The Current Column

Mining companies are increasingly aware that they need to manage their water risks better. Yet, water resource degradation persists.

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Microcredits came in for increased criticism following the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Muhammad Yunus. They need to be re-evaluated in light of what we now know.

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Research Programmes


Current Publications

Coordination beyond the state to solve complex water problems: insights from South Africa

Stuart-Hill, Sabine / Evelyn Lukat / Catherine Pringle / Claudia Pahl-Wostl (2020)

Im Spannungsfeld von Wasser-, Energie- und Landwirtschaftspolitik: Neue Wege für den Wasserschutz in der Weser-Ems-Region

Meergans, Franziska / Christina Aue / Christian Knieper / Sascha Kochendörfer / Andrea Lenschow / Claudia Pahl-Wostl (2020)

Upcoming Events

Digitales Dialogforum
E-Procurement, Dialogue und Cooperation as Drivers for SPP
Online, 26.10.2020 until 28.10.2020

Podiumsdiskussion (hybrid)
Die lokale Integration Geflüchteter - Erfahrungen aus NRW
Düsseldorf und Online, 29.10.2020

Virtual Event
Financing the UN Development System
Online, 29.10.2020

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News from within our Institute

DIE Deputy Director Imme Scholz has been appointed as Co-Chair of the Independent Group of Scientists to draft the 2023 Global Sustainable Development Report.

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Anna-Katharina Hornidge appointed to German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU)

DIE Newsletter September 2020 published

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The German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) is a member of the Bonn Alliance for Sustainability Research