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16 June, 2016
RCUK has organised a series of Town Meetings designed to gather input from the relevant stakeholder communities on its strategy and delivery of the Global Challenges Research Fund. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in...
News
16 June, 2016
NERC, the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) and The Rockefeller Foundation are working together towards the ambitious goal of identifying the urgent research priorities and innovation challenges that may inform and...
News
16 June, 2016
Some of the coverage from the DDDAC project's latest findings:         Featured image courtesy of Simon Davis/DFID
Blogs
13 June, 2016
Key highlights: India is facing one of its most serious droughts in recent memory – 330m people likely to be affected by water shortages  The issue is so severe, more than 500,000 litres of water per day have been...
Blogs
4 June, 2016
Our regional advisor in Africa, Sam Mwangi, attended the recent United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya. The Assembly, which represents the world’s highest-level decision-making body on the environment, issued a...
Blogs
27 May, 2016
  Key Highlights: Community engagement vital to say thank you, to avoid research fatigue, to inform decisions at a local level, and to empower communities to influence decisions that are made elsewhere Some villages are...
Blogs
20 May, 2016
To mark International Biodiversity Day on 22 May 2016 - which has "sustaining people and their livelihoods" as its central theme - ESPA's Regional Evidence Advisor Jyotiraj Patra joins forces with Madhav Karki to give their joint...
Blogs
20 May, 2016
Welcome to "Stuff", our irregular blog which aims to capture interesting and inspiring stories, all in the one place, for those involved in science, ecosystems, development, poverty alleviation and human wellbeing. The connection...
News
17 May, 2016
Although ecosystem services are increasingly recognized as benefits people obtain from nature, we still have a poor understanding of how they actually enhance multidimensional human well-being, and how that well-being is affected...
Blogs
13 May, 2016
Welcome to our irregular blog which aims to capture interesting and inspiring stories, all in the one place, for those involved in science, ecosystems, development, poverty alleviation and human wellbeing. Some will notice we've...

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