The shift to glocal development

https://twitter.com/WhyDev/status/435625989985820672 https://twitter.com/WhyDev/status/436406186527981568 The articles above address some of the main aspects of global development cooperation (and social sciences in general) that represent the ongoing focus of this blog: 1 - The need to rethink the whole approach to poverty reduction through structures, ideologies and aid flows from OECD countries to developing ones. 2 - The … Continua a leggere The shift to glocal development

2014 will be wonderful because…

2013 has been a "transition" year for global development aid and, on a broad level, we are supposed to be optimistic about the way we're heading, which looks to be  paved with more efficiency and diversification of aid flows, aimed at strengthening national systems towards improved governance and ownership. Why optimism? The Gates Foundation outlines … Continua a leggere 2014 will be wonderful because…

HAPPINESS AND DEVELOPMENT: BHUTAN’S LESSON

This little Himalayan country has a lot to teach to the world, as a global leader in environmentally sustainable development. Here you can watch a video that shows how sustainability can be declined, using different indicators and approaches to  "development" (i.e. measuring wealth and progress in terms of GNH instead of GDP). Do you want a simple … Continua a leggere HAPPINESS AND DEVELOPMENT: BHUTAN’S LESSON