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    Water for Life: Evaluation of Activities 2008-2012

    Church World Service, 2016
    The CWS Water for Life program has had transformative impacts in East Africa. Water for Life has benefitted 182 communities across the drylands of Kenya -- Kitui, West Pokot, Baringo and Turkana counties – and rural households in Gairo, Tanzania.
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    Advancing reproductive health rights

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    Civil society monitoring and advocacy that is vertically integrated across different levels of action is one strategy for seeking government accountability. This case study summary is one of a set of seven from the Philippines. Each discusses a civil society campaign in a different sector, and draws out lessons for vertical integration.
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    ICTs and the challenge of health system transition in low and middle-income countries | Globalization and Health | Full Text

    BioMed Central, 2017
    The aim of this paper is to contribute to debates about how governments and other stakeholders can influence the application of ICTs to increase access to safe, effective and affordable treatment of common illnesses, especially by the poor. First, it argues that the health sector is best conceptualized as a 'knowledge economy'.
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    Understanding District Ecosystems: Implementation of Food, Agriculture and Nutrition Policies in Sabarkantha and Bijapur Districts (India)

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017
    Nutrition policies are shaped at a national and state level in India; however programmes are implemented by the district administration.
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    The rural-urban divide in health and development

    Population Reference Bureau, 2015
    This data-sheet from the Population Reference Bureau presents data from 2014 to compare rural and urban trends and metrics relevant to human development. The data is drawn from multiple sources, and provides a snapshot of developing countries at a time of rapid urbanisation and social change.
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    Value chain analysis in India to identify nutrition-sensitive interventions for improved maternal diets in India

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017
    Micronutrient insufficiencies are a serious public health problem among women of reproductive age in Low and Middle Income Countries including India, adversely affecting maternal health and economic productivity, and child growth and educational outcomes. Fruit and vegetables are important sources of micronutrients and consumption of these foods is lower than recommendations.
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    Gender Differences in Adolescent Nutrition: evidence from two Indian districts

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017
    India is going through a silent crisis as millions of adolescents and adults, both male and female, across the country and over generations face the burden of undernutrition. India’s score in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) computed by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) was 28.5 in 2016. While this has improved from 36 in 2008, it still falls in the “serious” category.
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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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    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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