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Global water data to be crowdsourced from private sector

Global water data to be crowdsourced from private sector

Sourcing data on water management from private corporations has been identified as a new way to respond to the water crisis plaguing developing countries.

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Fijian women in NZ's access to contraception worse those in Fiji

Fijian women in NZ's access to contraception worse those in Fiji

A new study suggests that Fijian women living in New Zealand do not have accessible options to family planning information compared to women in Fiji.

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 Pacific Climate Change – in search of linkages with development

Pacific Climate Change – in search of linkages with development

The 2nd Pacific Climate Change Conference held in February this year presented a smorgasbord of data, inspiration, challenges and opportunities. Victoria University’s Development Studies master’s stud...

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CID Press Release: New Zealand NGOs respond to challenges

CID Press Release: New Zealand NGOs respond to challenges

CID's annual Member Survey provides a snapshot of the international NGO sector in New Zealand - and how these ‘mission-driven’ organisations are changing the way they work.

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CID 2017 annual Member Survey Report

CID 2017 annual Member Survey Report

The Council for International Development (CID) annual Member Survey is a year-on-year snapshot of the non-governmental international development sector in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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As floods rise in Bangladesh, crab farming helps families tread water

As floods rise in Bangladesh, crab farming helps families tread water

Sea level rise and worsening storm surges are making life increasingly precarious in Bangladesh's low-lying deltas, flooding homes and filling fields with salty water that keeps rice from growing.

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Avatars for aid?

Avatars for aid?

Emerging technologies are on their way to transforming humanitarian response. But what about avatars that can transport the senses of operators somewhere far from where they are based?

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Five trailblazing women you've never heard of

Five trailblazing women you've never heard of

Women who have challenged stereotypes and refused to give in to fear or discrimination tell their stories.

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UN: Two million children risk starvation in DRC

UN: Two million children risk starvation in DRC

Over two million children in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are at risk of starvation if they do not receive the aid they need, the UN has warned.

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Pakistan’s NGO crackdown prompts widening alarm among aid workers

Pakistan’s NGO crackdown prompts widening alarm among aid workers

Pakistan’s government has slapped punitive taxes on NGOs and threatened to shut down international organisations that don’t meet opaque new registration requirements.

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