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Blog
Virtuous circles and downward spirals: The power of ideas & the limits of technocracy
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What will it take to shake loose the distemper of our times, and initiate a virtuous spiral of renewal?...

Sustainable development Institutional quality Democracy
Conference
Achieving Sustainable Development in the Least Developed Countries - LDC Future Forum
5 October 20217 October 2021
Wanha Satama, online, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Blog
Least Developed Countries are facing five major challenges: Four suggestions to tackle them

This month we had the honour to co-host the first ever LDC Future Forum here in Helsinki. It was our first large-scale live event since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, which made it particularly exciting to be involved in...

Least Developed Countries Research Sustainable development
Blog
How can research help Least Developed Countries achieve sustainable development?

The next decade is a make-or-break for the world’s most vulnerable countries. To tackle the unprecedented confluence of COVID-19, climate, and economic crises, new solutions are desperately needed...

Least Developed Countries Sustainable development Research
Blog
Conflict-prone countries are not doomed to an eternal trap

The situation of Afghanistan has drawn a picture of a poor, conflict-prone, doomed country. But this does not have to be the case...

Least Developed Countries Productivity Sustainable development
News
Kunal Sen at the high-level LDC regional review meeting

UNU-WIDER director Kunal Sen has been invited to contribute as a panelist to the High-level Asia-Pacific Regional Review Meeting on the Istanbul Programme of Action in Preparation for the Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed...

Least Developed Countries Sustainable development COVID-19
Working Paper
Effectiveness of strategic environmental assessment in promoting sustainable development in Tanzania

This paper examines the extent to which strategic environmental assessment (SEA) is implemented in Tanzania and whether its implementation is in line with generally practised procedures/criteria...

Strategic environmental assessment Strategic planning Sustainable development
Seminar
Emanoel Alfred on the effectiveness of strategic environment assessment in promoting sustainable development in Tanzania

Emanoel Alfred gave a presentation on 15 April 2021, as part of the Sustainable development solutions for Tanzania – strengthening research to achieve SDGs project, on his research study co-authored with Joseph Qamara. The presentation was...

15 April 2021
Online, Dar es Salaam
Past event
Presentation
Tony Addison and Alan Roe at 5th UN Roundtable on Extractives

On 15 March, 2021, Tony Addison and Alan Roe , both Non-Resident Senior Research Fellows at UNU-WIDER, will be presenting at a high-level United Nations Roundtable titled ' Extractive industries and sustainable development and the 2030 Agenda in...

15 March 2021
Online, Lebanon
Past event
Presentation
Tony Addison and Alan Roe at 4th UN Roundtable on Extractives

On 4 February, 2021, Tony Addison and Alan Roe , both Non-Resident Senior Research Fellows at UNU-WIDER, will be presenting at a high-level United Nations Roundtable titled " Extractive industries and sustainable development and the 2030 Agenda...

4 February 2021
Online, Thailand
Past event
News
Virgyl Sowah, Unsplash, African Cities UNU-WIDER joins major new research consortium analysing African cities Urban economics Informal sector Partnerships for Development
Working Paper
A comparative study of export processing zones in the wake of the Sustainable Development Goals: The cases of Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe

The objective of this research is to assess the extent to which export processing zones in Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe integrate the Sustainable Development Goals in their implementation and operations...

Export processing zones Sustainable development Botswana
Journal Article
Vertical and Horizontal Inequality in Ecuador: The Lack of Sustainability

Part of Journal Special Issue Horizontal inequality in the Global South

Equality and inequality Poverty Sustainable development
Journal Article
Biofuels technology development in Southern Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Bioenergy in Southern Africa

Biofuel Bioenergy Technology maturity
Seminar
Opeyemi 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...

17 April 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Project
Sustainable development solutions for Tanzania – strengthening research to achieve SDGs

Theme: Transforming economies

SDGs Sustainable development Research institutes
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