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  • Implementing Resolution 1325 in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone: Charting a Way Forward — Welcome to Navsarjan
    The document discusses the need to adjust the approach to implementing the resolution in challenging contexts such as post conflict Sierra Leone and Liberia and conflict prone Guinea It also outlines a comprehensive agenda for implementing Resolution 1325 in the region with three main components women s security needs women s political participation and gender equality legislation and policies The briefing note ends with recommendations for the work on Resolution

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/ids-document/implementing-resolution-1325-in-guinea-liberia-and-sierra-leone-charting-a-way-forward (2016-04-30)
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  • Benefiting the Resource Rich: How Can International Development Policy Help Tame the Resource Curse? — Welcome to Navsarjan
    Development Policy Help Tame the Resource Curse While natural resource revenues ought to enable development past experiences with the Paradox of Plenty have shown that mineral and oil wealth often represents a curse rather than a blessing inducing slower growth and higher levels of poverty Many resource rich countries have high poverty rates and are among recipients of international aid This paper looks at how lessons from successful resource rich

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/ids-document/benefiting-the-resource-rich-how-can-international-development-policy-help-tame-the-resource-curse (2016-04-30)
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  • Bitter Fruit Socio-economic Issues in Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Supply Chains of Dutch Supermarkets – The Case of Ahold — Welcome to Navsarjan
    handled by the Dutch supermarkets Although exports of fresh fruits and vegetables FFV provide jobs for developing countries and are an important source of income for many producing countries this study found that precarious working conditions and unsustainable practices in tropical food supply chains This relates to structural factors in the producing countries such as poverty weak legislation and the weak implementation thereof However these factors along with a suitable

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/ids-document/bitter-fruit-socio-economic-issues-in-fresh-fruit-and-vegetables-supply-chains-of-dutch-supermarkets-2013-the-case-of-ahold (2016-04-30)
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  • Radioactive Revenues: Financial Flows between Uranium Mining Companies and African Governments — Welcome to Navsarjan
    the revenue derived from the uranium mining operations of multinational corporations is despite the high price of uranium minimal uncertain and volatile The financial agreements that these countries make with the uranium producers regarding their share in the profits are the primary reason for this state of affairs These contracts are often the result of negotiations that take place behind closed doors This report analyses the financial aspects of uranium

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/ids-document/radioactive-revenues-financial-flows-between-uranium-mining-companies-and-african-governments (2016-04-30)
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  • Equity and reaching the most marginalised: selected innovations and lessons learned from UNICEF programmes — Welcome to Navsarjan
    Division of Policy and Practice of UNICEF HQ work on equity The cases highlighted in this publication are highly diverse examples from women s participation to deliver messages on immunization in Afghanistan to Brazil s effort to achieve universal birth registration lessons learned from community engagement in a rural neglected area in Uganda and the experience from a child friendly programme implemented in one of the poorest provinces in Vietnam

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/ids-document/equity-and-reaching-the-most-marginalised-selected-innovations-and-lessons-learned-from-unicef-programmes (2016-04-30)
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  • Recommendations for Implementation of Open Access in Denmark: Final report from the Open Access Committee — Welcome to Navsarjan
    Access Committee The Open Access Committee in Denmark s recommendations on how to ensure Open Access to the results of publicly funded research The Committee believes that green Open Access electronic archiving of peer reviewed articles in repositories is the most appropriate path as the necessary infrastructure is already fully in place in Denmark Furthermore many international journals already permit the form of parallel publishing of peer reviewed articles that

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  • Low birth weight in offspring of women with depressive and anxiety symptoms during pregnancy: results from a population based study in Bangladesh — Welcome to Navsarjan
    population based study in Bangladesh This study provides evidence that maternal depressive and anxiety symptoms during pregnancy predict the LBW of newborns and replicates results found in other South Asian countries Policies aimed at the detection and effective management of depressive and anxiety symptoms during pregnancy may reduce the burden on mothers and also act as an important measure in the prevention of LBW among offspring in Bangladesh http bdresearch

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/ids-document/low-birth-weight-in-offspring-of-women-with-depressive-and-anxiety-symptoms-during-pregnancy-results-from-a-population-based-study-in-bangladesh (2016-04-30)
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  • Institutional care for older people in developing countries: under the policy radar? The case of Buenos Aires, Argentina — Welcome to Navsarjan
    are seeing a rapid growth of residential care homes for older people In the main these are small scale informal and entirely unregulated This raises serious concerns about the wellbeing and rights of older residents This briefing paper draws on recent research in Argentina which identifies a wide range of problems with the quality of care provided by residential homes including excessive use of medication and restraints questionable processes of

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/ids-document/institutional-care-for-older-people-in-developing-countries-under-the-policy-radar-the-case-of-buenos-aires-argentina (2016-04-30)
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