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- DocumentCGIAR Research Program on Drylands Systems, 2015This document intends to give scientists, who conduct research under the framework of the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems, a snapshot on the benefits of using Open Access mechanisms to publish their research outputs and results.DocumentRefugee Studies Centre, Oxford, 2015Since 2009 there has been a growing interest in defining and operationalising innovation for use in the humanitarian context. The increase in scale of new crises, the urbanisation of many displaced populations, and stretched financing for humanitarian assistance are forcing international aid agencies to think and act in new ways.DocumentWomen Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management, 2015This guide aims to increase timely and appropriate funding for worldwide climate action initiatives led by women and their communities.DocumentWomankind, 2014This Womankind Worldwide advocacy guide is aimed towards all those working to ensure women’s rights and gender equality are central to the outcomes of the negotiations on the post-2015 development framework, including women’s rights and civil society organisations.DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014This helpdesk report looks at available literature to answer the following questions: does the availability of school performance data have an effect on learning achievement? why and in what circumstances?Document2014With the success of open access publishing, Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and open education practices, the open approach to education has moved from the periphery to the mainstream. This marks a moment of victory for the open education movement, but at the same time the real battle for the direction of openness begins.DocumentEQUINET: Network for Equity in Health in Southern Africa, 2014Visual and information technologies are now more diversified and widely accessible.Document
Effectiveness of communication strategies embedded in social marketing programmes on health behaviours and related health and welfare outcomes in LMICsThe Campbell Collaboration, 2015Health related communication strategies have changed significantly in the last 15 years from top down public service announcements to a wider approach which draws on behaviour models and methods used in marketing and adapted for the purposes of "social marketing".Document
Slum upgrading strategies involving physical environment and infrastructure interventions and their effects on health and socio-economic outcomesInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2013The purpose of this systematic review was to explore the effects of slum upgrading strategies involving physical environment and infrastructure interventions on the health, quality of life and socio-economic wellbeing of urban slum dwellers in low and middle income countries (LMIC).Document
Interventions in developing nations for improving primary and secondary school enrollment of children: a systematic reviewInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2012Education is considered critical to economic development and social welfare in developing nations. In light of compelling evidence that links expanded education systems and socioeconomic development while highlighting the importance of policies to offset inequality in access, governments and donor agencies have invested considerable funding to promote educational initiatives.