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Transforming economic power… are you up to the challenge?
The 12th AWID International Forum 2012 on women's rights and development, is being held this week on 19-22 April in Istanbul (Turkey). Conflict, militarism and violence, the role...
'Back to the future': SID President Amb. Juma V. Mwapachu interviewed
Q. What role do you see for an organization like SID after 50 years A. SID grew over the last 50 years on the North-South Dialogue model: committed to bridge the gap between the...
Interview with Kathleen McAfee for DevelopmentPLUS
This week we feature an interview with Development author Kathleen McAfee Greening the Economy: ‘Selling Nature to Save it’ is not a solution!. Kathleen McAfee talks about the...
Reconnection! The breakdown of international cooperation calls for a new perspective
by Jos van Gennip Introduction 'There is reason for concern about the......growing power of non-governmental institutions in the area of international financial and economic...
Development 55.1 'Greening the economy' is out now!
RIO Summit 2012: What to expect? Interview with Tariq Banuri
Q: Which expectations should we have with regards to the upcoming Rio Summit 2012? Are we going to achieve a good agreement with a feasible agenda? What should young people expect...
The Cognitive Landscape of a Refugee Camp. Conversation part I
by Bethany Ojalehto In refugee camps, the confinement and pervasive violation of human rights alters the relevance of time and space to daily life and challenges the individual...
People Have the Power! Jan Pronk interviewed
In this interview, Jan Pronk points out that the traditional divide between rich and poor nations has transformed into a more complex divide between classes within all countries....
Welcome to Ali Hersi New Director at the SID Regional Office for Eastern Africa
The Society for International Development is pleased to welcome Ali Hersi, new Director at the SID Regional Office for Eastern Africa. Ali joined the staff in Nairobi on November...
People Starve Because Policy Fails!
It is often feared that people's access to livelihoods and resources is more at stake in urban contexts as it can be exacerbated by rural-to-urban migration (people move to cities...