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Students in the grounds at the female experimental high school in Herat, Afghanistan - World Bank (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

Psychosocial support to women and girls in the aftermath of conflict

Nicola Jones and Fiona Samuels
23 May 2014

In the second contribution to our new series focusing on the challenges and opportunities for advancing gender equality goals in fragile and conflict-affected countries, Nicola Jones and Fiona Samuels outline the case for greater psychosocial support to women and girls in the aftermath of conflict in order to foster bottom-up demands and capacities that are essential for lasting peace.

Reducing poverty, developing sustainably - video still

Our new animation showcases the key findings from our case studies on sustainable development in Brazil, Burkina Faso, China and Viet Nam. It shows that significant progress is being made in the effort to reduce poverty while developing sustainably

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City of Industry, Beijing- Cory M. Grenler (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

Information is power – holding polluters to account in China

Matthew Collins
17 September 2014

In this blog, Matthew Collins looks at the environmental damage and pollution caused by the rapid industrialisation China has experienced over the past 30 years and questions how it is possible to ensure that centrally enacted regulations and policies, often strong on paper, are enforced at the local level.

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Matthew Collins

Matthew Collins

Matthew Collins is a Project Manager at the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE).

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Julian Doczi

Julian Doczi

Julian Doczi is a Research Officer in Water Policy at ODI.

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Melissa Leach - video still

Melissa Leach on sustainable development

We talked to Melissa Leach, Director of the Institute of Development Studies, after our environment case studies launch event. The conversation takes in trade-offs and sustainable development, the concept of the food-water-energy nexus and the politics involved for policy-makers.

11 September 2014
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Andrew Scott - video still

Andrew Scott on sustainability and the food-water-energy nexus

Following the launch of the Development Progress environment case studies, we asked our environment lead Andrew Scott about the food-water-energy nexus and the trade-offs involved in trying to achieve sustainable development.

11 September 2014

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