DDRN Newsletter November 2009:
Trade, Private Sector and Economic Development
In this newsletter you can read all news posted on the DDRN website since the previous monthly newsletter (October 2009) related to the theme “Trade, Private Sector and Economic Development”.
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Climate Change Adaptation, Indigenous Peoples' Rights and the Value Chain Approach. December 11, 2009, 12:30-15:00 - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Asiatisk Plads 2, Copenhagen K.
For other upcoming events announced previously, please see the DDRN website.
PAPERS AND DOCUMENTS:
Aid, Paris and the Private Sector: How to square the circle. Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) working paper 2009:17, by Jørgen Estrup, October 2009.
Rich Consumers and Poor Producers - Quality and Rent Distribution in Global Value Chains. International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Discussion Paper 932, by Johan F.M. Swinnen and Anneleen Vandeplas, November 2009.
The Growth-Poverty Convergence Agenda: Optimizing Social Expenditures to Maximize Their Impact on Agricultural Labor Productivity, Growth, and Poverty Reduction in Africa. International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Discussion Paper 906, by Ousmane Badiane and John Ulimwengu, October 2009.
Supermarkets, Modern Supply Chains, and the Changing Food Policy Agenda. Center for Global Development (CGD) Working Paper Number 162, by Peter Timmer, March 2009.
The Microeconomic Determinants of Emigration and Return Migration. Center for Global Development (CGD) Working Paper 173, by John Gibson and David McKenzie, May 2009.
For publications announced previously, please visit the DDRN website.
Power to the Poor: Sustainable energy at the base of the pyramid. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Briefing Paper, by Emma Wilson and Lyuba Zersky, November 2009.
Biofuels in Africa: growing small-scale opportunities. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Briefing Paper, by Sonja Vermeulen, Emmanuel Sulle, and Swan Fauveaud, November 2009.
“Can You Hear Me Now?” How Cell Phones are Transforming Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. Center for Global Development (CGD) note, by Jenny C. Aker, October 2008.
For briefs announced previously, please visit the DDRN website.
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