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The Broker magazine features expert contributions at the forefront of international development debates. Our stories go beyond mainstream discussions, putting new or different developments into perspective.

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Climate Justice requires a dramatic increase in climate finance for the Global South

The negative effects of climate change are increasingly being felt across the globe. Countries of the Global South, which have contributed very little to the greenhouse gas emissions that are causing climate change, are most exposed to the consequences and yet have the least financial resources available to deal with them. Rich countries therefore have a major responsibility to support the rest of the world through climate finance.

Towards a new policy for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation

The Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Liesje Schreinemacher, is developing a new policy document. While the general direction is determined by the coalition…

Case studies bring research on religious actors in development to life

Back in October 2021, Knowledge Brokers Yannicke Goris and Martha Kapazoglou began a journey exploring the role and impact of faith-based organisations in achieving sustainable development, as part…

Four myths about flexible programming that limit I/NGO effectiveness in protracted crises

For some time now, the call for more flexible approaches to programming in protracted crises has gained support in the community of humanitarian and development professionals. A call that has gained new momentum since the global Covid-19 crisis. Flexible programming allows organisations to remain relevant in fluid environments like humanitarian crises, or while building resilience to shocks and stresses such as drought or local conflict.

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