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  • OEC: The Observatory of Economic Complexity

    The Observatory of Economic Complexity is a tool that allows users to quickly compose a visual narrative about countries and the products they exchange. […]

  • Darpe is a Business Development and Partnership Enabler of the Middle East

    The largest and most maintained business development, partnership, media and analytical platform of the Middle East development aid funded market […]

  • PEGNet Poverty Reduction, Equity and Growth Network relaunched

    Promoting social, economic and socio-political development through social protection. The new website provides information on upcoming and past PEGNet events such as the annual conferences, trainings, expert meetings and on the network itself. Moreover, website users can easily access the PEGNet policy briefs and newsletters. In addition to the new design, the content of the website has been updated. One of these updates is the “News” section where readers can find the latest PEGNet announcements. […]

  • Learning Modules | FAO Capacity Development | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

    The four FAO modules provide useful and insightful learning material for people engaged in capacity development activities at country level. They provide concrete information to implement FAO’s new approach to capacity development and are rich with tools for practitioners. […]

  • A compendium of innovation methods | Nesta

    From experimentation to standards of evidence, this new compendium brings together 13 innovation methods in a practical, colourful guide, packed with examples. […]

  • ACBF launches Africa Capacity Report on Fostering Transformative Leadership

    The Africa Capacity Report 2019 (ACR 2019), with Foreword authored by President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and chair of the African Union until this January 2019, provides a snapshot of leadership capacity in Africa based on independent survey data from over 46 African countries. ACR 2019 addresses the capacity dimensions of transformative leadership both in public and private sectors. It looks at the major elements of transformative leadership in Africa, highlights the leadership capacity gaps related to achieving sustainable development on the continent, and identifies strategies for addressing […]

  • UNCTADstat gives access to trade and devlopment data

    All statistics of UNCTAD are harmonized and integrated into UNCTADstat- free to use dissemination platform. It gives access to basic and derived indicators built upon common rules, harmonized environment and clear methodology supported by powerful data browsing system. […]

  • Measuring the SDGs: Who controls the process, who owns the results? – Global Policy Watch

    Statisticians from around the world, meeting at the UN Statistical Commission in March, will again take stock of progress in the world of data over the previous 12 months, largely driven by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The official report on filling the gaps in the global indicator framework—a clear priority of the 2018 Commission—show that while some progress has been made much has stalled. Gaps and tensions continue over the selection and interpretation of indicators, the data to fill them, the selection of partners as well as control of the process and ownership of the […]

  • Is Digital Banking Better Banking for the Bottom of the Pyramid?

    Digital banks are emerging in many developing countries. Can they do a better job than traditional banks of providing low-income customers with useful financial services? […]

  • Introduction to the 2030 Agenda: A New Agenda for a Sustainable World (NEW 2019 edition) | UNITAR

    This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is open to everyone interested in learning about the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Participants can follow the course at their own pace and earn a UN certificate if they have met the certification requirements. […]

  • Food & Business Knowledge Platform continues in the Netherlands

    The Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP), Embassy Support Programme and Talent Pool will continue as the Knowledge Programme for Food Security. Consortium partners Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation (WCDI), AgriProFocus and The Broker implement this Programme financed by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Knowledge Programme is expected to be integrated in an envisioned Netherlands Food Partnership which is being established. […]

  • INCLUDE continues its work on inclusive development in Africa. | INCLUDE Platform

    The INCLUDE knowledge platform has extended its work on inclusive development in Africa. […]

  • Blended Finance in LDCs report - UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)

    The UNCDF report explores how to implement and adapt blended finance approaches to LDCs to maximize their effectiveness in crowding in private capital while minimizing risks, through a rich evidence base, data analysis, and detailed case studies. The report also proposes an Action Agenda to guide decision-makers in their blended finance approaches. […]

  • Cambridge Sustainable Development Goals Collection aims to understand and often improve the world we live in.

    Cambridge University Press is proud to support and publish research on various fields that aim to understand and often improve the world we live in. […]

  • ILO sets standards for Decent Work

    Developing international labour standards at the ILO is a unique process involving governments, workers and employers from around the world working together. Find out more about the ILO’s mission to advance social justice and promote decent work in chapter 2 of this new multimedia, interactive Centenary website. […]

  • Bridge 47 links Global Citizenship Education contributes to global justice and eradication of poverty

    Bridge 47 is a project that aims to mobilise global civil society to contribute to global justice and eradication of poverty through Global Citizenship Education. The project provides a space for civil society organisations, activists and other interested people to interact with one another, exchange information and resources and develop new and innovative approaches for global citizenship education: […]

  • Capacity building for transformational regional TVET leaders - UNEVOC

    The theme of this UNEVOC Bulletin is ‘Capacity building for transformational regional TVET leaders’, with a special focus on the two Regional UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programmes that were held last year in Panama and Dakar. Through the 2018 Regional UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programmes, 50 TVET experts from 25 countries and 39 institutions were trained to become transformative leaders. This network of TVET leaders continues to provide a vital impetus to TVET transformation and reinforces national, regional, and global development goals. […]

  • Localising the 2030 Agenda in Colombia - Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation reports

    This paper specifically outlines the main steps taken in Colombia to mainstream and implement the Agenda as well as to follow up and communicate progress towards achieving the SDGs. […]

  • New website on Fall Armyworm launched by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

    FAO has launched a new website to help countries, and farmers, combat the destructive Fall Armyworm. The website includes practical guides for managing the pest; and monitoring tools such as the FAMEWS app. […]

  • Aidnography Blog on Communication for Development celebrats 300 posts

    Tobias Denskus is a Senior Lecturer in Communication for Development in the School of Arts and Communication at Malmö University in Sweden. He communicates for development. […]