Pages tagged by "development"

Prize supports PNG primary school

ANU researcher uses prize to support citizenship in action

Mining, minerals and firmer foundations for the future

The UN push to decouple mineral resource use from economic growth.

The next great transformation

Will the world’s leaders rise to the challenge?

Sustainable Development Goals, or a dog’s breakfast?

Why the global goals are not quite what they seem.

Access to safe drinking water and sanitation in Indonesia

In 1990, 30 per cent of Indonesian population had no access to improved drinking water source. Almost 65 per cent lacked access to improved sanitation—and...

Finding pathways out of poverty

Bridging the economic divide.

Grappling with employment problems in Aceh

The presentation focuses job creation in Aceh in the post-recovery period. It identifies two major challenges: high rates of unemployment (especially among females and youth) and low levels of labor productivity, particularly in agriculture and services. High unemployment has been a consequence of a shortfall in the demand for labor from business and government, unrealistic expectations and a disparity between the skills and the mix of jobs on offer.

Full steam ahead

Could high speed rail bankrupt Laos?

Fundamentals of Australian foreign aid

Understanding what aid works, and what doesn’t.

A Herculean task?

Improving sanitation in developing countries.


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