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Efforts to strengthen knowledge and research skills in agriculture and food security in the uplands of Southeast Asia are essential to developing a strong network of professionals who can address some of the region's most critical development
Guatemala is one of the most violent countries in the world. Guatemalans of every age, class and ethnicity confront violence daily in every part of the national territory. According to statistics kept by the police and the human rights ombudsman,
Migrant entrepreneurs are an important force in the informal economy in southern Africa, but their role is often invisible to policymakers and researchers. New research on the contributions of these migrant entrepreneurs will help to raise their
In Africa, HIV is having a devastating impact on young people. Globally, youth aged 15 to 24 account for almost one third of all new infections. There are unique challenges to implementing adolescent-friendly policies and HIV prevention programs.
Women in Cairo are now able to report rape, harassment, and assaults through Harrassmap, a pilot project in Cairo, Egypt. The goal is to change the social acceptability of sexual harassment in Egypt.
The challenge of collecting data on
Nutrition plays a critical role in the health of children in Africa. This research support project will provide funding to researchers to assess children's food consumption patterns and their nutritional status in Ghana, Kenya, and Zambia. The
Heterosexual couples represent the largest HIV risk group in sub-Saharan Africa. Couples' Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing (CVCT) is an effective HIV prevention strategy because it:
-decreases annual transmission rates by an estimated
The growth of urban slums in Bangladesh is creating a crisis in healthcare delivery. New research will identify opportunities to improve health care for the urban poor and involve communities more meaningfully in health
Research by master's and PhD students on how information and communication technologies (ICTs) can help reduce water stress caused by climate change will help communities better manage their resources.
The negative impacts of climate
Women face many barriers to political participation in conflict zones across South Asia, including laws that perpetuate a culture of impunity and lack of justice for victims of violence and abuse by security forces.
To help women in