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Barriers to urban shelter self-recovery in Philippines and Nepal: lessons for humanitarian policy and practiceThe British Academy, 2019Most households affected by disasters reconstruct their houses themselves by self-building or employing local labour: they ‘self-recover’. Humanitarian agencies’ experience in assisting self-recovery in urban communities is limited; little is known about how to support it in practice.DocumentImpact Initiative, 2019Access to clean water is essential for life but all too often in water management, short-term gains for the few are prioritised above long-term benefits for the many. This selection of ESRC-DFID funded research explores the realities facing people for whom water insecurity is a daily threat, drawing on research focusing on Burkina Faso and Ethiopia.DocumentTechnical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation, 2019Starting in 2016, the “Capitalization of Experiences for Greater Impact in Rural Development” project organised a series of training processes with representatives of projects and organisations working in different parts of the world. The steps taken helped validate the approach, with many experiences described and analysed, and many lessons drawn and shared.DocumentTechnical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation, 2019One of the project’s last activities was to organise a meeting with those who took an active role as facilitators, and who helped guide the series of capitalization processes which the project supported in different parts of the world.DocumentKnowledge Management for Development, 2019This guideline has been developed by the authors in a collaborative manner over the period May 2018-May 2019 in consultation with the Knowledge Management for Development (KM4Dev) community.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2019The Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) 2017–2019 Integrated Programme seeks to understand the complexities and dynamics of humanitarian action ‘from the ground up’, an initiative tied to a pivot in the humanitarian community towards ‘localisation’ in humanitarian action and intervention.DocumentImpact Initiative, 2019sland communities in the Maldives are experiencing environmental change on a daily basis due to coastal erosion, the accumulation of waste at sea and on beaches, and the rapid expansion of the built environment.DocumentImpact Initiative, 2019Longer lives not only deliver social benefits but are also crucial from an economic perspective. If supported, longevity can yield productivity gains in terms of a larger, experienced labour force, as well as in contributions to society such as caregiving and volunteering.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2019This article examines the role of evidence in influencing food and nutrition-related public health policy, and starts to chart a way through the political economy of knowledge and evidence within this nexus.News07 Aug 2019: This new issue of the IDS Bulletin, edited by Jody Harris, Molly Anderson, Chantal Clément and Nicholas Nisbett examines a range of perspectives on power in food systems, and the various active players, relationships, activities, and institutions that play a major role in shaping them.