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  • Training Development Leaders in Amman, Jordan

    Training Development Leaders in Amman, Jordan

    “If you coordinate action by means of developing mutual trust- not only interpersonal but also between organizations- then the linkages between those that design the policy and those that implement policy are much more effective”. – André Corrêa d’Almeida, Coordinator of Executive Education at the Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development (CGSD) What is the…

  • Agricultural Development in Africa: NEPAD’s Contribution over a Decade

    Agricultural Development in Africa: NEPAD’s Contribution over a Decade

    The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), a program of the African Union, was launched in Lusaka, Zambia in July 2001. NEPAD offered a fundamentally new approach to development. African leaders set out to pursue new priorities and methods to transform the continent politically and socio-economically, focusing on Africa’s growth, development and participation in the…

  • Enabling Change: Training Development Practitioners in Jordan

    Enabling Change: Training Development Practitioners in Jordan

    The citizens of Jordan, and elsewhere in the Middle East, must confront challenges of rapid population growth, climate change, poverty, inequality and environmental degradation. A new program run jointly by the Earth Institute and the Institute of Sustainable Development Practice in Amman is helping policymakers and others involved learn the techniques of sustainable development to…

  • Training Development Leaders in Amman, Jordan

    Training Development Leaders in Amman, Jordan

    “If you coordinate action by means of developing mutual trust- not only interpersonal but also between organizations- then the linkages between those that design the policy and those that implement policy are much more effective”. – André Corrêa d’Almeida, Coordinator of Executive Education at the Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development (CGSD) What is the…

  • Agricultural Development in Africa: NEPAD’s Contribution over a Decade

    Agricultural Development in Africa: NEPAD’s Contribution over a Decade

    The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), a program of the African Union, was launched in Lusaka, Zambia in July 2001. NEPAD offered a fundamentally new approach to development. African leaders set out to pursue new priorities and methods to transform the continent politically and socio-economically, focusing on Africa’s growth, development and participation in the…

  • Enabling Change: Training Development Practitioners in Jordan

    Enabling Change: Training Development Practitioners in Jordan

    The citizens of Jordan, and elsewhere in the Middle East, must confront challenges of rapid population growth, climate change, poverty, inequality and environmental degradation. A new program run jointly by the Earth Institute and the Institute of Sustainable Development Practice in Amman is helping policymakers and others involved learn the techniques of sustainable development to…