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Clean Water for All by 2030. No, Really.

Developments

The audacity of United Nations Sustainable Development Goal No. 6—to ensure clean water and sanitation for all by 2030—is balanced by a few encouraging realities: there are myriad ways to...

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Positively Mobilizing Urban Communities for WASH

Developments

Despite gains elsewhere in the country, urban Indonesia suffers from the lowest rate of access to improved sanitation and the second lowest rate of access to safe water among all...

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Engaging Both Men and Women to Link Nutrition to Agriculture

Developments

Severe food insecurity and a lack of diversified farming systems present serious challenges to Malawi’s government and development community. One great obstacle is misinformation. Many Malawians hold deep misconceptions about...

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Nutrition, Agriculture, and Resilience

Developing Alternatives

Winter 2013

The critical “1,000 days” window for child development, spanning gestation to the second birthday, is a key period for building nutritional resilience. Investments in establishing child health and good nutrition...

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Improving Resilience of the HIV Affected

Developing Alternatives

Winter 2013

Resilience has been defined as the ability to mitigate, adapt, absorb, and recover from hazards, shocks, and stresses in a manner that reduces chronic vulnerabilities. Vulnerability is a good starting...

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Going Social on Avian Influenza

Developments

Summer 2014

In March 2013, mobile phone subscriptions in Indonesia—a country of approximately 245 million people—topped 285 million. That’s a penetration rate of 117 percent—higher than in China, India, or even Japan....

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Evidence Kits Turning the Tide on Sexual Violence

Developments

Summer 2013

The rape kit–or forensic evidence collection kit, to use its sanitized title–is something people in the West might take for granted. Not so in Sri Lanka where, until the advent...

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