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World Statistics Pocketbook 2018

The World Statistics Pocketbook 2018 edition is the forty-second in a series of annual compilations of key statistical indicators prepared by the United Nations Statistics Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Over 50 indicators...
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Tracking Progress Towards Inclusive, Safe, Resilient and Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements

This synthesis report acknowledges the many existing and cross-cutting opportunities to achieve development goals through the transformative force that urbanization represents. It also discusses the elaboration of targets, baselines and overall...
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School Feeding or General Food Distribution?

We rely on a unique pre-crisis baseline and five-year follow-up to investigate the effects of emergency school feeding and general food distribution (GFD) on children’s schooling during conflict in Mali. We estimate programme impact on child...
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Assets for Alimentation?

A recent strand of aid programming aims to develop household assets by removing the stresses associated with meeting basic nutritional needs. In this paper, we posit that such programmes can also boost nutrition in recipient households by encouraging...
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Integrating population issues into sustainable development, including in the post-2015 development agenda

In its decision 2013/101, the Commission on Population and Development decided that the special theme for its forty-eighth session would be “Realizing the future we want: integrating population issues into sustainable development, including in the...
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