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The Whole Spectrum: A Holistic Approach to Climate Resilience

The Whole Spectrum: A Holistic Approach to Climate Resilience

Published: April 27, 2017
By Jonathan Randall
UNCTAD: Special Issue of its Investment Policy Monitor on the promotion of investment in the digital economy.

UNCTAD: Special Issue of its Investment Policy Monitor on the promotion of investment in the digital economy.

Published: April 26, 2017
UNCTAD has just released a Special Issue of its Investment Policy Monitor on the promotion of investment in the digital economy, on the occasion of the UNCTAD E-Commerce Week 2017.
Global CEOs Call for Greater Disclosure of Climate Risks

Global CEOs Call for Greater Disclosure of Climate Risks

Published: April 24, 2017
World Economic Forum

"The solar off-grid grid space is fascinating. Like telecom it is an example where development and private interests are fully compatible."

Published: April 21, 2017
FINANCIAL RISK INTERVIEW
Why There Is No Role for Storytelling in Your Sustainability Report

Why There Is No Role for Storytelling in Your Sustainability Report

Published: April 20, 2017
By Jeff Sutton Image credit: ThinkParallax
ZNFU:

ZNFU: "Zero rate agriculture needed to make Zambia breadbasket"

Published: April 19, 2017
20 000+ farmers to gather at Agritech Expo in Chisamba next week
In Pursuit of Big Data: An Analysis of International Funds Transfer Reporting

In Pursuit of Big Data: An Analysis of International Funds Transfer Reporting

Published: April 12, 2017
By Anagha Joshi
Could blockchain technology revolutionise development?

Could blockchain technology revolutionise development?

Published: April 11, 2017
A new IDS Rapid Response Briefing unpicks the hype around blockchain
Development Malpractice In Ghana

Development Malpractice In Ghana

Published: April 10, 2017
How stuff that doesn’t work can screw up stuff that does.
What makes a CEO 'exceptional'?

What makes a CEO 'exceptional'?

Published: April 10, 2017
Article - McKinsey Quarterly - April 2017
Climate-resilient planning: reflections on testing a new toolkit

Climate-resilient planning: reflections on testing a new toolkit

Published: April 05, 2017
March 2017 Mariana Matoso, Raj Kumar GC and Guy Jobbins