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IsDB Projects: Kavaja General Hospital Project in Albania

Kavaja General Hospital Project in Albania was aimed to complement the efforts of the Government of Albania in maintaining appropriate health standards for the population and to specifically provide…

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Social Security and Protection Against Risks

Islamic social finance institutions can be developed to protect against the impact of negative shocks on poorer households. In the case of negative shocks, zakat can be used as debt relief for the…

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Financial Inclusion

Financial exclusion can exist due to involuntary or voluntary reasons. Involuntary financial exclusion arises due to economic or social reasons as financial institutions are reluctant to provide…

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Setting the scene: Water challenges in the Mediterranean

The aim of this chapter is to outline water challenges in the Mediterranean by describing some water related common problems, such as: concentration of population in coastal areas, degradation of…

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Aquaculture and Mariculture

This lecture is about marine aquaculture, the fastest growing food sector in the world. You will learn in this lecture that eating tuna is actually like eating a wolf-eater, if it was an equivalent…

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Dance of the Plankton

Learning about marine food webs is essential to understand how the ocean provides us with seafood. Enjoy the whiteboard animation before watching Chapter 4.2 "Dance of the Plankton." This…

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Conversation with Peter Lindert, Making Social Spending Work

Jeffrey Sachs and Peter H. Lindert discuss Prof. Lindert’s new book: Making Social Spending Work. Lindert’s new work brilliantly examines the history of public social spending around…

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The evolution of the global middle class

The middle class which used to be a concept that was only relevant to a few countries in North America and in Europe has really shifted dramatically today to Asia. And that change in the composition…

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Interview with Inger Andersen, UNEP

This video is the second video of unit 5.1 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Brains for National Innovation

During the initial stages of development, Korean society also faced a severe brain drain. A not insignificant number of people left to study abroad. Between 1953 and 1967, 7,958 people dropped out,…

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Automation, Work and Wellbeing: Lessons from History

This lecture is about long run trends in automation and technological change and its impacts on work and well being for the population. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Nathanial Matthews | 2019 Mar. 3

Nathanial Matthews of the Global Resilience Partnership answers questions on the water-energy nexus and how climate change, population growth and economic change will put increasing demands on both…

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Sustainable Cities – Trailer

Did you know that experts estimate an additional three billion people will live in cities by 2050? What will the impact be on the current world population – half of which currently lives in…

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The challenge for Africa

This chapter serves as a recap for the importance of industrialization for African countries, particularly in view of the young and growing population, the four key drivers of industrialization, and…

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Sustainable Farming Systems Under Environmental Constraints

This chapter discusses challenges for sustainable farming globally and in the Mediterranean region. Dynamic population growth poses the first problem; by 2050, the world population will probably be…

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Lessons from London and Mumbai on How Cities Function

This video is part of Module 2: What makes a city function? Globally, over 50% of the population lives in urban areas today. By 2045, the world's urban population will increase by 1.5 times to 6…

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