Call for Papers: When Can Frugal Innovations Become Inclusive Innovations?

17 Jun 2015

This workshop aims to gather a number of in-depth empirical case studies of frugal and inclusive innovation initiatives in order to advance the conceptual debate on inclusive innovation and development. Case studies can come from Africa, Asia or Latin America, and / or can focus on polycentric initiatives involving for example Western, Chinese or Indian multinational companies. Also conceptual contributions are invited.

4th PhD Conference on International Development in Bochum, Germany

08 Jun 2015

The Conference will take place from 24 - 25 September 2015 in Bochum, Germany and will offer an international platform for PhD candidates and recent PhD graduates (graduating within the last two years) in development studies with various disciplinary backgrounds to meet with fellow students, senior academics and experts. In cooperation with EADI. Call for abstracts extended to 20 June 2015

Upcoming Conference: "Defining Global Citizenship: Development, Politics and Social Changes"

05 Jun 2015

The University of East London's 5th Undergraduate Conference will be taking place on Saturday, 8th of November 2015 at UEL, Docklands Campus in London, England. The theme of the conference is "Defining Global Citizenship: Development, Politics and Social Changes"


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National Policies and Regional Integration in the South African Development Community

02 Jul 2015

United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER); Authors: Trudy Hartzenberg and Paul Kalenga

This paper focuses on the relationship between regional integration in the Southern African Development Community...

Global Engineers: Key Professionals for Sustainable Human Development

01 Jun 2015

A new policy brief supported by EADI finds that Engineers with a broader capacity are needed to contribute to the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals and that current debates at EU and international level have not yet explored in detail the role tha Higher Education should play within Global Citizenship Education.

Kick-off meeting: Breaking the vicious circle between poverty and ill-health

19 May 2015

The research consortium on "Breaking the vicious circle between Poverty and Ill-health", held a kick off workshop on 13 and 14 May 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya. Eight consortium members from different organisations attended. The kick-off meeting aimed to familiarise all partners with the project – its planning, the expected output and its goals – and to meet all consortium partners. The project is led by Prof. Nicky Pouw of University of Amsterdam and Katja Bender from the University of Applied Science Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, who also convenes the EADI Social Protection Working Group. The research aims at developing new strategic knowledge on the effectiveness of cash transfer programs and social health protection policies in Ghana and Kenya. EADI is involved as knowledge management and dissemination partner.

Also read a job offer for a Research Fellow within the project here.

EUSA_ID Mid-term meeting took place in Bochum

19 May 2015

From 22-25 April the EUSA_ID Mid-term meeting took place at the Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany.

EUSA_ID is a mobility programme offering study, training and research periods in Europe for South African Master and PhD candidates and staff and provides European PhD candidates the opportunity to spend a research period in South Africa. EADI provides communication services and quality assurance via its International Accreditation Council.

All partners of the consortium discussed their experiences and future activities concerning staff and student mobilities and joint training and research with very promising results! On 23th April the selection committee selected as well the grantees for the second cohort. 

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