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IPD in the News
7 March 2014: CCAPS/IPD climate finance tracking work discussed at the World Resources Institute and Oxfam International's new Adaptation Finance Accountability Initiative. The new collaborative initiative seeks to explore how we can improve climate financing and governance systems get more resources for adaptation and mitigation to local communities in developing countries.
6 March 2014: CCAPS/IPD Report on multidonor aid mapping in Malawi released yesterday at the World Bank as part of the first of a series of event on Digital Engagement and Development. The event focused on "How Can Technology Affect Citizen Engagement?: Maximizing the Impact of Mapping and Crowdsourcing. Read more about the event here.
24 February 2014: IPD student affiliate Alejandra Gaytan is interning at the House of Representatives this semester. While there she's been attending hearings on topics like international relations, national security and education.
20 February 2014: Dr. Findley was named Conflict Mitigation Team Leader for the AidData Research Consortium.
20 February 2014: Graduate Research Fellow, Cody Schank, will present a paper on building Species Distribution Models at the Association of American Geographers annual conference in April. Learn more here.
19 February 2014: Three IPD student affiliates will present at the Longhorn Research Bazaar in April. Jessie Norriss will discuss links between tourism, development and the environment in Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Kately Woolheater will evaluate a community-based intervention for Korean Americans with Diabetes. And Caroline Thomas will present on global media bias in depictions of poverty and underdevelopment. More info here.
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