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Why did the latest El Niño event not change depression rates in affected communities of northern Peru?

Mental disorders are a big part of the global disease burden. They are also well-known for their strong association with environmental-related disasters. What's more, ongoing climate change is expected to ...
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Interview with Dr. Ana Antunes-Martins

This week, we were delighted to catch up with Dr. Ana Antunes-Martins who has recently joined LIDC as Research Programme Manager. Ana discussed her new role, as well as her ...
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Rohingya Refugees Cox's Bazar

Creating a Floating Island Home for the Rohingya

Bangladesh is roughly the same size as New York, but has more than eight times the population. What's more, one in four of its citizens live below the poverty line. ...
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CEDIL CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning (CEDIL) is pleased to announce a call for proposals for research projects to contribute to the Centre’s strategic agenda in impact ...
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UKRI GCRF Action against Stunting Hub Inception Meeting: A Round Up

The UKRI GCRF Action against Stunting Hub is an £19.76 million investment by the UK government to alleviate child stunting, globally. It is funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) ...
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Why is Water Scarcity Such a Problem in El Salvador?

In this day and age, we often assume that water should be globally accessible. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. I was concerned to learn that El Salvador is ...
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Why is it important to improve links between the agriculture, nutrition and food sectors?

In the past 50 years, there have been significant increases in agricultural productivity and falling food prices. However, hunger, malnutrition and poor health remain persistent development challenges. According to the ...
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Five Inspirational Women Shaping the Future of International Development

International Women’s Day is a golden opportunity to shine a light on women’s achievements in a range of domains and industries. We wanted to showcase five outstanding women from LIDC ...
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