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- DocumentMalaria Journal, BioMed Central, 2015While there is growing recognition of the malaria impacts of large dams in sub-Saharan Africa, the cumulative malaria impact of reservoirs associated with current and future dam developments has not been quantified.Document
Effects of climate change on the social & environmental determinants of health in Africa: what can communities do to strengthen their climate resilienceRegional Office for Africa, World Health Organisation, 2015The highest burden per capita of climate-sensitive diseases such as malaria, pneumonia, diarrhoeal diseases and malnutrition is found in the African region. These diseases already represent the main cause of death among children under five in Africa, 6 and climate change is expected to cause an overall net increase in the risk of such diseases.Document
Responding to the Safety and Security Needs of LGBTI Communities and Organisations: A situational analysis of Malawi, South Africa, Zambia and ZimbabweHivos, 2013The Safety and Security Project within Hivos’s (Humanist Institute for Cooperation with Developing Countries) LGBTI Programme aims to ensure that LGBTI persons are able to live and work within safe communities without the fear of persecution, physical or property harm or intimidation, and with the full enjoyment of their human rights.DocumentConsultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2015In Africa and Latin America, the production of beans ( Phaseolus vulgaris ) is highly vulnerable to climate change impacts, which include higher temperatures and more frequent drought.DocumentUnited Nations Development Programme, 2016This toolkit provides National HydroMeteorological Services (NHMS), policy makers, and media and communications for development practitioners with the tools, resources and templates necessary to design and implement an integrated communications strategy.Document
Africa’s smallholders adapting to climate change: the need for national governments and international climate finance to support women producersOxfam, 2015The need for national governments and international climate finance to support women producers Climate change is undermining the ability of African nations to feed themselves. Women smallholder producers are on the front line of dealing with the impacts, but are not first in line for international climate finance.OrganisationThe Civil Society Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (CS WASH) Fund website is a knowledge and learning platform that complements the CS WASH Fund.DocumentInstitute for Security Studies, 2016Responding appropriately to complex transnational and international crimes requires a multifaceted approach that includes a robust criminal justice response. Witness testimony is a crucial part of this. Witnesses, and often their family members, can face significant danger given their crucial role in obtaining a conviction.Document
Does less engaged mean less empowered? Political participation lags among African youth, especially womenAfrobarometer, 2016The African Union (AU) Assembly declared 2009 - 2018 the "African Youth Decade" and released an action plan to promote youth empowerment and development throughout the continent, including by raising young citizens' representation and participation in political processes.