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Department of Environmental Sciences
Geography / Urban and Regional Studies
Klingelbergstrasse 27
CH-4056 Basel

+41 (0)61 207 36 44
yvonne.gilgen-at-unibas.ch

sekretariat-humangeographie-at-unibas.ch

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The office is open Monday - Thursday 9:30 - 12:00 a.m.

Development Cooperation

The focus is on (1) micro development, capacity building and basic needs strategies (2) the social stratification of poverty and the determinants of upward social mobility in urban slums of megacities and rural villages. In cooperation with NGOs we Master’s theses at the micro level of the household on topics of poverty reduction, reconstruction after disaster, business strategies in the informal sector and the building of self-help capacities. Survey and GIS-methods are applied.

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