Capacity-building

This report conducts an analysis of the intergovernmental fiscal transfer programs whose budget allocation formulas include population criteria.Through a series of simulations in three Latin American countries (Bolivia, Ecuador, and El Salvador), it analyses what would have happened if more accurate population estimates had been used when allocating transfers to subnational governments. This contributes to SDGs 10 and 16.
This event primarily focusses on SDG 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure), exploring the technical and engineering challenges of addressing all 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
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Progress in Disaster Science, Volume 2, July 2019, 100008

This article addresses goals 1, 11 and 13 by shifting the discourse back to basic axioms of why disasters happen so that fundamental actions for applying the axioms can be provided. It also summarises the key findings from past decades of disaster-related research, policy and practice.
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Progress in Disaster Science, Volume 2, July 2019, 100033

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction encourages investment in innovation and technology development in disaster risk management. However, needs for science and technology inputs are unmet, and there is a lack of policy making that is based on science and evidence. This article addresses goals 1, 11, 13 and 17 by exploring three key issues that could help overcome these barriers: networking, coproduction of knowledge, and a stronger role played by academia.
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The Extractive Industries and Society, Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 81-90

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Nominated for the July/August 2018 Elsevier Atlas Award, this article examines Fairtrade in artisanal and small-scale gold mining. Contributing to goal 8 (decent work and economic development), goal 10 (reduced inequalities) and goal 12 (sustainable consumption and production) the article looks at the benefits of Fairtrade for these miners and how these benefits will be further distributed.
To advance goals 8 and 16, this report provides a list of concrete actions that different stakeholder groups — including business, the investor community, Governments, the UN and civil society — can take to scale up business action and investment in high-risk areas. It also provides an overview of eight multi-stakeholder initiatives that support stakeholders in scaling up these actions.
To advance goal 5, this report seeks to bridge the gap in the conversation around gender equality by demonstrating that when more women are in corporate decision-making positions, their companies benefit - as do society and the environment.
Contributing to SDGs 5, 9 and 16, this articles focuses on the need for innovation and development of training protocols for gathering testimonial and forensic evidence in SGBV cases, particularly in low resource environments, such as developing countries, displaced communities, and conflict and post-conflict societies.
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Forensic Science International: Synergy, Volume 1, 2019, Pages 185-203

Linked to SDGs 3, 5, 9 and 16, this article discusses how Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in Kenya is highly complex requiring a multi-sectoral approach for comprehensive management.
Winnig the July 2017 Elsevier Atlas prize, this article advances goals 2 and 5 through its discussion of the importance of gender-aware seed governance regimes to develop smallholder agriculture, increase gender equity, and enhance food security and rural livelihoods in the dry areas of the temperate world.

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