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Some Key Web Sources

  • Contemporary issues in early childhood (CIEC)
    CIEC is a peer-reviewed international research journal. The journal provides a forum for researchers and professionals who are exploring new and alternative perspectives in their work with young children (from birth to eight years of age) and their families.
  • Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO)
    At the heart of FAO's efforts is achieving food security for all. Their aim is to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. Their three main goals are: the eradication of hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition; the elimination of poverty and the driving forward of economic and social progress for all; and, the sustainable management and utilization of natural resources, including land, water, air, climate and genetic resources for the benefit of present and future generations.
  • National Council on Family Relations
    A US organization providing a forum for family researchers, educators & practioners. National Council on Family Relations, founded in 1938, is the oldest multidisciplinary, nonpartisan professional organization focused solely on family research, practice and education.
  • National Health Information Center (USA)
    The National health Information Center is a health information referral service. NHIC links people to organizations that provide reliable health information.
  • National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD)
    NICHD ws founded to support the world's best minds in investigating human development throughout the entire life process, focusing on understanding developmental disabilities, including intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs), and illuminating important events that occur during pregnancy.
  • Policy Pointers - family, children and youth
    Policypointers is an online facility created to enable those involved in government, academe and the media to gain rapid access to the research and conclusions of think tanks, institutes and government departments around the world on various topics including the family.
  • Research in Practice (RIP)
    Research in Practice is a UK based organisation which aims at bridging the gaps between research, practice and service users’ lived experiences to improve practice and ultimately outcomes for children and families. RIP has a long heritage of supporting innovation and learning in social justice.
    A United Nations organisation that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realized. UNICEF is committed to ensuring the survival of the child.

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