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Chronicling innovation and leading innovative projects and initiatives. Can draw on vast expertise in innovation, both as a practitioner and as a connector and chronicler.

2012 saw the launch of the second issue of UNDP’s Southern Innovator Magazine on youth and entrepreneurship.

Case Studies: 

Case Study 7: UNOSSC + UNDP | 2007 – 2016 

Case Study 5: GOSH/ICH Child Health Portal | 2001 – 2003 

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

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War, Peace And Development | May 2018

Preface It could be said the world and the global order both stand at a crossroads. Countries have never been so connected as they are today because of the communications revolution that began in the 1990s. The trade linkages brought about by the most recent phase of globalization (post-1980s) have dramatically increased prosperity for some…

Hip-driven Pump Brings Water to Parched Fields

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Finding ways to increase agricultural productivity is key to expanding food supplies and making farming pay. With the world’s population continuing to rise and becoming more urban, there is a pressing need to improve both the quantity and quality of food supplies. The many small-scale farmers across…

African Theatre Becomes European Success

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY In Britain, the country that gave the world the plays of William Shakespeare (, a new creative force has taken stages by storm: African theatre.  And it is proving how economically rewarding Southern culture can be. “African theatre is very eclectic and very narrative driven, which I…

Mongolia Update 1998

Editor and Writer: David South Researcher: G. Enkhtungalug Layout: U. Byambajargal Publisher: UNDP Mongolia Communications Office Published: 1998 Mongolia Update is an unofficial publication of UNDP and documents key trends and events of 1998 Mongolia Update 1998 detailed how the country was coping with its hyperinflation and the Asian economic crisis. The mission simultaneously had to deal with the…


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