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Journal Article

Power Dynamics and Integration in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Learning Lessons for Transdisciplinary Research in Cambodia

Environmental Science and Policy Volume 94

For nexus approaches to be successful in their analysis and influence, integration dynamics must be understood in the context of larger power dynamics. Current analysis barely take this dimension into account. In this article, we aim to delimit and understand the power-related enabling...

1 April 2019

Working Paper

Invisible Citizens: Why More Women in Pakistan Do Not Vote

IDS Working Paper;524

Why does a gender gap in voting exist in Pakistan? Our research looks beyond the creation of democratic spaces for women's participation, such as voter registration, to look instead at the constraints that women face in being able to use such spaces. This paper uses qualitative fieldwork...

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Ali Cheema & 3 others

20 February 2019

Report

The Tanzania Mixed Methods Baseline Report

In Tanzania, mNutrition is implemented through the ‘Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby’ (HPHB) SMS (text messaging) programme, which is part of the Wazazi Nipendeni mHealth platform (WN). The programme is run by the mHealth Tanzania public-private partnership, which was initiated in 2012 by...

15 February 2019

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