The Situation of Women Market Vendors in Vientiane: A Baseline Report for UN WOMEN by Rapid Asia

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Authors/editor(s): Rapid Asia with support from UN Women – In markets across Lao People’s Democratic Republic, market management committee representatives consist of officials from relevant government agencies and market owners, with no market vendors. This leaves women vendors without a voice in decisions made or implemented by the committee. They also lack information about existing… Read more »

Rapid Asia’s Contribution to Changing behavior to reduce demand for illegal wildlife products Workshop Proceedings 2016

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11th March 2016—More than 100 behavior change experts, including Rapid Asia met in Hong Kong to formulate innovative approaches and action plans to change the knowledge, attitudes and practice of consumers of illegal wildlife products. Watch the conference video featuring various speakers including Daniel from Rapid Asia. The material of the workshop can also be… Read more »

Rapid Asia at Changing behavior to reduce demand for illegal wildlife products workshop in Hongkong

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Hong Kong, 11th March 2016—More than 100 behavior change experts, including Rapid Asia met in Hong Kong to formulate innovative approaches and action plans to change the knowledge, attitudes and practice of consumers of illegal wildlife products. Participants from approximately 60 organizations across the globe represented diverse professional and research experience on influencing consumer choice… Read more »

Strategy Framework for Policy Advocacy

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Gaining actionable insights to bolster policy advocacy can be difficult and available data is often fragmented. The following framework can help structure and frame data from different sources in a useful way to help answer an important question: What’s next? It goes without saying that policy advocacy is an art and you need to be… Read more »

Rapid Asia in collaboration with UN Women conducted a Validation Workshop in LAO PDR

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On 29 April 2016, Rapid Asia in collaboration with UN Women conducted a Validation Workshop with a view to presenting key findings from a baseline study on “Situation of Market Vendors in Vientiane Capital”. Workshop participants included key stakeholders from Lao government agencies. Recommendations and comments on the key findings from this workshop will be incorporated… Read more »