terms of integration of sustainable development principles and of reduction of biodiversity loss?
What are the environmental, health and regulatory dimensions of pesticide use in agriculture in low- and middle-income countries?
To what extend do information and communicaton technologies contribute to sustainable macroeconomic development? What is the influence of foreign investment?
This project engages in a comparative enquiry into the triple dynamics of race, space and “illegality” in the reproduction
What are the legal obligations to protect and assist persons with disabilities during conflict and what are the policies and practices required to put these obligations into effect?
What does impunity mean to local communities in areas of protracted conflict and how do local and regional forms of informal justice contribute to re-establishing law and order?
What are the mechanisms of differential inclusion and segregation of migrant workers in the agro-industrial labour markets?
How can we improve international arrangements for pathogen- and benefit-sharing to ensure health security for all?
How can social network analysis help in understanding resilience to global environmental changes in the isolated mountain and Arctic island communities?
What are the experiences of recently arrived Afghans in Europe and how is the understanding of home, belonging and the ‘self ‘shaped by gender? How does this understanding affect their capacity and willingness to engage with development in Afghanistan?
What are the motivations and expectations of highly-qualified young people from developing countries for leaving their country and what are the alternatives?
To what extent does the fit between personal values and the organizational values of an IO foster the working motivation of its employees and volunteers?
To what extent do institutional reforms and participation mechanism increase the external stakeholder input in formal and informal governance arrangements?
Do donors respond to the ebbs and flows of a peace process or is their behavior motivated by other factors that are exogenous to events within the conflict-torn country?
What are the barriers and opportunities for compost-based urban farming and gardening in Dschang, Cameroon and Lausanne, Switzerland?
How widespread is the increased susceptibility of insecticide-resistant Anopheles mosquitoes to Plasmodium infection and what are the risks associated with this phenomenon in relationship to the use of bed nets and insecticides? What policies should be adopted to reduce the risk of a major crisis in malaria control?