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Foreign aid: a humanitarian development initiative or a geopolitical tool?

Published: Louise Chatterton, and artwork by Ryan Ward Foreign aid is undoubtedly a divisive topic in international development. If handled effectively, foreign aid has the...

Changing the Way Student Volunteering is Done: Lessons from Dar es Salaam

By Tads Ciecierski-Holmes and George Holmes, artwork by Ryan Ward. Many of us students experienced a stressful week in mid-March as the flood of COVID-19...

Effect of female political enfranchisement on development

By Alice Kinsella, artwork by Ryan Ward Many people’s first introduction to ‘development’ was the Millennium Development Goals: in 2000, the UN pledged to reach...

Students Behind Picket Lines: Fighting for Climate Justice

Artwork by Ryan Ward.Published: Cambridge University International Development. The street is filled, from six year olds with their parents to seventeen year old sixth...

The Wood for the Trees: Seeing the Value in Vulnerable Indigenous Knowledge

By Sam Brown, and artwork by Ryan Ward The Shipibo-Conibo are an indigenous people situated along the Ucayali River in the Amazon rainforest. Coupling a...

Digital Green Industrialisation: Reconciling Global Equality and Sustainable Development?

Published: Mateus L. Labrunie, and artwork by Ryan Ward The environmental issue that I find most disturbing as a development economist is the claim that...

The Guyana-Norway REDD+ Agreement: Has Selling the Rainforest Worked?

Published by Ella Duffy, and artwork by Ryan Ward. In 2009, an innovative project became the posterchild for the REDD+ programme (the United Nations Collaborative...

Leapfrogging: Mind the Gap Between the Tech and the People

Published: Melina Mitsotaki and artwork by Ryan Ward. It is easy for people with a tech background in the developed world to forget about the...

Pursuing Both Climate Mitigation And Energy Access

Published: Olivia Chen and artwork by Ryan Ward. This year, there remain in the world, by the World Bank’s most recent estimate, 840 million people...

Renewable Energy: Who Benefits and Who Decides? Wind Power in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec

Published: Paola Velasco and artwork by Ryan Ward. Promoting common interest in sustainable development and environmental problems would be more effective if solutions resulted in...

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