Publications

Publications

  • Schouten, G. (Greetje)
Monday, 17 December 2018
Since the 1990s, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and businesses have gained prominence as architects of new forms of transnational governance creating Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS). The legitimacy and effectiveness of VSS are dependent on interactions with public authorities and...
Public and private governance in interaction: Changing interpretations of sovereignty in the field of Sustainable Palm Oil cover
  • Vink, M. (Martinus)
  • Schouten, G. (Greetje)
Monday, 23 April 2018
Climate change impacts are most severe in developing countries with limited adaptive capacity. Accordingly, in Africa, climate change adaptation has become an issue of international funding and practice. As suggested in the Introduction to this special issue, administrative traditions could play a...
Foreign-funded adaptation to climate change in Africa cover
  • Dentoni, D. (Domenico)
  • Bitzer, V. (Verena)
  • Schouten, G. (Greetje)
Tuesday, 10 April 2018
Despite the burgeoning literature on the governance and impact of cross-sector partnerships in the past two decades, the debate on how and when these collaborative arrangements address globally relevant problems and contribute to systemic change remains open. Building upon the notion of wicked...
Harnessing Wicked Problems in Multi-stakeholder Partnerships cover
  • Schouten, G. (Greetje)
  • Uda, S.K. (Saritha)
  • Hein, L. (Lars)
Tuesday, 3 April 2018
The Government of Indonesia has published a number of policies and regulations to better manage its vast amount of tropical peatland, yet the degradation and conversion of Indonesian peatlands still continues. This paper analyses the institutional fit between Indonesian regulations related to...
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  • Schouten, G. (Greetje)
  • Vink, M. (Martinus)
  • Vellema, S.R. (Sietze)
Monday, 27 November 2017
Securing access to affordable and nutritious food is an urgent topic on the agenda for development strategies in Africa. Intervention strategies targeting food security triggered a long lasting debate whether science and technology driven interventions could be the panacea for hunger eradication....
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  • Hospes, O. (Otto)
  • Kroeze, C. (Carolien)
  • Oosterveer, P. (Peter)
  • Schouten, G. (Greetje)
  • Slingerland, M. (Marije)
Friday, 20 January 2017
The production and expansion of palm oil have emerged as a major and controversial issue in political and public debates in the North and the South on sustainable food and agriculture. Scientific research has played a marginal role in these debates that are characterized by black and white views on...
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  • Vellema, S.R. (Sietze)
Sunday, 1 January 2017
Theories of change (ToCs) are increasingly used to articulate pathways for interventions and to supportlearning. This responds to the recognition of the complexity of agricultural development. Through twoexamples, this paper examines how ToCs have enabled practitioners to navigate towards impact...
Do theories of change enable innovation platforms? cover
Sunday, 1 January 2017
In een recent verschenen notitie van de Adviesraad Internationale Vraagstukken wordt een pleidooi gehouden voor 'diplomatie van duurzame ontwikkeling'. Het Nederlandse buitenlandse beleid heeft de laatste jaren sterk ingezet op zogenaamde 'economische diplomatie'. Daarmee lijkt een stap gezet te...
Een pleidooi voor duurzame diplomatie cover
Wednesday, 2 November 2016
The Dawn of a New Era? cover