ÖFSE - Austrian Foundation for Development Research

Austria's leading research and information centre on development cooperation and development policy. The foundation has been at the service of the interested public ever since its establishment in 1967. 

 

Research & Consulting

ÖFSE's research activities focus on publishing studies, analyses and policy papers, as well as on offering policy and strategic consulting for public and private stakeholders in the fields of both Austrian and international development policy and development cooperation.

 

Events

In its events, the ÖFSE puts current topics of development policy and development cooperation up for discussion.

Actors in public and private development cooperation as well as development researchers, students, pupils as part of the VWA project and media representatives are addressed in various formats.

Educational Projects

Together with our partners throughout Austria and the EU, ÖFSE implements projects in the field of global citizenship and transformative education. The target group of our projects includes first and foremost teachers, students and young people, and involves furthermore a diverse group of actors and multipliers in the field of educational work.

 

Library

Since September 2009, ÖFSE is operating the C3-Library for International Development in cooperation with Baobab and Frauen*solidarität. The C3-Library for International Development is open to the public.

 

 

Eventlocation

In the C3 - Center for International Development in 1090 Vienna, two centrally located, bright, modern event rooms are available - the "Alois Wagner Saal" and the "Audre Lorde Studio". The rooms can be booked through the ÖFSE.

 

Online-Vernissage
1.10.2022, 18.00 - 19.30
Audiovisuelle Foto-Ausstellung von internationalen Teilnehmer*innen.

Welche Perspektiven haben junge Menschen aus verschiedenen Teilen der Welt auf das Thema Klimagerechtigkeit? Unter dem Titel "Pic climate justice" ist dazu eine beeindruckende audiovisuelle Ausstellung entstanden von internationalen Teilnehmer*innen aus Ecuador, Kolumbien, Irland und Österreich.

Die audio-visuelle Ausstellung wird online via ZOOM stattfinden.
ÖFSE-Forum 83
Sophie Elisabeth Deuer
Die Masterarbeit von Sophie Deuer thematisiert „die anhaltende Diskrepanz zwischen der Art der Partizipation, die theoretische Ansätze in den letzten Jahren gefordert haben, und der Art und Weise wie dieses Konzept in der Praxis der Projektarbeit umgesetzt wird“.
Journal Article
Bernd Klauer / Karin Küblböck / Ines Omann / Raphael Karutz / Christian Klassert / Yuanzao Zhu / Heinrich Zozmann / Mikhail Smilovic / Samer Talozi / Anjuli Jain Figueroa / Hannes Grohs / Jasmin Heilemann / Steven M. Gorelick
Analyzing the Urban Food-Water-Energy Nexus in Amman, Jordan
Aktueller Kommentar
Robert Kappel
Russlands Krieg gegen die Ukraine hat Folgen für die gesamte Welt. Insbesondere die afrikanischen Niedrigeinkommensländer und die Importeure von Nahrungs- und Düngemitteln und Energie geraten in die Krise.
ÖFSE Development Lecture 20
20.10.2022, 17:00 - 19:00
Keynote Speaker: Jomo Kwame Sundaram
International experts will take a critical look at how global commodity markets work and discuss political solutions needed to ensure the provision of essential basic goods – not only but particularly in the Global South.
Working Paper 70
Susan Newman / Sophie van Huellen
In this paper, we review new and old theories of price formation in order to problematise price behaviour from the perspective of commodity dependent economies in the global South.
Briefing Paper 33
Karin Küblböck / Bernhard Tröster / Michael Eigner
Globally, iron and steel represent the largest sector in terms of energy demands and CO2 emissions. This briefing paper gives an overview of those facts ...