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THE ART OF BETTER PARENTING


This fact sheet describes the resources FHI 360 developed for use in Ethiopia to encourage parents to adopt better parenting skills, including communicating with children and developing positive disciplinary methods.

February 14, 2017


LINKAGES BETWEEN LIVELIHOOD, FOOD SECURITY, ECONOMIC STRENGTHENING, AND HIV-RELATED OUTCOMES


This paper assesses the linkages between poverty, livelihood, food security, economic strengthening, and HIV/AIDS-related outcomes through a literature review.


UNDERSTANDING CONSUMER PREFERENCE AND WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR IMPROVED COOKSTOVES IN BANGLADESH


As the evidence base linking improved cookstoves with positive health and energy impacts grows, so does attention on how best to influence household uptake and consistent and correct use.


A PRIORITIZED RESEARCH AGENDA FOR INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT


This research agenda aims to enable the field to strengthen the evidence base for integrated development approaches by presenting key areas of inquiry for consideration by decision-makers who seek to explore and better understand integrated development policies and programs.


LINKING THE VILLAGE TO THE CHILD


This fact sheet summarizes technical assistance by FHI 360 to Ethiopian neighborhood care groups, known as community care coalitions, with the purpose of identifying vulnerable children and linking them with critical support services.


INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT IN ACTION: EMPOWERMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY IN PAMOJA TUWALEE


To better understand the effectiveness of multisector, integrated approaches, FHI 360 aggregated information from 68 integrated development programs that we have delivered or are currently implementing.


DEVELOPMENT SECTOR ADJACENCY MAP: A PLANNING TOOL FOR INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT


In the global development context, adjacencies are represented by the sectors that lie outside of a particular program’s current scope yet are related enough that they pose opportunities for strategic integration.


WHAT DO COOKS WANT? WHAT WILL THEY PAY? A STUDY OF IMPROVED COOKSTOVES IN BANGLADESH


As the evidence base linking improved cookstoves with positive health and energy impacts grows, so does attention on how best to influence household uptake and consistent and correct use.


COOKING SHOULD NURTURE, NOT KILL (FACT SHEET)


The use of clean, reliable, affordable, efficient and safe home cooking practices reduces exposure to household air pollution, and today a range of technologies and solutions exist to improve the health of the more than 3 billion people in the developing world who cook food and heat their homes using traditional cookstoves or open fires. This fact sheet outlines the challenge and solutions.


INTEGRATING WASH INTO HIV INTERVENTIONS AND ADVANCING IMPROVED SANITATION UPTAKE: WASHPLUS KENYA


What started as an activity to integrate sanitation and hygiene practices into HIV/AIDS care and support programs has grown over the years into a holistic approach to prevent diarrhea among households at risk.


LOCUS COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE INAUGURAL CHARTER


The Locus Community of Practice (CoP) Charter is a framework of basic information required by community members and others, including decision makers, member organizations’ staff, and other interested parties for the effective launch, cultivation, and growth of the Locus Community. Ratified by the Locus Community of Practice Steering Committee in September 2015.


INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT: A THEORY OF CHANGE


FHI 360 believes that by having a deeper understanding of the interrelated challenges faced by communities and people, and by designing customized responses to address the multiple aspects of their lives, global development efforts have the potential to be more impactful.


INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT IN ACTION: RESPONSIVE LEARNING AND ADAPTION IN APHIAPLUS


To better understand the effectiveness of multisector, integrated approaches, FHI 360 aggregated information from 68 integrated development programs that we have delivered or are currently implementing.


WHAT GETS MEASURED, GETS MANAGED


This fact sheet introduces the Child Well-being Database Management System, which is a web-based platform housing data on the demands and provision of child-related services in every region of Ethiopia. The data — including child protection, health, education and disabilities, among others — will be accessible through the Ethiopian government website.


Aga Khan Rural Support Programme in Rural Development in the Karakorum, Hindu Kush & Himalayan Region: Examples from the Northern Mountainous Belt of Pakistan


Pakistan is predominantly a mountainous country where rural development activities are characterised by inconsistency, politically motivated short-term projects without proper feedback. Since the inception of the country, the top-down approach has been followed…

February 13, 2017


TEACHER’S GUIDE TO INTEGRATING WASH IN SCHOOLS


This Teacher’s Guide supports the teaching and learning about water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in Zambian primary schools. WASH is part of the new national curriculum, which was launched in January 2014. This guide provides technical content for the teacher to familiarize himself/herself with the subject of WASH.


SMALL DOABLE ACTIONS: INTEGRATING WASH AND NUTRITION


The WASHplus project, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, has been engaged since 2010 at the global and country levels in stimulating the discussion on and improving the evidence base for integrating water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) into nutrition programming. This brief shares our experiences with and approaches to integrating the two sectors.


INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT EVIDENCE MAP


Based on a 2015 systematic review of evidence on integrated global development programs, this user-friendly, interactive map includes information on more than 500 impact evaluations of programs that applied integrated, multisector approaches.


EXPLORING THE POTENTIAL OF SCHOOLCHILDREN AS CHANGE AGENTS: SCHOOL WASH IN RURAL ZAMBIA


Access to adequate water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) at school has been shown to improve health of pupils and increase school attendance. Interventions that target the school can also serve as an entry point to improve WASH access at home.


PERMACULTURE GARDENING FOR EMPOWERMENT AND RESILIENCE


This fact sheet summarizes FHI 360’s efforts to promote permaculture gardening in Ethiopia, including descriptions of technical guides and training modules in the local language. Permaculture gardening cultivates a diversity of vegetables and fruits year round, mitigating the effects of food insecurity in households affected by HIV.


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