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Ethiopia meets MDG 7c target for drinking water supply

23 March 2015, ADDIS ABABA: Today, the Government of Ethiopia announced a remarkable achievement in the Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector as it met Target 10 of the MDG 7c  for access to drinking water supply. 682 more words


Don't miss today at 5 pm: Careers in International Development and Global Health

International Development and Global Health is a one of the career destinations for SSHM King’s graduates. In collaboration with KCL Careers & Employability Office we have organised a Careers Session with panelists who will share with our students their  experiences within the sector and their tips to build a career. 216 more words


Saturday Morning Reading #36

Here’s your Saturday morning reading (actually posted in London for a change!) featuring TOMS shoes, reviews of a new aid novel, breastfeeding, development finance, gap yah and the UK as a development cluster… 758 more words


The British Academy and DFID Anti-Corruption Evidence Partnership


The British Academy and the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) have launched a £3.6 million initiative to support leading international research teams to research and identify the most successful ways of addressing corruption in developing countries. 289 more words

Funding Opportunities

South African firm is first choice as St Helena airline

A South African airline operator has been named the favourite to provide an air service for St Helena when its first airport opens early in 2016. 445 more words

St Helena

Poverty alleviation and biodiversity conservation: how can we use evidence to demonstrate impact?

By Jami Dixon

Over the past week I’ve been going through lots of Darwin Initiative project reports for the review that I’m leading on, which aims to identify how Darwin Initiative projects have contributed to / are contributing to biodiversity conservation and poverty alleviation ( 907 more words


Official COUNTDOWN Launch

By Julie Irving, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

COUNTDOWN partners gathered together today for the official launch of the programme. After a week of productive and enjoyable inception planning workshops, it was a valuable culmination of reflections of the current partner country situations, bottlenecks to Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) control and planning for multidisciplinary priority areas. 600 more words

Neglected Tropical Diseases