In­ter­na­tio­nal Cen­ter for De­ve­lop­ment and De­cent Work (ICDD)

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The International Center for Development and Decent Work (ICDD) is a global multidisciplinary network of nine partner universities on four continents with its head office at the University of Kassel (Germany). The organisaiton cooperates closely with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and various non-governmental organizations.

The main mission of ICDD is to contribute to the global fight against hunger and poverty through research and education on Sustainable Development Goal 8 with a special focus on the over 800 million people facing grave food insecurity, especially in rural areas.

Therefore, ICDD aspires to generate knowledge, build partnerships, and carry out research around several core clusters. The focus is on decent work agenda, sustainable economic growth and employment for all people. Through teaching courses in the English language, ICDD also aims to nurture academic capacities in the field of development cooperation.

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New Pu­bli­ca­ti­on

The Phantom of Upgrading in Agricultural Supply Chains: A Cross-Country, Cross-Crop Comparison of Smallholders

New Pu­bli­ca­ti­on

The “Nested” Power of TNCs: Smallholders’ Biggest Challenge (by Christoph Scherrer)

Call for Ap­p­li­ca­ti­ons

GLU Honours & Masters Programme at WITS in South Africa starting in 2022

Deadline: 31 August, 2021

Call for sub­­­mis­­si­ons

The 2022 El­mar Alt­va­ter Pri­ze

Deadline: 31 October, 2021

FREE on­line cour­se from the GLU On­line Aca­de­my

"Just and green: labour's ecological question"

Glo­bal La­bour Co­lumn

Clear words from the ILO on Belarus, though China and Russia stand with the dictator (by Frank Hoffer)