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IFAD Report on remittances
  • 19.06.2017
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Migrants send home 51 per cent more money than a decade ago

The amount of money migrants send to their families in developing countries has risen by 51 per cent over the past decade - far greater than the 28 per cent increase in migration from these countries, according to a new report released by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) last week.
  • 16.06.2017
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Basic Education and Vocational Skills Development - SDC's new Education Strategy

A good education lays the foundation for the economic and social development not only of the individual but of society as a whole. Education helps to reduce poverty and social and economic disparities and stimulates economic growth.
  • 15.06.2017
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Seed Money Grants for Swiss-Latin America Cooperations

The goal of the Seed Money Grants is to strengthen or initiate scientific exchanges between Swiss and Latin American researchers and institutions in all disciplinary areas by enabling them to jointly undertake preliminary research or organize workshops.
Conflict Minerals EU
  • 12.06.2017
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User-friendly updates to the EU Conflict Minerals Website

In politically unstable areas, armed groups often use forced labour to mine minerals. They then sell those minerals to fund their activities, for example to buy weapons. These so-called 'conflict minerals', such as tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold, can find their way into our mobile phones, cars and jewellery.
COHESION
  • 08.06.2017
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COHESION - COmmunity HEalth Systems InnovatiON

an r4d project addressing the double burden of disease: Improving health systems for noncommunicable and neglected tropical diseases
  • 30.05.2017
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Global Development Awards 2017

The Awards Competition recognizes excellence in policy-oriented research, supports research capacity development of researchers in developing countries and funds innovative social development projects benefiting marginalized groups in the developing world.

KFPE Newsletter May 2017

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