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- DocumentAfrobarometer, 2017After widespread violence in 2008 and 2015, South Africa is now clearly one of most hostile destinations in the world for African migrants.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017This new working paper by Andrew Scott of ODI explores the effectiveness of governing for the “water-energy-food nexus” of issues. The author looks at approaches that understand the links between sectors, recognise these in decision-making and promote integrated policy-making.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2017Land-use conflict is not a new phenomenon for pastoralists and farmers in Tanzania with murders, the killing of livestock and the loss of property as a consequence of this conflict featuring in the news for many years now.Document
Social accountabilty initatives in health and nutrition: lessons from India, Pakistan and BangladeshInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017South Asia is home to nearly a quarter of the world’s population and is a region of dynamic economic growth, yet it performs relatively poorly on health and nutrition indicators.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2017Expanding mobile networks and falling costs could transform communication between African citizens and governments. So far, however, attempts to harness new technologies to improve transparency and accountability in Africa and elsewhere have had disappointing results. What is going wrong?DocumentWorld Development, 2017Reducing child undernutrition is gaining high priority on the international development agenda in the post-MDG agenda, both as a maker and marker of development.Document
A review of government programmes for women and children in India: implications for nutrition during the Thousand Day PeriodThe Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2014The current Maternal and Child Health Nutrition (MCHN) statistics from India reflect poorly on the existing Government schemes. Experts recognize the conception of two year period (the first 1000 days) as a critical window of opportunity for influencing the poor MCHN status.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2016The calls for strong leadership in the fight against global and national malnutrition have multiplied during the past decade. The role of nutrition champions in advocating for nutrition, formulating policies, and coordinating and implementing action in nutrition have increasingly been recognized in such countries as Peru, Brazil, Thailand, and the Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra.Document
Energy challenges in Southern Africa: balancing renewable energy source options in the Democratic Republic Of CongoSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2017The building of most large dams in Africa dates back decades. However, since the beginning of the 21st century there has been a revival in the building of large-scale hydropower projects,and the Grand Inga project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is attracting regional interest.DocumentGlobal Food Security - journal, 2017After a period of relative success in generating political momentum to address malnutrition, there is an increasing urgency to focus on implementation and impact on the ground.