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Made in China or Made for China? Made in China or Made for China? October 21, 2019 With the economic reforms launched in the late 1970s, China evolved from a rural, agrarian economy to an urban, industrial export-oriented economy, which led the Asian giant to become the "world’s factory.” The reforms helped advance a formidable eco…
Niteroi’s New Smart Transport Systems Niteroi’s New Smart Transport Systems October 07, 2019 The Niterói Oceanic Region is a confined area between the sea and a mountainous region classified as an environmentally protection area, and thus, isolated from the main sources of economic activity (jobs) and services (schools, hospitals, universiti…
How to Protect Water from Climate Change How to Protect Water from Climate Change October 01, 2019 The issues affecting Latin America and the Caribbean vary greatly from country to country. However, the water problem is common to all of them.
How GovTech Can Reinvent the State How GovTech Can Reinvent the State September 30, 2019 A new generation of public policies on data and innovation, and the advent of governance-focused digital startups, are poised to change the way governments provide services across all sectors. This new trend is called GovTech.
Universalization Funds: A Solution Toward Closing the Digital Gap Universalization Funds: A Solution Toward Closing the Digital Gap September 26, 2019 Universal service, the aim of which is to enable access to ICT services for all the inhabitants of a country, has been a central objective of telecommunications policies for decades. To illustrate the growing relevance of universal and affordable acc…
Peru Ica Valley Promotes Connected, Digital Agribusiness Peru Ica Valley Promotes Connected, Digital Agribusiness September 23, 2019 Ica is Peru’s sixth largest department in terms of GDP, and the second largest region in terms of GDP per capita, thanks to the export of asparagus, grapes and avocados.
Gender Approach in Project Evaluability Assessment Gender Approach in Project Evaluability Assessment September 16, 2019 Gender mainstreaming is a complex process. Even with the will of authorities and teams, projects often fail to identify differential impacts, and thus also fail to anticipate gender risks. And when they are anticipated, these are often timid or vague…
Amazon Natural Wealth as a basis for Regional Sustainable Development Amazon Natural Wealth as a basis for Regional Sustainable Development September 06, 2019 News reports from the Amazon show satellite images of smoke-covered areas, maps with countless red dots indicating fires, people in despair, forest fires and numbers with different sources and interpretations.