Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam
This new Open Access book provides a comprehensive analytic contribution to a crucial topic within development economics. Based on fifteen years of continued data collection and research efforts it brings together nine up-to-date studies on... read more
Mining for Change
This new open access book presents research undertaken to understand how better management of the revenues and opportunities associated with natural resources can accelerate diversification and structural change in Africa.... Read more
Women in Science
On 11 February the world celebrated the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. UNU-WIDER, along with other institutes across United Nations University, are taking this day of celebration a step further with a month long campaign ... Read more
WIDER Seminar Series
Live streamed | The WIDER Seminar Series showcases the latest research on key topics in development economics. At the weekly sessions, early-career and senior researchers present recent and ongoing work related to UNU-WIDER’s current work programme.
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Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development (SA-TIED)
The SA-TIED programme looks at ways to support policy-making for inclusive growth and economic transformation in the southern Africa region.
6 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
Research BriefAn Assessment of a Village Development Programme in Mozambique
The programme did lead participating households to use improved seeds. Food consumption scores did not improve after the programme...Agriculture, Cooperative Economic development Food supply
Working PaperHelping Poor Farmers to Help Themselves: Evidence from a Group-Based Aid Project in Mozambique
This paper evaluates the impact of an integrated rural development programme on farming techniques and food security in the Gaza area of rural Mozambique...Agriculture, Cooperative Economic development Food supply
Book ChapterThe Gradual Erosion of the Social Security Function of Customary Land Tenure Arrangements in Lineage-Based Societies
From the book: Insurance Against PovertyAgriculture, Cooperative Informal sector (Economics) Land reform
Working PaperThe Gradual Erosion of the Social Security Function of Customary Land Tenure Arrangements in Lineage-Based Societies
Customary rules governing access to land and other natural resources in village societies have characteristics that allow them to fulfill social security functions and achieve equity objectives...Agriculture, Cooperative Informal sector (Economics) Land reform
Book ChapterHas the Coffee Federation Become Redundant?: Collective Action and the Market in Colombian Development
From the book: Group Behaviour and DevelopmentAgriculture Agriculture, Cooperative International trade
Working PaperHas the Coffee Federation Become Redundant?: Collective Action and the Market in Colombian Development
This paper considers the role and modus operandi of the National Coffee Federation of Colombia. Much respected and much criticized over time, today its role is being challenged as inappropriate to the new commitment to a free market economy...Agriculture Agriculture, Cooperative International trade