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Andrew Johnston CEO APT Action on Poverty, Baron Kennedy of Southwark, Rt Hon Lynne Featherstone MP Under Secretary of State Department for International Development, Baroness Kennedy of Cradley, Mary Makohka Founder of REEP, Andy Jeans retiring CEO of APT Action on Poverty… 466 more words

Planning Workshop- For improving farmers' knowledge access In India


The planning workshop was organized in New Delhi on 22nd September, 2014. The aim of the workshop was to improve the farmers’ knowledge access. The program was sponsored by UK Department of International Development (DFID). 89 more words

Recent Activities

What we’ve been reading this week

This week’s summary on the news stories, reports and blogs that have grabbed our attention. We welcome your thoughts and comments on these articles.

The future of DFID, partnerships, aid and INGOs, c/o Alex Evans… 143 more words

Response to the Select Committee Report on Enquiry into Health Systems Strengthening In Developing Countries

By Helen Carlin, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

The House of Commons International Development Select Committee reported last Friday on the findings of its enquiry into the role of the UK Department for international Development ( 586 more words

Health

Climate Information Centers Commission in Ghana

…to aid small holder farmers to adapt 

By: Francis Npong, Garu-Tempane

Two ultra-modern climate information facilities have been commissioned in two most endangered and vulnerable communities to climate change in Northern and Upper East Regions of Ghana. 812 more words

Scooters

Always read the timetable: a cultural event

It was my fault for not looking at the timetable he pressed into my hand the night before.

“Tomorrow will be a long day”

Frank (my Vocational Training Centre manager) told me. 914 more words

Africa

Challenges Worldwide

My last post was about economic development and poverty reduction, and how the two are not always positively correlated. The relationship between economic growth and poverty reduction is largely dependent on a) who the true beneficiaries of economic growth are and b) the fairness and sustainability of this growth. 534 more words