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- DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2017The definition of which settlements count as ‘urban’ in Zimbabwe is complex, creating uncertainty regarding the extent and nature of urbanisation.DocumentCentre for Human Rights and Policy Studies, 2017Kenya has grappled with extensive crime and insecurity, ranging from armed robberies, carjacking and street crime, to politically-motivated, ethnically-organised violence, resource conflicts and terror attacks that affect both rural and urban areas.DocumentCentre for Human Rights and Policy Studies, 2017On 8 August 2017 Kenya is expected to conduct a general election in which new representatives at the county and national levels will be elected.DocumentAfrobarometer, 2017After widespread violence in 2008 and 2015, South Africa is now clearly one of most hostile destinations in the world for African migrants.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017This new working paper by Andrew Scott of ODI explores the effectiveness of governing for the “water-energy-food nexus” of issues. The author looks at approaches that understand the links between sectors, recognise these in decision-making and promote integrated policy-making.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2017Land-use conflict is not a new phenomenon for pastoralists and farmers in Tanzania with murders, the killing of livestock and the loss of property as a consequence of this conflict featuring in the news for many years now.Document
Social accountabilty initatives in health and nutrition: lessons from India, Pakistan and BangladeshInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017South Asia is home to nearly a quarter of the world’s population and is a region of dynamic economic growth, yet it performs relatively poorly on health and nutrition indicators.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2017Expanding mobile networks and falling costs could transform communication between African citizens and governments. So far, however, attempts to harness new technologies to improve transparency and accountability in Africa and elsewhere have had disappointing results. What is going wrong?DocumentWorld Development, 2017Reducing child undernutrition is gaining high priority on the international development agenda in the post-MDG agenda, both as a maker and marker of development.Document
A review of government programmes for women and children in India: implications for nutrition during the Thousand Day PeriodThe Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2014The current Maternal and Child Health Nutrition (MCHN) statistics from India reflect poorly on the existing Government schemes. Experts recognize the conception of two year period (the first 1000 days) as a critical window of opportunity for influencing the poor MCHN status.