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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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Resilient food systems and COVID-19: lessons for a Just Transition

Intensification is not necessarily the solution – less intensive production systems produce less waste, as do localised food systems, making it easier to ensure food reaches those in need.

Cooperating with the diaspora – the government perspective

Realising effective inclusion of and collaboration with the African diaspora living in the Netherlands in the Dutch development efforts relies, to a large extent, on…

Interpersonal partnerships and bottom-up initiatives

In order to create a sustainable collaboration, Romijn argues, diaspora organisations and the development sector should develop interpersonal relationships and come up with shared bottom-up initiatives. 

COVID-19, climate change, and resilient development: towards leveraging common measures

Shifting government support away from fossil infrastructure during the post-pandemic recovery may successfully tackle the climate emergency.

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