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What factors affect sustained adoption of safe water, hygiene, and sanitation technologies?   (20-Nov-14)
This chapter from the ePPI Centre (University of London) discusses the main findings of a literature review as well as the strengths and lim...

Navigating Complexity: Adaptive Management at the Northern Karamoja Growth, Health, and Governance Program   (01-Oct-14)
The attached paper by Engineers Without Borders Canada under contract with Mercy Corps (MC) is a case-study regarding adaptive management pr...

Evaluating Systems and Systemic Change for Inclusive Market Development   (01-Jun-14)
This report summarizes key findings from a review of selected literature on evaluating systems and systems change. The purpose of the review...

Localization of Health Systems - Globalization & Health Journal   (07-Oct-13)
Interesting paper by Sarah Dalglish, Melissa Poulsen, and Peter Winch -- we sometimes think of the environment's impact on health, and less ...

Modeling Impact of a Pro-Sustainability Investment Strategy in a Child Survival Project in Guinea   (23-Apr-13)
Presentation on Modeling Impact of a Pro-Sustainability Investment Strategy in a Child Survival Project in Guinea— Lessons for sustainabilit...

Introduction and overview on program sustainability   (23-Apr-13)
Introduction presentation for the symposium “Building Evidence for Sustainability of Food and Nutrition Intervention Programs in Developing ...

But We Will Always Be Here: Ensuring Sustainable Benefits of Food Aid Programs   (23-Apr-13)
Presentation on the Bolivia findings and conclusions of a study of sustainability of activities and impacts of Title II food aid programs by...

Building Evidence for Sustainability of Food and Nutrition Intervention Programs in Developing Countries   (23-Apr-13)
Presentation on sustainability of impact in terms of adoption and consumption of a biofortified orange sweet potato in Uganda by Daniel Gill...

Food Security Revisited: Opportunities and Challenges for Monitoring Systems   (04-Feb-13)
This particular note attempts to describe what the elements of this complex challenge are, and what will be required to successfully monitor...

Sustainability in Development Cooperation: Preliminary Findings on the Carbon Footprint of Development Aid Organizations   (22-Nov-12)
This study assesses for the first time the environmental sustainability of development organizations involved in North–South cooperation by ...

Peak Oil and Health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Impacts and Potential Responses (Winch, 2011)   (21-Sep-12)
Peak oil refers to the predicted peak and subsequent decline in global production of petroleum products over the coming decades. We describe...

The Bark! Newsletter, January - March 2012   (21-Mar-12)
Periodic updates on CEDARS work and topics relevant to our focus on health and human development....

Excellent publication on 'Capacity, Change and Performance.'    (12-Feb-12)
Link to one of the most thorough and forward looking document on Capacity, its nature and its development, including--but not exclusively--t...

Emergence of Sustainability in a Complex System - Microlinks Presentation with Audio   (26-Jan-12)
CEDARS facilitated a dialogue with Microlinks on the relationship between complex health systems and food security. The informative presenta...

Assessment of Existing Food Security and Vulnerability Mapping Systems and the Adverse Effects of Rising Food Prices on Children and Women in the Middle East and North African Region: Morocco Country Report   (23-Nov-11)
UNICEF-MENA recognizes the seriousness of the recent food crisis and the paucity of information on its impact on vulnerable populations in ...

Vulnerability Mapping Systems and the Adverse Effects of Rising Food Prices on Children and Women in the Middle East and North African Region: Djibouti Country Report   (23-Nov-11)
UNICEF-MENA recognizes the seriousness of the recent food crisis and the paucity of information on its impact on vulnerable populations in ...

Assessment of Existing Food Security and Vulnerability Mapping Systems and the Adverse Effects of Rising Food Prices on Children and Women in the Middle East and North African Region: Final Summary Report   (23-Nov-11)
The food price crisis in the Middle East and Northern Africa region particularly affected populations who were already food insecure and dep...

2009 Index of African Governance and Ranking   (21-Sep-11)
You cannot deal with sustainability without a thorough look at the "environment". This is an attempt to do just that and create metrics--an ...

The Bark! Newsletter - August/September 2011   (20-Sep-11)
Monthly updates on CEDARS work and topics relevant to our focus on health and human development....

The Bark! Newsletter--June/July 2011   (01-Jun-11)
A one-pager sharing key updates and new resources on CEDARS....

ICARUS II Conference: Social Capital and Adaptation to GCC   (06-May-11)
Presentations from the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment's ICARUS II conference (May 5 to 8, 2011). We le...

Building local learning systems in community development efforts (health, food security, livelihood, risk mitigation) to support social capital formation and local resilience   (01-Jan-11)
Discussion paper: Whether development projects focus on health, food security, livelihood or risk mitigation against environmental threats s...

IFPRI Global Hunger Index - Focus on Child Undernutrition   (05-Nov-10)
As the world approaches the 2015 deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – which include a goal of reducing the propo...

CORE Meeting Presentation 09/2010 - CEDARS intro and Climate Change Discussion   (10-Sep-10)
First presentation of CEDARS to the CORE Group. Overview of the Center and its resources, followed by presentation of the Climate Change Ada...

Human Development and Sustainability   (06-Aug-10)
UNDP Human Development Research paper by Eric Neumayer, Professor of Economics and Political Science in London. Neumayer presents a proposal...

Social Infrastructure and Sustainable Adaptation to Climate Change   (19-Jul-10)
Discussion paper on the necessity of building social capital to address enduring development challenges as well as the future threats on the...

Social Infrastructure and Sustainable Adaptation to Climate Change - Discussion Summary   (18-Jul-10)
A brief 1 pager introducing the discussion on our first 'critical issues' discussion forum....

Mapping of Vulnerability in the Middle East & North Africa During the 2007-2008 Food Crisis   (11-Nov-09)
Presentation of a study (publication pending) reviewing the mapping systems to identify vulnerable communities and respond to the food price...

Assessing a Community's Capacity to Manage Change: A Resilience Approach to Social Assessment   (01-May-08)
By Maguire and Cartwright of the Austrailian Government Bureau of Rural Services. This document discusses the relationships between vulnerab...

The Role of Values in Assessing Child Survival Sustainability   (01-Jan-08)
As part of a technical assistance grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Child Survival Technical Support ...

Case Studies of Project Sustainability   (01-Jan-00)
World Bank's Economic Development Institute series of case studies on sustainability (1990)...