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  • Addressing the sustainable urbanisation challenge...

    22 September 2022

    The rapid rate of urbanisation ongoing in developing countries presents a complex and urgent set of challenges for cities to accommodate service demands and future jobs of the...

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  • The impacts of climate change on human wellbeing in...

    22 September 2022

    Climate change is already increasing global temperatures, changing rainfall patterns, and resulting in more frequent and severe floods and droughts. Developing countries are...

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    The development bargain: Why elites gamble on growth

    29 September 2022

    In the last 30 years, the developing world has undergone tremendous changes. Overall, poverty has fallen, people live longer and healthier lives, and economies have been...

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  • How Pakistan can finance its greenhouse gas... Ijaz Nabi, William P. Mako

    Meeting targets for emissions reduction requires innovative strategy, especially in coal-dependent, emissions-heavy countries. This strategy also requires a comprehensive plan...

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  • Front-lining green jobs in the sustainable... Juliana Oliveira-Cunha

    The global transition to a carbon-neutral economy is expected to create many opportunities in the labour market, often referred to as ‘green’ jobs. In developing countries,...

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  • Impact of the Russia-Ukraine war on Ethiopia Seneshaw Tamru, Tewodros Makonnen Gebrewolde

    The conflict in Ukraine and the subsequent sanctions against Russia triggered price increases of key commodities with far reaching impacts on welfare, production, and economic...

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