development

Political Geographies of Development, Risk and Securitization

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The aim of the event is to take up the theoretical debates in the three fields, this - to relate to each other, and to generate momentum for a politically sensitive, conceptual back-bound geographical research in the North-South context - also based on empirical examples. Invited to participate are researchers, the topics mentioned interested, and advanced students. The program is divided into keynotes (Day 1), lectures with empirical examples (the second day) and workshops (3 days) on the basis of selected key texts for discussion and evaluation of the conceptual conclusions.

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30/09/2014 to 02/10/2014

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Mon, 15/09/2014

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Geographisches Institut der Universität Bonn Meckenheimer Allee 166 D-53115 Bonn

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Bonn

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Geographisches Institut der Universität Bonn

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Algerian Space Agency tracks land use change with Alsat-2A

Diachronic analysis of urban and environmental development of El Kala, Algeria.

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office in Algeria, the Algerian Space Agency, has recently published the results of bi-phase satellite observations on the towns of El Tarf and El Kala and their surroundings. The goal was to monitor urban sprawl and land use changes that might impact on the environment.

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Mon, 30/06/2014 - 09:25

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37

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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in El Salvador

The United Nations Program for Development is the agency of the UN system, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. UNDP operates in 177 countries and territories, working with governments and people to help them find their own solutions to global and national development challenges. UNDP has worked in El Salvador since 1975 and established cooperation programmes in line with national priorities.

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14

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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Kenya

UNDP operates projects under the umbrella of five priority areas namely: Poverty Reduction, Democratic Governance, Peace Building and Conflict Resolution, Energy and Environment and

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UN-Space: 34th UN Interagency Meeting on Outer Space Activities

The meeting included an open session for Member States and stakeholders

On 13 and 14 May 2014, United Nations agencies convened in New York for the 34th Interagency Meeting on Outer Space Activities (UN-Space). The meeting focused on the role of space-related activities in a context of the global development agenda.

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Wed, 21/05/2014 - 10:10

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Second World Mountain Forum

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Mountains, covering approximately 25% of the Earth’s land surface, are home to about 850 million people and provide indispensable goods and services for all humankind. However, many mountain regions suffer from dire poverty, widespread land degradation, inequitable land rights, and are already enduring severe negative impacts from climate change.

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-14

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23/05/2014 to 24/05/2014

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Sat, 15/03/2014

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Cusco

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The European Environment Agency (EEA)

The European Environment Agency (EEA) is an agency of the European Union, with the task to provide sound, independent information on the environment. EEA is a major information source for those involved in developing, adopting, implementing and evaluating environmental policy, and also the general public. Currently, the EEA has 33 member countries.

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United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Founded in 1862, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.

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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Togo

The United Nations have accompanied Togo since 1961 in training of human resources, institutional capacity building, technology transfer, etc. UNDP supports Togo to achieve national development objectives oriented towards the fight against poverty and to achieve the Millennium Development. In this context, UNDP support is focused on strengthening national capacities for the formulation, implementation and monitoring of economic and sectoral policies.

Website: http://www.tg.undp.org/undptogo/index.htm

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Togolese Ministry of Environment and Forest Resource (MERF)

MERF is responsible for coordinating the development and implementing policies about all that concerns environmental issues, forest resources and wildlife. It also aims to develop the legislation for environmental protection,

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