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06 Jun 2017 description

Khan Mohmand, S. with Justino, P., Dowd, C., Scott-Villiers, P., Befani, B., Loureiro, M. and Shaw, J.
IDS Working Paper 487
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28 Oct 2014 description

This report synthesises the findings from the four country case studies produced for the project. It is intended as a summary introduction to the main findings of the research, and a preliminary comparative analysis across the four cases.

Food rights or food riots?

02 Jul 2014 description

Quan, J., Otto Naess, L., Newsham, A., Sitoe, A. and Corral Fernandez, M.
IDS Working Paper 448
Publisher IDS

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This paper looks at the political economy of carbon forestry and REDD+ in Mozambique in view of goals for climate compatible development, i.e. simultaneously addressing emission reduction, adaptation and development.

05 Dec 2012 description

Despite broad consensus that children are an especially vulnerable group, an adequate response to their multiple and complex needs is currently lacking in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESAR). there is a need for a more comprehensive and systematic response in which referral mechanisms and case management play a crucial role; they are essential in ensuring that vulnerable children are identified, their needs correctly assessed and that they receive cross-sectoral support.

03 Jun 2011 description

3 June 2011 - Keetie Roelen

This weekend marks the fifth Global Partners Forum (GPF) on Children affected by HIV and AIDS. Held in New York and hosted by UNICEF, the GPF serves as a platform for organisations playing part in the global response to HIV and AIDS to discuss and advance its agenda, particularly with respect to children.

10 May 2011 description

Children are highly vulnerable to disasters, in part because of their particular stage of physiological and social development. Powerful forces of nature such as earthquakes, cyclones and tsunamis can have serious immediate and long-term impacts on human health, property and livelihoods, which can have devastating consequences for children and their futures. Where children and their families are already vulnerable, for example because of low income, poor housing, or high population density, the impact of these sudden events is more severe.