The German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) has three independent publication series: Briefing Paper (in German: “Analysen und Stellungnahmen“), Studies, and Discussion Paper. From time to time, research fellows also have the possibility to publish their research findings in one of the DIE publication series.
Every Monday, the DIE comments on the latest trends and issues in international development policy by its Current Column.
Hackenesch, Christine / Julia Leininger / Elizabeth Sidiropoulos (2017)
Die aktuelle Kolumne, 17 July 2017
Africa has been a key priority of Germany’s G20 presidency. Can the G20’s priorities as outlined in the Communiqué make a difference for Africa’s global representation and its sustainable development? This edition of The current Column looks at where cooperation between G20 and Africa is making progress.
Scholz, Imme / Clara Brandi (2017)
One major goal of the German G20 Presidency was to promote the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are essential to addressing the challenges faced by the world. The outcome of the 2017 Hamburg Summit is not a breakthrough for sustainable development, but it does offer some opportunities for real progress.
Müller, Corinna / Christiane Ströh de Martínez / Michael Brüntrup (2017)
Briefing Paper 11/2017
The mechanisation of agricultural production is a top priority in sub-Saharan Africa. This paper discusses the essential requirements of successful agricultural mechanisation: target groups, direct and indirect effects, ownership models, accompanying measures and support, and particularly finance.
Waiting to exhale: why is it that the much-awaited Indian retail Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) liberalisation has not attracted its expected deluge of investments? And why is it that this new DIE study recommends proceeding with Indian retail FDI liberalisation nevertheless?
Berger, Axel (2017)
Die aktuelle Kolumne, 10 July 2017
At the G20’s Hamburg Summit an unruly US president questioned a number of common positions that had already been adopted by the G20 in previous years, the communiqué entails a number of encouraging commitments that did not at all seem possible just a couple of days ago.
The “Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (GPEDC)” is regarded as an epitome of a polycentric world within the arena of international development cooperation. It is a valuable platform to spearhead reforms and contributes to implementing the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs.
This policy brief scrutinises the particular challenges that international actors confront during a negotiation process. Peacebuilding success not only depends on the effective negotiation of peace agreements, but on how negotiations fare during the implementation of peacebuilding on the ground.
Martin-Shields. Charles (2017)
Die aktuelle Kolumne, 03 July 2017
governments recognized the importance of development as a means to mitigate high-risk migration and flight, but development solutions will need to go beyond short-term job creation and bilateral labour migration programmes, and address the political and social issues that force people to leave their home countries.