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1 week 9 hours ago
Catie Erskine – Senior Research Manager, Policy & Research We recently conducted a qualitative research study focused on the subject of 'Young People, Gambling, and Gambling-Related Harm'. The study, commissioned by GambleAware, found that parents have an ongoing influence on young people...
1 week 2 days ago
We caught up with our colleague Diarmid Campbell-Jack, Senior Research Manager, on his thoughts on World Mental Health Day, young people and their mental health and programmes promising practice in this area. Check out the Q&A with Diarmid below:  It’s World Mental Health Day. Is this really an...
8 months 2 weeks ago
The mental health of our children and young people has traditionally not always received the profile that it deserves within the public spotlight. Often there has been an absence of positive rhetoric, due to the lack of coordinated action. As a result, the issue has not received the attention and...
10 months 1 day ago
Zambia’s economic and fiscal stability contributed to high rates of growth since 2008, leading to better public financial management (PFM). However, PFM remains afflicted with issues of budget discipline (e.g. rampant use of supplementary appropriations and in-year budget amendments) and...
10 months 1 week ago
Between 23rd October and 10th November 2017, Ecorys’ team of Key Experts supported the Solomon Island Government’s RWASH conference, held in the capital Honiara. This conference was part of the Ecorys-led Technical Assistance (TA) project, part of the European Commission-funded “Programme of...
11 months 2 days 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...
11 months 1 week 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 year 1 day 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 year 1 week 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 year 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...

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