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16th October 2013
The Eldis call for global partners to join us in our Open Knowledge Hub project is drawing to a close. Expressions of interest must be submitted by no later than Friday 11th October.
20th September 2013
The Future Agricultures Consortium (FAC) has instituted a new regional, Africa-centred structure to better support its research and policy engagement activities.
20th September 2013
There has been a lot of attention to and activity around the issue of nutrition in recent months in the lead-up to the G8 meeting, which took place in Northern Ireland on June 17th and 18th. Campaigns and events - including the IF campaign and the Nutrition for Growth Summit - aimed to increase financial and political commitments to, and action on, hunger and nutrition.
20th September 2013
According to new research published by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), low income countries like Malawi and Madagascar and lower middle income Guatemala, are leading the charge against hunger and undernutrition, whilst economic powerhouses such as India and Nigeria are failing some of their most vulnerable citizens.
20th September 2013
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America (ELLA) is a knowledge sharing and learning platform based in Lima, Peru which highlights recent Latin American experience on selected economic, environmental and governance issues in order to support learning between Latin American, African and South Asian countries.
20th September 2013
Members of the Eldis team have been working with the Agridiet research programme to develop a new project website which utilises Eldis open data.
20th September 2013
Eldis has joined forces with IDS and global partners to support a collaborative research programme - "Influencing Policies to Support the Empowerment of Women and Girls" - by creating Eldis Interactions - a new online resource f
22nd July 2013
This new Resource Guide brings together key research on this important but little explored area of development.
22nd July 2013
This policy brief from the Centre for Human Rights and Policy Studies gives recommendations that aim to enhance a democratic approach to policing the elections in Kenya, and to prevent the violent conflict so present in previous elections.
22nd July 2013
Eldis is pleased to be supporting the Global Development Network’s Connect South campaign. The campaign aims to raise the profile of southern research and southern researchers
22nd July 2013
The ever-growing number of knowledge sharing platforms on climate change and development has meant that users of climate knowledge are often unsure which services are most appropriate to their needs. 
26th June 2013
Produced by the Nepal Armed Violence Reduction Working Group, with support from IDS Knowledge Services, this briefing looks at the problem of armed violence in Nepal.
26th June 2013
Check out our selection of guides on emerging climate change issues, developed in collaboration with a range of experts working on hot topics ;)
26th June 2013
The Eldis Resource Guide on Climate Change, produced with support from the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN),  focuses on adaptation, mitigation and development.
26th June 2013
While Islam allows for difference of opinion, and the religious leaders disagree on many social issues, most orthodox Muslim scholars are vehemently opposed to homosexuality. However there are many progressive Muslim scholars with varied positive opinions about gender and sexual orientation.
26th June 2013
It's been a busy month for the team working on the ICTs for development Resource Guide with over 150 new resources added over the last month.
26th June 2013
The OKFestival, the first ever Open Knowledge Festival, was held in Helsinki, Finland in September 2012. With the theme of Open Knowledge in Action, it looked at the value that can be generated by opening up knowledge and the impacts that transparency can have in our societies. 
26th June 2013
Globally, levels of hunger and undernutrition are unacceptably high. One in eight people do not get enough food to be healthy and lead an active life. One in every four children under five years of age are undernourished, this contributes to 2.6 million deaths of children under five each year - one third of the global total.
19th April 2013
The latest Diverse Voices global debate on Facebook and Twitter is asking "Do you think that public services respect the dignity of the most vulnerable citizens?"
12th April 2013
New policy brief argues that it is time to start moving towards a 'shared responsibility’ framework.HIV prevention programmes have mostly ignored the prevention needs of men who have sex with men (MSM) who are living with HIV.

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