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A critical assessment: Can Export Processing Zones be transformed into catalytic enclaves for Women’s Economic Empowerment?

In 2011, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) partnered with the World Bank Gender Action Plan and the Government of Canada to publish a study positing the rather novel idea that Special Economic Zones (SEZs – more commonly known as Export Processing Zones or EPZs) might serve as a vehicle for women’s economic empowerment. 296 more words

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Learning through play in northern Uganda

While procrasti-reading earlier this week, I came across an interesting article discussing disparities in play-based learning in American early child education. Lower-income public schools are less likely to have the resources and time to dedicate to meaningful play that encourages inquiry and creativity. 853 more words

Moving to South Africa

By: Jo Ferris-Davies

I have been hired by Rooftops Canada as a Senior Technical Advisor working with Social Housing Institutions (SHI’s) through NASHO, the SHRA (government regulatory board) and municipalities to establish sustainable mechanisms to promote efficient development and maintenance of affordable, secure, equitable housing in South Africa.   248 more words

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UAP 5524 – International Development

This semester, Bill Anderson will be teaching UAP 5524 International Development, which will replace UAP 5764G International Development Policy and Planning as the core class for the… 230 more words

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UAP 5524 - International Development

This semester, Bill Anderson will be teaching UAP 5524 International Development, which will replace UAP 5764G International Development Policy and Planning as the core class for the… 230 more words

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[the lack of] development education in Canada

Hey friends,

So today’s post is a bit of a rant session. Based on what I’ve observed for the past two months, as well as some throwback memories to high school, I’ve come up with a bit of a theory on why educated Canadians have asked me questions like “do you speak African?” when finding out that I’m Sudanese. 864 more words

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WASH Specialist, P-3 Abuja Nigeria

WASH Specialist:                               P-3 Abuja Nigeria

Job no:                                                    498534

Work type:                                           Fixed Term Staff

Location:                                              Nigeria

Categories:                                          P-3

Purpose of the Position… 975 more words

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