Increasing engagement with the ACIAR
On 17 May 2017, the CDES welcomed Dr Ejaz Qureshi from the Australian Council for International Agricultural Research to discuss ways in which Monash researchers can engage with the organisation and its priorities.
Vale Dr Saman Kelegama
The CDES extends its deepest condolences to the family and colleagues of Dr Saman Kelegama, Executive Director of the Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, upon his recent passing.
Developing Multidimensional Poverty Indices for the Philippines
From 27 February to 3 March 2017, the CDES’ Deputy Director, Associate Professor Gaurav Datt, conducted a Multidimensional Poverty Index Workshop for the Philippine Statistics Authority in Manila.
World Development Report 2017
The CDES was delighted to welcome Professor Luis-Felipe López-Calva, co-Director of the World Development Report 2017: Governance and the Law, to present the report at Monash University.
South Asia Conference
On 11 and 12 January 2017, the CDES co-hosted the Conference on Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia in Colombo, Sri Lanka, which explored key challenges facing the region.
Public Lecture - The Modi Way
On 25 November, the CDES and the AIBC co-hosted a public lecture by Mr Dhiraj Nayyar (Head, Economics, Finance & Commerce at NITI Aayog) on 'The Modi Way: Transforming India Through a New Policy Paradigm'.