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Tuesday
25/09/2007
Giving knowledge for free: the emergence of open educational resources
Open educational resource (OER) initiatives encourage transparency and can stimulate more quality control and competition. Universities and colleges are encouraged to join the OER ....
Monday
24/09/2007
Emergency capacity building project: ITR assessment report: global response September 2005 – March 2006
This report presents the assessment findings of the Interagency Working Group (IWG) collaborative capacity-building effort. The assessment includes the field perspectives of IWG em ....
Monday
24/09/2007
The state of responsible business: global corporate response to environmental, social and governance (ESG) challenges
This report provides an overview on the environmental, social and governance (ESG) impacts of corporations. Data is presented by country/region and contextual analysis is provided. ....
Wednesday
19/09/2007
Guide to managing ICT in the voluntary and community sector
This guide is aimed at staff and volunteers from voluntary and community organisations (VCOs) who want to manage their information communication technology (ICT) better. It is inte ....
Wednesday
19/09/2007
Birth preparedness for maternal health: findings from Koupela district, Burkina Faso
This paper assesses the impact of birth-preparedness and complication readiness on the use of skilled providers at birth, a key intervention to decrease maternal mortality. It is b ....
Wednesday
19/09/2007
Balancing the load: women, gender and transport
This book draws together local level research from 15 countries across Asia and Africa, to help understand how gender affects men and women's access to transport, and what steps ca ....
Wednesday
19/09/2007
Coping with the burden of the costs of maternal health
This paper, from the Nepal Safer Motherhood Project, funded by DFID, examines the costs associated with maternal health seeking behaviour in Nepal. The study is based on a sur ....
Wednesday
19/09/2007
Strategies for reducing maternal mortality: getting on with what works
This Lancet paper is the second in a series of articles on maternal survival. It examines different strategies to reduce maternal mortality. These include single interventions clos ....
Tuesday
18/09/2007
Disaster preparedness for natural hazards: current status in Pakistan
This book provides an overview of the current status of disaster preparedness planning in Pakistan. It discusses the documents, plans and legal instruments in place and the in ....
Friday
14/09/2007
Bio-fuels and food aid: the impact on southern Africa
The production of biofuel has more than doubled in the United States since 2001 while food aid levels have been steadily declining. This brief considers how the global shift to eth ....
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