by Angela Zarro
We are living in a moment of uncertainty, when we need to ask the right questions and find the right answers, SID President Jan Pronk said at the opening speech of the SID World Congress 2011 on July 29. Is the current crisis a consequence of a development process that has inherently lead to a widening gap between those who have the resources and those who stay behind? Or is it due to policy mistakes made by individual national countries? Do we need to review the concept of development itself or is it the world system in disarray?