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Universities and development: global cooperation

Report
12 November 2010
This policy briefing aims to demonstrate that universities are key organisations in international development. Universities are involved in a wide range of international development activities, including collaborative research projects, developing entrepreneurial and employability skills and the evaluation of non-governmental organisation (NGO) programmes. Often this is not visible or is limited by policy priorities or access to relevant networks. This briefing suggests some ways in which UK universities could do much more to contribute to this major global challenge.

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