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    Lake Victoria Basin: atlas of our changing environment

    GRID Arendal, 2017
    Draining an area of 194,200 km2, Lake Victoria Basin is one of East Africa’s most prominent landmarks. It not only provides the headwaters of the White Nile but is also central to the development and regional integration of the East Africa Community.
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    The socioeconomics of the West, Central and Southern African coastal communities: a synthesis of studies regarding large marine ecosystems

    GRID Arendal, 2016
    People living along the west, central and southern African coast are directly dependent on the health of Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) for sustenance, economic development and their way of life.
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    Digital Knowledge Officer required: come and work with Eldis!

    08 Dec 2017: Interested in working with the Knowledge, Impact and Policy team at the Institute of Development Studies, on projects like Eldis and others? We are now advertising for a Digital Knowledge Officer to support IDS, as well as its projects and partners.
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    Women in agriculture and nutrition in Odisha, India

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017
    The Odisha State Policy for Girls and Women (2014) is a comprehensive document that seeks to create a state where girls and women are equal partners in development.
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    Women’s agricultural work and nutrition in South Asia: policy priorities

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017
    LANSA research has highlighted the linkage between women’s agricultural work and nutrition in South Asia. Official statistics acknowledge that agriculture accounts for a majority of women workers in these countries. Many women who work in agriculture, however, are not counted, and many others’ work is under-counted and often uncompensated.
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    National Plan of Action for Children (NPAC) 2016

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016
    The National Policy for Children 2013 adopted by the Government of India in April 2013, adheres to the Constitutional mandate and guiding principles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). It identifies rights of children under four key priority areas, viz. Survival, Health and Nutrition, Education and Development, Protection, and Participation.
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    Women in agriculture and nutrition in India

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016
    Policy debates around agriculture and nutrition and the crucial role of women needs to be informed by evidence that research programmes like LANSA generate. The available evidence recommends the recognition of women’s roles in agriculture and nutrition.
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    The coastal ecosystem mapping and media viability project

    GRID Arendal, 2017
    The Coastal Ecosystem Mapping and Media Utility project applied advanced and pioneering unmanned aerial vehicle technology with companion software and mobile app to explore the viability of an innovative communications tool. It further evaluated the feasibility of mapping and assessing the geographic extent of coastal blue carbon ecosystems in a low cost and quantitative way.
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    Combating poaching and illegal logging in Tanzania: voices of the rangers - hands-on experiences from the field

    GRID Arendal, 2017
    Poaching  of  wildlife  is  still  a  massive  problem  in  Tanzania.

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