Commission for Development Studies (KEF) at the Austrian Academy of Sciences
|Name (native language):||Kommission für Entwicklungsprojekte der Akademie der Wissenschaften|
|Austrian Academy of Sciences|
|Description:||The Commission for Development Studies at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (KEF) aims at bridging the gap between science and development in supporting a development-oriented approach in research and science. |
To facilitate this process, KEF both carries out applied cooperative research projects with Austrian partners and partners in developing countries and acts as an advisory body to the scientific community, government bodies and funding agencies with regards to scientific issues of development cooperation.
KEF represents a clearinghouse for research for development and serves organisations related to research, private sector and development cooperation on a national and international level as a contact point.
KEF regards proactive information lobbying and networking among institutions as an important task for its work. KEF represents a multi- and interdisciplinary platform for all stakeholders involved in scientific issues of development cooperation as part of a European and global scientific community.
|Targeted organisations:||non-profit (NGO)
|Targeted educational levels:||students
|Last editing:||2006-06-02 13:09:33|