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East Africa has delivered an impressive, sustained economic growth rate and is expecting a big economic boom in the near future. Nevertheless, the ordinary East African does not feel the benefits of the goals of a balanced and harmonious growth, equitable distribution of benefits and a people-...
13 May 2013 | SID Lecture with Graham Dutfield ‘Intellectual Property Rights and Sustainable Growth’Breakthrough technologies, like high-yielding varieties of rice and maize, can improve human well-being, but sometimes innovations create new inequalities, for example unequal access to AIDS...
Speakers including Donald Kaberuka (African Development Bank), Sarah Cook (UNRISD), Pavan Sukhdev (GIST Advisory), and Pascal Lamy (WTO) will reflect on and discuss recommendations for rethinking and transforming the development agenda.
SID Netherlands opens this second part of the Series with a very special (musical) contribution by the Eef van Breen Group. To be inspired view their TEDx Talk!
The Society for International Development (SID) and the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) invite you to join Lydia Alpízar Durán (AWID), Ireen Dubel (Hivos), Han Deggeller (WILPF) and Wendy Harcourt (Editor Development), for the official Dutch launch and reception of a special...
On 22 October, Fokko Wientjes, Director Corporate Sustainable Development at DSM, delivered the second lecture in the SID 2012-2013 Lecture Series 'More than 50 years of ODA: lessons learned and new approaches'. The discussion afterwards was led by Myrtille Danse, Executive Director of BoP...
by Hester Menninga*
Given the current global economic climate and increased scepticism from the public, should ODA still be considered the viable way forward in terms of future economic/financial policy towards the developing world? What are the alternative frameworks that challenge the existing organizational...
Tuesday 2 October | 'Policy Interventions for a Green Economy: True Price: Putting a Price on Nature? This discussion with Larry Lohman (The Corner House, uk) and Adrian de Groot-Ruiz (Radboud University Nijmegen) will be moderated by Bram Büscher of the ISS.
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