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Objective: To investigate whether children in households involved in a participatory
agriculture and nutrition intervention had improved growth compared to children in matched comparable households and whether the level of involvement and length of time in the project had an effect on...

This report describes the fourth meeting of the OpenROSA Consortium, held in Tanzania in July
2009. OpenROSA is a consortium of organizations working together on solutions and
standards for mobile data collection and decision support, with a strong emphasis on health
...

We tested the ability of retrocyclin 2, a type of h defensin, to protect cells and chicken embryos from infection by H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus. A gene fragment of retrocyclin 2 was designed based on the protein sequence of retrocyclin 2 and cloned into the eukaryotic...

In the present study, we used nucleotide and protein sequences of avian influenza virus H5N1, which were obtained in Asia and Africa, analyzed HA proteins using ClustalX1.83 and MEGA4.0, and built a genetic evolutionary tree of HA nucleotides. The analysis revealed that the receptor specificity...

UbuntuNet is the regional network backbone that interconnects National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) to other regional networks in Africa. This issue marks the third year of publication for the e-newsletter NUANCE, and the fifth year for the UbuntuNet Alliance. Concerning research, the...

This paper proposes a new conceptual framework useful for identifying the reasons for, and drivers of innovation and innovative capacity within complex urban environments in developing countries, such as the megacities in Asia. Innovation systems analysis should be brought down from the national...

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