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121. PTB_Info_Calidena_Toolbox_EN.pdf  
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt Braunschweig und Berlin National Metrology Institute Calidena Toolbox Support material for the Calidena Handbook 2.0 INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION  On behalf of the Federal Government of Germany, the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt promotes the improvement of the framework conditions for economic, social and environmentally friendly action and thus…  
122. Presencing_12.2020.pdf  
Presencing in International Development Cooperation Dr Christiane Ströh de Martínez and Dr Ulrich Harmes-Liedtke Annual Reflection 2020 “We live in a time of disruptive change. How to activate our capacity to lean into the emerging future may well be the most crucial leadership challenge of our time. How do you cultivate curiosity, compassion and courage in the face of prejudice, anger and…  
123. Mesopartner Annual Reflection 2020  
Mesopartner Annual Reflection 2020 We are living in a time of disruptive change. In early 2020 this again became very obvious. Covid-19 caught us by surprise. After we had selected various topics for the 2020 Annual Reflection and started writing articles, the pandemic ran riot over the world. Anticipating the pandemic’s profound implications for economic and social development around the globe…  
124. Territorial Development and the Great Transformation : What to consider when strengthening cities and rural areas in the future  
Territorial Development and the Great Transformation : What to consider when strengthening cities and rural areas in the future In this interview (and videocast) we will be talking with Prof. Dr Dirk Messner about a question that has been keeping us busy for a while now: In our work, how can we promote a more sustainable and transformative way of territorial development, and what systemic…  
125. Quality Infrastructure enables the Sustainable Development Goals to be achieved  
Quality Infrastructure enables the Sustainable Development Goals to be achieved In 2015 the United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which provides a framework for peace and prosperity for the planet and its people. 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) form the core of the 2030 Agenda. The SDGs demand concerted action in a global partnership to end poverty and other…  
126. Circular Territorial Development  
Circular Territorial Development Looking at the inefficient and polluting way that energy is produced and used worldwide, it becomes apparent that we are still following the linear economic development model of “take, make, use, lose” (Raworth, 2017): Take the material resources which are necessary to produce a product, make it by using additional matter and heat resources available at a price or…  
127. Inspirational practices from East German Regional Growth Pole (RGP) experiences  
Inspirational practices from East German Regional Growth Pole (RGP) experiences During 2018 and 2019 we were asked by different regional governance and private sector development projects in the Ukraine and Peru to identify key procedures and learnings from regional growth pole (RGP) strategies and institution-building processes in East Germany. The interest focused primarily on the region of…  
128. The Great Sustainability Transformation and Mesopartner's role  
The Great Sustainability Transformation and Mesopartner's role The global fossil fuel-based economic growth and the mass consumption model has pushed us to the edge of planetary boundaries. The concept of planetary boundaries was developed by world-class scientists and Nobel laureates in 2009 (Rockström et al., 2009). The concept builds on the argument that we have reached the Anthropocene era,…  
129. Systemic change: evolving conditions that hold a situation in place  
Systemic change: evolving conditions that hold a situation in place Under the Systemic Change research theme, we are researching, developing and applying concepts that help development practitioners to catalyse and assess systemic change. In earlier work, we looked at economic evolution and institutions to rethink systemic change in economic development from a once-off change event to a…  
130. Case Study: Made in Saerbeck  
Case Study: Made in Saerbeck “Made in Saerbeck” and not “Made in Germany” was a brand used by two companies involved in supplying renewable energy products in Germany to demonstrate their local heritage. Saerbeck is a German village of 7,500 inhabitants located in Germany's largest region, North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW).  
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