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Accelerating towards zero hunger with SUN

Connell Foley | 06 December 2017 | 0 Comments

Continuing our ‘Thought Leadership’ series, Concern’s Director of Strategy, Advocacy and Learning, Connell Foley, reflects on the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) movement, and his recent experience at SUN’s 2017 Global Gathering.  

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Topics: malnutrition, thought leadership series

A solution to extreme poverty? Graduation programmes pave the way

Chris Pain | 21 November 2017 | 0 Comments

In our thought leadership series, Chris Pain, Concern’s Head of Technical Assistance, examines graduation programmes as a potential solution to extreme poverty and looks at where the model can go from here.

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Topics: poverty, Livelihoods, Graduation, thought leadership series, development

Innovations for maternal & newborn health: Getting from ‘great ideas’ to ‘global lifesavers’

Pam Bolton | 07 November 2017 | 0 Comments

Continuing our thought leadership series, Pam Bolton and Emma Clark argue that innovative ideas on their own are not enough to make advancements in maternal and newborn health. Global expertise and investment are required to turn ideas into action.

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Topics: maternal health, thought leadership series, innovations, child mortality

Conflict often breeds disaster. So why is it neglected in Disaster Risk Reduction?

Alexander Carnwath | 24 October 2017 | 0 Comments

As part of our 'Thought Leadership' series, Alexander Carnwath, Concern's Humanitarian and Resilience Senior Policy Officer, questions why conflict is excluded from the Disaster Risk Reduction agenda and points the way forward to a greater focus on fragile contexts. 

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Topics: conflict, disaster risk reduction, resilience, thought leadership series

Four major food crises in 2017: What’s going wrong?

Connell Foley | 10 October 2017 | 0 Comments

Continuing our ‘Thought Leadership’ series, Concern’s Director of Strategy, Advocacy and Learning, Connell Foley, reflects on the state of hunger in the world – where progress is being made and what needs to change.

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Topics: famine, hunger, nutrition, conflict, thought leadership series, development

Urban disasters: Preventing another tragedy in Freetown

Kai Matturi | 26 September 2017 | 5 Comments

In the first of our ‘Thought Leadership’ series, Kai Matturi, Concern’s Programme Knowledge and Learning Adviser, reflects on the devastating impact of climate change and how we can mitigate against it.

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Topics: sierra leone, climate change, bangladesh, disaster risk reduction, resilience, thought leadership series

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