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Sustaining the benefits of Brazilian Direct Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Skills and Capacity Development

Continuous high rates of GDP growth in several Sub-Saharan African countries have prompted researchers and investors to call the sub-region the “new frontier.” However, these countries face serious gaps on tertiary and technical education resulting on the lack of a skilled and trained labor force. A new article analyzes Brazil contribution to human capacity development in Sub-Sahara Africa through bilateral cooperation and trainings carried out by Brazilian private…

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Added by Karin Costa Vazquez on September 2, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Hacia una Cultura Institucional del Intercambio de Conocimiento - Mensajes del HLM2 sobre Nodos de Conocimiento

Instituciones gubernamentales en todo el mundo están dedicando esfuerzos para poder involucrarse de forma más sistemática en el Intercambio de Conocimiento (IC) con sus pares nacionales e internacionales. A lo largo de los últimos años, el IC ha sido reconocido como un tercer pilar de la cooperación para el desarrollo, complementando la asistencia técnica y la ayuda financiera tradicionales. Entre otros,…

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Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on July 17, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Moving from Transactional to Institutional Knowledge Sharing – Insights from the Seoul HLM on Knowledge Hubs

Around the world, hundreds of country institutions are striving to engage in Knowledge Sharing (KS) in a systematic way, reaching out to partners at home and abroad. Over the past years, KS has been recognized as a third leg of development cooperation, along with technical assistance and financial aid, for example through by the G20, the …

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Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on July 6, 2014 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

UNDP Mexico CALL - Consultancy Research on good practices of International Development Cooperation

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Added by Patricia Bordier on July 2, 2014 at 7:01pm — No Comments

Knowledge Hubs - CICATAL as a network of networks in Latin America (Bolivia)

[This is a brief summary - see pdf here - of the case story on Knowledge Hubs experiences submitted by the Center for Research, Training and Technological Assistance (CICATAL) in Bolivia, in preparation of the Second High-Level Meeting on Knowledge Hubs to be held in Seoul on 23-26 June 2014]

With a roster of 90 experts and 6 permanent staff, …

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Added by Maria Rosa Gamarra on June 11, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Knowledge Hubs - CBBR connecting academia to industry (Mauritius)

[This is a brief summary - see pdf here - of the case story on Knowledge Hubs experiences submitted by the Centre for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research (CBBR) of Mauritius, in preparation of the Second High-Level Meeting on Knowledge Hubs to be held in Seoul on 23-26 June 2014]

The Centre…

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Added by Dhanjay Jhurry on May 23, 2014 at 3:00am — No Comments

Knowledge Hubs - The Experience of Asia-Pacific Finance and Development Center (Shanghai, China)

[This is a brief summary - see pdf here - of the case story on Knowledge Hubs experiences submitted by the Asia-Pacific Finance and Development Center (AFDC) of China, in preparation of the Second High-Level Meeting on Knowledge Hubs to be held in Seoul on 23-26 June 2014]



The Asia-Pacific Finance and Development Center …

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Added by Melody Wang on May 20, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Knowledge Hubs - FUE brokering on Social Responsibility (Uganda)

[This is a brief summary - see pdf here - of the case story on Knowledge Hubs experiences submitted by the Federation of Uganda Employers (FUE), in preparation of the Second High-Level Meeting on Knowledge Hubs to be held in Seoul on 23-26 June 2014]

Building on its experience and expertise as Uganda’s sole Employers' Organization, the …

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Added by Thomas Munghono on May 19, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Knowledge Hubs - The BARBD experience (Philippines)

[This is a brief summary - see pdf here - of the case story on Knowledge Hubs experiences submitted by the Bureau of Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Development (BARBD) of the Philippines, in preparation of the Second High-Level Meeting on Knowledge Hubs to be held in Seoul on 23-26 June 2014]

The Bureau…

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Added by Eva Benita A. Tuzon on May 13, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Institutions for Knowledge Sharing – Mandate and lessons from the Global Partnership meeting in Mexico

Panel discussion of the session on Knowledge Sharing Institutions and Knowledge Hubs, Mexico City, 15 April…

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Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on April 21, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Webinar: Capacity for Regional Development and Economic Integration in Africa

Monday 5 May 2014,  15:00-16:30 UTC/GMT

For details please visit: http://www.lencd.org/webinars

Regionalism is the deliberate attempt by states to create formal mechanisms for dealing with transnational issues. There is strong support for regionalism and economic integration in Africa as a strategy for advancing its socio-economic endeavors, but previous attempts have yielded minimal economic…

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Added by Brian Lucas on April 16, 2014 at 3:42pm — No Comments

UN support to South-South Cooperation? The United Nations Office for Development Cooperation Strategic Framework 2014-2017

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Full steam ahead! The Strategic Framework of the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), 2014-2017, will be presented this Wednesday (29 January) for consideration and approval of the Executive Board of the…
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Added by Karin Costa Vazquez on January 28, 2014 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

GEG Working Paper - The India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Forum - A Decade On: Mismatched Partners or the Rise of the South?

The gridlock in the Doha round of international trade negotiations in the WTO has led developing countries to pursue different strategies to boost trade and investment among various partners. One of these mechanisms is the India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) forum created in 2003. The IBSA forum emerged in a context of the rise of emerging powers on the global scene and fits in their respective strategies of assertion and gaining status as global powers beyond their regions. Historically…

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Added by Folashade SOULE-KOHNDOU on January 20, 2014 at 3:59am — No Comments

Cooperación Sur-Sur: un elemento clave pare el despegue del Atlántico Sur

This article -in Spanish- in the latest issue of the journal Afers Internacionals (Cidob, Barcelona) explores the increasing ties between countries on both sides of the Southern Atlantic, emphasizing the potential role of South-South Cooperation.

Este articulo en el número más reciente de la revista Afers Internacionals (Cidob, Barcelina), explora los vinculos crecientes entre países en ambos lados del Atlántico Sur, enfatizando el papel potencial de la Cooperación…

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Added by Christian Freres on October 29, 2013 at 7:51am — 1 Comment

Brasil investiu R$ 1,6 bi na cooperação internacional. Relatório COBRADI 2010

Relatório contabiliza os gastos do governo federal, em 2010, com a cooperação para o desenvolvimento internacional

01/08/2013 10:14

http://www.ipea.gov.br/portal/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=19209&catid=6&Itemid=4



Em 2010, o país investiu aproximadamente R$ 1,6 bilhão na…

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Added by Bruno Ayllón Pino on October 17, 2013 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Presentación de los lineamientos para la CSS de Argentina (2013-2015)

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http://www.foargentina.cancilleria.gov.ar/noticia.php?id=228

Para descargar los lineamientos haga click:

LINEAMIENTOS%20CSS%20ARG.pdf

Added by Bruno Ayllón Pino on October 17, 2013 at 11:56am — No Comments

The dual role of the BRICS on South-South cooperation for infrastructure sustainable development

Another major milestone in global economy has been passed. The stagnating economies of the developed world have made poor countries to increasingly look towards developing economies for greater trade, investments and development cooperation. Trade between developing countries (South-South trade) now exceeds trade between developed and developing countries (North-South trade). Such trend arises from the enthusiasm given to South-South cooperation over the past two decades. The expectations…

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Added by Tales Carvalho Resende on October 6, 2013 at 5:32pm — No Comments

Advocacy and Knowledge Management: Empowering & Building Capacity of the target people

Everyone knows that Knowledge is the main key of success. For an effective organization, it is very much needed to build up knowledge management unit into the organization.  It helps increasing knowledge of its members and employees. By sharing knowledge with one another and with other organizations all employees…

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Added by Suman Chowdhury Mony on September 23, 2013 at 4:02am — No Comments

PUENTES, Revista de Cooperación y Desarrollo de Honduras

PUENTES, Revista de Cooperación y Desarrollo de Honduras, año 3, n° 3, julio de 2013.

Secretaría Técnica de Planificación y Cooperación Externa.

http://www.seplan.gob.hn/beta/sites/default/files/PUENTES%20-%20FINAL%20Imprenta.pdf

Added by Bruno Ayllón Pino on September 13, 2013 at 11:42am — No Comments

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