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Valérie Cavin & Mariko Meyer, April 2017 0

WASH and Behavior Change: Six Key Lessons from an Evidence-based “Learning Expedition” in Haiti, Mali, Benin, and Mozambique

First published on Washfunders.org on April 12, 2017 HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation is a Swiss-based international development organization. Our vision is a just world in which all men and women determine the course of their lives in dignity and security, using environmental resources in a sustainable manner. In addition to our regular work undertaken in the context of

Zenebe Uraguchi, April 2017 3

How can inclusive agricultural extension services perform better for smallholder and poor farmers?

Madhab Chandra Das & Zenebe Uraguchi The contribution of agriculture to the economy of Bangladesh is declining, but its role in poverty reduction – for income and employment generation – is still significant. Key services, mainly provided by public agricultural extension agencies, however, are either lacking or underperforming, failing to meet the demands of predominantly

Zenebe Uraguchi, April 2017 0

Unlocking the potential for women through Islamic finance in Pakistan

Muhammad Anwar Bhatti & Zenebe Uraguchi Financial inclusion ensures the ease of access, availability and usage of formal and informal financial products and services for all members of a society. It is widely acknowledged that financial inclusion can effectively address the bottlenecks that prevent poor women (and men) from reaching their potential. Enabling disadvantaged women