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A single vaccine is being developed to protect cattle, sheep, and goats from five diseases.

Starting in 2012 the Universidad Nacional de Colombia and McGill University of Canada have developed social innovations that effectively address problems of food insecurity and nutrition in the Andean region of Nariño, Colombia. The Community Schools of Family Farming (ECAF) methodology promotes...

Groundwater, a renewable and finite natural resource, is a vital source of sustenance for humans and dif-ferent ecosystems in the semi-arid regions. Rapid population growth in the last three decades has causeda rise in water demand which has inadvertently posed a stress on its availability....

Gender discriminatory social norms are a widely recognized barrier to women's economic empowerment, affecting both their access to decent work and their experience in workplaces. Between 2013 and 2018, the Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women program (GrOW) funded 14 research projects on...

This report elaborates recommendations aimed at ASSAR's Regional Research Teams (RRT) as they enter the transition between the Regional Diagnostic Studies (RDS) and the Regional Research Programmes(RRP), and as such, recommendations hope to influence the design and refining of research questions...

Migration, mostly internal, is used by populations vulnerable to climate change as an adaptation strategy, but needs appropriate policies and services based on quantitative evidence and changing realities in order to be succesful.