SNSF/SDC: Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d-Programm)

The r4d programme of the SNSF and the SDC is aimed at researchers in Switzerland and in developing and emerging countries who wish to execute a joint research project on global issues. The programme focuses on reducing poverty and protecting public goods in developing countries.

Research is divided into six modules: five thematic modules in pre-defined areas of research, one thematically open module. The main topics of the five thematic modules are:
1. Causes of and solutions to social conflicts in contexts of weak public institutions
2. Employment in the context of sustainable development
3. Innovation in agricultural and food systems for food security
4. Sustainable management of ecosystems for the provision of ecosystem services
5. Provision systems and financing mechanisms in the public health sector

Contact

Geschäftsstelle der Forschungskommission
Dr. Stefan Graf
Mail: Stefan.Graf@unisg.ch
Fon: +41 (0)71 224 2879

Submission

several submission deadlines

Website

snf.ch

Countries

Switzerland

Level of education

Researcher with Ph.D.

Funding Types

project, collaborative project

Budget

For its duration from 2012 to 2022, the r4d programme has an overall budget of CHF 97.6 million.

Last update

16.10.2017

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