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Contributing to broad-based global development by facilitating the creation and use of knowledge
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Two new reports have been uploaded to the GDRC website:

1. "Communities along Rivers: Importance of Community Networking to Preserve Local Rivers." GDRC Case Study Series E-012. April 2016
http://www.gdrc.org/oceans/river-mgmt.html

2. "14 Reasons why the Informal Credit Market is used by the Poor: Policy Implications for Microcredit Programmes in Developing Countries" GDRC Case Study Series E-111. April 2016
http://www.gdrc.org/icm/14reason.html

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The Sustainable Development Programme of GDRC has developed a blog on food security issues. Please see: food.gdrc.org

Cooments and suggestions are welcome!

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The U.N.'s Development Goals: Business Must Be a Full Partner

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Corporations and NGOs working in partnership to create social change

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Fortnightly publications from the GDRC → 1-15 March 2016

"Creating an Environment for Environmental Technology"
Policy Analysis Series E-072.
http://www.gdrc.org/techtran/envi-tech/index.html

"The Role of Local Governments in Fostering Business Partnerships for Environmental Sustainability"
Policy Analysis Series E-076.
http://www.gdrc.org/sustbiz/bizpartnerships.html

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Learning from the MDGs: Improved sanitation and drainage in cities
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-10/sp-lft100815.php


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The annual BSR/GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business Survey (now in its seventh year) provides insights into the world of sustainable business and aims to identify common perceptions and practices of corporate sustainability professionals.

http://goo.gl/8UyiZE
(Requires signup to Globescan's list, but worth it!)

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A New Approach to Cities

With more than 5 million people moving to cities every month, there is rising disparity and inequality in urban areas. While urbanization brings economic and societal benefits when handled well, on a negative path it can trap people into poverty - World Bank

More info: http://goo.gl/TEVAVu

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Do you use Tumblr? GDRC's Sustainability Dashboard, highlighting the 17 sustainable development goals, is a Tumblr page. Follow it here - http://sdg.gdrc.org/

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The Global Development Research Center (GDRC) announces the launching of its Sustainability Dashboard to keep track of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) launched recently by the United Nations.Please see http://sdg.gdrc.org/
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