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An overview of Lagoro IDP camp in Kitgum District, northern Uganda, 20 May 2007. Manoocher Deghati/IRIN

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Classroom in India
Classroom in India

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Teaching and learning: achieving quality for all

Event - Public event - 7 April 2014 13:30 - 18:00 (GMT+01 (BST))

This event will launch the 2013/14 Education for All Global Monitoring Report, Teaching and learning: achieving quality for all. The report will show that a lack of attention to education quality and a failure to reach the marginalised have contributed to a learning crisis that needs urgent attention. ​Speakers include ODI's Kevin Watkins, as well as Lynne Featherstone (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for International Development) and Mary Stiasny (Pro-Director International, Institute of Education, University of London).

Integrating land governance into the post-2015 agenda

Event - Conference - 24 - 27 March 2014

In March 2014, at the World Bank Annual Conference on Land and Poverty, ODI made a presentation on the lessons from other transparency initiatives for a potential land transparency initiative and how these have been applied to a country partnership. 

Women of the Tung-Teiya Shea Butter Extraction Women's Association (TUSEWA) make shea butter by hand from roasted shea nuts in Tamale, Ghana
Women of the Tung-Teiya Shea Butter Extraction Women's Association (TUSEWA) make shea butter by hand from roasted shea nuts in Tamale, Ghana

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Credit: Jonathan Ernst / World Bank
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Social enterprise in Kenya: challenges and opportunities

Event - Workshop - 11 February 2014 08:00 - 13:00 (GMT+03)
​This workshops presents preliminary findings from a study exploring health and agriculture social enterprises in Kenya.

Sustainable Development Policy Institute 2013 conference: creating momentum - today is tomorrow

Event - Conference - 10 - 12 December 2013

​​The Sustainable Development Policy Institute(SDPI) will be hosting its Sixteenth Sustainable Development Conference titled 'Creating Momentum: Today is Tomorrow' in Islamabad, Pakistan. The Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium will be at the SDPI conference looking at livelihoods in fragile and conflict-affected situations (FCAS), particularly in the South Asian region. 

Emerge conference 2013

Event - Conference - 2 - 3 November 2013
Emerge​ conference allows students, professionals and sector leaders to connect to learn about and develop businesses with a social impact. Emily Darko is hosting an interactive session on 2nd November at the Emerge 2013 Conference entitled ‘Mapping support to social enterprise’. She will discuss on findings from ODI’s recent work with the Shell Foundation to create a pilot survey of organisations providing financial and non-financial support to social enterprises in developing countries, and ask participants to feedback on issues and questions for phase 2 of the work and how it fits into the ecosystem of supporting social enterprise growth.
Girl in front of destroyed homes, CAR
Girl in front of destroyed homes, CAR

Girl in front of destroyed homes in Ngaoundaye, Central African Republic
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Credit: hdptcar
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Third world conference on human security: humanitarian perspectives and responses

Event - Conference - 24 - 27 October 2013

The aim of this conference is to explore recent human security risks, threats and crises that have been affecting different parts of the world and how humanitarian perspectives and approaches developed over the last few decades can be applied to such complex and challenging environments.The Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium will be hosting a panel looking at livelihoods, basic services, security and justice - the socio-economic realities in conflict affected situations. This panel will give the audience a preview to the findings from the surveys exploring the type and coverage of support to livelihoods, the extent of access to basic services and peoples’ views about the roles, responsibilities and performance of different levels of government and non-state actors in providing services, supporting livelihoods and security and justice.

Rehabilitating Jakarta's waterways to mitigate flood risk
Rehabilitating Jakarta's waterways to mitigate flood risk

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Credit: Farhana Asnap / World Bank
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Managing water resources under climate uncertainty: challenges and opportunities

Event - Public event - 17 - 18 October 2013
​This multistakeholder workshop, organised by Asian Institute of Technology, discussed the management of water resources under climate uncertainty. Julian Doczi, Research Officer in ODI's Water Policy Programme, delivered a presentation on the concept of 'tools' and other forms of decision support for climate adaptation in the water sector under uncertainty. He also sat on the closing panel discussion and offered comments on the key policy challenges and research needs for future work in this sector. 

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