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Global examples demonstrate there is no single solution. We are left with two fundamental questions: Is it possible to measure success in promoting inclusive growth? And will that convince policymakers and citizens alike that inclusive growth is worth the investment?
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About 80 percent of this food loss happens during harvesting and storage. And studies across most African countries show that women provide the majority of the labour for harvesting and storage. This is where investing in women can make a difference.
Pulses have great potential for human nutrition due to their high protein content compared to other vegetables. Despite this, global research funding for pulse crops remains very small compared to investments made in cereal crops.
There is no one-size-fits all system to improve health. This is true for everyone -- and especially for refugee populations living in fragile and humanitarian contexts, where the right to health is far from guaranteed. Recognizing this, e-Sahha was designed not only to improve the timeliness and outreach of health monitoring, but also to gather feedback from pregnant women and other users about the perceived and actual quality of care they received.
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The Government of Canada has made health system improvement a priority -- with research playing a vital role in producing the evidence and innovations that are needed to ensure that our health-care systems remain effective and sustainable.
Now that Syrian newcomers have arrived safely in Canada, they can start building their new lives. As the focus shifts from managing the large number of arrivals to integrating families, particularly youth, we see a critical need for more collaboration, research, and knowledge sharing of best practices in Canada and around the world.