The latest updates from the development research community in Sweden

Recording: Post-pandemic transformations and the re-casting of development with Melissa Leach

Recording of SEI and SweDev Dialogue on development research with Melissa Leach.

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”Ny strategi för forskning om global utveckling behövs”

SweDev’s steering group has, as part of the Swedish government’s development of a new Research Bill, presented concrete proposals on reforms needed to ensure continued support and excellence of research on equal global development. Their proposal has been presented as an Op-ed in OmVärlden. Read the article below (in Swedish).

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Challenging Global Development – Towards Decoloniality and Justice

Newly released open access publication on Development Studies.

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Recording: The extractive industries in the developing world

Recording of the dialogue with Tony Addison.

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SweDev participated at the biannual NorDev conference

Read about what we did at NorDev 2023!

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SweDev coordinated meeting with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs on the reform agenda

Researchers and State Secretary Diana Janse and the Ambassador for the reform agenda at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Carl-Michael Gräns, discussed the reform agenda in Swedish development cooperation on 11 August 2023.

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We save the children today, but will the system provide them with a life tomorrow?

Governments must prioritize and enforce policies to raise awareness, eliminate stigma and enhance facilities to improve quality of life for children with disabilities, writes Semhal Getachew Teka, master’s student at Lund University.

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Violence among pregnant women in India – Health care providers must take a more active role!

Preventing domestic violence during pregnancy in India requires systemic change and investment in training to identify vulnerable groups of women and save lives, writes Minajbanu Memon, master’s student at Lund University.

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The termination of development research grants

Media coverage of the Swedish government’s decision to cancel development research funding from the Swedish Research Council.

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