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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

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Mainstreaming Anti-Corruption in Development: Update on UNDP Work on Anti-Corruption in 2008

This update highlights some of the major achievements of UNDP work on anti-corruption in 2008, particularly the major initiatives of DGG’s anti-corruption service area and the activities of regional centres that successfully contributed to building an effective “Service Delivery Platform (SDP)” tomore

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Making Global Fund Money Work for Communities: Community Partnership Consultation - Meeting Report

This report documents the presentations and discussions made during the “Making Global Fund Money Work for Communities: Community Partnership Consultation” held in Pattaya, Thailand on 7-8 December 2011. It aims to draw attention to the issues associated with how current approaches to Global Fundmore

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Making Schools Safer

Unsafe schools are a reality. In developing countries like India, schools are often located in vulnerable areas and unprepared to respond to emergencies. The promotion of disaster awareness, preparedness and mitigation in schools across Asia has enormous potential for diminishing the occurrence andmore

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Making Sense of Climate Finance

This paper provides central policy decision makers and donors with accessible guidance on how government might make use of the national budget system to prioritise a response to climate change. The paper also explores how governments can make complementary use of domestic and international sourcesmore