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Nurses and Midwives Key to Health Systems Improvement

30 June 2016
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International workshop explores scope for promotion of nursing research and leadership to improve healthcare.

Ecuador’s Earthquake: Reconstruction For or With the People? - Philipp Horn

13 June 2016
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As Ecuador responds to its worst humanitarian disaster in decades, will govt follow a top-down, or a more participatory, reconstruction approach?

The Effects of the Investment Environment of GMS Countries on Chinese Enterprise Performance

6 July 2016

International Development seminar presented by Professor Bin Xiong and based on an empirical study of Chinese investment in Cambodia and Lao PDR.

Informality as a Continuum: Evidence from Four Furniture Manufacturing Clusters in Kenya

4 May 2016
Richmond Atta-Ankomah OU Informality as a Continuum seminar image

Richmond Atta-Ankomah argues that the informal sector is inherently heterogeneous, and informality is best described as a continuum.

Using Low-Cost Energy-Efficient Appliances to Tackle Poverty

2 June 2016

Kenyan research helps increase understanding of demand from bottom of the pyramid segments for such technologies, and of the barriers and opportunities for their commercialisation.

June ID@OU Newsletter

2 June 2016
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In June's issue: refugees, food sovereignty movement, & free online learning for development workers.