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Human Development Innovation

Since 1997, beginning with working as the Managing Editor for Mongolia’s first human development report, significant expertise and global reputation has been developed in human development innovation. This culminated in the global magazine Southern Innovator for the United Nations. 

1997 saw the launch of the first human development report for Mongolia.

Case Studies: 

Case Study 7: UNOSSC + UNDP | 2007 – 2016 

Case Study 4: UN + UNDP Mongolia | 1997 – 1999

Latest Posts

Poorest Countries Being Harmed by Euro Currency Crisis

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY  The ongoing economic crisis in Europe is forecast to harm the economies of the world’s poorest countries if it continues, according to a study by the United Kingdom’s Overseas Development Institute (ODI) (odi.org.uk). As an example, Kenya’s shilling currency has weakened and increased the cost of […]

New Swimwear for Plus-size Women in Brazil

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Brazil is well known for its stylish swimwear, with styles usually targeted at young women and those with more conventional, media-friendly body shapes. But now a company is making visiting the beach more comfortable and empowering for plus-size women. Prior to the arrival of plus-size swimwear, […]

Shoes with Sole: Ethiopian Web Success Story

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Ethiopia’s bustling capital, Addis Ababa, is experiencing a building and business boom. Foreign investors and Ethiopia’s entrepreneurial and widespread global diaspora are investing again in the country. But Ethiopia still relies for most of its foreign currency wealth on exports of unprocessed coffee beans and leather […]

The South has a Good Story to Tell

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY The fast-changing modern world is raising the living standards of billions in the South – China alone has lifted 400 million people out of poverty since the 1980s – but it is also risking the loss of many rich cultural traditions. One of them is storytelling. […]

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