The Eldis Blog

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  • 22 March 2016
    With 2016 finally here it is time to look at what events might be worth attending or at least following in the coming year. This is by no means a definitive list but we wanted to make a few suggestions…
  • Doctor examines patients Nigeria Curt Carnemark World Bank CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Flickr
    23 February 2016
    V. Ramani, who has been selected as one of the 2016 Transform Nutrition Champions, writes for Eldis on his experience of working with others in Maharashtra to tackle child undernutrition.
    Tracy Zussman
  • 11 February 2016
    The way the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) and CARICOM countries worked together for the Paris climate talks (COP21) at the end of 2015 was an achievement pointed out to me by several people while I was in Belize on a two week work exchange – from hostel owners to CCCCC staff.
    Amy Hall
  • 14 January 2016
    What are greenhouse gas emissions to do with the persisting inequalities between men and women, and why should these two issues be discussed together? At first, the idea seemed confusing or even laughable to many people concerned with climate change – many of them scientists and engineers more familiar with the laws of nature and physics than with the politics of society.
  • 11 January 2016
    Sushant Anand from IPE Global looks back at COP 21 and its implications or India.
  • 17 December 2015
    "Let’s talk of women as humans, this Human Rights Day", called Dr N. Hamsa, Policy Lead, IPE Global and Divashri Mathur, Senior Research Associate, IPE Global, New Delhi.
  • 3 December 2015
    Jules Siedenburg critically discusses Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) approaches, highlighting both the potential prospects and challenges in achieving the ‘triple wins’.
  • 3 December 2015
    November 19th was World Toilet Day, highlighting that sanitation is a global development priority. Here, Preetha Prabhakaran looks at the successes of Community-led Total Sanitation (CLTS) approaches in improving nutrition in Bangladesh.
  • 22 October 2015
    Improved transport has been recognised as an important enabler for development, but Gary Forster, Chief Executive of Transaid, argues that now it’s time for practitioners to broaden their horizons and communicate better with their non-transport counterparts.
  • 21 October 2015
    As Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Health prepares to implement its new post-Ebola strategy, VSO and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, release new research examining the impact of the disease on maternal health.
  • 20 October 2015
    Cara Flowers reflects on the Committee on World Food Security which took place 12-15 October in Italy.On World Food Day on 16 October, United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon stated that ‘we need fashion experts’ in the fight against hunger. I couldn’t agree more.
  • 15 October 2015
    As the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement gets ready for its Global Gathering, Ramatu Jalloh from the Sierra Leone SUN Civil Society Network looks at its potential in helping to meet the Sustainable Development Goal on ending hunger.