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VIDEO: when science funding goes towards a much needed holiday

In November last year the Kings Sierra Leone Partnership (KSLP) charity received a funding grant from The Department for International Development (DFID) to continue their efforts against the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone. 295 more words

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Improving Communication of Research for DFID

The Department for International Development (DFID) is to launch a funding call related to Improving Communication of Research Evidence for development (ICRED).

Having the ability to make evidence-informed policy and practice decisions is vital to support efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. 189 more words

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A month later

I can hardly believe it has been a month since the first big earthquake in Nepal on April 25th.  It has been followed with many aftershocks per day plus another large one on May 12 resulting in over 8000 deaths and double that in casualties.   825 more words


Integrating biodiversity and poverty alleviation: insights from the Darwin Initiative

Today (22nd May) is International Day for Biological Diversity 2015. This year’s theme, ‘Biodiversity for Sustainable Development’, reflects a broader shift in thinking about biodiversity (the variety of life on earth) and human development as interconnected issues. 739 more words


Drilling Deep to Keep Children’s Teeth and Bones Protected in Ethiopia

By Samuel Godfrey

Many people living in the Rift Valley area of Ethiopia have stained teeth, as the result of drinking water that contains high level of fluoride. 511 more words


O.K., so what exactly is International Citizen Service?

Ok so what is International Citizen Service?

International Citizen Service or ICS for short is a “UK government-funded development programme that brings together 18 to 25-year-olds from all backgrounds to fight poverty in overseas and UK communities.” 457 more words