Over the past years, EADI has acquired significant capacity to manage and coordinate extensive research projects, such as the ones presented below. EADI´s access to a broad spectrum of experts in universities, research centres, NGOs and think-tanks in the development field constitute an excellent basis for strong project consortia formation.

The dedicated team of project officers in Bonn are ready to advise the EADI members at all stages of their involvement with EU research funding.

European Joint Doctorate (EJD) ADAPTED

Eradicating Poverty: Pathways towards Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

The overarching aim of the ADAPTED project is to deliver high-level training with intersectoral relevance in

  • validating pathways towards poverty eradication,
  • analysing interactions between poverty reduction and other policy areas
  • and optimising the impact of poverty reduction policies

to high achieving early stage researchers (ESRs) to bridge the existing knowledge gap in understanding poverty dynamics and by equipping the ESRs with a unique skills portfolio that is equally attractive for research institutions, development organisations and internationally active firms. Read more

EnerSHelF - Energy Supply for Healthcare Facilities in Ghana

The EnerSHelF project is German-Ghanaian interdisciplinary project of political economists, engineers and partners from the private renewable energies sector. It deals with the sustainable and reliable energy supply for healthcare facilities in Ghana, and EADI takes pride in being a transfer and dissemination partner. The creation of a framework of stakeholder engagement, transfer and dissemination in which the technologies and their adoption are tailored to local factors will enable context specific, use of PV energy solutions and so help in energizing Africa’s future. Read more

Bridge 47 – Building Global Citizenship

EADI is proud to be partner of the Bridge 47 – Building Global Citizenship project which is co-created and implemented by 15 European and global civil society organisations. It seeks to mobilise and empower global civil society to contribute to a transformation towards global justice and eradication of poverty through Global Citizenship Education (GCE). EADI takes the leading role in the work on Knowledge Exchange Partnerships which serve to ensure a free flow of ideas and best practices for Global Citizenship Education between research institutions and civil society organisations. Read more

Bonn Sustainability Portal

The Bonn Sustainability Portal presents knowledge about sustainability generated in Bonn, links actors in the field of sustainability and thereby highlights the potential of Bonn in this realm. The portal promotes the scientific discourse as well as the dialogue between research and politics. Bonn-based organizations post relevant events, news, comments and announcements like e.g. job and training offers. Thus, the Bonn Sustainability Portal provides at once a forum as well as a contact and information network.

Social and Health Policies for Inclusive Growth (SHPIG) (closed)

Breaking the Vicious Circle between Poverty and Ill-Health.
Are Cash Transfers and Social Health Protection Policies in Ghana and Kenya Mutually Complementary?

A political economy perspective combining a process-tracing and institutional approach will assess the factors hindering or facilitating policy change at the national and local levels. This will be achieved by engaging in a multi-level and interactive process with researchers, ministries, and practitioners to co-produce knowledge.

Urban Chances - City Growth and the Sustainability Challenge (closed)

Chance2Sustain examines how governments and citizens in cities with differing patterns of urban economic growth make use of participatory (or integrated) spatial knowledge management to direct urban governance towards more sustainable development. Participatory spatial knowledge management is the main concept we use to study this issue, as it reflects a strategic resource, which all stakeholders can contribute to urban governance processes towards sustainable development.

Capacity Building in Higher Education for an Improved Cooperation between the EU and SA in the Field of Development Studies (closed)

EUSA_ID is a mobility programme offering study, training and research periods in Europe for South African Master and PhD candidates and staff and provides European PhD candidates the opportunity to spend a research period in South Africa. EADI provides communication services and quality assurance via its International Accreditation Council.

European Development Co-operation to 2020 (closed)

EDC 2020 aimed at improving EU policy makers' and other societal actors' shared understanding of emerging challenges facing EU development policy and external action. The three-year project was organised around three major topics: (i) New actors in international co-operation; (ii) Energy security, democracy and political development; (iii) European development policy and climate change.

IKM Emergent (closed)

IKM Emergent has been a research and communication programme founded on a critical analysis of current practice in the use of all forms of knowledge, including formal research, within the international development sector. IKM Emergent believes that historically the development sector has adopted a too linear and simplistic understanding of how development takes place and therefore of how it needs to act in order to make change happen.