Mining for Change
This new open access book presents research undertaken to understand how better management of the revenues and opportunities associated with natural resources can accelerate diversification and structural change in Africa.... Read more
Women in Science
On 11 February the world celebrated the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. UNU-WIDER, along with other institutes across United Nations University, are taking this day of celebration a step further with a month long campaign ... Read more
WIDER Seminar Series
Live streamed | The WIDER Seminar Series showcases the latest research on key topics in development economics. At the weekly sessions, early-career and senior researchers present recent and ongoing work related to UNU-WIDER’s current work programme.
Research and policy briefs
Evidence-based policymaking is crucial. Use our publications search to browse nearly 200 briefs which highlight the findings and policy implications of our research.
Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development (SA-TIED)
The SA-TIED programme looks at ways to support policy-making for inclusive growth and economic transformation in the southern Africa region.
Transforming economies – for better jobs
WIDER Development Conference in partnership with UNESCAP, 11-13 September 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand
167 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
ConferenceAchieving Sustainable Development in the Least Developed Countries – Towards LDC-V
Journal ArticleVertical and Horizontal Inequality in Ecuador: The Lack of Sustainability
Part of Journal Special Issue Horizontal inequality in the Global SouthEquality and inequality Poverty Sustainable development
Journal ArticleBiofuels technology development in Southern Africa
Part of Journal Special Issue Bioenergy in Southern AfricaBiofuels bioenergy Technology maturity
SeminarOpeyemi Akinyemi on green energy and green growth strategy for the sustainable development of sub-Saharan Africa
Opeyemi Akinyemi will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 17 April 2019. Abstract – Green energy and green growth strategy for the sustainable development of sub-Saharan Africa Sustainable development is gaining ground as a paradigm shift...
ProjectSustainable development solutions for Tanzania - strengthening research to achieve SDGs
Theme: Current programmeSustainable Development Goals Sustainable development Research institutes
Book ChapterHow do we legislate for improved community development?
From the book: Extractive IndustriesCommunity development agreement Mining Mining law
Book ChapterThe role of participation in sustainable community development programmes in the extractives industries
From the book: Extractive Industriescommunity development community participation Sustainable development
Book ChapterThe role of gender in the extractive industries
From the book: Extractive Industriesextractives industry Gender equality Sustainable development
Book ChapterTowards contribution analysis
From the book: Extractive IndustriesContribution analysis Mining Sustainability
From the book: Aid Effectiveness for Environmental SustainabilityForeign aid Climate change Sustainable development
Book ChapterThe Global Partnership on Foreign Aid for Sustainable Development
From the book: Aid Effectiveness for Environmental SustainabilitySustainable development Foreign aid
Book ChapterForeign Aid and Sustainable Agriculture in Africa
From the book: Aid Effectiveness for Environmental SustainabilityAgriculture Sustainable development Food security
Book ChapterFinancing Sustainable Agriculture under Climate Change with a Specific Focus on Foreign Aid
From the book: Aid Effectiveness for Environmental SustainabilitySustainable development Foreign aid Agriculture
Book ChapterThe Evolution, Paradigm Shift and Guidelines for Foreign Aid in Forestry
From the book: Aid Effectiveness for Environmental SustainabilityForeign aid Forestry REDD+
Book ChapterOpportunities and Conditions for Successful Foreign Aid to the Forestry Sector
From the book: Aid Effectiveness for Environmental SustainabilitySustainable development Foreign aid Climate change