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ICSD 2017: Photos

by |September 20th, 2017
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Submit an IFAD-MDP Research Proposal

by |January 31st, 2017

Submit an IFAD-MDP Research Proposal here

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Review the available IFAD-MDP Research Proposals

by |January 31st, 2017

Review the available IFAD-MDP Research Proposals here

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Nigerian Embassy in Senegal Welcomes University of Ibadan Research Team

by |July 6th, 2016

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

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Students are Catalysts for International Development

by |June 16th, 2016

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

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MDP students Share Their Research and Vision at the Model Arctic Conference

by |April 4th, 2016

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

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TED Talk on the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

by |March 21st, 2016

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.      

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University of Arizona’s MDP Program Goes to Sonora Mexico

by |March 11th, 2016

Eight University of Arizona MDP students joined Dr. Stephanie Buechler and Dr. Kristina Bishop on a one day field trip to Sonora, Mexico.  The group visited with small-scale farmers who grow and process fruit and vegetables for local consumption. Students learned about the challenged faced by small-scale producers including how the long-term drought has impacted… read more

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University of Waterloo MDP training exercise at the University of West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad

by |March 6th, 2016

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 ( ) of the University of West Indies at St. Augustine. It was co-hosted by Caribbean… read more

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Call for Abstracts for the 4th International Conference on Sustainable Development

by |February 29th, 2016

The Global Association of Master’s in Development Practice Programs (MDP), in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), will hold the Fourth Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) on 21 & 22 September, 2016, at Columbia University in New York City. Abstract submission and conference registration will take place on the conference website,… read more

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