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Water Supply & Sanitation

Skat provides advisory services, backstopping and training on water supply and sanitation issues, whilst implementing a series of innovative specific projects.

Energy and Climate

Skat offers a wide range of services related to renewable energies, energy efficiency and other climate relevant topics with special focus on hydropower, hybrid systems, eco-efficient technologies (e.g. improved brick kilns) and process optimisation.

Building & settlements

Skat's ongoing activities comprise projects with SDC, Helvetas, Swiss Red Cross, UNEP, and Swiss Tropical Institute with focus on climate change & cleaner production, sustainable building technologies and materials, assessment of the sustainability of building practices, and post-disaster reconstruction.

Mobility & transport

Skat applies it's long-standing experience with labour-based, environmentally friendly and participatory approaches in advising / backstopping various rural transport programs in Asia and Africa as well as in supporting SDC's mobility desk through documentation, knowledge sharing and advisory services.


Skat provides planning, facilitating, and advisory support to 'Institutional, Community Development and Decentralisation' programmes of Helvetas, SDC and UNDP. This includes social mobilisation activities.

Economic Development

Skat is engaged in income generation and livelihoods programme support and networking.

Environmental Management

Skat has a wide experience in the field of strategic environmental management, targeting air pollution and solid and liquid waste management.

Knowledge management

Skat's recent work includes projects with SDC, GTZ, a Swiss NGO and a Swiss research institute covering topics such as the management of international networks and involvement of decision-makers, communities of practice, and knowledge management in general.