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    Community approach and institutional support in urban areas

    Solidarités International, 2017
    In the months that following the 2010 earthquake, the humanitarian community faced limits and challenges, which triggered reflections and discussions on intervention in such densely populated urban areas. A reorientation of the actions of NGOs was necessary so that they fit into an overall urban approach.
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    Better farming practices for resilient livelihoods in saline and flood-prone Bangladesh

    Solidarités International, 2017
    According to the Climate Change Vulnerability Index 2015, Bangladesh is the first and most at risk country to the impacts of climate change. Aggravating climate conditions threaten crop production and now barely allow for small farmers living in the districts along the coast to live decently from their agricultural activities, which represent the main livelihoods in the area.
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    Resilience Scan: July-September 2017

    Overseas Development Institute, 2017
    This Resilience Scan summarises writing and debates in the field of resilience during the third quarter of 2017. It comprises an 'expert view' on coastal resilience, an analysis of Twitter discussions from the past six months, and summaries of high-impact grey literature and academic journal articles. 
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    Promoting intra-regional trade in North Africa

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    Following the launch of the Aid for Trade (AfT) initiative in 2005, donor spending on interventions to promote developing country trade has grown rapidly (UNECA & WTO, 2017: p.3).
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    ESRC-DFID Research for Policy and Practice: Disability and Education

    Impact Initiative, 2017
    This collection of ESRC–DFID funded research provides new evidence on what governments must consider in order to ensure that children with disabilities benefit from quality education without discrimination or exclusion.This research contains excellent, globally relevant and contextually grounded evidence of how the education sector can plan and design policies with a lasting impact for children
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    Bangladesh - Rohingya emergency vulnerability assessment, December 2017

    World Food Programme, 2017
    Cox’s Bazar districts registered, since 25 August, a large influx of Rohingya refugees fleeing violence and human rights violations. Not only has the pace of new arrivals made this the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world, the concentration of refugees in Cox’s Bazar is the highest in the world.
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    Suitability of key Central American agroforestry species under future climates: an atlas

    World Agroforestry Centre, 2017
    This atlas provides habitat suitability maps for 54 species that are widely used in Central America for shade in coffee or cocoa agroforestry systems. The 54 species represent 24 fruit species, 24 timber species and 6 species used for soil fertility improvement.
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    Poverty, voice and advocacy: a Haitian study

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    Over the past ten years, Fonkoze (a non-profit organisation in Haiti) has adapted the 'graduation' model of lifting families out of extreme poverty through its Chemen Lavi Miyò (CLM) or 'pathway to a better life' programme. Yet despite international recognition for this approach, Fonkoze’s work is little known within Haitian policy circles on social protection and poverty.
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    Fertilizer and sustainable intensification in Africa

    Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2018
    The paper investigates the important role of fertilizer to enhance sustainable intensification and food security in Sub-Saharan Africa based on a multi-disciplinary literature review. The review starts with a macro-perspective taking population growth, economic development and climate change into account.
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    Climate risks to conservation in Uganda

    United States Agency for International Development, 2017
    This report provides information on the risks of climate change to biodiversity conservation in Uganda. This assessment, based on selected landscapes in Uganda, analyzes biodiversity resources and livelihoods dependent on biodiversity, as well as the ecosystem services on which they both rely.

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