The dominant storyline of land-grabbing as a threat is ceding ground to a new story line promoted, amongst other, by the World Bank—that of the new land deals as a potential opportunity for rural development. But this supposed win-win formula raises many problems, doubts and concerns
A very useful guide to share with your national counterparts!! Available in english and french - the guide explains donor strategies and mechanisms for funding education in low-income countries, including those in fragile situations.
SNV (The Netherlands Development organisation) and The Broker invite you to participate in an online discussion about capacity development. As food for thought, the organisers recommend to read Capacity Development in Practice, edited by Jan Ubels, Naa-aku Acquaye-Baddoo and Alan Fowler.
Our mini delegation from the European Commission arrived safely in Korea and the city of Busan seems full of delegates coming from all over the world and ready to attend the meetings from tomorrow morning!