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Reflections on Implementing Politically Informed, Searching Programs: Lessons for Aid Practitioners and Policy Makers (869 KB)

This paper reviews the experience of the Asia Foundation in implementing iterative, searching approaches to development programming. Drawing on several case studies, most notably those funded through the unique partnership between the...

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04/26/2016 Report
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Lei Rai fó Benefísiu ba Se? Análize kona-ba Lei Rai Tranzisionál Timor-Leste (18789 KB)

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Thirteen years after Independence, Timor-Leste has still not approved policy or legislation regulating land ownership or the resolution of the layers of conflicting land claims that have resulted from colonial...

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04/20/2016 Report
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Frugal Rehabilitation Methodology (2323 KB)

This Frugal Rehabilitation Methodology (FRM) is the product of action research-based approaches in rehabilitation demonstration, stakeholder consultation and over two years of effort in training and capacity-building. It provides practical...

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04/19/2016 Brochure
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Frugal Rehabilitation Methodology (Mongolian) (2260 KB)

(In Mongolian)

This Frugal Rehabilitation Methodology (FRM) is the product of action research-based approaches in rehabilitation demonstration, stakeholder consultation and...

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04/19/2016 Brochure
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Environment (11'x17') (4660 KB)

An overview of The Asia Foundation's Environment program.

04/18/2016 Program Profile
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Environment (4661 KB)

An overview of The Asia Foundation's Environment program.

04/18/2016 Program Profile
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Levantamentu kona-ba Persepsaun Polísia no Komunidade iha Timor-Leste 2015 (12463 KB)

Levantamentu kona-ba Persepsaun Polísia no Komunidade iha Timor-Leste 2015 nian nu'udar levantamentu datoluk tipu ida-ne'e nian liuhosi Fundasaun Ázia (Fundasaun). Levantamentu ida-ne'e, atualmente nu'udar levantamentu...

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04/18/2016 Survey
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Disaster Risk Management (2055 KB)

Disaster preparedness and risk reduction are essential to the sustained well-being and future development of communities throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

04/18/2016 Program Profile
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Land Tenure Legislation in Timor-Leste (7948 KB)

The establishment of a formal land tenure system in Timor-Leste has been one of the most daunting challenges for the country since its independence. The post-colonial and post-conflict history has left a complex environment of conflicting land...

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04/15/2016 Report
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Whose Land Law? Analysis of the Timor-Leste Transitional Land Law (11405 KB)

Thirteen years after Independence, Timor-Leste has still not approved policy or legislation regulating land ownership or the resolution of the layers of conflicting land claims that have resulted from colonial injustice, brutal occupation, and...

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04/15/2016 Report
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A Survey of Community-Police Perceptions in Timor-Leste 2015 (9588 KB)

The Survey of Community-Police Perceptions in Timor-Leste 2015 is the third of its kind conducted by The Asia Foundation. This survey, currently the longest-running, annual, nationwide, security-specific survey conducted in...

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04/11/2016 Survey
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Local Economic Governance in Myanmar - Executive Summary (1948 KB)

Local economic governance is a critical dimension in Myanmar's drive to reform, decentralize and achieve more inclusive and stable development. How businesses and individuals engage with the government in their income and revenue generation...

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03/31/2016 Report
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Cambodia: A Survey of Livelihood Strategies and Expectations for the Future (Khmer) (1077 KB)

(In Khmer)

The aim of this report is to better understand the most recent social, political, and economic trends among various social groups in Cambodia, by canvassing their opinions of and expectations for economic...

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03/29/2016 Survey
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A Multi-Actor Dialogue Model for Public Land Dispute Resolution in Vietnam (456 KB)

Over the last two decades, economic and regulatory reforms in Vietnam have stimulated a vibrant residential land market, an urban construction boom and an ascendant middle class. But these reforms have also unleashed waves of conflict over...

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03/22/2016 Brochure
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A Multi-Actor Dialogue Model for Public Land Dispute Resolution in Vietnam (Vietnamese) (596 KB)

(tiếng Việt)

Over the last two decades, economic and regulatory reforms in Vietnam have stimulated a vibrant residential land market, an urban construction boom and an ascendant middle class. But these reforms have also...

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03/22/2016 Brochure
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Post-Election Myanmar: Context, Opportunities & Challenges (March 16, 2016 Event) (2428 KB)

On March 16, 2016, the Foundation held an event on Myanmar’s prospects for governance reforms; the state of the economy and economic reforms; progress in the peace process; and the hopes, expectations and concerns of the general public...

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03/18/2016 Speech
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Accelerating Women’s Entrepreneurship in Bangladesh (1733 KB)

From September 2012 through October 2015, The Asia Foundation implemented an innovative South Asia regional program to advance women's entrepreneurship. This program, supported by the U.S. Department of State, advanced the U.S. Government's...

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03/03/2016 Program Profile
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Women's Empowerment in Bangladesh (1832 KB)

For more than 60 years, The Asia Foundation has worked to expand women's economic opportunities, increase women's personal rights and security, and advance women's political participation in Bangladesh and across the Asia-Pacific region.

03/03/2016 Program Profile
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Inclusive Growth in Bangladesh (11"x17") (3302 KB)

The Asia Foundation promotes inclusive growth through policy reform, participatory dialogue, and support for women entrepreneurs.

03/03/2016 Program Profile
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Civil Society Fund Frequently Asked Questions (188 KB)

This document contains frequently asked questions about applying to the Civil Society Fund of the South Asia Water Governance Program (SAWGP).

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03/03/2016 Miscellaneous
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Frequently Asked Questions (Junior Associates in Asian Affairs Program) (96 KB)

Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Douglas K. Bereuter for Junior Associates in Asian Affairs Program.

02/29/2016 Miscellaneous
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Accelerating Asian Development: Technology & Innovation at The Asia Foundation (3662 KB)

Today, over 1 billion people living in the Asia Pacific can access critical information and communication technologies that just a decade earlier were largely out of reach. By 2020, a billion more people globally, many of whom are living in...

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02/29/2016 Miscellaneous
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Civil Society Fund Call for Proposals (1971 KB)

The Asia Foundation announces a call for proposals for funding of projects and activities under the Civil Society Fund of the South Asia Water Governance Program (SAWGP). This document is the Call for Proposals.

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02/22/2016 Miscellaneous
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Civil Society Fund Guidance for Applicants (309 KB)

This document contains guidelines for applying to the Civil Society Fund of the South Asia Water Governance Program (SAWGP).

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02/22/2016 Miscellaneous
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Civil Society Fund Pre-Award Survey Form (83 KB)

This document contains a pre-award survey form applicants must complete in applying to the Civil Society Fund of the South Asia Water Governance Program (SAWGP).

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02/22/2016 Miscellaneous
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Civil Society Fund Budget Template (80 KB)

This document contains an activity-based budget template applicants must complete in applying to the Civil Society Fund of the South Asia Water Governance Program (SAWGP). MORE

02/22/2016 Miscellaneous
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Schooling and Conflict: Ethnic Education and Mother Tongue-based Teaching in Myanmar (5079 KB)

Education and language policies and practices are at the heart of ethnic conflicts in Myanmar. For decades, the state has emphasized a centralized, Myanmar language only education system that many ethnic groups felt provided no place for their...

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02/22/2016 Report
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Schooling and Conflict: Ethnic Education and Mother Tongue-based Teaching in Myanmar (Burmese) (4512 KB)

(In Burmese)

Education and language policies and practices are at the heart of ethnic conflicts in Myanmar. For decades, the state has emphasized a centralized, Myanmar language only education system that many ethnic groups...

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02/22/2016 Report
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Local Economic Governance in Myanmar (742 KB)

Local economic governance is a critical dimension in Myanmar's drive to reform, decentralize and achieve more inclusive and stable development. How businesses and individuals engage with the government in their income and revenue generation...

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02/22/2016 Report
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Local Economic Governance in Myanmar (Burmese) (5755 KB)

(In Burmese)

Local economic governance is a critical dimension in Myanmar's drive to reform, decentralize and achieve more inclusive and stable development. How businesses and individuals engage with the government in their...

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02/22/2016 Report
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Cambodia: A Survey of Livelihood Strategies and Expectations for the Future (1558 KB)

The aim of this report is to better understand the most recent social, political, and economic trends among various social groups in Cambodia, by canvassing their opinions of and expectations for economic improvement, social reform, and...

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02/10/2016 Survey
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Engaging in Reforming Policies in Nepal (889 KB)

This paper examines the Niti Foundation's unique experiences in engaging politically in the hydropower sector to achieve specific reform outcomes, as well as improve the inclusiveness and sustainability of the policy-making process in Nepal....

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02/10/2016 Report
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Intra-Regional Trade in South Asia (4743 KB)

South Asia is now the fastest growing region in the world and has registered a rapid expansion in trade since the introduction of liberalization policies in the early 1990s. Intra-regional trade has, however, lagged behind the region's...

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01/29/2016 Program Profile
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Local Development Funds in Myanmar (Burmese version) (2455 KB)

(In Burmese)

Since 2011, Myanmar has embarked on a series of development reforms to promote a more "people centered" and "bottom-up" approach to government planning and budgeting. Inter alia, these reforms have led to the...

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01/29/2016 Report
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Green Development Strategic Action Plan for Ulaanbaatar 2020 (4381 KB)

This Green Development Strategic Action Plan (GDSAP) for Ulaanbaatar has been developed through a consultative process involving subject matter experts, the private sector, civil society and residents. Through public surveys and in-depth...

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01/29/2016 Report
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Northeast Asian Mayors' Forum: Thematic Meeting on Urban Green Growth (5272 KB)

The first Northeast Asian Mayors' Forum, held in 2014 in Ulaanbaatar, discussed, among others, the topic of Green Cities: Urban Environmental Management and Green Development. The participants expressed a strong desire to further strengthen...

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01/29/2016 Report
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Women in Asia (2089 KB)

For more than 60 years, The Asia Foundation has empowered women and girls across the Asia-Pacific region. Through our Women's Empowerment Program, we have transformed the lives of thousands of women and girls through evidence-based programs...

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01/22/2016 Program Profile
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Gender Smart Initiative (625 KB)

The Asia Foundation envisions a world where every woman, man, girl, and boy can achieve their full potential. Recognizing the integrated and distinct nature of challenges facing women and girls, The Asia Foundation supports stand-alone efforts...

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01/22/2016 Program Profile
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Women in Asia (11"x17") (1361 KB)

For more than 60 years, The Asia Foundation has empowered women and girls across the Asia-Pacific region. Through our Women's Empowerment Program, we have transformed the lives of thousands of women and girls through evidence-based programs...

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01/22/2016 Program Profile
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Elections in Bangladesh (2032 KB)

Supporting Civil Society to Strengthen Democratic Processes

A leader in innovative election programming in Bangladesh for nearly 25 years, The Asia Foundation supports civil society efforts in domestic election...

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01/21/2016 Program Profile
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Religion and Development in Bangladesh (685 KB)

The Asia Foundation advances social justice for women, good governance, and interfaith tolerance through engagement with male and female religious leaders across Bangladesh.

01/21/2016 Program Profile
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Inclusive Growth in Bangladesh (2001 KB)

The Asia Foundation promotes inclusive growth through policy reform, participatory dialogue, and support for women entrepreneurs.

01/21/2016 Program Profile
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About The Asia Foundation (1129 KB)

The Asia Foundation is a nonprofit international development organization committed to improving lives
across a dynamic and developing Asia. Informed by six decades of experience and deep local expertise,
our programs address...

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01/19/2016 Program Profile
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Timor-Leste (566 KB)

The Asia Foundation is working with local, district, and national level government, as well as civil society partners and communities to strengthen governance and policy, enhance opportunities, and promote peace and justice in Timor-Leste.

01/19/2016 Program Profile
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Community Policing in Timor-Leste (644 KB)

The Community Policing Support program in Timor-Leste is jointly implemented by The Asia Foundation and the New Zealand Police, supported by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT). It works with the Policia Nacional de...

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01/19/2016 Program Profile
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Women's Economic Empowerment in Timor-Leste (1019 KB)

Timor-Leste is the youngest country in Asia, and became a sovereign state in 2002. Women in Timor-Leste often participate in diverse income-generating activities, including weaving, although these activities tend to generate less cash revenue...

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01/19/2016 Program Profile
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Support for Good Public Policy (634 KB)

Timor-Leste's development requires governmental and non-governmental efforts to ensure good public policy is generated and implemented, for example, to support poverty reduction and the business-enabling environment. Currently, the development...

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01/19/2016 Program Profile
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Local Governance in Timor-Leste (1285 KB)

The Asia Foundation has been implementing programs aimed at strengthening local governance in Timor-Leste since 2009. These programs endeavor to increase the capacity of local leaders and help build ties between community members, local...

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01/19/2016 Program Profile
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Indonesia (1893 KB)

Almost 20 years into its reform era, Indonesia looks firmly toward the future, with a popular president, Joko Widodo, whose vision of clean governance and equal opportunity has inspired the nation. Indonesia plays a growing leadership role in...

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01/12/2016 Program Profile
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Facebook Cambodia Civic Insights - November 2015 (418 KB)

From November 1 to November 30, 2015, The Asia Foundation's Cambodia Social Media Civic Insights Team followed seven media pages, two politicians, three government agencies and two political parties' Facebook pages. The pages were selected to...

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01/12/2016 Survey
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Women's Empowerment in Mongolia (1204 KB)

Women's empowerment is essential to reducing poverty and promoting women's economic opportunities in Mongolia. Education is a vital path to empowerment for vulnerable women. While access to education has improved for Mongolian girls, they...

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01/07/2016 Program Profile
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Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) Training Presentation (11065 KB)

(In Thai)

Co-developed by The Asia Foundation, The Department of Water Resource, and Kasetsart University, this IWRM curriculum, Thailand's first of its kind, is tailored for river basin organizations and multi-stakeholder in...

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01/07/2016 Brochure
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Integrated Water Resource Managament Training Curriculum (9119 KB)

(In Thai)

Co-developed by The Asia Foundation, The Department of Water Resource, and Kasetsart University, this IWRM curriculum, Thailand's first of its kind, is tailored for river basin organizations and multi-stakeholder in...

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01/07/2016 Brochure
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12/18/2015 Handout
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Beyond the Toolkit: Supporting Peace Processes in Asia (727 KB)

Beyond the Toolkit: Supporting Peace Processes in Asia posits that existing peace process support models do not reflect what we know about the nature of conflict, how it ends, and how peace processes are sustained and peace...

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12/17/2015 Report
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Targeting Brief 1: Intimate Partner Violence & Alcohol Abuse in Cambodia (830 KB)

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade engaged The Asia Foundation to identify and analyse key risk and protective factors associated with intimate partner violence (IPV) in Cambodia. The task involved review of the best...

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12/09/2015 Analysis
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Targeting Brief 2: Intimate Partner Violence and Media Exposure in Cambodia (838 KB)

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade engaged The Asia Foundation to identify and analyse key risk and protective factors associated with intimate partner violence (IPV) in Cambodia. The task involved review of the best...

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12/09/2015 Analysis
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Targeting Brief 3: Intimate Partner Violence and Childhood Exposure to Violence in Cambodia (769 KB)

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade engaged The Asia Foundation to identify and analyse key risk and protective factors associated with intimate partner violence (IPV) in Cambodia. The task involved review of the best...

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12/09/2015 Analysis
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Targeting Brief 4: Intimate Partner Violence and Educational Attainment in Cambodia (897 KB)

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade engaged The Asia Foundation to identify and analyse key risk and protective factors associated with intimate partner violence (IPV) in Cambodia. The task involved review of the best...

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12/09/2015 Analysis
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The Nabilan Health and Life Experiences Study - Fact Sheet #1 (205 KB)

Fact Sheet 1. Intimate Partner Violence: Women's Experiences and Men's Perpetration of Violence Against Women in Timor-Leste

The Nabilan Program is an innovative eight-year program funded by the Australian Government, targeting...

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12/08/2015 Handout
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The Nabilan Health and Life Experiences Study - Fact Sheet #2 (181 KB)

Fact Sheet 2. Health Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence Against Women in Timor-Leste

The Nabilan Program is an innovative eight-year program funded by the Australian Government, targeting violence against women in Timor-Leste, ...

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12/08/2015 Handout
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The Nabilan Health and Life Experiences Study - Fact Sheet #3 (196 KB)

Fact Sheet 3. Women's and Men's Experiences of Child Abuse and Neglect in Timor-Leste

The Nabilan Program is an innovative eight-year program funded by the Australian Government, targeting violence against women in Timor-Leste, ...

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12/08/2015 Handout
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The Nabilan Health and Life Experiences Study - Fact Sheet #4 (211 KB)

Fact Sheet 4. Sexual Violence Against Women by Someone Other Than Their Intimate Partner in Timor-Leste

The Nabilan Program is an innovative eight-year program funded by the Australian Government, targeting violence against women in...

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12/08/2015 Handout
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A Political Economy of Public Transportation in Timor-Leste (8222 KB)

Public transport as it exists in Timor-Leste today is largely operated in privately owned vehicles on a for-profit basis, with no adherence to a published schedule, and lacking in regulation or oversight regarding safety, security, and quality...

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12/01/2015 Report
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Mobile Phones and Internet in Cambodia 2015 (2684 KB)

This study examines Cambodian phone users' knowledge, attitudes and practices in relation to Khmer-language typing, writing and search habits, and identifies the factors motivating them to use (or not use) Khmer script. It also attempts to...

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11/30/2015 Survey
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Mapping Barriers to Trade in South Asia (1165 KB)

This paper, Mapping Barriers to Trade in South Asia, examines the structural and procedural barriers to South Asian trade. In doing so, it finds many of these barriers are not as rooted in regional geopolitics as previously assumed....

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11/19/2015 Report
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Regional Cooperation (1444 KB)

Asia faces many non-traditional security challenges at the subnational level that are closely linked to domestic, economic, and political issues in different countries. These have important ramifications beyond national borders: from...

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11/18/2015 Program Profile
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Study of Private Perceptions of Corruption (STOPP VI) (19478 KB)

In September 2015, The Asia Foundation, in collaboration with the Sant-Maral Foundation, conducted its sixth installment of the Study of Private Perceptions of Corruption (STOPP) in Mongolia, a survey of businesses based in the capital city...

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11/18/2015 Survey
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Study of Private Perceptions of Corruption (STOPP VI) [Mongolian] (17862 KB)

(In Mongolian)

In September 2015, The Asia Foundation, in collaboration with the Sant-Maral Foundation, conducted its sixth installment of the Study of Private Perceptions of Corruption (STOPP) in Mongolia, a survey of businesses...

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11/18/2015 Survey
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Asia Foundation Development Fellows Instructions and Guidelines (1411 KB)

Instructions and guidelines for applying to the Asia Foundation Development Fellows program.

11/17/2015 Handout
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Afghanistan in 2015: A Survey of the Afghan People (14330 KB)

The Asia Foundation's Survey of the Afghan People is Afghanistan’s broadest and longest-running public opinion poll. After the first full year of Afghanistan’s National Unity Government, 9,586 Afghans from all 34...

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11/17/2015 Survey
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Afghanistan in 2015: A Survey of the Afghan People - Executive Summary (Dari) (207 KB)

Dari translation of the Executive Summary of Afghanistan in 2015: A Survey of the Afghan People

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11/17/2015 Survey
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Afghanistan in 2015: A Survey of the Afghan People - Executive Summary (295 KB)

This year’s survey polled 9,586 Afghan citizens, including 50.6% male and 49.4% female respondents, representing 14 ethnic groups and all 34 provinces in the country. Read the Executive Summary for key findings.

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11/17/2015 Survey
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Afghanistan in 2015: A Survey of the Afghan People - Infographics (725 KB)

A Survey of the Afghan People offers insight into the views of Afghans on issues central to the country’s development. View the infographic sheet for highlights from the survey.

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11/17/2015 Survey
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Afghanistan in 2015: A Survey of the Afghan People - Frequently Asked Questions (109 KB)

The longest-running and broadest nationwide survey of Afghan attitudes and opinions, the annual Survey of the Afghan People provides insight into the views of Afghans on issues central to the country's development. Read the FAQ sheet...

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11/17/2015 Survey
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