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Working Paper
The relative neglect of agriculture in Mozambique

This paper explores agricultural performance of Mozambique, its institutional weaknesses, and the underlying factors that underpin an unsatisfactory performance during many decades...

Agriculture Environment Institutions
Working Paper
Effectiveness of strategic environmental assessment in promoting sustainable development in Tanzania

This paper examines the extent to which strategic environmental assessment (SEA) is implemented in Tanzania and whether its implementation is in line with generally practised procedures/criteria...

Strategic environmental assessment Strategic planning Sustainable development
Working Paper
Uganda’s nascent oil sector: Revenue generation, investor-stakeholder alignment, and public policy

This paper discusses the political economy of oil in Uganda since the announcement of its discovery in 2006. It focuses on the dynamics of oil revenue generation (pre-commercial production) and expenditure, investor-stakeholder contestation (i.e...

Environment Livelihoods Oil
Working Paper
Influence of institutional factors on the performance of the agricultural sector in Mozambique

This paper is a review of the institutions and the performance of the agricultural sector in Mozambique, using an analysis table adapted to the assessment of the connections between the institutions and economic development...

Agriculture Environment Institutions
Blog
Is COVID-19 really an exogenous shock?

"We cannot solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." – Albert Einstein Economists invariably divide shocks into two types: endogenous and exogenous...

COVID-19 Economics Shocks
Project
Photo: Dion Beetson on Unsplash Extractives for Development (E4D) – risks and opportunities

Theme: Transforming states

Extractives Oil and gas Mining
Book Chapter
Approaches to supporting local and community development: The view from Zambia

From the book: Extractive Industries

Community development Corporate social responsibility Environment
Policy Brief
Aid, environment and climate change Foreign aid Climate change Environment
Journal Special Issue
UNU-WIDER Special Symposium on Aid, Environment and Climate Change

This special section on aid and institutions discusses how they constitute an important element of the global response to interlinked global developmental and environmental challenges...

Foreign aid Climate change Environment
Journal Article
Aid, Environment and Climate Change

Part of Journal Special Issue UNU-WIDER Special Symposium on Aid, Environment and Climate Change

Foreign aid Climate change Environment
News
Finn Tarp opens Finnish Model UN conference

UNU-WIDER Director Finn Tarp opened Finland's only university-level Model UN conference on 5 April 2017 in Helsinki. He spoke to delegates about UNU-WIDER's ongoing work on transformation, inclusion, and sustainability, the Sustainable...

SDGs Environment
Working Paper
Approaches to supporting local and community development: The view from Zambia

Mining is the largest sector of the Zambian economy but, as has been the case elsewhere, the relationship between mining companies and their host communities has been fractious, without a clear path towards sustainability...

Community development Corporate social responsibility Environment
Working Paper
The effects of climate risk on hydropower P3 contract value: Preliminary study of the Inga 3 Dam

Large hydropower dams are at the centre of a debate weighing the value and costs of renewable energy against the risks of climate change...

Environment Renewable energy
Journal Article
Optimized reservoir operation model of regional wind and hydro power integration case study: Zambezi basin and South Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Prospects for Renewable Energy in Africa

Environment Infrastructure (Economics) Mathematical models
Video
Greening Cities in Developing Countries

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 1.2

Climate change Environment
Journal Article
The Economic Costs of Climate Change: A Multi-Sector Impact Assessment for Vietnam

Part of Journal Special Issue Economics of climate change impacts on developing countries

Climate change Econometric models Global warming
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