ISDP Voices

    Decision Looms on Myitsone Dam

    The new Myanmar government faces a final decision on the highly charged issue of the Chinese-backed Myitsone Dam. Having taken office two months ago, Myanmar’s new government faces an important decision on one of the country’s largest foreign investments, the controversial Chinese-backed Myitsone Dam. The previous government under President U Thein Sein stalled the mega […]

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    Time to Rethink State-to-State Development Cooperation?

    Jan Rudengren and Lars Rylander call for a paradigmatic shift in development cooperation strategies. A mainstay in development cooperation still remains bilateral agreements signed between two states: the donor and recipient country. The rationale underpinning such is that the recipient country lacks the technical and financial resources to foster development, which the donor country can […]

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