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  • TREND analytics tracks environmental provisions in preferential trade agreements #PTAs

    TREND analytics tracks almost 300 different environmental provisions relying on the full texts of almost 700 preferential trade agreements (PTAs). In a partnership of Laval University and the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) the online tool TREND analytics has been developed to provide an evidence-based contribution beyond the polarised and frequently superficial discussion about trade and environment. […]

  • REN21 Renewables Interactive Map for tracking the development of renewable energy worldwide

    The REN21 Renewables Interactive Map is a research tool for tracking the development of renewable energy worldwide. The Map offers a streamlined method for gathering and sharing information on economic development and policy frameworks in the field of renewable energies. Read more at: http://www.ren21.net/ […]

  • UNU-WIDER : Extractives for development (E4D)

    Natural resource wealth has often turned out to be a ‘curse’ rather than a ‘blessing’ for developing countries. Growth based exclusively on natural resources—such as oil, gas, and minerals—is often of a very narrow kind which lacks opportunities for including the poor. This condition—also called ‘the natural resource curse’ is on the focus of this project. […]

  • IDB - Learning Better: Public Policy for Skills Development

    Development in the Americas (DIA) 2017 IDB Flagship Publication Despite governments’ best efforts, many people in Latin America and the Caribbean don’t have the skills they need to thrive. This book looks at what policies work, and don’t work, so that governments can help people learn better and realize their potential throughout their lifetimes. […]

  • SkillsBank is IDB's tool to explore effective skills development programs

    SkillsBank is a website that provides easy access to rigorous evidence on how to promote skills at different stages of the life cycle. This tool is expected to be used by policymakers, practitioners, and researchers. SkillsBank presents evidence on how to tackle policy challenges that entail improving outcomes. […]

  • Academic Network on Global Education & learning (ANGEL) coming up

    The Academic Network on Global Education & learning (ANGEL), a new forum for academics and researchers in global education, is set to launch it's website in the coming weeks. You can discover more about the aims and remit of the project in this leaflet. Register with Development Education Research Centre (DERC) for updates. […]

  • Knowledge Portal Archive | INCLUDE Platform

    Policy highlights for over 200 reports and research articles on inclusive development in Africa are available in INCLUDE’s Knowledge Base. […]

  • New EADI Policy Paper: Development Studies and the SDGs - Mapping an Agenda

    This paper explores the concepts of development and development studies and their links to Agenda 2030. It revisits earlier efforts towards a new development paradigm and thereby looks beyond the SDGs. It examines the efforts towards sustainable development as a concept within an emancipatory discourse, which should be rooted in global solidarity, justice and human dignity. It thereby advocates an agenda, which aims at rather complementing if not transcending Agenda 2030, instead of being limited to full compliance within the confinement of the SDGs. This is motivated and guided by the […]

  • Trade for Sustainable Development Forum 2017

    The Trade for Sustainable Development Forum brings together business people, researchers, standards organizations and international trade officials to discuss trends in sustainable value chains and voluntary sustainability standards. […]

  • [toread] Tobias Denskus on Twitter: "The word “beneficiary” is dying out & so 2007, says @hilhorst_thea at #globaldev...

    To be replaced by...partner? Entrepreneur? Change agent? https://t.co/p3Ujsnako7 — Emrys Schoemaker (@emrys_s) June 5, 2017 […]

  • Theory of Change | Knowledge Co-Creation Portal

    This portal presents current thinking and work on the use of Theory of Change thinking in complex change processes. This portal is hosted by Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation. […]

  • CLiKC, the WCO Customs Learning and Knowledge Community

    CLiKC! the WCO Training Portal gathers all training-related tools in a single portal. This website offers to the worldwide Customs Community a single entry point for WCO training activities and a collaborative portal to share and foster Customs knowledge. […]

  • Now available: background papers and think pieces from the 2016 Human Development Report

    You can now access the full series of background papers and think pieces commissioned for the 2016 Human Development Report Human Development for Everyone. Topics range from: Happiness, well-being and human development to Human development, disparity and vulnerability: women in South Asia, from Achieving universalism in developing countries, to Beyond the HDI? Assessing alternative measures of human development from a capability perspective, and “The Dynamics of Horizontal Inequalities, among others. […]

  • Nonprofit Tech for Good is a social and mobile media resource for nonprofit professionals

    Nonprofit Tech for Good is a leading Nonprofit Tech for Good is a leading social and mobile media resource for nonprofit professionals. Created and managed by Heather Mansfield, Nonprofit Tech for Good focuses on providing valuable, easy-to-understand information, news, and resources related to nonprofit technology, online communications, and mobile and social fundraising. Fueled by a strong passion for the Internet, Heather spends her days (and some nights) helping nonprofits, charities, and NGOs worldwide utilize the Web as a tool for social good.. Created and managed by Heather Mansfield, […]

  • GeoNetwork - The portal to spatial data and information

    GeoNetwork opensource allows to easily share geographically referenced thematic information between different organizations. […]

  • ZEF Data Portal opened by Center for Development Research (ZEF)

    ZEF opens parts of its data stock to the scientific as well as non-scientific public by establishing a new web-based Data Portal. A particular aim is to share data with ZEF’s partners in the Global South. Due to the interdisciplinary character of our research, the data range from bio-physical measurements to socio-economic surveys. […]

  • The 2017 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals: a new visual guide to data and development | The Data Blog

    The World Bank released the 2017 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals. With over 150 maps and data visualizations, the new publication charts the progress societies are making towards the 17 SDGs. […]

  • Web farmer database contributes to efficient project implementation in Indonesia | Sector Network Natural Resources and Rural Development...

    BRIA seeks to improve rice value chains and rice based nutrition in four Southeast Asia. To embrace a paperless work culture, BRIA Indonesia has been collecting and managing data of farmers participating in the BRIA programme with the BRIA database application system to avoid data repetition and manual data entry errors since 2015. […]

  • How business can tackle ocean plastic pollution - 26-27 October 2017 - London | Innovation Forum

    This two-day, multi-stakeholder forum will bring together the business community, government, innovators and NGOs. It aims to take a practical and realistic look at the steps business can take to improve practices and eradicate plastic pollution in the ocean. […]

  • Customer Empowerment in Finance | CGAP

    A growing number of financial tools like ApplePay and Venmo put choice and control in the hands of higher-income customers. Yet the concept of customer empowerment is rarely applied to the design of tools for poor people. CGAP's latest publication shares practical guidance on how to design financial solutions that give low-income customers what they want: choice, respect, voice and control. […]