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Find out how DFID funded research is helping to tackle disease, hunger, poverty and climate change throughout the developing world.

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2013

2012

2011

  1. DFID Research: Specialised rice developed in collaboration with local farmers
  2. DFID Research: Ending Striga's reign with IR maize
  3. DFID Research: Milking the benefits for small scale dairy vendors in Kenya
  4. DFID Research: Linking farmers and science
  5. DFID Research: Addressing the issues underlying poor school attendance in Swaziland.
  6. DFID Research: Farmers in Tanzania paint chickens pink and purple to thwart hawks
  7. DFID Research: Missed opportunities
  8. DFID Research: Living with ART
  9. DFID Research: New investment in nutrition-related research
  10. DFID Research: The impact of research on Indonesia’s pulp and paper sector
  11. DFID Research: Getting children into school and breaking the cycle of disadvantage
  12. DFID Research: Choice for women. Family planning, health and rights in a world of 7 billion
  13. DFID Research: Combating climate change is a unique challenge for development research
  14. DFID Research: Environmentally friendly control of eggplant borer in India and Bangladesh
  15. DFID Research: TB in the workplace – the case of garment workers in Bangladesh
  16. DFID Research: Support to the Tanzanian government with adolescent sexual and reproductive health
  17. DFID Research: Comic-book characters help to get agricultural information to young Kenyans
  18. DFID Research: A farmer-friendly approach to preventing avian flu in Viet Nam
  19. DFID Research: Malaria control in a complex context
  20. DFID Research: Improving food security in sub-Saharan Africa through greater use of indigenous vegetables
  21. DFID Research: OBSERVE - Monitoring the application of a new domestic violence law in Brazil
  22. DFID Research: Ridding the world of rinderpest.
  23. DFID Research: WHO publishes second edition of guidelines for the treatment of malaria
  24. DFID Research: Cheap fodder trees help farmers increase milk production
  25. DFID Research: Selective fish breeding improves production in the Philippines
  26. DFID Research: Planting without ploughing - zero-till wheat takes root
  27. DFID Research: Protecting African cattle from East Coast fever
  28. DFID Research: Protecting farms from costly whiteflies
  29. DFID Research: Taking plants to the doctor - plant health clinics from Bolivia to Bangladesh
  30. DFID Research: Scuba rice - breeding flood-tolerance into Asia's local mega rice varieties
  31. DFID Research: Growing mint as an alternative to opium in Afghanistan.
  32. DFID Research: Community-based fisheries management in Bangladesh
  33. DFID Research: Creating genetic markers to breed downy mildew and drought resistant pearl millet
  34. DFID Research: An evidence-based response to the global food crisis
  35. DFID Research: Evidence Papers - Britain's plan to prevent malaria and save women's lives
  36. DFID Research: Updating mental health legislation in Zambia
  37. DFID Research: Sexual and reproductive health concerns of married men in rural Bangladesh

2010

  1. DFID Research: Pakistan has a chance to slow the spread of HIV
  2. DFID Research: Herpes treatment trial requires trust to be successful
  3. DFID Research: Putting water research into practice
  4. DFID Research: Putting child trafficking on the agenda in Haiti
  5. DFID Research: Lay workers vital to support HIV/AIDS treatment in Zambia
  6. DFID Research: The Politics of Poverty
  7. DFID Research: Story telling raises awareness of gender issues in Egypt and the Arab world
  8. DFID Research: Conditional Cash Transfers pilot scheme in rural Egypt
  9. DFID Research: Women and the media in Bangladesh
  10. DFID Research: Tuberculosis patients benefit from new treatment strategy in Tanzania
  11. DFID Research: Providing better access to water in urban settlement
  12. DFID Research: Farmers benefit from new mungbean varieties
  13. DFID Research: Managing Pollution from Small scale Industry in Bangladesh
  14. DFID Research: Leaning about democracy from developing countries
  15. DFID Research: Uncovering Hidden Research
  16. DFID Research: Chronic Poverty Research Centre: ten years of war against poverty

2009

  1. DFID Research: Ensuring an education for children with disabilities
  2. DFID Research: Does the media help or harm in potentially divisive elections?
  3. DFID Research: Kenyan shopkeepers join fight against malaria
  4. DFID Research: Understanding the Afghan Warlords
  5. DFID Research: Reporting on research
  6. DFID Research: A Small Dream
  7. DFID Research: Agriculture on-air
  8. DFID Research: Managing forest rights in Nepal
  9. DFID Research: Improving maize crop yields in Rwanda's Eastern province
  10. DFID Research: Online access to global agricultural information
  11. DFID Research: Activism and aid combine to fight HIV/AIDS in South Africa
  12. DFID Research: Tracking the age of school enrolment in Ghana
  13. DFID Research: Improving equity in Indian health care
  14. DFID Research: how training can lift the poorest out of poverty
  15. DFID Research: Helping vulnerable South African teenagers cope with the impact of AIDS
  16. DFID Research: Relay programme connects local people with research
  17. DFID Research: Democratizing Brazil's Indigenous Health System
  18. DFID Research: Straight Talking to combat HIV among young African women
  19. DFID Research: Cooperating to reduce violence in North-East India
  20. DFID Research: Rainmakers and meteorologists share knowledge to combat climate change
  21. DFID Research: Do taxes help make better governments?
  22. DFID Research: what can be done to beat urban poverty?
  23. DFID Research: The dangers of waterpipe smoking
  24. DFID Research: Essential healthcare for newborn babies in Nepal
  25. DFID Research: connecting researchers, journalists and activists to change policy
  26. DFID Research: Protecting the water rights of indigenous Mexicans
  27. DFID Research: Connecting African scientists with the media
  28. DFID Research: Sharing knowledge through story telling
  29. DFID Research: Protecting African cattle from killer disease
  30. DFID Research: Integrated approaches halve pesticide use

2008

  1. DFID Research: A commodity-based approach to livestock trade
  2. DFID Research: The success of Bolivia's bitter potato
  3. DFID Research: Seeding a message for farmers via Kenyan TV viewers
  4. DFID Research: Media in Kenya after the elections
  5. DFID Research: Supporting learning between Indian and UK knowledge workers
  6. DFID Research: Supporting science journalism in Africa and the Middle East
  7. DFID Research: Anti-retroviral treatment of HIV/AIDS in Africa is best delivered in health centres
  8. DFID Research: Adapting to climate variability and climate change in Tanzania
  9. DFID Research: Encouraging growth in Africa's seed industry
  10. DFID Research: rights of the camp-dwelling 'Bihari' community in Bangladesh
  11. DFID Research: how videos can help to improve research participation
  12. DFID Research: Champions of Participation
  13. DFID Research: Capacity strengthening for East African journalists
  14. DFID Research: Managing climate risk in South Africa's Western Cape
  15. DFID Research: AIDS emergency in Swaziland hits like a tidal wave
  16. DFID Research: Bridging research and policy in Latin America
  17. DFID Research: Sierra Leone benefits from Global Plant Clinic initiative
  18. DFID Research: Children's views of health in their communities
  19. DFID Research: Better roads for Africa
  20. DFID Research: Pro-poor livestock policy and institutional change
  21. DFID Research: Preparing for malaria in the changing climate of East Africa's highlands
  22. DFID Research: Better rural road access leads to increased food production

2007

  1. DFID Research: getting help with child birth can be costly
  2. DFID Research: multiple micronutrient supplements and the prevention of newborn deaths
  3. DFID Research: Mitigating agricultural water pollution
  4. DFID Research: Involving the poor in urban development
  5. DFID Research: Water management in drought-affected North East Brazil
  6. DFID Research: The Numbers Game - Global Migrant Origin Database
  7. DFID Research: informal local governance in rural South Asia
  8. DFID Research: understanding TB and HIV related stigma in Zambia
  9. DFID Research: addressing disability - a key way to fight poverty
  10. DFID Research: a new approach to fisheries management
  11. DFID Research: FarmLime - sourcing low cost lime for small-scale farming
  12. DFID Research: are TB patients in China taking their drugs?
  13. DFID Research: taking a look at the benefits of floodplain management
  14. DFID Research: fighting sleeping sickness in Uganda
  15. DFID Research: insecticide-treated nets reduce foetal loss in pregnancy
  16. DFID Research: Rice growing takes off in Africa
  17. DFID Research: sweet Solutions to boost Vitamin A
  18. DFID Research: Improving urban transport accessibility for the disabled
  19. DFID Research: Performance benchmarking for irrigation services
  20. DFID Research: Time is money for poor rural travellers
  21. DFID Research: satellite imagery to assist in monitoring volcanic activity

2006

  1. DFID Research: household smoke reduction in Sudan
  2. DFID Research: marketing urban sanitation in Tanzania
  3. DFID Research: reducing the health risk of street food in Ghana
  4. DFID Research: battling army worms in Tanzania
  5. DFID Research: equitable irrigation for the poor of Nepal
  6. DFID Research: managing the world's fish resources
  7. DFID Research: strengthening the application of social sciences in malaria control
  8. DFID Research: taking on "the pests of the 20th century"
  9. DFID Research: "clean genes" open the door to new pest-resistant rice
  10. DFID Research: promoting composting as a business for the urban poor
  11. DFID Research: sleeping sickness - waking up to reality?
  12. DFID Research: stepping off the pesticides treadmill in India
  13. DFID Research: new systems to predict and detect malaria epidemics in the East African highlands
Published 9 August 2013
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