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The role played by education in furthering growth and sustainable development can hardly be disputed. Access to basic education is a human right and education also constitutes an important component of human development as well as of multidimensional approaches to measure poverty.
The conference will seek to provide answers to the following questions, amongst others: In particular, but not exclusively, we invite contributions (papers and presentations of projects) that provide solutions to the following challenges and questions: - What measures of inequality are more...
The plenary sessions will address the challenges and opportunities that accompany regional integration in Sub-Saharan Africa while the parallel sessions will cover a range of themes in development economics that include but are not restricted to regional integration.
PEGNet will use the occasion of its tenth anniversary to discuss the design of the necessary transformation and structural changes of developing and emerging economies towards inclusive and sustainable growth within the context of the Post-2015 Agenda. The plenary sessions will focus...
We invite contributions (papers and presentations of projects) that provide solutions to the following challenges and questions: - Most people in developing countries are dependent on the agricultural and informal sectors. We question whether employment creation should concentrate on these...
The conference will address cross-sectoral issues and aspects related to sustainable management of sectors like agriculture, industry, energy and transport; as well as the adoption of sustainable life styles reducing individual ecological footprints, equity concerns, and strategies for poverty...
The conference, as a major knowledge consolidation initiative, is structured around three key themes and under each of these a number of session topics are listed. We would like to invite proposals (panels, roundtables, sessions, presentations, etc.) that address these topics: - Key Theme 1:...
Conference theme: There seems to be dynamism and drive in Africa. The continent’s average growth is almost five times the Euro zone average growth and some of the world’s fastest growing economies are in Sub Saharan Africa. Some observers believe that Africa will play an increasingly...
The central theme of the conference will be the consequences of and the lessons to be learnt from the economic and political rise of new global actors, including countries like China and India. The resulting power shifts and the strengthening of interactions between developing countries have...
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