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Current Directions in Water Scarcity Research – New Publication on Drought Challenges

A new book entitled „Drought Challenges: Policy Options for Developing Countries“ (Volume 2, 1st Edition) published recently deals with current developments in research on water scarcity. Michael Brüntrup from the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) is co-editor.The book is the extension of research by DIE on drought in the Horn of…

Access to health insurance reduces child labour

In cooperation with the World Bank, Christoph Strupat, researcher in programme „Transformation of Economic and Social Systems“ at DIE, examined the effects of nationwide health insurance in Ghana. The authors show that there were not only savings in individual health expenditures, but that health insurance also makes a significant contribution to reducing child labour and…

News from Klimalog

TEG-CRM Meeting On 29-30 August, DIE hosted the First Meeting of the Technical Expert Group on Comprehensive Risk Management (TEG-CRM) organized by the Executive Committee of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage (WIM ExCom). The meeting was a unique opportunity for a strategic engagement of diverse research and development organizations in the WIM…

Charlotte Fiedler receives German Thesis Award

Charlotte Fiedler, researcher in the programme Transformation of Political (Dis-) Order, has been awarded second place at the Deutsche Studienpreis (German Thesis Award) of the Körber-Foundation. Every year, the award recognizes outstanding junior researchers of all disciplines. The prizes are awarded for excellent dissertations with particularly high policy relevance. Charlotte Fiedler received the prize in…