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For the third year in a row, public-health professionals and climate scientists from around the world are visiting Columbia University's Lamont campus, where the International Research Institute for Climate and Society is based, to learn how to use climate information to make better decisions for health-care planning and disease prevention. They're taking part in the third Summer Institute on Climate Information for Public Health, organized by IRI, in partnership with the Center for…Continue
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The latest issue of ATDF Journal (volume 6 issue 3/4) on orphan crops and climate change has now been published online (http://www.atdforum.org/spip.php?article350 ).
The African Technology Development Forum (ATDF) partners with United Nations organizations such as the United Nations Conference on…Continue
A Somali journalist in the camp complained 4 years of no development and frustration.
The Somali Journalist Rights Agency (SOJRA) would like to…Continue
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Sharing a story written by my colleague, Cathy Vaughan, on the collaboration between the climate and humanitarian communities to reduce the risks and impacts of disasters...…Continue
The Somali Journalist Rights Agency (SOJRA)…Continue
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What makes a more effective social safety net program: transfers of food, or cash? The question is hardly academic. Governments, international agencies, and non-governmental organizations must decide whether to provide the world’s poorest people with cash, food, or a mixture of the two. In recent years, many have begun favoring cash…Continue
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