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The COMPASS research platform proved to be an effective system for collecting data from schools and students in Guatemala. In Canada, the COMPASS study is a leading-edge research and knowledge-exchange platform being used to understand how to intervene to prevent obesity and substance-use among...

The impact evaluation of the Research and Public Policy Initiative (RPPI) was commissioned by the University of Central Asia (UCA) in order to assess the impact of the project "Strengthening Research Capacity and Evidence-Based Policymaking in Afghanistan and Central Asia: Research and Public...

The emerging city of Vasai-Virar is situated at the periphery of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR). This analysis focuses on understanding the nature, drivers and consequences of the socio-spatial and governance transformation Vasai-Virar has undergone over a period of about 45 years from the...

The experience of violence is pervasive in Pakistan; while residents of Rawalpindi-Islamabad face violence mostly from people they know, in Karachi, residents are more likely to experience violence from strangers i.e. criminal and political. The findings overwhelmingly point towards access to...

Assessment reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) play a critical role in producing global knowledge on climate change. This is not a value-neutral role. As Indigenous issues have been underrepresented in previous IPCC assessments, this review analyzes how Indigenous...

This article discusses the contribution of the Community Work Programme (CWP) to social cohesion, a term that is widely used in post-apartheid South Africa. The article is based on a study that examined the contribution of the CWP to violence prevention. The study by researchers from the Centre...

The text-messaging technology that’s helping quash misinformation and save lives in Kenya.

El siguiente documento presenta el análisis, conclusiones y recomendaciones de la evaluación externa del proyecto Inseguridad Alimentaria y Desnutrición en Guatemala financiado por el Centro Internacional para la investigación en Desarrollo (CIID) de Canadá e implementado por la Universidad...

As rates of smoking decline in developed countries, Africa has become the focus for tobacco company marketing efforts. The ITC (International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project) Kenya National Report lays the foundation for stronger implementation of the FCTC and provides timely evidence...

Through integrating politics, policy, economics and other social science research perspectives, this program at American University of Beirut (AUB) offers students the opportunity to deepen their conceptual, critical, and practical knowledge of public policy and international affairs, with a...

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