Category Archives: Inequality

Calling for Papers on Development – Global Development Network

Gear up to submit new research proposals and completed papers for the 2012 GDN Global Development Awards and Medals Competition (AMC). The Global Development Network is inviting researchers from developing countries and transition economies to submit proposals and completed papers. Here is your chance … Continue reading

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7 Billion and You – Conference

The conference “7 Billion and You” invites us to free public lectures and discussions by leading thinkers on the patterns, processes and prognosis for a planet housing 7 billion humans. How can wealth and health be expanding as populations grow? Where … Continue reading

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IDRN Scholars’ Cafe: Gender Matters for Environment and Development – (new event!)

Join us for a rich interdisciplinary discussion over some coffee and tea! Everyone is welcome, from faculty, graduate students and practitioners. In this first Scholar’s Cafe, we will be engaging with the topic: Gender matters for environment and development: past, present … Continue reading

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The African Land Grab – from the ecologist

The African Land Grab has reached staggering proportions: where 203 million hectares are changing hands to foreign governments in around 2,000 mainly secretive land deals.  In this article, The Ecologist points to the fact that this rush for securing increasingly scarce … Continue reading

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The winners of ‘The IDRN Development Challenge’ move the project forward

The winners of the 2012 Development Challenge, Nuheen and Sami, are making their concept into a reality! They are now applying for the Grand Challenges Canada to start it off and they need our support. What is the project about? Their … Continue reading

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