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June 23, 2017

Citizen Participation and the Rise of the Open Source City in Spain

"Although the scheme may be simple, we believe that it already features most of the components of a new democratic participation in the digital age." This research brief from IT for Change via...

June 23, 2017

Honour and Prestige: The Influence of Social Norms on Violence against Women and Girls in Karnataka, South India

"...interventions that integrate a norms approach can contribute to strengthening the rights of women and girls and reducing the violent practices that affect the health and human rights of hundreds...

June 22, 2017

How is a Radio Programme Helping Bangladeshi Youth Cope with the Challenges of Adolescence?

"Qualitative research found that radio magazine show Dosh Unisher Mor (Crossroads at 10 to 19) [from BBC Media Action] provided adolescents with a much-needed source of information on topics deemed...

June 21, 2017

Improving Maternal and Child Health through Media in South Sudan

"Since 2012, BBC Media Action has been funded by DFID to produce a range of programmes and deliver capacity-strengthening activities aiming to support improved reproductive, maternal, neonatal and...

June 21, 2017

The Comprehensive Approach to Health Systems Management

"Traditionally speaking, public health planning is often driven by central-level policies and resource allocation that trickle their way down the health system. If you only start at the top, however...

June 21, 2017

The Global Polio Eradication Initiative: Progress, Lessons Learned, And Polio Legacy Transition Planning

"Transitioning will require a dialogue among countries and partners on multiple fronts, including the level of ownership by countries of polio assets and for what new purposes they will be used, and...

June 20, 2017

Key Findings Report: Innovation for Data-Driven Agriculture Workshop

"Opportunities and challenges relevant to smallholder agriculture in emerging economies are increasing thanks to the continued proliferation of smartphones, sensors, and advanced analytics globally...

June 20, 2017

Key Findings Report: Innovation for Data-Driven Agriculture Workshop

"Opportunities and challenges relevant to smallholder agriculture in emerging economies are increasing thanks to the continued proliferation of smartphones, sensors, and advanced analytics globally...

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June 20, 2017

2017 is a year in which the fewest number of polio cases have ever been recorded. There is only 1 type of wild polio virus left, and reaching the...

June 20, 2017

"Engagement is the key word, and is central to this focused intervention to enhance acceptance by the minority representing the missed targets...

June 20, 2017

"The IMB continues to be deeply impressed with the overall commitment, dedication, and courage of frontline staff and their leaders in each of...

June 19, 2017

“The vast majority of development interventions have one thing in common: their goals can be achieved only if the target groups start...

June 14, 2017

Author: Sahib Khan, June 14 2017 - Police freed 45 members of several peasant families, including women and children, from illegal captivity of...

June 14, 2017

"UNDP stands ready to support the implementation of the 2030 agenda. Building peaceful, just and inclusive societies is an important component...

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