KIT Royal Tropical Institute

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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KIT Royal Tropical Institute is an independent centre of expertise and education for sustainable development. They assist governments, NGOs and private corporations around the world to build inclusive and sustainable societies, informing best practices and measuring their impact. Guided by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations, their work focuses on health care, gender, economic development and intercultural cooperation.

Contact details


KIT Royal Tropical Institute, P.O Box 95001 1090 HA Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Western Europe

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Operating languages
Dutch , English

Organisation details

Business model
For profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent , Other
Year founded
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Founded by
Founders: Ministry of the Colonies, the City of Amsterdam, the Artis Royal Zoo, and prominent businesses active in the Dutch colonies
Founder gender: Other entities
Leader(s) (2023): N/A
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Leader(s) (2021): Mark Schneiders (CEO)
Leader gender: Male


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Subscribers (2023)
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Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Boundary organization (find out more): Yes
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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