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Global distribution of revenue loss from tax avoidance

Global distribution of revenue loss from tax avoidance

Published: March 29, 2017
WIDER Working Paper 55/2017 UNU-WIDER
How Do State's Business Relations Shape Sustainable Development?

How Do State's Business Relations Shape Sustainable Development?

Published: March 29, 2017
Thorpe, J. and Mader, P. IDS Policy Briefing 141 Publisher IDS
Beneficial openness? Weighing the costs and benefits of financial transparency

Beneficial openness? Weighing the costs and benefits of financial transparency

Published: March 20, 2017
Photo by Igor Ovsyannykov
Ten of world's leading think tanks launch  new debate platform to address global issues

Ten of world's leading think tanks launch new debate platform to address global issues

Published: March 20, 2017
The Genron NPO
Interview with Noj Barker about Sponsor a Dot for World Water Day

Interview with Noj Barker about Sponsor a Dot for World Water Day

Published: March 18, 2017
World Water Day 22nd March 2017
Dot Painter Noj Barker is Going Blue for World Water Day

Dot Painter Noj Barker is Going Blue for World Water Day

Published: March 18, 2017
Sponsor a Dot for World Water Day March 22nd 2017
National Water Week and World Water Day: are PPPs the solution to Africa's water struggles?

National Water Week and World Water Day: are PPPs the solution to Africa's water struggles?

Published: March 17, 2017
Strong focus on water at African Utility Week in May
Putting theory into practice: how DFID is doing development differently

Putting theory into practice: how DFID is doing development differently

Published: March 14, 2017
Illustration Sean Willmott
Women's economic empowerment at the international level

Women's economic empowerment at the international level

Published: March 11, 2017
Briefing papers March 2017
Smallholder finance solutions gain traction (at last)

Smallholder finance solutions gain traction (at last)

Published: March 11, 2017
By Innovation-Forum Editorial Team
10 Commonwealth policy priorities for trade and development

10 Commonwealth policy priorities for trade and development

Published: March 09, 2017
Publication series March 2017
Reframing Gender Justice in an Unequal, Volatile World: IDS's Directions for Future Research on Gender and Sexuality in Development

Reframing Gender Justice in an Unequal, Volatile World: IDS's Directions for Future Research on Gender and Sexuality in Development

Published: March 08, 2017
Gender, Sexuality and Development
A new climate trilateralism? Opportunities for cooperation between the EU, China and African countries on addressing climate change

A new climate trilateralism? Opportunities for cooperation between the EU, China and African countries on addressing climate change

Published: March 07, 2017
Weigel, Moritz / Alexander
Animal health in development - its role for poverty reduction and human welfare

Animal health in development - its role for poverty reduction and human welfare

Published: March 07, 2017
Jonathan Rushton, Arvid Uggla and Ulf Magnusson
KPMG to take the lead with industry solutions at African Utility Week

KPMG to take the lead with industry solutions at African Utility Week

Published: March 06, 2017
Generating value and creating agility in the evolving business landscape of power and utilities
The Third Arab Conference for Agricultural Investment Under Way In Sudan

The Third Arab Conference for Agricultural Investment Under Way In Sudan

Published: March 06, 2017
Venue & Accommodation: Al Salam Rotana Hotel
DRC Mining Week returns to Lubumbashi and broadens focus to include new sectors for agri, energy and construction

DRC Mining Week returns to Lubumbashi and broadens focus to include new sectors for agri, energy and construction

Published: March 05, 2017
Thousands to gather for practical annual mining and industrial expo again
Energy Revolution Africa 2017 explores the future of renewable energy for the continent

Energy Revolution Africa 2017 explores the future of renewable energy for the continent

Published: March 01, 2017
The future of energy development and growth in Africa