The latest updates from the development research community in Sweden

SweDev Amazon Forest series (1/3): A win-win for resource utilization and climate mitigation

In the upcoming SweDev series, Roksana Rotter, intern at SweDev, will share insights into her participation in a research project in the Amazon Forest.

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SweDev’s first PhD conference: ‘a space for critical and dynamic discussion’

Experiences from the first PhD conference organised by the School of Global Studies and SweDev.

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New PhD courses by the Development Research School

Apply to new PhD courses by the Development Research School latest 18 December.

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More than 1.2 billion people lack access to clean drinking water.

Water, sanitation and hygiene are crucial to maintain health and create sustainable livelihoods

SweDev member Nelson Ekane highlights solutions to sanitation and hygiene challenges in an interview with Ylva Rylander.

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Citizenship as a social contract

Summary of SEI and SweDev’s dialogue on development research held online on 29 November.

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New anthology on how to change the world

The Expert Group for Aid Studies has published a new book about change theories in development work.

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Engaging youth to improve livelihoods and the environment through sustainable forestry in Kenya

Young Kenyan forestry entrepreneurs and activists met forest scientists and community leaders.

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The pursuit of modern cities and affordable housing in Tanzania

Most African countries will have over 50% of their population living in urban areas by 2050 according to estimates. Dr Tatu Mtwangi Limbumba’s gave her view on this topic.

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PhD students’ perspectives on the COP27 negotiations

Fabiola Espinoza Córdova and Alicia N’Guetta, PhD students at Lund University share their insights from their experience as researchers at COP27 in Egypt.

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