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Connecting citizens to their governments: lessons from ICT-based governance initiatives in IndonesiaInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017In recent years, Indonesia has seen significant growth in the number of initiatives that aim to tackle governance challenges through information and communications technologies (ICTs).DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2009Informative overview of the key issues to be addressed in early recovery approaches from the Humanitarian Policy Group, based on research with staff from UN agencies, donors and NGOs in headquarters and field offices in Darfur, Gaza, Colombia and Uganda.DocumentLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017Encouraging the production and consumption of pulses is in line with the second Sustainable Development Goal’s three-fold objective to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture. This paper discusses the importance of encouraging the production and consumption of pulses, given their nutritional benefits.DocumentLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017While there are multiple causes of malnutrition in Afghanistan, undernutrition and lack of dietary diversity point to micronutrient deficiencies rather than generalised food insecurity. This implies a major role for agriculture. In Afghanistan, there is potential to re-orient the whole agriculture sector towards the nutrition agenda.DocumentOECD DAC Guidelines and Reference Series, 2011Functioning states are essential for reducing poverty, sustaining peace and achieving agreed development goals. Despite receiving growing international attention in recent years, fragile states are falling behind other low-income countries in human development. Fragility – and its negative consequences – can destabilise entire regions and have global repercussions.OrganisationDocument
Strengthening institutional and organizational capacity for social health protection of the informal sector in lesser-developed countries: A study of policy barriers and opportunities in CambodiaElsevier, 2013Reaching out to the poor and the informal sector is a major challenge for achieving universal coverage in lesser-developed countries. In Cambodia, extensive coverage by health equity funds for the poor has created the opportunity to consolidate various non-government health financing schemes under the government's proposed social health protection structure.Document
Evolution of policies on human resources for health: Opportunities and constraints in four post-conflict and post-crisis settingsBioMed Central, 2017Few studies look at policy making in the health sector in the aftermath of a conflict or crisis and even fewer specifically focus on Human Resources for Health, which is a critical domain for health sector performance. The main objective of the article is to shed light on the patterns and drivers of post-conflict policy-making.Document
Living through conflict and post-conflict: Experiences of health workers in northern Uganda and lessons for people-centred health systemsHealth Policy and Planning, 2014Providing people-centred health systems—or any systems at all—requires specific measures to protect and retain healthcare workers during and after the conflict. This is particularly important when health staff are themselves the target of violence and abduction, as is often the case.DocumentBioMed Central, 2014Afghanistan is a country that has been in conflict for decades, resulting in the destruction of much of its social infrastructure including the health system.