What are the complex relationships between Schistosomiasis, agricultural production, and migration in an African context?
How can historical research data contribute to a better understanding of health services? How can this knowledge contribute to the development of sustainable health systems in developing countries?
What are the impacts of agricultural policies on the social and psychological situation of farmers?
How can social network analysis help in understanding resilience to global environmental changes in the isolated mountain and Arctic island communities?
What ethical challenges exist for the use of drones in humanitarian work?
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?
How is the plurality of urban cultural heritage perceived and how is it taken into account in the urban development in Beijing, Mexico and Rome?
What are the effects of the financialisation of the commodity trading on local lives and what are the policy recommendations to be drawn for Swiss and international regulatory actors?
To what extent does the concept of gridlock apply to the global health governance and account for its deficiencies? What is the potential for reform?
What are the consumption patterns of the growing middle classes in emerging countries? What are the environmental and social impacts of these practices? How can more sustainable consumption pathways be reached?
What is the role of large-scale extractive investments in the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals and their contradictory dynamics?
What are the major factors shaping, preventing or enhancing human rights-based approaches in the world heritage system?
This project engages in a comparative enquiry into the triple dynamics of race, space and “illegality” in the reproduction
What are the impacts of LSLA on the local food system and how do they affect the decision-making processes of both men and women regarding household food security ?
What are the roles played by migrant organisations in the context of transnational Senegalese migration, integration and development?
To what extend do information and communicaton technologies contribute to sustainable macroeconomic development? What is the influence of foreign investment?
What are the motivations and expectations of highly-qualified young people from developing countries for leaving their country and what are the alternatives?
How can a capability based approach help explain the widening gap in development and what insights can be derived to combat poverty efficiently?
How can potentially negative effects on local populations of large-scale land acquisitions be mitigated and what could institutions do to protect human rights of the affected population?
To what extent do institutional reforms and participation mechanism increase the external stakeholder input in formal and informal governance arrangements?
Are housing cooperatives a way out of the global affordable accommodation crisis?