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for 2016-11

Call for Papers on “Africa, New Powers, Old Powers”

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30 Nov 2016

The Department of Political and Social Studies of the University of Bologna and the EADI Working Group on ‘Transitions in (Southern) Africa’ organize an international conference, that will be held in Bologna (Italy) on 4-5 May 2017.

Structural Transformation to Boost Youth Labour Demand in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Role of Agriculture, Rural Areas and Territorial Development

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28 Nov 2016

International Labour Organization (ILO); Employment Working Paper No. 204; Authors: Bruno Losch – Details for “Structural Transformation to Boost Youth Labour Demand in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Role of Agriculture, Rural Areas and Territorial Development”

This paper explores the opportunities that economic diversification offers to foster structural transformation in sub-Saharan Africa while absorbing the growing youth labour force and providing them with the requisite skills.

Facilitating Green Skills and Jobs in Developing Countries

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22 Nov 2016

Agence Française de Développement (AFD); Technical Reports No 9; Authors: Koen Rademaekers; Katarina Svatikova; Jessica Yearwood – Details for Facilitating Green Skills and Jobs in Developing Countries”

This study looks at the role of green jobs and skills for the transition of developing countries towards sustainable economy. It  provides recommendations for better integration of green jobs and skills into policies and programmes.

AFD is Organising a History Symposium for its 75th Anniversary

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17 Nov 2016

At a time when unprecedented opportunities are opening up to the AFD, there is a need to look back at the history of the Institution and to use this occasion to grasp, over the long term, the components and determinants of the public policies which AFD has been contributing to for the past 75 years.

L'Afd organise un colloque histoire à l'occasion de ses 75 ans

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17 Nov 2016

À l’heure où l’AFD se voit ouvrir des perspectives sans précédent, un retour sur l’histoire de l’établissement s’impose. 75 ans d'engagement résumés en une journée: Un Monde en Commun.

L'Iddri lance un Appel à Contribution sur son Working Paper des ODD pour la France

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16 Nov 2016

Vous êtes conviés à envoyer vos remarques et commentaire sur le travail suivant: "La France passera-t-elle le test des Objectifs du développement durable(ODD)? Une évaluation des nouveautés et des défis des ODD pour la France" avant le 15 décembre 2016.

Ten Frontier Technologies for International Development

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15 Nov 2016

Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Brighton; 6 reports + summary; Authors: Ramalingam, B., Hernandez, K., Prieto Martin, P. and Faith, B. – Details for “Ten Frontier Technologies for International Development”

This set of reports provides a review of frontier technologies in five areas: 1. Manufacturing and Consumption, 2. Connectivity, 3. Transportation and Logistics, 4. Fresh Water, 5. Clean Energy and Air.

Successful IAC / EADI accreditation of AMID

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09 Nov 2016

The Advanced Master in International Development (AMID) programme of the Radboud University Nijmegen (RU) is a one-year dual programme. The starting point for AMID is that positive social change can only be realised in collaboration between different actors such as government, private sector, NGOs and knowledge institutes.

Global Development: Call for Manuscripts

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09 Nov 2016

The EADI Global Development Series published by Palgrave invites submissions of new book proposals and manuscripts! The Global Development Book Series reflects the multi-disciplinary character of EADI member institutes and the association at large. The series seeks to broaden our understanding of the processes that advance or impede human development, whether from a political, economic, sociological or anthropological perspective.

Newsletter on Social Protection

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09 Nov 2016

The EADI Working Group on Social Protection publishes the "Social protection briefs" regularly. If you are interested to subscribe to this online newsletter, please contact the working group conveners Katja Bender and Markus Loewe.

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