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Development press review
Press Review

Development press review

This month’s press review highlights striking news from the beginning of June 2021.
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Environment and tourism: it’s about the journey
Development news

Environment and tourism: it’s about the journey

With World Environment Day last Saturday and the progressive lifting of travel restrictions due to Covid-19, the question of tourism’s impact on the environment is once again an issue. Perhaps even more so than before. Can we satisfy our desire to get away from it all with a clean conscience for...
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The Plastic Empire Strikes Back
Press Review

The Plastic Empire Strikes Back

This month’s press review highlights striking news from the beginning of May 2021.        
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Lest we forget HIV
Press Review

Lest we forget HIV

La revue de presse du développement revient sur les temps forts du mois d’avril 2021.revu
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Vegetarianism, a solution for the planet?
Development news

Vegetarianism, a solution for the planet?

The FAO’s figures for the year 2021 indicate that animal husbandry is responsible for 50% of the world’s methane emissions, 24% of nitrous oxide emissions and 26% of carbon dioxide emissions (all three greenhouse gases). These figures raise a few questions – do we need to stop eating meat to save...
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“It’s the climate, stupid !”
Press Review

“It’s the climate, stupid !”

This month’s press review highlights striking news from the beginning of 2021.
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Women and Covid: first called upon, first impacted
Development news

Women and Covid: first called upon, first impacted

This year, International Women’s Day takes on particular significance in view of the Covid-19 pandemic and its negative impact on women’s lives around the world. Women are on the front line in the fight against Covid. They are also the first to bear the socio-economic consequences of the...
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The fight against tuberculosis pushed aside by Covid-19
Press Review

The fight against tuberculosis pushed aside by Covid-19

This February’s press review highlights striking news from the beginning of 2021.
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Agroecology, the path to a sustainable future?
Development news

Agroecology, the path to a sustainable future?

Acknowledged by agronomists for its effectiveness and sustainability for years, agroecology has finally found its place in world debates. In January 2021, it was at the center of the One Planet Summit discussions. Is it really a large-scale solution to address environmental protection, food...
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Global Economy: “Push the reset button!”
Press Review

Global Economy: “Push the reset button!”

2020 was challenging on every front. COVID-19 left many more vulnerable than ever while other social and environmental issues are exacerbating, to the point that the World Economic Forum opening this week called for a “great reset”. Are we up to the task?
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Disability, a blind spot in sustainable development
Development news

Disability, a blind spot in sustainable development

According to the WHO, over one billion people are living with a disability worldwide, and half of them do not have access to health care services, further exacerbating the situation. In this article, the links between disability and poverty are explained in more detail.
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Global food security, a peace issue
Press Review

Global food security, a peace issue

The Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the United Nations World Food Program reminds us that global food security is a prerequisite to peace. As world poverty is on the rise following COVID-19 induced economic fallout, governments are being asked to commit more funding and efforts to addressing its...
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From Big Data to Big Brother: use of data for health
Development news

From Big Data to Big Brother: use of data for health

In recent years, we have started to see the use of big data to prevent health crises and improve global health services. But could better management of global data on human health have prevented the COVID-19 crisis?
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The fight against inequalities: A state of emergency
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The fight against inequalities: A state of emergency

ID4D gives the floor to 11 development experts on inequality. They address the different aspects of inequality and present solutions that can be implemented to tackle them.
Rémy Rioux, Nora Lustig, Cécile Duflot, Murray Leibbrandt, Céline Guivarch, Samir Aita, Racha Ramadan, Gaël Giraud, Gilles Yabi, Stephan Klasen, Francis Akindès, Nadine Poupart , Gabriela Ramos, ID4D editorial staff
Development press review  December 2017
Development news

Development press review December 2017

From the State coup in Zimbabwe to  the climate commitments, review of development news of December 2017 with a selection of articles, opinion columns and reports, in French and in English.
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The long struggle against wartime sexual violence
Development news

The long struggle against wartime sexual violence

Sexual violence is common in all current conflicts. Despite growing international legal efforts, only in 1992 was it recognized as a crime against humanity, and it remains largely unpunished.
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Development press review   November 2017
Development news

Development press review November 2017

From the State coup in Zimbabwe to  the climate commitments, review of development news of November 2017 with a selection of articles, opinion columns and reports, in French and in English.
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The New Silk Road : a development opportunity for Africa ?
Development news

The New Silk Road : a development opportunity for Africa ?

The new Silk Road sought by Beijing will directly link Chinese ports to East Africa. What does this project reveal about China’s geopolitical strategy and about the relations between the Middle Kingdom and Africa? A review.
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Development press review  October 2017
Development news

Development press review October 2017

From the alarming rise of child mortality to the problem of girl education around the world, review of development news of October 2017 with a selection of articles, opinion columns and reports, in French and in English.
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Are refugee camps cities like any others?
Development news

Are refugee camps cities like any others?

Designed as temporary living places, refugee camps mostly offer shelter and food. The reality of conflicts makes them enduring spaces. Should they go from a short-term logic to a sustainable organization?
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Development press review   June 2017
Development news

Development press review June 2017

From development inequalities in Africa to the withdrawal from the Paris Agreement announced by Trump, a review of recent development news with a selection of articles, opinion columns and reports, in French and in English.
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Youth, a forgotten driving force of sustainable development?
Development news

Youth, a forgotten driving force of sustainable development?

Many recent initiatives show that the Sustainable Development Goals won’t be met without the participation of the youth. But how could they participate, when so many young people across the world don’t have access to health, education or employment?
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Universal access to the internet: what role for tech giants?
Development news

Universal access to the internet: what role for tech giants?

Facebook and Google are eager promoters of universal access to the internet. Each of them is devising new ways to close the digital divide. Doing so, they position themselves as development players. But these new ambitions are raising concerns.
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International development press review - April 2017
Development news

International development press review - April 2017

From the return of famine in Africa to cuts in U.S. official development assistance, a review of recent development news with a selection of articles, opinion columns and reports, in English and in French.
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Forests: can REDD+ be a development instrument?
Conference synthesis

Forests: can REDD+ be a development instrument?

The REDD+ mechanism aims at reducing the CO2 emissions related to deforestation and forest degradation, and to encourage investments in sustainable development. In some countries however, it tends to foster the forest rent.
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Africa is our Future
Conference synthesis

Africa is our Future

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