The latest updates from the development research community in Sweden

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Connectivity and local management: key for sustainable oceans

Read main take-aways and watch SweDev’s seminar on coastal ecosystems at DevRes 2022.

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Mother and her child. Photo: Photo: Oyemike Princewill / Unsplash.

Robbing mothers of their joy and pride -extortion by the health fraternity

Children are the joy of their mothers and the pride of their fathers. Blog written by Prince Attah Obeng at Lund University for SweDev.

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SweDev interview series: meet Naghmeh Nasiritousi

Naghmeh Nasiritousi at Stockholm University discusses countries’ climate actions in an interview with the SweDev Secretariat.

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SweDev’s interview series: Meet Veronica Brodén Gyberg

Veronica Brodén Gyberg at Linköping University and the Centre for Climate Science and Policy Research (CSPR) discusses environmental politics and the preconditions for just transitions towards sustainability locally and globally in an interview with the SweDev Secretariat.

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Nairobi National park, Africa.

Gambling on Development

Professor Stefan Dercon gave a keynote speech on his latest book, Gambling on Development, during the SEI and SweDev dialogues held on 8 June.

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SweDev’s interview series: Meet Patience Mususa

Patience Mususa at the Nordic Africa Institute discusses the role of environmental anthropologists in an interview with the SweDev Secretariat.

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UNEP Director Inger Andersen.

UN Environment Director: “We do not have the time to waste”

Science has an important role to play in the transition to a sustainable society. But, decision-makers have to act more quickly.

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World Economic Forum, annual meeting.

SweDev members appointed to the Sida Scientific Advisory Board   

Meet Assem Abu Hatab at the Nordic Africa Institute and Swati Parashar at Gothenburg University.

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Stockholm Public Library.

Awarded projects granted by the Swedish Research Council 

Meet Elin Bjarnegård at Uppsala University who studies sextortion in Tanzania.

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