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Recycling (Waste, etc)
Blog
Growth Yes, but where’s the Transformation and Inclusion?

26 March 2014 Roger Williamson Africa is growing, with The Economist noting that 6 out of 10 of the world’s fastest growing economies for 2000-10 were in Africa . But how optimistic should we be?...

Economic development Economic growth Structural adjustment (Economic policy)
Book Chapter
Global Supply Chains in Chinese Industrialization: Impact on Waste Scavenging in Developing Countries

From the book: Pathways to Industrialization in the Twenty-First Century

Business networks Industrialization International business enterprises
Working Paper
Global Supply Chains in Chinese Industrialization: Impact on Waste Scavenging in Developing Countries

China has undergone remarkable economic growth spearheaded by industrialization. Chinese industry demands a wide variety of raw materials in increasing amounts in order to manufacture all kinds of products...

Business networks Industrialization International business enterprises
Working Paper
Solid Wastes, Poverty and the Environment in Developing Country Cities: Challenges and Opportunities

Many cities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America face serious problems managing their wastes. Two of the major problems are the insufficient collection and inappropriate final disposal of wastes...

Environment Economic aspects (Environment) Recycling (Waste, etc)
Book Chapter
Solid Wastes, Poverty and the Environment in Developing Country Cities: Challenges and Opportunities

From the book: Urbanization and Development

Environment Economic aspects (Environment) Recycling (Waste, etc)
Book Chapter
Asia's Labour-Driven Growth, Flying Geese Style: Types of Trade, FDI, and Institutions Matter for the Poor

From the book: The Poor under Globalization in Asia, Latin America, and Africa

Commerce Economic development Labor
Blog
Global Recycling Supply Chains and Waste Picking in Developing Countries
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Martin Medina As world leaders gather in Copenhagen this month for the fifteenth United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) the challenges facing developing country industrialization have again been brought to the fore...

Economic aspects (Environment) Ecology Environment
Working Paper
Asia's Labour-Driven Economic Development, Flying-Geese Style: An Unprecedented Opportunity for the Poor to Rise?

The notion of ‘shared growth’ was introduced by the World Bank in recognition of East Asia’s rapid growth accompanied by poverty reduction...

Commerce Economic development Labor
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