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How Southeastern Mayan people overcame the catastrophic eruption of Ilopango?
2-June-2016

A Nagoya University researcher and his leading international research group discovered a Great Platform built with different kinds of stone at the archeological site of San Andrés, El Salvador, and challenged the prevailing theory regarding the sociocultural development of Southeastern Maya frontier.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University
 
Connecting women entrepreneurs to global opportunities
27-May-2016

In India, a non-profit organisation is enhancing the links between women-owned businesses and global supply chains. The aim is to eventually roll out a data platform that serves and promotes women entrepreneurs from 17 other countries.

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Contact: Kyle Brown Institution: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
 
Infographic: Heath & WASH in South East Asia
26-May-2016

Aid International Development Forum (AIDF) has released an infographic on healthcare in South East Asia (SEA). The infographic provides an overview of current health threats, including those related to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), trends in financin¬g for health focus areas as well as gaps in development assistance.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA
 
Asia’s coasts to experience most extreme weather
26-April-2016

Over the next 50 years, people living at low altitudes in developing countries, particularly those in coastal Asia, will suffer the most from extreme weather patterns, according to researchers.

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Contact: Kyle Brown Institution: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
 
Bringing sexual violence out of the shadows
13-April-2016

Led by a feminist network based in India, researchers and advocates across South Asia are building the case for new legal and medical responses to sexual violence, while empowering victims to speak out.

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Contact: Kyle Brown Institution: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
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