Policy Sector Development and Cooperation: Research Concept 2017-2020

This Research Concept 2017-2020 for Development and Cooperation outlines the most important challenges and objectives of Swiss International Cooperation as well as the focus areas for development and cooperation research. Research funding is directed in particular towards the global themes of climate change and the environment, agriculture and food security, water and health as well as employment and conflict prevention, which were also defined as research focus.