Announcement - The NOPOOR Final Conference
Dates: 6 and 7 June 2017
Venue: Fondation Universitaire, Rue d’Egmont / Egmontstraat, n°11. BE1000, Brussels
What could be future pathways for the development cooperation policy of the European Union? And how can scientific research contribute?
After five years of scientific research, NOPOOR researchers from 15 countries will share their insights with the conference participants and discuss the policy impact of new results based on their research. The conference focuses on policy implications with sessions on international trade, aid, and finance; local governance in poor areas; and anti-poverty policies.
To register, send an email to email@example.com
Out now: The Nopoor Film Collection on DVD
Ina Ivanceanu‘s new films are now available on DVD. The film collection „The nopoor Diaries – Research for Change“ offers short films, animation clips, researchers‘ statements and a 50 minutes documentary film. The films blends researchers’ voices with life realities and grassroots perspectives in Africa, Asia and Latin America. It provides new insights on a quest as old as humankind: the fight for a world truly free of poverty and for a decent life for all.
Contact and screening requests: firstname.lastname@example.org
Online now: New Film on Ghana
Ghana has experienced one of the world most successful transitions to a multi party democracy. But how can the democratic institutions translate into well-being and prosperity of the citizens? An exploration to courtyards and villages and the house of parliament in Accra that blends grassroots perspectives with voices of researchers and national policy makers. 11 minutes, Twi and English/English Subtitles.With: E. Gyimah-Boadi, Regina Amanfo-Tetteh, Franklin Oduro / The Centre for Democratic Development, Ghana, Ester Ofei-Aboagye, Vice Chairman of the National Planning Commission of Ghana, Muntaka Mubarak Mohammed, Member of Parliament
Watch it online here!
New Book: Nopoor - Towards a Decent and Fair Future
Interested in poverty research? We published a new book on the Nopoor project. With 31 articles, it presents new research results and evidence-based policy recommendations against poverty in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Editors: Heidi Dumreicher (Oikodrom) and Xavier Oudin (IRD). English, 136 pages, colour print.
Contact us for a print copy or read it online: http://nopoor.eu/news/nopoor-towards-decent-and-fair-future
Nopoor Conference in Vienna
On January 18, 2016 OIKODROM, in cooperation with the BMWFW, organizes an international NOPOOR conference called "New Aspects of Global Strategies for Sustainability: From MDG to SDG", where the UN Sustainable Development Goals will be discussed in round tables meetings. More information: http://www.nopoor.eu/events/new-aspects-global-development-strategies-mdg-sdg.
Young Science Internship
Publication: "Gemeinsam für nachhaltige Entwicklung"
We proudly announce that two reports of our interns (Laura Liebel and Florian Kabinger) about the Nopoor project and sustainability were printed in the OeAD publication "Gemeinsam für nachhaltige Entwicklung": See the publication and reports (in German).
For orders and more information please visit: StudienVerlag
Find out more about the Young Science initiative and our youngsters at Oikodrom, who worked one month on the Nopoor project, development programmes and sustainability aspects.
New forms of fighting against poverty: the Brazilian experience
nopoor annual meeting and public round table in Rio de Janeiro, June 2013
Conference Flash Rio de Janeiro: Protests in Brazil - Successes and failures in national efforts to fight poverty in Brazil
Konferenzbericht Rio de Janeiro: Die Proteste in Brasilien als Beweis dafür, dass der Kampf gegen die Armut im Land erfolgreich war
Do you want to know more about fighting poverty in Brazil? See the following links:
The NGO »AfroReggae«: http://www.afroreggae.org (in Portuguese)
The Brazilian national social programme »Bolsa Familia«:http://www.mds.gov.br/bolsafamilia
The micro credit programme »CrediAmigo«: http://www.banconordeste.gov.br/crediamigo