Rwanda’s Contested Model: Economic Rents, Development and Stability
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By Nelson Obine, Dakar The study team comprising graduate students and lecturers from the Centre for Sustainable Development, University of Ibadan, Nigeria led by the Director, Professor Olanrewaju Olaniyan, has visited the Nigerian Embassy in Dakar, Senegal, while on a research trip. The focus of the research was “Fostering Rural Empowerment and Sustainable Development Solutions… read more
Students Matthew Day, Baylen Campbell and Maegan McConnell, from the Trinity-UCD MSc in Developmental Practice, are among Rhize’s Emerging Catalysts for their exceptional work in trying to solve global challenges in international development. Emerging Catalysts are exceptional young people involved in a wide-range of societal issues including democracy, human rights, food security and climate justice…. read more
The Arctic conjures up images of polar bears, white foxes, beluga whales, and also the issue of climate change. The most northern part of our world, it is home to millions of people and amazing wildlife. Three UWinnipeg Master’s in Development Practice MDP) students, Nana Araba Asaam, Gabriela Jimenez, and Stephen Penner, have returned from… read more
Professor Patrick Paul Walsh, co-director of the MDP program at Trinity College Dublin & University College Dublin, gives a TED Talk on the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Watch on YouTube here.
University of Waterloo MDP training exercise at the University of West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad
During 14-19 February 2016, University of Waterloo MDP students travelled to Trinidad and Tobago to participate in a training program on Conflict Resolution and Negotiation for Sustainable Water Management. This certificate training exercise was hosted by the Engineering Institute (https://sta.uwi.edu/eng/ei/ ) of the University of West Indies at St. Augustine. It was co-hosted by Caribbean… read more