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New publication critically analyses the South-South Cooperation development model

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In the Working Paper “Colonialism, Casteism and Development: South-South Cooperation as a ‘New’ Development Paradigm”, Ryan Higgitt (former IPC-IG collaborator) and  Mazharul Islam (Diakonia, Bangladesh) shed a critical light on the potential for the contemporary South-South development model to serve as a successful alternative to the modern development model. They submit that South-South cooperation is based […]

IPC-IG celebrates the International Youth Day 2013

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“Your generation is the largest the world has ever known […] the tools at your disposal for communicating and acting are unprecedented. But so are the challenges – from growing inequalities and shrinking opportunities, to the threats of climate change and environmental degradation”. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon   Brasília – August 12, 2013 – This year’s edition […]

Evaluating India’s New Approach to Abolishing Hunger and Malnutrition

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Brasília, July 02, 2013 – A new IPC-IG One Pager authored by M. H. Suryanarayana of the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research in Mumbai, India investigates approaches to achieving enhanced food security in India and illuminates existing tensions between policy and practice. The issue of food and nutritional security policy is a hotly debated […]

IPC-IG Researcher Presents and Publishes on Socio-Historical Resonance and Contemporary “Casteism” in India

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Brasília, June 28, 2013 – International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth IPC-IG Researcher Pedro Lara de Arruda presents and publishes innovative research on the interrelations of the socio-historical roots of ‘casteism’ and social protection programmes in modern India. Research Seminar On June 11, 2013 the IPC-IG staff gathered with special guests, including Professor Lytton Leite […]

“Going Green with Equity”: Delving into Inclusive Green Growth in the South African Development Community

Four new IPC-IG One Pagers investigate how sustainable inclusive green growth may be integrated into the policy, governance, and institutional frameworks of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to “go green with equity” Brasília, May 20, 2013 - A new One Pager series brings policy recommendations for inclusive green growth policies implementation in developing countries. A Green Guide for Southern African Development […]

Uprating social protection benefits: an example from Bolivia

Source: PensionWatch.net The question of how social transfers should be indexed over time is a hot topic for social protection practitioners. A recent case from Bolivia reveals some of the issues at stake. Brasilia, May 16, 2013 – Last week, on 1st May, Bolivia’s president Evo Morales marked Labour Day by announcing that the country’s […]

Study assesses the impact of Brazil’s Bolsa Familia on reducing childhood mortality

Brasilia, May 15, 2013 – This article is made available by the researchers of INCT-CITECS and published by the British magazine The Lancet Newly published research assesses the relationship between the Bolsa Família Program (BFP) and the reduction in mortality among children below five years. The research, which focused on the study period between 2004 […]

Pathways’ Perspectives #10: The Seven Deadly Myths of Social Protection

Source: Development Pathways UK Brasilia – May 15, 2013 We are delighted to share the tenth in the series of ‘Pathways’ Perspectives’, papers that provide people with the opportunity to debate key issues in international development. In the latest Pathways’ Perspective Senior Social Policy Specialist Nicholas Freeland writes about the myths of social protection.  The […]

Study Addresses the Impact of Small Entrepreneurs on the Expansion of the Middle Class

The third edition of the “Voices of the New Middle Class” that was launched last Monday analyzes the contribution of the entrepreneurial middle class to efforts for poverty reduction Brasília – 3 May 2013 In recent years, nearly 40 million Brazilians have been incorporated into the middle class – those with a per capita income […]

Launch of the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2013 in Brazil

Brasília, 11 April 2013 –  Amidst widening income inequalities and depleting natural resources, the Asia-Pacific region is facing subdued growth in 2013. The United Nations Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2013 analyses a wide range of areas including economic growth, trade, inflation, employment, and labour migrations. The 2013 Survey will be presented […]

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