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Based on the available evidence, this paper categorizes Women's Economic Empowerment (WEE) interventions under three levels; policy, advocacy and community level interventions. Each intervention consists of a specific set of program types ranging from legislative and fiscal reform, to women's...

The impacts of renminbi (Chinese currency) appreciation were found to vary depending on whether firms were tightly integrated into global value chains (GVCs) where lead firms are
instrumental in determining the distribution of currency appreciation's costs and benefits and whether, in the...

The main body of the report is organized around the three pillars of the Think Tank Initiative (TTI) – organizational development, strengthening research quality, and enhancing policy engagement, along with overall evaluation questions that refer to effectiveness, outcomes, and broader lessons...

Teams from the Developing Evaluation and Communication Capacity in Information Society Research (DECI-2) met in a one-off event to present findings in relation to DECI-2 project objectives: capacity development outcomes, partner/project level changes, and production of a learning and...

Canadian and Indian researchers collaboratively piloted an m-Health application to engage and educate husbands, building Canadian and Indian capacity to use m-Health in a maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) context, and contributing to the global evidence base on the feasibility and impact...

Given the high prevalence of weed species on most coconut farms, plants growing within and in the periphery of five selected farms were assessed for the presence of the Côte d'Ivoire Lethal Yellowing disease (CILY) phytoplasma to identify potential alternative hosts. Phytoplasmas are cell wall-...

Malnutrition is the most important risk factor for the burden of disease in developing countries. In
Laos around 30% of the population is undernourished. Traditional diets rely on rice and low proteinfat
foods and protein energy malnutrition (PEM) is common. Insect farming could play...

With more women engaged in the labour force, and men not participating in care work, adolescents and elder women are often required to carry out the majority of care work tasks, which impedes their time and infringes their human rights, restricting generational sustainability of economic...

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