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Solid waste management is growing as a major problem in urban Sri Lanka with a rising population and rapid urbanization. The present system of open dumping has caused environmental and public health hazards, a research study has found. The research published in the NSBM Journal of Management, which is hosted on the INASP-supported Sri Lanka Journals Online platform (SLJOL), recommends the composting of organic matter as the most socio-economically viable method of waste management.
Going beyond ‘context matters’: #4 Management and processes to improve the use of knowledge in policy, free webinar, 17 January 2017
A recent research article that appears on Bangladesh Journals Online, established with support from INASP, shows that giving up unsustainable farming and adopting methods of conservation agriculture is beneficial both for the environment and the farmer's livelihood.
It is with great sadness that INASP learnt today that Agatha Kabugu has passed away. Agatha was Acting Director of Library Services at the University of Nairobi, where she had spent much of her career, and the current Treasurer of the Kenya Library and Information Services Consortium (KLISC). She also served as INASP’s country coordinator for many years.
Communication plays a vital role in modern workplaces and language is one of the tools for the communication. However, gender bias in communications still exists in the workplace and that hinders the process of accepting women as equal participants.
The annual meeting of INASP’s AuthorAID project will take place from 12-15 December 2016 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The meeting will be attended by AuthorAID project team members, associates and African partners that are embedding AuthorAID research-writing training into their institutions. The meeting will be hosted by the Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute (TAFIRI).
The Bangladesh Academy of Sciences (BAS) and INASP are jointly organizing a day long programme on “Official Launching of the BanglaJOL Website and Dialogue on Publishing Environment and Journal Standards of Bangladesh” on 8 December 2016. The inaugural event marks the 10th Anniversary of BanglaJOL - a unique platform which shares knowledge from South to North.
Free webinar at 1pm GMT on 13 December 2016 will explore organizational culture within policy institutions
A research article recently published in Bangladesh Journal of Animal Sciences discusses the public health and environmental hazards of livestock rearing in urban areas. The article is made available online via Bangladesh Journals Online (BanglaJOL), supported by INASP.
INASP has launched its Gender Mainstreaming in Higher education toolkit, an easy-to-use resource for institutions interested in tackling gender inequality in higher education.