NIBIO Centre for International Development
The main goal of CID is to strengthen NIBIO's bilateral and multilateral networks and cooperation, and increase the presence in the international R&D market.
NIBIO has an international portfolio with collaborative programmes in many parts of the world. Centre for International Development (CID) operates across divisions in NIBIO, with an aim to make NIBIO a more competitive player in the international R&D market.
CID focuses on three regions, each with a dedicated regional coordinator. If you are interested in cooperation, please contact one of them via the contact information to the left.
|South & South-East Asia||Udaya Sekhar Nagothu|
|Latin America & the Caribbean||Karl Thunes|
Addresses global challenges
NIBIO's professional platform is competent to address the grand global challenges and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). CID's project portfolio answers to several of the SDGs, and in particular SDG 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 13, 15 and 17.
For more information about NIBIO's thematical areas, please go to our page on 'Subjects'.
Urine can contribute to increased food security
Human urine contains essential nutrients for plant growth. The aim of the FoodsecURe project is to increase food security among Ethiopian smallholders by mainstreaming a safe sanitation value chain surrounding the collection, treatment, transportation, and application of urine-based fertilizers.
New book on Climate Neutral and Resilient Farming Systems
A new book presents evidence-based findings on climate neutral and resilient farming systems and provides solutions for increasing sustainable productivity while reducing GHG emissions.
Cultivation of livestock fodder can provide better soil in Ethiopia
Livestock are important for economy and livelihood in rural Ethiopia, but simultaneously grazing animals create a major problem with erosion and soil degradation.