Fatema Rajabali and Elaine Mercer, introduce a series of short videos presenting key findings and lessons learnt from a research project on climate compatible development. The video series was created with the intention that it would be used as a learning (or teaching) tool for those interested in understanding more about climate compatible development.
The unprecedented scale of the Ebola outbreak has prompted a number of online initiatives aimed at supporting the global response to the outbreak by providing access to relevant knowledge, news and other resources. This short feature highlights some of these initiatives – in particular the Ebola Response Anthropology platform, which was launched earlier this month and has taken a unique anthropological approach to the Ebola response.
The hub is a collaborative “Open Data” platform for sharing digital content about development that aims to improve the supply and accessibility of content that supports evidence-informed policy making and practice by development actors. A key aspect of the hub’s design is to raise the profile of diverse perspectives on development, paying particular attention to research content from developing countries.
Nigeria Education, an exciting new website for those working on education in Nigeria, has been launched! The website was developed by the Education Data, Research and Evaluation in Nigeria (EDOREN) project team, and provides online access to a range of information on basic education in Nigeria, including:
The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is an annual international campaign that started on 25 November, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and ends on 10 December, Human Rights Day. The campaign aims to raise awareness about gender-based violence as a human rights issue at the local, national, regional and international level.
Following on from the recent World Health Organization conference on health and climate in Geneva, two blog posts on the complexities of development in the Indian Sundarbans and the fight against Ebola in Africa highlight the links between the two sectors.
The collection provides links to the latest high quality research and commentary dealing with the origins of the conflict, profiles of the major combatants and analysis of the international political and humanitarian response. It also lists some of the key organisations, news sources and social media channels covering the crisis.
Analysis of high profile movements over the last three decades suggests that, ultimately, nonviolence is an effective means of enabling lasting democratic change.
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