Webpages tagged with «development»

Illustration picture, map of the world with numbers
Published Sep. 25, 2017 3:55 PM

In this lunch seminar, Morten Jerven, Professor of Development Studies (NMBU) will discuss the increasing role of indicators and statistics in Development and Global Health policies. The seminar is part of the series Global Health Unpacked.

Published Sep. 1, 2017 1:24 PM
Illustration picture, Bill Gates giving a speech
Published Aug. 31, 2017 2:00 PM

First guest of the seminar series "Global Health Unpacked", Adam Fejerskov will discuss the Gates Foundation's promotion of technology-based development policies and question the power, legitimacy and accountability of this major player.

Published July 31, 2017 3:12 PM

What are the implications of the changing role of NGOs in development?

Published May 23, 2017 2:09 PM

The problem of learning in aid evaluation has been debated for decades – but it is still as challenging as ever. A new research report explores how learning and accountability in practice are hard to reconcile.

Published Jan. 16, 2017 1:18 PM
Published May 30, 2016 11:20 AM

This study sheds new light onto the legacy of cyclone Sidr. Sidr ravaged the southern coast of Bangladesh 15 November 2007, leaving thousands dead and affecting millions. Given lower death tolls than previous cyclones, the response to Sidr has gained international recognition and become an oft-cited case of successful disaster preparedness.

Published Feb. 10, 2015 10:35 AM