Sharing the best in global development research for policy and practice.
newsWelcome to the new Eldis!
If you are a regular user of Eldis you will notice some quite big changes to both the appearance of the website and how things are organised.For the last few months we’ve been working hard on what is the biggest update to our services in over 10 years. These changes reflect not just some long-awaited improvements to the website itself but also an important shift in how the Eldis team here at IDS will deliver on our mission to increase the accessibility of useful and relevant research on global development challenges.
DocumentS. Johnson, N.B. Mahlalela, E. Mills / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017The absence of feedback mechanisms through which rape victims can hold government accountable for the quality of post-rape service delivery informed the rationale for the intervention discussed in this report. The study aims to better understand the experiences of rape victims accessing governmental post-rape services in South Africa.DocumentN. Sambuli, J.P. Whitt / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017Many technology innovation hubs are developing impactful, locally relevant civic tech solutions to pressing commercial and social issues.DocumentK. Brock, R. McGee, M. Besuijen / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014Making All Voices Count is a programme that began with a clearly defined set of aims, a theory of change (ToC) and a structure centred on four linked components – innovation, scaling, research and evidence, and catalysing global action. In its first year, activities were carried out under each component.Document
Faith, empowerment, church and community mobilisation advocacy: insights from Tearfund’s partner in UgandaC.-M. Pegus, C. Flowers, J. Watson, S. Onduko / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017Tearfund, a Christian faith-based international non-governmental organisation, has for 15 years supported local churches to mobilise communities through a process called Church and Community Mobilisation (CCM). The CCM advocacy pilot project in Uganda led to improvements in service delivery.DocumentS. Rebecca / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017In both Kenya and Uganda, the development data and information landscape has changed significantly over recent years. Officials, civil society and the private sector are stepping up efforts to harness existing and new data sources to support decision-making and accountability for sustainable development.DocumentD. Smit, I. de Lanerolle, T. Braam, D. Byrne, G. Legong / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017An important support function of Making All Voices Count South Africa is to design, plan and facilitate community of practice gatherings for sustained learning and sharing across Making All Voices Count grantees.
16 June 2017Bridging the gap between research, policy and practice is hardly a new imperative. At its heart is the virtue of research-based evidence informing policy and intervention design, which in turn increases the likelihood of desired outcomes.
6 April 2017The terms evidence-based and evidence-informed policy have become commonplace in the development vernacular and many development actors, including Eldis, work to promote the use of research evidence in the design and delivery of development policies and practice.
9 March 2017This article has been written by Anannya Chakraborty, Researcher, IPE Global - Centre for Knowledge and Development.
15th December 2016
As part of our Eldis 20th Anniversary celebrations we've been delving into the deepest recesses of our memories and rummaging through dusty old box files to try and bring together some of the key moments in our history to date.
23rd September 2016
More than 50 participants gathered at IDS on 15th and 16th September for our 20th Anniversary workshop."From dial-up to the data revolution: Learning from 20 years of digital knowledge sharing for global development. "
31st August 2016
For lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people around the world, especially in places where non-conventional sexualities are stigmatised, threatened or even illegal, access to online LGBTI communities provides essential space to connect with allies, friends a
31st August 2016
Health care in many low- and middle-income countries is a complex mix of private and public provision, with a range of different private actors including spiritual and traditional healers, private hospitals and unqualified drug suppliers, to name but a few. This mix makes it difficult to generalise about how best to achieve Universal Health Coverage in these contexts.
10th August 2016
Eldis editor Alan Stanley was invited to Abuja recently to attend the State Partnership for Accountability, Responsiveness and Capability (SPARC) end-of-programme learning event.