In view of the upcoming review on Fairtrade Standards by Max Havelaar Switzerland, this paper aims to (1) conceptualize the notion of empowerment; (2) describe different Fairtrade models, analyse them using the outlined concept of empowerment, and compare the models with each other; and (3) propose solutions to the challenge of promoting Small Producer Organisations (SPO) in a Fairtrade (FT) Contract Production (CP) context…. Read & Download studies
These are the group works done by the master students participating in the course «Practical Project on Development Cooperation» in 2016.
In order to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, $2.5 trillion of additional financing is needed every year. By reviewing the most prominent instruments of blended finance, demonstrating their potential as well as addressing the associated risks, this paper provides a guideline for donors and recipients…. Read & Download studies
Product development partnerships (PDPs) have become an important tool in addressing the problem of market failure within the area of drug development for poverty-related neglected diseases (PRNDs)…. Read & Download studies
Die Pariser Klimakonferenz hat deutlich gemacht, dass die Auswirkungen des Klimawandels nur durch einen tiefgreifenden Wandel der Klimapolitik auf den verschiedenen beteiligten Ebenen und eine veränderte gesellschaftliche Werthaltung in einem hinnehmbaren Ausmass gehalten werden können…. Read & Download studies
This paper aims to answer the following question: How can the great amount of refugees residing in the region of their origin be socially and economically better integrated without causing resentment and fear within the local population? The case of Jordan…. Read & Download studies
This paper develops a quality and inclusive system for Vocational Skills Development (VSD). Therefore, it analyses current policies of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and differentiates between aid for the poor and aid for innovation…. Read & Download studies