Healthy animals, healthy humans, a healthy environment. The latest edition of "One World" highlights the close link between animal, human and environmental welfare.
After the devastating floods in the Swat Valley in summer 2022, Switzerland proposed a flood analysis to the Pakistani government. The study is intended to provide specialists' insights into future flood hazards. The Swat Valley is prone to serious flooding. Lessons learned from the 2022 floods are important for reconstruction and disaster risk reduction in the densely populated mountain valley. The national and provincial disaster management authorities (NDMA and PDMA) and the National Centre of Excellence in Geology at the University of Peshawar were closely involved in the study. The study contains comprehensive findings and recommendations and forms a good basis for supporting the authorities and international organisations during the valley's reconstruction.
Experts agree: to protect the food system against crises in the long term, it needs to be transformed. This is the only way to ensure food for all in the future.
This publication consists of six tables providing an overview of public development assistance (Swiss Confederation, cantons, communes) and private grants (NGOs) from Switzerland in 2021, by recipient country and by organization. It also includes a list of the main projects by country.
Women in particular pay a high price in the murderous conflicts in the African Great Lakes region, yet their resilience is unbroken – a reportage from a woman's perspective.
No sustainable development without biodiversity
Hundreds of millions of children worldwide are missing school because they live in an emergency situation that sometimes lasts for years.
The Swiss Cooperation Programme for Nepal 2023–26 is aimed at federal state building, achieving inclusive and sustainable economic growth, and supporting migrants and their families. The programme also comprises activities relating to gender equality and social inclusion as well as climate change adaptation and mitigation. Switzerland deploys various cooperation modalities, including mandates, contributions and budget support, to help attain these objectives and strengthen the Nepalese system. The approach and objectives selected follow the recommendations resulting from the external evaluation of the Cooperation Strategy for Nepal 2018–22.
Millions of people have no access to clean drinking water – a report from Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
This publication consists of six tables providing an overview of public development assistance (Swiss Confederation, cantons, communes) and private grants (NGOs) from Switzerland in 2020, by recipient country and by organization. It also includes a list of the main projects by country.
Switzerland has been supporting Albania’s political, social and economic transition since 1992, having established diplomatic relations in 1970. Today, Switzerland ranks among Albania’s largest bilateral cooperation partners.