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Joël Ouedraogo on sustainable agriculture in Burkina Faso

Joël Ouedraogo from the Fédération Nationale des Groupements Naam (FNGN), a farmers' union with more than 5000 village groups in Burkina Faso, talks to us about sustainable agriculture and improving food security in the West African country.

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Medication - World Bank (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

Changing the story for neglected tropical diseases

Zoe Smith
8 September 2014

Zoe Smith blogs on the BMJ on the drivers of progress in tackiling Neglected Tropical Diseases in Sierra Leone and follows the country's intriguing story of change.

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Students at a rural high school in Colombia - Charlotte Kesl  for the World Bank (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

Youth matters: invest in young people to build a better future

Kinza, Jake and Leon Ward
27 August 2014

Putting young people at the heart of the post-2015 agenda is critical to ensuring that goals are translated into action, say representatives from global child-rights charity Plan UK. This blog offers perspectives from members of Plan’s youth advisory panel and Leon Ward, a trustee of the charity and UK Young Ambassador to the Commonwealth.

Farmers near Sapa, Viet Nam - Kibae Park for UN Photo (Creative Commons licensed)

Tackling trade-offs in the food-water-energy nexus: lessons for the SDGs

Join us in person or online on 11 September for the launch of our environment dimension, where we'll present four new case studies from China, Brazil, Burkina Faso and Viet Nam as well as a range of supporting content.
ODI, 203 Blackfriars Road, London, SE1 8NJ
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 10:30 to 13:00
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Youth2End Sexual Violence action shot

Sexual violence and FGM: the youth perspective

Jess Ewing
20 August 2014

In the latest blog in our youth priorities series, VSO's Jess Ewing discusses the necessity for activist groups such as Youth2 End Sexual Violence as a platform for young people's voices in influencing policy makers in the post-2015 agenda.


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