Think WIDER Webinar Series – New perspectives on development
Think WIDER – New perspectives on development webinar series features a line-up of eminent researchers and development specialists who present their work and discuss new perspectives to the topic of global development. Learn more
Industrial Policy in the 21st Century – the Challenge for Africa
Our MOOC on industrial policy is open! Join this free self-paced course, with an instructor and regular opportunities to interact. Learn more
NEW POLICY GUIDEBOOK: Deals and development in fragile and conflict-affected states
The guidebook is designed to help economic advisers to analyse country context and design interventions with the goal of enabling positive growth that reduces fragility.
Annual Report 2020
Read about how our research shifted to address the effects of the global pandemic in 2020. The annual report also looks back at some of the highlights from our history as we celebrate 35 years of UNU-WIDER and the power of the WIDER network.
NEW OPEN ACCESS BOOK: Inequality in the Developing World
Inequality has emerged as a key development challenge. This book contributes to this important discussion by presenting assessments of the measurement and analysis of global inequality by leading inequality scholars. Read more
174 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
ConferenceAchieving Sustainable Development in the Least Developed Countries - LDC Future Forum
NewsKunal Sen at the high-level LDC regional review meeting
UNU-WIDER director Kunal Sen has been invited to contribute as a panelist to the High-level Asia-Pacific Regional Review Meeting on the Istanbul Programme of Action in Preparation for the Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed...Least Developed Countries Sustainable development COVID-19
Working PaperEffectiveness 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
SeminarEmanoel Alfred on the effectiveness of strategic environment assessment in promoting sustainable development in Tanzania
Emanoel Alfred gave a presentation on 15 April 2021, as part of the Sustainable development solutions for Tanzania – strengthening research to achieve SDGs project, on his research study co-authored with Joseph Qamara. The presentation was...
PresentationTony Addison and Alan Roe at 5th UN Roundtable on Extractives
On 15 March, 2021, Tony Addison and Alan Roe , both Non-Resident Senior Research Fellows at UNU-WIDER, will be presenting at a high-level United Nations Roundtable titled ' Extractive industries and sustainable development and the 2030 Agenda in...
PresentationTony Addison and Alan Roe at 4th UN Roundtable on Extractives
On 4 February, 2021, Tony Addison and Alan Roe , both Non-Resident Senior Research Fellows at UNU-WIDER, will be presenting at a high-level United Nations Roundtable titled " Extractive industries and sustainable development and the 2030 Agenda...
NewsUNU-WIDER joins major new research consortium analysing African cities Urban economics Informal sector Partnerships for Development
Working PaperA comparative study of export processing zones in the wake of the Sustainable Development Goals: The cases of Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe
The objective of this research is to assess the extent to which export processing zones in Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe integrate the Sustainable Development Goals in their implementation and operations...Export processing zones Sustainable development Botswana
Journal ArticleVertical and Horizontal Inequality in Ecuador: The Lack of Sustainability
Part of Journal Special Issue Horizontal inequality in the Global SouthEquality and inequality Poverty Sustainable development
Journal ArticleBiofuels technology development in Southern Africa
Part of Journal Special Issue Bioenergy in Southern AfricaBiofuel Bioenergy Technology maturity
SeminarOpeyemi Akinyemi on green energy and green growth strategy for the sustainable development of sub-Saharan Africa
Opeyemi Akinyemi will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 17 April 2019. Abstract – Green energy and green growth strategy for the sustainable development of sub-Saharan Africa Sustainable development is gaining ground as a paradigm shift...
ProjectSustainable development solutions for Tanzania – strengthening research to achieve SDGs
Theme: Transforming economiesSDGs Sustainable development Research institutes
Book ChapterHow do we legislate for improved community development?
From the book: Extractive IndustriesCommunity development agreement Mining Mining law
Book ChapterThe role of participation in sustainable community development programmes in the extractives industries
From the book: Extractive IndustriesCommunity development community participation Sustainable development
Book ChapterThe role of gender in the extractive industries
From the book: Extractive IndustriesExtractive industries Gender equality Sustainable development