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    Farming systems for improved nutrition in Bangladesh

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2018
    International literature places great importance on nutrition sensitive agricultural interventions to improve health and nutrition; particularly in communities where potential for agricultural growth is promising. Despite this, little is understood about the ways in which agricultural interventions can be delivered to communities according to the needs of the communities.
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    Street Vendors Act 2014 - State Compliance Index 2017

    Centre for Civil Society, India, 2017
    In 2009, the Street Vendors Policy 2004 was revised as the ‘National Policy on Urban Street Vendors 2009’. The revised policy was not legally binding. In 2010, the Supreme Court directed the government to enact a law regulating street vending and thus, the Street Vendors Bill 2012 was drafted.
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    Report on budget private schools in India

    Centre for Civil Society, India, 2017
    This report looks at four key themes around Budget Private Schools (BPS): demand, supply, ecosystem and regulation. The report is unique in the sense that it captures voices across academia, school operators, service providers and even policy makers. The first section deals with parental aspirations and how they can demand accountability and exercise their school choice.
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    No time to rest: women’s lived experiences of balancing paid work and unpaid care work

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    This report provides evidence on the lived experiences of women in low-income families, as they strive to balance their paid work and unpaid care work responsibilities. It presents the findings of a mixed-methods research project carried out in India, Nepal, Rwanda, and Tanzania during 2015–17.
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    Emerging evidence on climate change and health in Africa

    United States Agency for International Development, 2017
    This report presents evidence on the effects of climate change risks on the health sector in Africa. It illustrates climate threats to health and development investments and highlights opportunities to achieve health targets in Sub-Saharan Africa in the face of climate change.
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    Indonesia: costs of climate change 2050 – technical report

    United States Agency for International Development, 2016
    The Climate Change Adaptation, Thought Leadership and Assessments (ATLAS) Project undertook an assessment of the future economic costs of climate change in Indonesia to provide USAID/Indonesia and the Government of Indonesia with actionable information for climate change adaptation programming and climate resili
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    An analysis of protein consumption in India through plant and animal sources

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2018
    Cereals are the major source of protein in the Indian diet. In recent years, due to declining preference the consumption of cereals is decreasing in spite of increasing output. Therefore, the country needs to further increase the production and encourage the intake of pulses in order to meet the nutritional requirements of the population, specifically in terms of protein consumption.
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    Humanitarian policy and practice in a changing climate: guiding principles for practitioners

    Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2018
    Humanitarian policies and practices unavoidably have both positive and negative impacts on various aspects of the vulnerability context it aims to address; hence, how we design and implement humanitarian interventions has an impact on future vulnerability to climate change.
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    Food security indicators: how to measure and communicate results

    Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2018
    The purpose of this paper is to assess how to measure food security and how to communicate results of activities that have improved food security as a goal. There are many challenges in measuring and communicating food security results.
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    Now available: free online course on Disaster Risk Reduction Management

    20 Feb 2018: Interested in Disaster Risk Reduction Management? The Humanitarian Learning Centre has recently launched a new, free online course for provincial administrators, mid-level managers and NGO practitioners: Global Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Pathway.

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