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  • L’usage des arts pour le dialogue environnemental au Sahel 

    Sow, Fatoumata; Sountoura, Lansine; Niang, Aminata; Ndiaye, Haoussa; Bellwood-Howard, Imogen; Taylor, Peter; Doyle, Julie (Institute of Development Studies, 2022-12-01)
    L’art a été utilisé pour communiquer les préoccupations environnementales dans les pays sahéliens. Néanmoins, le dialogue dirigé par les arts entre les acteurs politiques et les citoyens est cependant rare, bien qu’il ait ...
  • Designing Surveys and Analysing Results from a Gender Perspective in Economic Research 

    Charmes, Jacques (Institute of Development Studies, 2022-11-29)
    This document provides guidance on the integration of gender and diversity considerations into applied research in economics focusing on countries in which the informal sector is predominant. It draws inspiration from the ...
  • The Governance Shock Doctrine: Civic Space in the Pandemic 

    McGee, Rosie (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2022-11-02)
    Emergencies heighten societies’ need to be governed. Accordingly, the COVID-19 pandemic put systems of public governance under severe pressure across the globe. Civic freedoms were widely curtailed for public health reasons. ...
  • Taking Myanmar’s AMR National Action Plan Forward 

    Tucker, Dan; MacGregor, Hayley; Ebata, Ayako; Hoa, Ngo T. (Myanmar Pig Partnership, 2022-11)
    Pilot research findings from the Myanmar Pig Partnership show increasing antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in pig farming in Yangon Region, Myanmar. They highlight challenges in AMR awareness, antibiotic use and disease ...
  • Pig Meat and Food Safety in Myanmar: Evidence to Support Practice 

    Tucker, Dan; MacGregor, Hayley; Ebata, Ayako; Hoa, Ngo T. (Myanmar Pig Partnership, 2022-11)
    Research findings reveal that disease-causing bacteria, including Salmonella, are widespread on pig farms of all sizes in Yangon Region, Myanmar, as well as in pig meat sold to consumers in the city and rural areas. This ...

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