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The RV Dr Fridtjof Nansen in the Western Indian Ocean: voyages of marine research and capacity developmentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2017The marine research vessel (RV) Dr Fridtjof Nansen is a familiar visitor to the coastal waters of developing countries around the world. Since its first expedition in 1975, to survey fish abundance in an upwelling region of the Western Indian Ocean, the Nansen has returned to this “least known” of the world’s oceans numerous times.Document
Pathways to global impact: Tracing the impacts of development research funded by the Research Council of NorwayResearch Council of Norway / Norges forskningsråd, 2017Norwegian development research is widely used and applied in various settings, both in national contexts and not least internationally. However, many users seem unable to absorb and exploit the variety of research performed in the area.Better mechanisms for interaction between users and researchers are needed, both outside and within the funding arenas.Blog Post16 Jun 2017: Bridging the gap between research, policy and practice is hardly a new imperative.Blog Post06 Apr 2017: The terms evidence-based and evidence-informed policy have become commonplace in the development vernacular and many development actors, including Eldis, work to promote the use of research evidence in the design and delivery of developmDocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2016DFID funds research in order to contribute to its overarching goal of poverty reduction. We fund some research which aims to produce new products or technologies that directly improve the lives of poor people. Other research produces knowledge and will only have an impact if it is understood and used to inform decisions.DocumentGlobal Health Action, 2016Climate change has been recognized as both one of the biggest threats and the biggest opportunities for global health in the 21st century. This trend review seeks to assess and characterize the amount and type of scientific literature on the link between climate change and human health.OrganisationDocumentInternational Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, 2015Libraries make an important contribution to development. The purpose of this toolkit is to support advocacy for the inclusion of libraries and access to information as part of national and regional development plans that will contribute to meeting Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (“UN 2030 Agenda”).Document
Research on biodiversity and climate change at a distance: collaboration networks between Europe and Latin America and the CaribbeanPLoS ONE, 2015Biodiversity loss and climate change are both globally significant issues that must be addressed through collaboration across countries and disciplines.OrganisationThe World Trade Institute (WTI) is an academic institution dedicated to studying and teaching on the subject of international trade regulation and investment.