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Presentation
Technical workshop on analytical tools for capacity building on quantitative methods for SDG interactions and integration in national development strategies and integrated planning, organised by UNDESA, 18-19 December 2019, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Author:
With limited capacities and financial resources, least developed countries such as Lao PDR, Ethiopia and Tanzania faces tremendous challenges in filling the development gaps and achieving the broad scope of SDGs with 169 targets and more than 230 indicators. Priority setting is therefore indispensable which can help use limited resources...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Food Security
Author:
Marcin
Jarzebski
Abubakari
Ahmed
Yaw
Boafo
Boubacar
Balde
Linda
Chinangwa
Graham
von Maltitz
Alexandros
Gasparatos
A number of industrial crops have been promoted in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to meet a range of policy objectives including economic growth, rural development, agricultural modernization and energy security. The food security impacts of industrial crop production have received extensive policy attention and have been widely discussed in the academic...
Data or Tool
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the targets interact with each other in an indivisible way. On the one hand, achieving one goal or target may contribute to achieving other goals or targets. For example, enhanced food security (Goal 2) will reinforce poverty eradication (Goal 1). On the other hand, the pursuit of one target may conflict...
Book Chapter
In Co-Designing Science in Africa: First steps in assessing the sustainability science approach on the ground
Author:
Carlos
Aguirre-Bastos
Juliana
Chaves-Chaparro
This chapter introduces sustainability science and its approaches (1.1), identifies key challenges for the sustainability science approach (1.2), and describes UNESCO’s contribution to sustainability science (1.3). Within the sustainability science principles and framework, this book addresses some of the questions and challenges posed above...
Book Chapter
In Co-Designing Science in Africa: First steps in assessing the sustainability science approach on the ground
Author:
Yaw
Boafo
Rodolfo
Lam
Denabo
Juju
Chapter 2 presents a general overview of the academic landscape of sustainability science research in Africa and summarizes the challenges and knowledge gaps for sustainable development in Africa. The chapter sets out to examine the current trends and patterns of sustainability research and how they can contribute to addressing sustainable...