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3 days 4 hours ago
Civil Society Environment Fund, Phase 2 (CSEF2) is a capacity building and environmental grant fund managed by PMTC Ltd and Ecorys on behalf of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland. CSEF2 aims to ensure the economic and environmental sustainability of Zambia’s environmental and natural resource...
1 week 3 days ago
Even small suggestions of fraud can put whole grant investment programmes at risk. Fear of fraud among grant managers is common and intense: not because it is widespread, but because any occurrence seems to cast a shadow of doubt over the good work done by so many. Experiences of dealing with rare...
1 month 1 week ago
Representatives from CSEF 2 visited Rhoida's farm to understand how she has used the skills in organic agriculture to transform her livelihood. Rhoida Salimu is a 48-year-old mother of six, who lives in a village called Mwalubemba in Chongwe District of the Republic of Zambia, where the Ministry...
1 month 2 weeks ago
The arrival of World Mental Health Day on 10th October provides us all with an additional and very welcome opportunity to reflect on mental health in more detail. Awareness and knowledge around mental health care has been increasing over recent years but there is still stigma attached to mental...
1 month 2 weeks ago
As a country, we’re extremely proud of the NHS. It remains one of the most admired institutions across the UK, with surveys showing that it is more popular than the army or the monarchy and that it should be a greater Governmental priority than Brexit. Indeed, so important is the NHS to our sense...
1 month 3 weeks ago
The summer of 2017 is likely to be remembered as a significant landmark in the development of women’s sport. The Uefa European Championship, Cricket World Cup and Rugby World Cup were all held within a few months providing women’s team sports with an opportunity to shine. The success of the...
4 months 3 weeks ago
If you’re a political commentator, Brexit is the gift that keeps giving. Column inches can be filled relatively easily with speculation on the nature of Brexit, the impact on the economy, how it will affect the upcoming election and even the exact discussions at Theresa May’s alleged...