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for 2016-7

Grassroots Responses to Violence Against Women and Girls in Post-Earthquake Nepal: Lessons From the Field

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28 Jul 2016

Oxfam GB; Gender and Development 24/2016, Issue 2; Authors: Standing, Kay; Parker, Sara; Bista, Sapana; Sweetman Caroline – Details for “Grassroots Responses to Violence Against Women and Girls in Post-Earthquake Nepal:Lessons From the Field”

Violence against women and girls (VAWG), including sexual violence, can increase after natural disasters. This article draws on the views of grassroots women’s activists in Nepal and shares lessons for development and humanitarian workers about steps to be taken to challenge and minimise VAWG in emergency situations.

Promoting Learning and Innovation in Organizations Through Complexity Leadership Theory

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14 Jul 2016

Centro de Administração e Políticas Públicas (CAPP): In: Team Performance Management: An International Journal, Vol. 22 Iss 5/6; Authors: Maria Mendes et al. – Details for “Promoting Learning and Innovation in Organizations Through Complexity Leadership Theory”

21st century organizations deal with the pressure to be innovative and ingenious in an environment where competition and globalization foster change and unpredictability. Hence, it is increasingly important to understand how to promote adaptive responses under such circumstances.

Towards a Theory of Regional Diversification

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11 Jul 2016

International Development Studies, University of Utrecht; Papers in Evolutionary Economic Geography #16.17; Authors: Ron Boschma et al. – Details for “Towards a Theory of Regional Diversification”

This paper aims to develop a theoretical framework on regional diversification, combining insights from the evolutionary economic geography literature and the transition literature.

How Are We Getting Ready? The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the EU and Its Member States: Analysis and Action So Far

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08 Jul 2016

German Development Institute, Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE); Discussion Paper 9/2016; Author(s): Ingeborg Niestroy – Details for “How Are We Getting Ready? The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the EU and Its Member States: Analysis and Action So Far”

This paper explores how the EU and its Member States are getting ready for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and takes stock of the activities undertaken so far.

Podcast: EADI – Netzwerk europäischer Entwicklungsforschung

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06 Jul 2016

In die­ser „Welt im Ohr“-Sendung (ORF Ö1 Cam­pus­ra­dio) wird EADI vor­ge­stellt und auf die viel­fäl­ti­gen wissen­schaft­lichen und gesell­schafts­poli­ti­schen Herausforderungen eines ak­ti­ven euro­pä­i­schen Ent­wick­lungs­for­schungs­netz­werkes einge­gangen.

Brexit Analysis from EADI Members (updated)

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05 Jul 2016

Many EADI members offer insightful analysis and comments on Brexit.

‘Policy Externalisation’ Inherent Failure: International Financial Institutions’ Conditionality in Developing Countries

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04 Jul 2016

Centro de Estudos sobre Africa e do Desenvolvimento (CeSA); Working Paper CEsA CSG 142; Author: Alice Nicole Sindzingre – Details for “‘Policy Externalisation’ Inherent Failure: International Financial Institutions’ Conditionality in Developing Countries”

Conditionalities – i.e. ‘exchanging finance for policy reform’ in an asymmetrical relationship between the ‘donor’ and the ‘recipient’ – are central mechanisms of the reform programmes of international financial institutions. This paper demonstrates the limitations of the device of conditionality, which is a crucial theoretical and policy issue given its stability across time and countries.

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