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Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the Americas. These illnesses are responsible for substantial health and economic burdens; in the year 2012, non-communicable diseases accounted for approximately 73% of disability-adjusted life-years from all...

The evaluation's primary intended users are CIFSRF's Governance Committee (GC), management and staff. The evaluation has been composed to provide them with guidance for determining and communicating program results to various stakeholders, and to inform current and future FS policy and...

Microfinance institutions (MFIs) work with a client base that is for the most part excluded from the formal banking system. Given that they operate by collecting the savings of the poor in rural areas, it is important to develop regulatory frameworks to protect the clients of these institutions...

A series of policy briefs, based on research conducted by the Centre for Urban Equity at India’s Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology University.
This is one of five cross-cutting issues that have emerged from early research findings on large-scale land acquisitions in Africa. Read about how researchers are working with communities to increase their ability to protect their rights.
This is one of five cross-cutting issues that have emerged from early research findings on large-scale land acquisitions in Africa. Read about how researchers are working with communities to increase their ability to protect their rights.
This is one of five cross-cutting issues that have emerged from early research findings on large-scale land acquisitions in Africa.  Read about how researchers are working with communities to increase their ability to protect their rights.
This is one of five cross-cutting issues that have emerged from early research findings on large-scale land acquisitions in Africa. Read about how researchers are working with communities to increase their ability to protect their rights.
This is one of five cross-cutting issues that have emerged from early research findings on large-scale land acquisitions in Africa.  Read about how researchers are working with communities to increase their ability to protect their rights.
Africa has seen a wave of large-scale land acquisitions (LSLAs) in recent years. While agricultural investment has been promoted as a strategy for growth and development, when poorly governed, these large land deals risk dispossessing people in rural communities and sparking conflict.

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