Current projects

The KEF supports cooperative scientific partnerships that deal with global challenges in an analytical and empirical way. This section provides a detailed description of all current projects.

Disability Mainstreaming © Gottfried Biewer

Professional Development of Teachers to Foster Inclusive Teaching Practices in the Context of Education, Disability and Migration

  • Partner country: Thailand
  • Partner institution: Special Education Development Center, Srinakharinwirot University in Bangkok
  • Coordinating institution: Center for Teacher Education, Department of Education, University of Vienna
Burkina Faso © Thomas Defner

The impact of collective Diaspora Support on community Resilience: case study on Rural Health Infrastructure in Burkina Faso | DIAHealth

    • Partner country: Burkina Faso
    • Partner institution: Centre MURAZ de Bobo-Dioulassso
    • Coordinating institution: University of Innsbruck, Department of Sociology
Impression aus Dharavi © Martina Spies

The Culture and Development of Children's Play | CULTPLAY

  • Partner country: India
  • Partner institutions: Rizvi College of Architecture, Anukruti, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (School of Habitat Studies)
  • Coordinating institution: TU Wien (Department of Spatial Planning, Centre of Sociology)
Allianz zwischen Kuba, Mexiko und Österreich | Ornament der Cefadeci © Maria del Carmen Merida

Systematization of agroecological learning-teaching experiences in rural communities in Cuba and Mexico | SALE

  • Partner countries: Cuba, Mexiko
  • Partner institutions: Asociación Cubana de Técnicos Agrícolas y Forestales (ACTAF), Maestría en Ciencias en Desarrollo Rural Regional de la Universidad Autónoma de Chapingo, Sede Chiapas
  • Coordinating institution: Paulo Freire Center for Transdisciplinary Development Research and Dialogical Education
Deponie © TU Wien

Establishing the Scientific base for a Landfill Research and Training Centre in Indonesia | ESTReC

  • Partner country: Indonesia
  • Partner institutions: Egerton University, Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI)
  • Coordinating institution: Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna)
Workshop mit Repräsentantinnen aus Machanga © Rainer Weisshaidinger

Connecting knowledge, scales and actors; An integrated framework for adaptive organic resource management targeting soil aggradation and agroecosystems’ resilience in SSA | ConneSSA

  • Partner countries: Kenya, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, France, Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands
  • Participating institutions: University of Hohenheim, Kenyatta University, Université d'Ouagadougou (UO), University of Eldoret Université Nangui Abrogoua, Institut de recherche pour le développement, French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), KU Leuven, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)
  • A project within the framework of ERAfrica.

Vascular endothelial dysfunction: The putative interface of emerging cardiovascular risk factors affecting populations living with and without HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa | EndoAfrica

  • Partner countries: Belgium, Kenya, South Africa, Ivory Coast
  • Participatin institutions: Medical University of Graz, University of Stellenbosch, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology, Hasselt University VITO NV, Alassane Ouattara University
  • A project within the framework of ERAfrica