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Kathlee Freeman (CCAFS)

A recently published book chapter examines the current literature on mixec livestock-crop systems and offers conclusions for future research and policy.

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SERIES: ANALYSIS | SAFE AND INCLUSIVE CITIES

Forced displacement, exclusion, and violence in the city

23 Oct 2017 description

SERIES: ANALYSIS | SAFE AND INCLUSIVE CITIES

Exploring social cohesion and mistrust of the state as drivers of urban violence

23 Oct 2017 description

The authorities in Solomon Islands have urged people on islands near an erupting volcano to stay indoors and protect their water supplies.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International

23 Oct 2017 description

SERIES: ANALYSIS | SAFE AND INCLUSIVE CITIES

Rapid growth, entrenched gender identities drive gendered violence in urban spaces

23 Oct 2017 description

by Benjamin Sims

The central instruments for implementing the Paris Agreement are the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). These are climate action plans submitted by countries to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at COP 21.

23 Oct 2017 description
report Government of Japan

The Government of Japan, under its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Scheme, has granted US$ 94,937 for The Project for Construction of Nga Pyay Ma Village Basic Education High School in Nyaunglebin Township, Bago Region.

23 Oct 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Current Situation

Child marriage, the marriage or union of individuals under the age of 18, is a harmful practice which violates the rights of children and has far-reaching, life-altering consequences for child brides and grooms.

23 Oct 2017 description

By Yusuke Taishi, Climate Change Adaptation Specialist, UNDP, Bangkok Regional Hub

In an era of smartphones and social networks, connecting with family and friends has become an integral part of everyday life for many people. Here in Bangkok, I know when my old classmates have had a reunion on a Friday night in Washington, D.C. — or more importantly, when my friends report themselves as safe on Facebook after an earthquake in Nepal or a typhoon in the Philippines.

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The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $2.674 million to Hong Kong Red Cross for providing relief to flood victims in Bangladesh.

Announcing the grant today (October 20), a spokesman for the Government said that the grant will be used to provide temporary shelter materials. The Committee hopes the grant will facilitate the provision of timely relief to the victims and help them restore their normal living.

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report Frontier Post

PESHAWAR: The anti-dengue measures in Peshawar are paying off as entomologists of University of Peshawar (UoP) have presented a report to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government in which it has been stated that dengue mosquitos have started to reduce in the city.

The experts conducted surveys in the areas of Sufaid Dheri and Pishtakhara, and found out a significant amount of decrease in dengue larva. Dengue mosquitos were found in hundred percent houses of Pishtakhara one-and-half-month ago.

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Directorate of Refugee and Repatriation of Sare pul province with cooperation of WFP and NRC distributed humanitarian assistance for 72 families which displaced from insecure places of this province to the central. Wednesday October 27, 2017 these families received 100kg flour, 7kg oil, 7kg pea, 2tarpauline, and one seat chicken dishes by WFP and every family received 14000Af by NRC.

23 Oct 2017 description

Directorate of refugee and repatriation of Nangarhar province with co-operation of NRC and SCI has distributed cash assistance to 170 displaced and returnees’ families which displaced from Pacheragam district and returned from Pakistan to the country.

Wednesday October 27, 2017 per family received 18000Af by NRC and 26 of these families received 6000Af by SCI.

Also 74 returnees’ families which returned from Pakistan to the Nangarhar province received cash assistance 6000Af by NRC.