Nettsider med emneord «China»

Publisert 11. sep. 2019 10:55
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Publisert 3. juli 2019 10:21

Large parts of the African continent continue to face an acute shortage of energy. Hundreds of millions of people do not have any access to electricity. And the few that do enjoy access to the grid, are often not guaranteed continued power supply throughout the day. As governments struggle to boost power generation, they are increasingly being forced to make hard decisions and address numerous tradeoffs.

Publisert 29. jan. 2019 16:34

During the past couple of weeks, I have been giving a series of talks on sustainable development at various Chinese universities in Beijing as well as interacting with UN agencies, think tanks and civil society organizations. A common theme that has emerged in these interactions is that China has strongly endorsed the 2030 Agenda, and that the sustainable development discourse is growing in popularity within the country. The interesting question is why.

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Publisert 15. okt. 2018 09:53

I was teaching in Malawi a few weeks ago when I accepted an invitation to participate in a debate on the environmental footprint of population growth hosted by The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Although I had not explicitly worked on population policy, I was intrigued by the prospect of better understanding why population is often a neglected area in the mainstream climate change discourse. And the thought of engaging with an Earth Systems scientist and a philosopher was much too good to pass. I was also intrigued by the fact that population control is not explicitly mentioned in the SDGs.

Publisert 9. aug. 2018 17:02

A persistent complaint among many developing country leaders is the poor state of their roads and how the international community appears reluctant to invest in infrastructure development. China has the solution, or so it claims. Launched in 2013, the ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, estimated to cost over $5 trillion, aims at global investments in transportation, infrastructure, telecommunications, logistics, energy, and oil and gas. But will it help promote the SDGs? And is it all win-win?

Publisert 16. jan. 2017 13:18
Publisert 16. jan. 2017 11:15

This project aims at strengthening the role of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Chinese companies in alignment with the global SDG agenda.

Publisert 6. aug. 2015 10:16

The purpose of this study is to go beyond typical project evaluations and single case studies and develop new research-based knowledge on the comparative impacts of aid on two crucial pillars of development – gender equality and food security.

Publisert 11. jan. 2013 11:38

This study will do a qualitative analysis of the receiving end of Chinese projects in Mozambique, focusing on how the projects stimulate local employment and industrialization.

Publisert 30. aug. 2011 11:37
Publisert 15. aug. 2011 14:52