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Mitigating Translation Budgetary Constraints With Strategic Content Selection

While international development actors are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of multilingual communication, budgetary constraints often prevent them from making all the content they produce available multiple languages. In
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Having a Studious Summer? Plan Your Next Translation Project!

Summer tends to be the time when you decide to reorganize your files, and when you can finally work on the projects at the bottom of your priority list. Using
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Mozambique’s Independence Day: Key Data on the Use of Portuguese for Your Next Development Project

June 25 marked the 43rd anniversary of Mozambique’s independence. Geography and political context: Mozambique sits on the southeast coast of Africa with a population of about 28 million. After three
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Jean-Paul Dailly on the Role of Language in Development

On May 11, 2017 JPDS’s Founder and Vice President Jean-Paul Dailly participated in the two-day symposium organized by the Study Group on Language and the United Nations. Speaking to an audience composed of scholars, UN staff, and development professionals, Mr. Dailly highlighted the role of language in fostering participation and governance with a focus on French-speaking Africa. “While a lot of progress has been made
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