Senior-level Course on Conflict and Humanitarian Response

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Sun, 2015-06-28 00:00
​The Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) is pleased to launch a new Senior-Level Course in Conflict and Humanitarian Response taught in collaboration with the Department of International Development at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). This week-long course will be held in London on 28 June – 5 July 2015.
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Dani Rodrik: the future of economic transformation in developing countries

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Tue, 2015-06-23 00:00
Leading economist Dani Rodrik sheds light on the future of economic transformation in developing countries.
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ODI in conversation with Julia Gillard

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Wed, 2015-06-17 00:00
Former Australian Prime Minister and Chair of the Global Partnership for Education Julia Gillard explores how educating girls will change the world.
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Urban futures: making cities work for people

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Fri, 2015-06-12 00:00
​Join us for a day-long event on moving towards inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable cities. The day will feature highly interactive presentations, discussions and informal networking opportunities with key thinkers on urban issues.
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Financing the future: will Addis deliver?

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Thu, 2015-06-11 00:00
Join us for the UK launch of ODI's 'Financing the future' report and ONE's 'The 2015 DATA report: putting the poorest first' ahead of the third drafting session of the Financing for Development outcome document from June 15-19.
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'Accountability': what do crisis-affected people think?

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Tue, 2015-06-02 00:00
​The event will explore what affected people think of accountability efforts and compares their perspectives with those of the agencies themselves.
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How to ensure a zero-carbon future

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Mon, 2015-06-01 00:00
​Join us for the launch of a new World Bank report proposing three steps that governments need to follow to decarbonise development and prevent temperatures from rising more than two degrees Celsius.
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How to ensure a zero-carbon future

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Mon, 2015-06-01 00:00
​Join us for the launch of a new World Bank report proposing three steps that governments need to follow to decarbonise development and prevent temperatures from rising more than two degrees Celsius.
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Women’s voice and leadership: Assessing the evidence

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:00
This report reviews the global evidence on what enables women and girls to have substantive voice and leadership in decision-making, and whether this improves gender equity for women more broadly.
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Building adaptive water resources management in Ethiopia

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Fri, 2015-05-22 00:00
What does it take to build adaptive water resources management in Ethiopia: a country experiencing fast economic growth, widespread social and political transformation, and impacts of climate change? This study reports on the current institutional system for water resources management in Ethiopia and presents recommendations to policy-makers and practitioners for its improvement.
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Team Kathmandu inspires

ICIMOD - Thu, 2015-05-21 18:15
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Menstrupedia - Your guide to healthy periods

Eldis News - Thu, 2015-05-21 12:20

Menstrupedia is a web guide to menstrual hygiene and health. Developed in India by a team of communications professionals, artists, storytellers and medical professionals Menstrupedia aims to deliver informative and entertaining content through different media and to shatter myths and misunderstandings surrounding menstruation. It comprises a series of ‘quick guides’ made up of short articles on puberty, menstruation, hygiene and health, a collaboratively edited question and answer site for all things related to menstruation and a series of blogs. The first chapter of the Menstrupedia comic is also available to read online. This comic book has been developed for girls aged 9-14 years and for parents and teachers seeking ways to facilitate discussions about menstruation. It offers practical guidance based on real life stories and is available for purchase. 

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How to avoid conflict over water resources in Ethiopia

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:00
Big water infrastructure projects are central to Ethiopia's mission to become a middle-income country by 2025. But to achieve this without causing conflict, it must find ways to manage water fairly and sustainably.
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Mapping current incentives and investment in Viet Nam's water and sanitation sector: lessons for private climate finance

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:00
Understanding better how private sector can make climate friendly invesments in water & sanitation. A diagnostic tool, climate blind at the beginning. Use diagnostic to make recommendations linked to climate change because there is no proper definition of climate finance.
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The data revolution: finding the missing millions

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:00
​Join us for the UK launch of the flagship report 'The data revolution: finding the missing millions', with a panel debate on the data revolution, the importance of data for development and how the data revolution can be used to help the world's poorest people.
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The military spy turned sustainability warrior- drones have come of age

India Environment Portal - Wed, 2015-05-20 13:00
Drones have come a long way, from their military origins as sinister hardware for spying and remote warfare to their more recent use by conservation charities monitoring whaling ships and rare bird nests.
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Romania acts to save forests from logging spree

India Environment Portal - Wed, 2015-05-20 13:00
There is mounting concern about the scale of logging in Romania's remote forests A fierce debate has erupted over a new forestry code in Romania aimed at protecting unique wildlife habitats and controlling
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Kenya: Nyando Plants 70,000 Trees

India Environment Portal - Wed, 2015-05-20 13:00
An environmental lobby has joined efforts with Kisumu residents to plant more than 70,000 tree seedlings along the River Nyando. The Sustainable Environmental Development Watch Network Kenya coordinator
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10,000 saplings to be planted in Goalpara

India Environment Portal - Wed, 2015-05-20 13:00
The Goalpara district administration, in cooperation with the municipal office, has geared up to make the town green. On World Environment Day on June 5, 10,000 saplings will be planted in and around the
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Timber smuggling rampant in the forests of Baripada

India Environment Portal - Wed, 2015-05-20 13:00
BHUBANESWAR: Timber smuggling is rampant in sal and teak-rich Baripada forest division. In the last three years, 205 smuggling cases have been reported from the division. Despite strict vigil by plain
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