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Structural change and poverty reduction in developing economies

World Development
Abdul A. Erumban, Gaaitzen J. de Vries - United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)

Disenchanted Modernities - Mega-Infrastructure Projects, Socio-Ecological Changes and Local Responses

Tobias Haller, Samuel Weissman - Swiss Commission for Research Partnerships with Developing Countries (KFPE)

Can cash transfers really be transformative? A literature review of the sustainability of their impacts

Filippo Grisolia - Institute of Development Policy, University of Antwerp (IOB)

The differential effects of foreign aid to sub-Saharan Africa

Afuge Akame, George Mavrotas - Institute of Development Policy, University of Antwerp (IOB)

Ending Hunger By 2030: Consequences of Complacency and the New Financial Needs for achieving SDG2

ZEF Policy Brief No. 4
Joachim von Braun, Bezawit Beyene Chichaibelu, David Laborde, Maximo Torero Cullen, Heike Baumüller - Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung ZEF

Impact investing in Africa: a 2024 analytical map

Léon F., Rabary L - Fondation pour les études et recherches sur le développement international (FERDI)

Creatively queer: a creative writing guidebook for anyone working, advocating or agitating in sustainable development

Tucker Landesman - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Growth Without Development (Redux) in India

Svati Shah - Global Research Programme on Inequality GRIP

Land tenure formalisation and perceived tenure security: Two decades of the land administration project in Ghana

Land Use Policy
Sara Alhola & Abel Gwaindepi - Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

What are foresight methods and how can they secure our common futures?

Aicha Robei - United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)

Green hydrogen in Tunisia. A new mechanism of plunder and exploitation

Elyes Ben Ammar and Saber Ammar - Transnational Institute TNI

What does it mean for climate finance to be gender-responsive?

Gabriela Alberola and Ruth Carlitz - Global Research Programme on Inequality GRIP

What could be equitable climate finance?

Yann Robiou du Pont and Wesley Maraire - Global Research Programme on Inequality GRIP

Delving deeper into the food security-development finance-governance quality nexus in Sub-Saharan Africa

Danny Cassimon, Olusegun Fadare, George Mavrotas - Institute of Development Policy, University of Antwerp (IOB)

From Phone Access to Food Markets: Is Mobile Connectivity Transforming West-African Livelihoods ?

Joel Cariolle, David Carroll - Fondation pour les études et recherches sur le développement international (FERDI)

Avant que ne sonne le glas : conversation africaine

Sylviane Jeanneney Guillaumont - Fondation pour les études et recherches sur le développement international (FERDI)

Reframing infrastructure, reshaping development

Michael Cohen - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Development as Utopia? Road to a Better Future Between Fiction and Lived Utopian Practice

Forum for Development Studies
Antje Daniel, Dieter Neubert - Department of Development Studies, University of Vienna

Defaulting on Development and Climate: Debt Sustainability and the Race for the 2030 Agenda and Paris Agreement

Marina Zucker-Marques, Kevin P Gallagher, Ulrich Volz - German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)  |  The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London SOAS

Community-led climate action: building equitable, resilient cities from the bottom up

Nina Schoonman - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Declaración de Cusco

The Latin American Council of Social Sciences CLACSO

Layering debt relief solutions to move countries from vicious to virtuous cycles of debt

Ritu Bharadwaj , Tom Mitchell , N. Karthikeyan - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

L'ITIE empêche-t-elle la malédiction des ressources naturelles dans le développement financier ?

Harouna Kinda, Edouard Mien - Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches sur le Développement International (CERDI)

Trade deals and the energy transition: whose voices count?

Lorenzo Cotula - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Development and climate finance

Abel Gwaindepi - Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

If we are to build partnerships around energy Denmark must be willing to address African priorities

Rasmus Hundsbæk Pedersen - Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Challenges to Danish development engagements in a time of increasing autocratisation

Adam Moe Fejerskov - Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Humanitarian hacking: When big tech companies want to solve refugee crises

Journal of Refugee Studies
Sofie Henriksen - Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Decoding development – insights from UNU-WIDER's synthesis process and beyond

Timothy Shipp - United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)

Quel pacte financier mondial pour les pays pauvres et vulnérables?

Matthieu Boussichas, Patrick Guillaumont, et al. - Fondation pour les études et recherches sur le développement international (FERDI)

Green Industrialization in Africa: Opportunities and Tensions in Africa-Europe Relations / Scoping Paper on Nigeria

Chukwuemeka Emenekwe, Uchenna Nnamani, Ayodeji Stephen - Institut du développement durable et des relations internationales (IDDRI)

EU-LAC cooperation on climate change and energy transitions

Damien Barchiche, Maria Alejandra Riaño - Institut du développement durable et des relations internationales (IDDRI)

Confronting the dilemma of growth. A response to Warlenius (2023)

Ecological Economics
Tim Jackson a, Jason Hickel, Giorgos Kallis - Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (CUSP)

Decolonising Development Research: Navigating Positionality and Power Dynamics in the Pursuit of Equitable Partnerships

Stella Nwawulu Chiemela, Luqman Muraina, Aasim Sheikh - Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre, University of York (IGDC)

Is China’s rate of urbanisation too fast or too slow?

Bingqin Li - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

A just energy transition needs more than benefit-sharing: a view from the Atacama Salt Flat

Nicolás M. Perrone - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Money from within: leveraging producer organisations' finance

IIED Briefing
Isabela Núñez del Prado Nieto - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Accelerating Smart City 4.0: A city diplomacy and sister city cooperation between Jakarta and Berlin

Kariem El-Ali, Alecia Firnanda - Institute for Development and Peace (INEF)

How kinship and marriage customs influence nutritional outcomes among males and females

ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy
Elza S. Elmira, Bezawit Beyene Chichaibelu, Matin Qaim - Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung ZEF

Key Considerations for Responding to Floods in South Sudan Through the Humanitarian-Peace-Development Nexus

Leben Moro, Jennifer Palmer, Tabitha Hrynick - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Piloting climate-smart development planning for local government in Ethiopia: lessons learned from the BRE programme

David Pertaub, Sam Greene, Florence Crick, Belay Tizazu, Solomon Gizaw, Bayu Nebsu, Mengistu Alemayehu - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Rethinking capacity building

May Thazin Aung - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Early Childhood Development is Intricately Linked to Women's Participation in Employment, Wellbeing and Social Capital

Kanupriya Jhunjhunwala - Network for international policies and cooperation in education and training NORRAG

À Mayotte, changer le droit du sol ne fait pas forcément baisser le nombre de naissances issues de parents étrangers

Jules Gazeaud - Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches sur le Développement International (CERDI)

Pyongyang as a crossroads for Afro-Asian cooperation

IIAS newsletter
T.A. van der Hoog - African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL)

Gender studies in development research: a neocolonial agenda?

Dennis Avilés-Irahola, Eva Youkhan - Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung ZEF

Global Trends on Religion and Development

Dietrich Werner - International Partnership on Religion and Development PaRD

Keys for sustaining Tanzania’s economic development

Oliver Morrissey & Maureen Were - United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)

Effects of involuntary immobility on development

Jørgen Carling, Mathias Czaika, Carlos Vargas-Silva, & Melissa Siegel - UNU Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology UNU-MERIT

How do social remittances affect development?

Rashid Memon, Melissa Siegel, Jessica Hagen-Zanker - UNU Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology UNU-MERIT

Urban park qualities driving visitorsmental well‑being and wildlifeconservation in a Neotropicalmegacity

Nature Scientific Reports
Jéssica Francine Felappi, Jan Henning Sommer - Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung ZEF

A note on Sen’s representation of the Gini coefficient: Revision and repercussions

Oded Stark - Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung ZEF

Let’s Drop the “Driver’s Seat” Mindset in International Aid

Jean-Marc Bernard - Network for international policies and cooperation in education and training NORRAG

Official Development Assistance Must Recognize Countries’ Vulnerabilities

Patrick Guillaumont, Abdoul Salam Bello, Arnaud Buissé - Fondation pour les études et recherches sur le développement international (FERDI)

The Evolution of Aid Conditionality: A Review of the Literature of the Last Twenty Years

Patrick Guillaumont, Matthieu Boussichas, Andrea Dsouza - Expert Group for Aid Studies (EBA)

Critical Minerals for Energy Transition and Sustainable Development in Africa

Antoine Clair, Luc Jacolin, Paul Vertier - Fondation pour les études et recherches sur le développement international (FERDI)

Living well today and tomorrow: young people, good life narratives, and sustainability

Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (CUSP)

Redesigning grant making for locally-led conservation

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

The fastest-growing cities in Latin America and the Caribbean

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Net zero policy risks making the poor poorer – research calls for an inclusive transition

Sustainability Research Institute, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds (SRI)

In the air tonight: satellite-based air quality data and inclusive development in Africa: a scoping review of the literature

ASC working paper
Dekker, M.; Kazimierczuk, A.; Garland, R.; Stein Zweers, D.; Levelt, P. - African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL)

Solving problems and shifting systems with intentional ethical leadership

Edit Morin-Kovacs - Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation (DHF)

Tracking alliances in a fragmented and geopolitical world: the US according to Elcano Global Presence Index

Manuel Gracia Santos & Iliana Olivié - Real Instituto Elcano

Blog Taking localisation beyond labels and lip service

Swetha Ramachandran & Swetha Ramachandran - United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)

A window on Africa: African Studies Centre Leiden's 75th anniversary celebration

Fenneken Veldkamp - African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL)

Charity adverts supporting international causes still focus predominantly on Africa

School of International Development, University of East Anglia (DEV)

Growth, inequality and the future of development: shaping ODID’s climate stance

Stephanie Debere - Oxford Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House (ODID)

Rethinking urbanisation and economic development

Ivan Turok - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Les crises d’inégalité: Changement de pouvoir pour un nouveau contrat écosocial

United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)

How to bridge the last mile in agro-climate service adoption? The importance of farmers’ needs, attitudes and interpersonal relations in understanding impact pathways

Environment, Development and Sustainability
Thi Thu Giang Luu, Eike Luedeling, Lisa Biber-Freudenberger, Cory Whitney - Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung ZEF

Stakeholder engagement in agro-climate service planning

Climate Services
Thi Thu Giang Luu, Eike Luedeling, Cory Whitney, Lisa Biber-Freudenberger - Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung ZEF

Is there a fiscal resource curse? Resource rents, fiscal capacity and political institutions in developing economies

World Development
Tania Masi Antonio Savoia, Kunal Sen - United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)

2024, a pivotal year for international cooperation on sustainable development

Céline Kaufmann, Léna Spinazzé - Institut du développement durable et des relations internationales (IDDRI)

Ten Things to Watch in Africa in 2024

Martin Acheampong, Matthias Basedau, Julia Grauvogel - German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

Innovation in humanitarian assistance—a systematic literature review

Journal of International Humanitarian Action
Maximilian Bruder & Thomas Baar - UNU Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology UNU-MERIT

Nicaragua: desk study on aid and democracy

Swetha Ramachandran - United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)

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THE CENTRAL EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM
Judit Berkes, Ildikó Egyed, Szilárd Rácz - Centre for Economic and Regional Studies CERS

The Impact of the Earthquake in Syria. The Missing Developmental Approach in the Shadow of the Conflict

Department of Development Studies, University of Vienna

The fragmentation of the security-development nexus: the UK government’s approach to security and development 2015-2022

Peacebuilding
Oliver Walton, Andrew Johnstone - Centre for Development Studies, University of Bath (CDS)

Balcani Occidentali – Europa: una relazione complicata

Centro Studi di Politica Internazionale (CeSPI)

Policy and Practice: A Development Education Review Issue 37 "Frontlines of Activism"

Development Studies Association Ireland DSAI

Why Some Development Works. Understanding Success.

Open access book
Meera Tiwari - Global Research Programme on Inequality GRIP
Meera Tiwari's book is now open access! She looks at both macro and, the less known, micro success stories and considers what enabled these projects to bring change in some of the world’s most deprived communities. Using case studies from countries across Latin America, Africa, and Asia, Tiwari’s innovative approach offers a multi-layered understanding of poverty which provides insights into causal, enabling and impeding factors.
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The case for an Africa-Europe trade-climate-development triangle

Bruce Byiers - European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM)

Development and the '(in)capable black man'

Tina Kasse B'nicco - Ghent Centre for Global Studies (GCGS - UGent)

How China Is Reshaping UN Development Work and the Implications

Max-Otto Baumann, Sebastian Haug - German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)

Pastoralism, Uncertainty and Development

Open access book
Ian Scoones (ed.) - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Sport for development and peace

David Blough, Emmanuel Rivat - The Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

Navigating green economy and development objectives: Opportunities and risks for African countries

Bruce Byiers, Alfonso Medinilla, Karim Karaki - European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM)

Navigating green economy and development objectives: Between ‘green’ and development narratives

Bruce Byiers, Alfonso Medinilla, Karim Karaki - European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM)

Reimagining Civil Society Collaborations in Development. Starting from the South

Open access book
Margit van Wessel, Tiina Kontinen, Justice Nyigmah Bawole (eds.) - Masters' Programme in Development, Education and International Cooperation (DEICO)
At a time when uneven power dynamics are high on development actors’ agenda, this open access book is an important contribution to researchers and practitioners working on innovation in development and civil society. While there is much discussion of localization, decolonization and ‘shifting power’ in civil society collaborations in development, the debate thus far centers on the aid system. This book directs attention to CSOs as drivers of development in various contexts that we refer to as the Global South. This book take a transformative stance, reimagining roles, relations and processes.
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What is next for development effectiveness in a post-aid world?

Nilima Gulrajani - United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)

Ensuring transparent and impactful policy coherence for development

Ondřej Horký-Hlucháň - Institute of International Relations (IIR)

Scaling-Up Dynamics in KOICA’s Peace-Development Nexus Projects in the Mekong Region: Cases of Lao PDR and Cambodia

Bo Kyung Kim & Taekyoon Kim - United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)

Integrated Approaches to Addressing Drugs and Development Challenges in Myanmar’s Borderlands

Patrick Meehan - United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)

Guidelines on the integrated approach to development projects in borderlands

Ilcheong Yi & Zhen Lee - United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)

Impossible Histories, Power, and Exclusion in the Gold Coast and Ghana 1930–2020

in: Global Power and Local Struggles in Developing Countries
Paul Austin Stacey - Department of Social Sciences and Business, Roskilde University (RUC)

Global Power and Local Struggles in Developing Countries: An introduction

in: Global Power and Local Struggles in Developing Countries
Paul Austin Stacey - Department of Social Sciences and Business, Roskilde University (RUC)

Development narratives in a post-aid era

Reflections on implications for the global effectiveness agenda
Nilima Gulrajani - United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)

Development effectiveness in fragile contexts

Evidence from an international research conference
Rachel M. Gisselquist, Patricia Justino & Andrea Vaccaro - United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)

Teamwork and capacity strengthening to promote development

Rodrigo C. Oliveira & Gemma Wright - United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)

Does aid fragmentation affect tax revenue dynamics in developing countries?

Ali Compaoré and Abrams M.E. Tagem - United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)

International Development and Development Education: Challenging the Dominant Economic Paradigm?

Centre for Global Education and Financial Justice Ireland
Harm-Jan Fricke - Development Studies Association Ireland DSAI

Untangling Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

The legacy of an unhealthy development model
Nicoletta Dentico, Garance Upham and Arno Germond - Society for International Development (SID)

Theories of Change for WFP Afghanistan’s Contribution to the Triple Nexus: Final Report

Sida Lewis, Tina Nelis - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

COVID-19, the Global South and the Pandemic’s Development Impact

Gerard McCann, Nita Mishra & Pádraig Carmody - Development Studies Association Ireland DSAI
This book examines the unique implications of the pandemic in the Global South. With international contributors from a variety of disciplines, it investigates the pandemic’s effects on development, medicine, gender (in)equality and human rights among other issues.
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A Practical Approach for Supporting Learning in Development Organisations

Jo Howard, Evert-jan Quak, Jim Woodhill - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

The nuclear–environment nexus and human development in the Anthropocene

Rens van Munster & Casper Sylvest - Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Fiscal states in developing economies: Why do they matter and where do they come from?

Antonio Savoia & Kunal Sen - United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)

Contested Sustainability

The Political Ecology of Conservation and Development in Tanzania
Stefano Ponte, Christine Noe & Dan Brockington - Copenhagen Business School, Department of Management, Society and Communication (MSC)
This open access book considers how politics structure sustainability outcomes at multiple levels. It uncovers the complexity of partnerships that are crucial for achieving this, challenging its readers to interrogate these sustainability networks and their environmental and socio-economic outcomes. The contributors, from a range of disciplines, compare 'more complex' partnerships to relatively 'simpler', more traditional top-down and centralized management systems and to location where sustainability partnerships are not in place.
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Spotlight on the region analytical contributions on regional development

Peter Nijkamp et al. - UNU Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology UNU-MERIT

Introduction to the special issue: policies for inclusive development in Africa

Marleen Dekker & Nicky Pouw - African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL)

The future of the EU as a global development actor

Also available in Spanish
Daniele Fattibene, Iliana Olivié, María Santillán - Real Instituto Elcano

Conference Synthesis: "Human Rights and Development"

The Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

Education for Sustainable Development and Meaningfulness: Evidence from the Questionnaire of Eudaimonic Well-Being from German Students

Johannes Klement & Wiltrud Terlau - International Center for Sustainable Development (IZNE)

North Macedonia: Identifying a development model for the future

Jules Porte - The Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

Political Settlements and Development: Theory, Evidence, Implications

Open access book
Tim Kelsall, Nicolai Schulz, William D. Ferguson, Matthias vom Hau, Sam Hickey, Brian Levy - Global Development Institute (GDI)
This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of political settlements study. At its most ambitious, ‘political settlements analysis’ (PSA) promises to explain why conflicts occur and states collapse, the conditions for their successful rehabilitation, different developmental pathways from peace, and how to better fit development policy to country context.
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Guide to good practice for inclusive research in global development

Henrice Altink et al. - Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre, University of York (IGDC)

Promoting anti-racist narratives in development sector research

Natalie Lartey - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Stress-testing development pathways under a changing climate: water-energy-food security in the lake Malawi-Shire river system

Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A.
Ajay G. Bhave et al. - Sustainability Research Institute, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds (SRI)

Revisiting Digital Inclusion: A Survey Of Theory, Measurement and Recent Research

Digital Development Working Paper Series
Matthew Sharp - Global Development Institute (GDI)

Infrastructure and the Politics of African State Agency: Shaping the Belt and Road Initiative in East Africa

Chinese Political Science Review
Frangton Chiyemura, Elisa Gambino & Tim Zajontz - Development Policy and Practice, the Open University (DPP)

Innovation and socio-economic development challenges in South Africa: An overview of indicators and trends

Alexis Habiyaremye, Nicola A King and Fiona Tregenna - UNU Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology UNU-MERIT

Discomfort to discovery: exploring racism and anti-racism in development narratives

Natalie Lartey & Emilie Beauchamp - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

How impact evaluation methods influence the outcomes of development projects? Evidence from a meta-analysis on decentralized solar nano projects

HAL Open Science
Fatoumata Nankoto Cissé - Fondation pour les études et recherches sur le développement international (FERDI)

Tailored cooking solutions to close the gender gap

Enzo Leone - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

All eyes on the price: An assessment of the willingness-to-pay for eyeglasses in rural Burkina Faso

Health Economics
Michael Grimm & Renate Hartwig - German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

Decolonising Knowledge for Development in the Covid-19 Era

Peter Taylor, Crystal Trembley - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)
This Working Paper seeks to explore current and emerging framings of decolonising knowledge for development. It does this with the intent of helping to better understand the importance of diverse voices, knowledges, and perspectives in an emerging agenda for development research. It aims to offer conceptual ideas and practical lessons on how to engage with more diverse voices and perspectives in understanding and addressing the impacts of Covid-19.
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Every Voice Counts: Addressing Inequality in Research and Development

Tracy Kajumba & Marina Mayer - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Scaling up the European financial package and leadership on biodiversity for development

Élise Dufief et al. - Institut du développement durable et des relations internationales (IDDRI)

Agenda 2063 and the Role of Africa’s Overlapping Regional Organisations

Fredrik Söderbaum, Sören Stapel - European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM)

Beyond Development and Wellbeing: Experimenting With the Low Substitution Approach for Social Progress

Nathan Sussman, Shiri Cohen Kaminitz - The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID)

Beyond rich and poor: Identifying global development constellations

Development Policy Review
Christine Hackenesch, Svea Koch & Sebastian Ziaja - German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)

Leaving Some Behind? LGBTI Exclusion in Development

Jonathan Stephen - Global Development Institute (GDI)

Blog: A New Tool for a New Stage in the Transition of the Mobility and Transport Sector

Institut du développement durable et des relations internationales (IDDRI)
2022/01 – Institut du développement durable et des relations internationales (IDDRI); blog post; Author(s): Jean-Philippe Hermine, Marjorie Mascaro
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