Conference materials

THE CONFERENCE MATERIALS BELOW IS FROM THE FROM THE NORDIC DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE IN 2014

 

Keynotes

Mike Morris spoke on the topic: 'Development Paradoxes in African Industrialisation: GDP growth but limited poverty reduction'

Abstract / Powerpoint / Paper

 

Stephanie Barrientos spoke on the topic: 'Gender transformation in global value chains: Challenges and opportunities in African agriculture'

Abstract / Powerpoint

 


Workshop presenters

Workshop 1: 'Fighting Poverty Where It Matters Most - Poverty in South Asia/ India and in Sub-Saharan Africa: changes, developments, perspectives, solutions, strategies, pre-conditions etc.'

Jytte Nhanenge / Economic Development: A Paradox for Poverty Alleviation / Paper / PPT

Kristine Kaaber Pors / Savings and loan groups / PPT

Hiranandani & Lekunze: Food poverty, Climate Change and Land Access in Central Uganda / PPT

Hiranandani & Sharma : Poverty and Food Insecurity in India / Paper / PPT 

Tiina-Riitta Lappi: Urban renewal and development poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa / PPT

Jens Lehrmann: On the definition and measurement of poverty / Paper / PPT

Siddharth Sareen: State provision of livelihoods in a resource-conflict region / 

Karen Ingrid Schultz: Ability of CSOs to resist corruption and level social differences / Paper

 

Workshop 2: 'The global value chain/production network perspective - virtues and shortcomings'

Thomas C. Vetter: Adapt or Die? The Modernisation of Agri-Food Markets in Indonesia / PPT

Aidoo et.al: Roots and Tuber value chains for poverty alleviation and household food security in Ghana / PPT

Abena Achiaa Boakye: Value addition of roots and tuber crops: A case study of cocoayam / PPT

Thomsen & Samuelsen: The role of NGO’s in value chain development: Promoting women’s role in Value Chains / PPT / PPT

  

Workshop 3: 'The Paradox of Elite Focus and Poverty Alleviation in Development'

Paola Minoia: Aid to whom? The “beneficiary dilemma” in European cooperation programs /

Vladimir Pacheco: Extractive sector politics in Latin America and their impact on poverty alleviation /

Mehdi Azam:  Local Economic Development and Increased Inequality in Southwestern Coastal Bangladesh / PPT

Whitfield et.al: The politics of industrial policy: ruling elites and productive sectors /