Like most other online knowledge platforms Eldis relies heavily on Google as a source of traffic to our website (61% last year). And to do this we rely on getting our links into the listings on search engine results pages that appear because of their relevance to users search terms (referred to as natural or organic search).
Our climate change editorial team were following developments during World Water Week 2013 with a particular focus on water, climate change & development issues.
They put together a Storify collection of social media commentary and selected background reading from Eldis and other sources...
Eldis Climate Change Editor Fatema Rajabali recently participated in an IDS/REEEP side event at the Warsaw climate conference (COP 19) titled Transforming information into knowledge and climate action. Fatema and the rest of the panel discussed how knowledge brokers like Eldis are working to address information challenges facing climate and development professionals - with a focus on four key challenges:
Eldis has been following the World Health Summit 2013 which took place in Berlin, Germany from October 20th - 22nd. We created the following Storify, focusing specifically on the Global Health track of the Summit, bringing together different interesting and relevant information and news on Global Health from the Summit and beyond.
November 19th, 2013 is International Men's Day, with a focus on men's and boy's health, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and highlighting positive male role models. To commemorate this day, we thought this collection of documents below, selected by APCOM, focusing on male sexual health is particularly pertinent.
Using the storytelling platform Storify, we have highlighted some of the best research, resources and thinking on development and climate change relevant to the conference agenda and discussions. The Storify was updated daily throughout the event, including live coverage by our own Fatema Rajabali who was present at the event in Poland.
In 2012, a review of literature on the prevalence and determinants of child and maternal undernutrition in northern Nigeria, and direct and indirect interventions to tackle undernutrition, globally and in Nigeria was undertaken. The aims of the evidence review were to:
The new Guide offers easily navigable access to an extensive collection of the best research evidence, policy documents, toolkits and other free-to-access resources relating to nutrition and makes the best of Eldis’ ability to link knowledge across development sectors such as health, agriculture, education and governance: a critical challenge for nutrition.
Across the world there are active social movements demanding an end to gendered injustice in all domains of our social, economic, political and cultural lives. But activists still encounter strong resistance to changing gendered politics and practices within movements and allied organisations.
Evidence on Demand is a DFID-supported information hub designed to give development professionals access to world class information and services that will help them to make evidence-based decisions.
Making All Voices Count is a global initiative that supports innovation and research to enable and enhance citizen engagement and government responsiveness.
The First Call for Proposals is open from 24 September until 8 November and organisations, businesses, individuals, research institutes and governments are invited to apply.