How the sustainable development goals create a political space to reimagine development

Professor Ian Scoones is the Director of the ESRC STEPS Centre. A previous ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize winner, Professor Scoones recently spoke at the event ‘Reimagining Development in Least Developed Countries: what role for the SDGs?’ in June.

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When the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were agreed in September 2015, there was much expectation about how they could help get sustainability back on the development agenda, and push the international community to develop new approaches to development. Continue reading