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    ‘Pudumai’ -Innovation and institutional churning in India’s informal economy: A report from the field

    OpenDocs, 2014
    Despite the fact that the informal economy accounts for about two thirds of GDP and 90% of employment in India , the informal economy seems absent from almost all discussions of any kind of low carbon revolution in the country. Does it play such a negligible role in pollution as many have assumed and would it be an obstacle to a low carbon revolution.
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    Labouring for global markets: Conceptualising labour agency in global production networks

    Elsevier, 2017
    This article starts with the recognition that labour has received less than its fair share of empirical and analytical attention in scholarship on global production networks. Little is known about how jobs for export markets fit into workers’ wider livelihoods strategies, or how workers react to new employment opportunities available to them.
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    Gender Evidence Synthesis Research Award (ESRA)

    ESRC-DFID Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research, 2015
    A gendered understanding of poverty is crucial for exploring its differing impacts and this analysis provides valuable insights in a number of key areas. This evidence is a synthesis from 122 research grants awarded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and UK Department for International Development (DFID) Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research since 2005.
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    New knowledge on the gendered nature of poverty and wellbeing

    Impact Initiative, 2017
    A gendered understanding of poverty is crucial for exploring its differing impacts. Women, in particular, may be vulnerable to the effects of poverty and the causes of women’s poverty, and how poverty is experienced, may differ from men.
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    Understanding, enabling and building effective leadership in nutrition

    Transform Nutrition, 2015
    Transform Nutrition’s work on leaders in nutrition explores how effective leaders understand the systems which both shape and constrain their action; and are able to translate this understanding into action which spans the boundaries of sectors and disciplinary knowledge. Researchers within the Transform Nutrition consortium carried out a study of 89 individual
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    Fiscal challenges of population aging in Brazil

    International Monetary Fund, 2017
    In recent decades, population has been aging fast in Brazil while old age pensions and healthrelated spending have increased. As the population ages, the spending trend threaten to reach unsustainable levels absent reforms.
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    In search of the solution to farmer–pastoralist conflicts in Tanzania

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2017
    Land-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.
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    Partnerships and Opportunities for Strengthening and Harmonizing Actions for Nutrition in India (POSHAN)

    POSHAN (Partnerships and Opportunities to Strengthen and Harmonize Actions for Nutrition in India) aims to reduce the nutrition evidence gap in India by synthesizing, generating, and mobilizing nut
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    Centre for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC)

    Centre for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC) is, an independent and not-for-profit biomedical research organisation, based in New Delhi, India.