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  • 03 May 2018
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Responses to climate change in coastal communities: lessons from India

How can coastal cities respond to the threat of extreme weather events due to climate change? This column outlines the...

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  • 30 Apr 2018
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Aid fragmentation and aid effectiveness: the latest evidence

A common view in recent years has been that the effectiveness of development assistance is reduced when donor countries...

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  • 26 Apr 2018
  • By: Ian Douglas
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Flood warning: urgent action needed on three continents

Floods in urban areas are a growing risk in many countries of the developing world. This column explains how integrated...

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  • 25 Apr 2018
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Financial innovation for development: lessons from the slums of India

Grants for grassroots community development in urban areas can produce new forms of entrepreneurship among the poor...

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  • 19 Apr 2018
  • By: Yasmin Khan
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Refugees and environmental fragility: the Rohingya in Bangladesh

For Rohingya refugees living in the Cox’s Bazar area of Bangladesh, the only access to cooking fuel has been the...

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  • 16 Apr 2018
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When adapting to climate change makes things worse: Peru’s experience

Climate change is leading to unusually high temperatures during the growing season in many parts of the world. This...

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