3rd European Forum on Sustainable Development, Palencia, Spain 29th March-1st April 2011

CTA – Brussels Office Weblog – 3rd European Forum on Sustainable Development. The 3rd European Forum on Sustainable Development will be held in Palencia, Spain from 29th March-1st April 2011. This forum is an initiative by the European Commission and EU Presidency with the support of France, Germany, Ireland, the Global Donor Platform for Rural… Continue reading 3rd European Forum on Sustainable Development, Palencia, Spain 29th March-1st April 2011

Linear versus complexity: A new thinking paradigm for the development world

Linear versus complexity: A new thinking paradigm for the development world. On 28 February at 10:00am, Dave Snowden, founder of Cognitive Edge, a leading knowledge management practitioner, a thought leader who brings together academic and practitioner perspective into a single comprehensible purview, a well-known figure for his work on the role of narrative and sensemaking… Continue reading Linear versus complexity: A new thinking paradigm for the development world

Rural 21 Newsletter 1/2011

Newsletter 1/2011. News * Commitment by the German Development Ministry at the Berlin International Green Week – and at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) * Managing development in rural regions in West Africa * Capacity Development for Agriculture and Rural Sectors: Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Assessment * New PRO-AGRO series launched

Rising Food Prices hit the Poor, shake Development Agendas

With food and other commodity prices skyrocketing in recent months, energy and climate change have been all over the news. Prices for rice, the staple food for about half of the world’s 6 billion people, have soared to record highs, with key benchmarks touching $1000-per-tonne earlier this month, more than double the rate at the… Continue reading Rising Food Prices hit the Poor, shake Development Agendas

Websites of the Month

>(loband)- http://www.loband.org loband is a service that simplifies web pages, in order to make them download faster over slow Internet connections. The simplified page viewed through loband will contain the same text information as the original. The formatting of the simplified page will be as similar to the original as possible, with colours and images… Continue reading Websites of the Month