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MDG 1 Case Study Brief no. 1: Target Interventions against Hunger and Malnutrition

This case study brief discusses the process and results of direct nutrition investments through school feeding programmes in India, building upon the experience of the Indian state Tamil Nadu.   The brief illustrates that direct nutrition interventions, particularly through targeted feedingmore

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MDG 1 Case Study Brief no. 2: HARITA - A Rural Resilience Initiative

This case study brief is on Horn of Africa Risk Transfer for Adaptation (HARITA), an innovative project that offers a risk management package for farmers in Tigray, the northern most state of Ethiopia. The project broke new ground in the fields of food security, climate change resiliency andmore

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MDG 1 Case Study Brief no. 3: Institutional Coordination and Integrated Decent Work Strategies for Poverty Reduction

This case study highlights the importance of coherent poverty reduction policies that target the different dimensions of the lives of people living and/or working under impoverished conditions. In this regards, it reviews an innovative poverty reduction policies and coordinate programmemore

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MDG 1 Case Study Brief no. 4: Scaling up the Women’s Food Processing Home-industry in Indonesia

This case study brief discusses the success of women processors group in a remote fishing village in Indonesia. Scaling up the home-made seaweed snack for national retails chains increased their income and created more jobs in remote village. Processed food also helps reducing the vulnerability ofmore

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MDG 1 Case Study Brief no. 5: Towards Food and Nutrition Security in Bangladesh

In this case study brief, Bangladesh illustrates how a knowledge-based and inclusive approach can create a shared vision of food and nutrition security that results in national policies, and how the shared vision succeeded in fostering investments to support these policies. The Brief also aims tomore

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MDG 1 Case Study Brief no. 6: Tobacco Control

This case study brief discusses multiple implications of tobacco use and production on MDG achievement by bringing a case or Myanmar and Bangladesh. It also discusses alternative cropping as solution for health hazards of the tobacco producers and of the environment and producers' incomemore

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MDG 3 And 6: What Do They Say

A series of consultations with women and girls living with HIV in Asia reveals some alarming emerging issues that warrant attention by policy-makers. A brief paper emanating from meetings with targeted groups of HIV positive women in Papua New Guinea, India and the Philippines illustrates thatmore

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MDG and Indigenous Peoples

Millennium Development Goals and Indigenous Peoples cautions that this segment of the population will not be among the fifty percent lifted out of extreme poverty unless and until immediate measures are taken to rectify the impacts of past development approaches that have increased marginalizationmore

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MDG-Consistent HIV/AIDS Costing Model for Asia and the Pacific: User Manual

This is a manual for estimating the total cost of HIV/AIDS responses using the MDG-consistent HIV/AIDS Costing Model or the MDG Model. more

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MSM Country Snapshots

The MSM Country Snapshots is a new publication series that disseminates strategic information on HIV and men who have sex with men (MSM) in Asia and the Pacific. The four- to five-page documents are intended to circulate good practices, share progress, stimulate discussion, and inform prioritymore