Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Poverty reduction 1990-2013: Did MDGs adoption and state capacity matter?

While poverty reduction remains central in the Post-2015 Agenda, its determinants remain debated in the literature, especially the role of structural conditions related to governance. This paper provides an assessment … Continue reading

Sunday, 14 October 2018 · Leave a comment

Missing the Millennium Development Goal targets for water and sanitation in urban areas

David Satterthwaite – This paper reviews progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for water and sanitation in urban areas. Drawing on UN data, it shows the disastrous performance of many … Continue reading

Monday, 11 April 2016 · Leave a comment

Challenge 2015: Towards Sustainable Development that Leaves No One Behind

The process of assessing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) was a unique opportunity to bring the voices of people in poverty to the forefront. This is why we launched our … Continue reading

Monday, 19 May 2014 · Leave a comment

MDGs: Tool or token of global social governance?

In this paper we argue that the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) experience suggests that Global Social Governance (GSG) exists and that the MDGs have been an effective tool in creating … Continue reading

Friday, 18 April 2014 · Leave a comment

Urban Poverty in India and Post-MDG Framework

In spite of rapid economic growth over the last decade, India’s urban areas show high levels of inequality, with many social groups being left behind in most of the areas … Continue reading

Wednesday, 20 November 2013 · Leave a comment