FAU - The Association of Development Researchers in Denmark
FAUs Board consists of 6 officers and a number of alternates. The 3 members elected for a period of 2 years. The association strives to have representatives from all research institutions dealing with development matters. The Board shall elect at its first meeting a chairman, a vice chairman and a treasurer. At the association's annual meeting elected an internal auditor. FAUs current internal auditor is John Flemming Christiansen.
If you wish to contact a member, please write an email to fau.msc(a)cbs.dk. The Secretariat will then stand for re-consignment of your inquiry.
Board of directors
The aim of the association is to promote socio-economic and other development research
in Denmark, to develop and strengthen contacts between researchers and
development to support the dissemination of research results.
The membership is open to any person or institution who supports the Association of Development Researchers in Denmark (FAU) objectives are to;
The association seeks primarily to strengthen development research in three ways:
FAU was founded in 1982 at the initiative of a group of researchers affiliated with universities as well as the former Center for Development Research (now part of the Danish Institute for International Studies, DIIS). The intention was to create a forum that could be used by researchers from various institutions and from different disciplines for joint discussions. At the same time the association contributes to a more coordinated approach with regard to the dissemination of development research. In 1985, the association's purpose changed to include development research within the humanities and natural science as well.