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Climate finance and water security: Bangladesh case study
M. Savage; A. Mujica; F. Chiappe; I. Ross / Oxford Policy Management, 2015
This case study reviews how climate finance has been spent so far in Bangladesh. It is part of a wider project called ‘Research on climate finance and water security’, which aims to identify the type and scale of na...
Thinking about the politics of inclusive development: towards a relational approach
S. Hickey / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2013
This paper indicates that a range of conceptual approaches have recently emerged within international development literature that seek to capture the specific ways in which politics shapes development. The paper critically assesses wh...
Assessment of Under Nutrition of Bangladeshi Adults Using Anthropometry: Can Body Mass Index Be Replaced by Mid-Upper-Arm-Circumference?
T. Sultana; M.N Karim; M.I. Hossain / PLoS ONE, 2015
Body-mass-index (BMI) is widely accepted as an indicator of nutritional status in adults. Mid-upper-arm-circumference (MUAC) is another anthropometric-measure used primarily among children. The present study attempted to evaluate the ...
Bangladesh national nutrition services: assessment of implementation status
K.K. Saha; M. Billah; P. Menon / World Bank, 2015
This report presents the findings of an operations research study conducted to assess the implementation of the Government of Bangladesh’s National Nutrition Services Program (NNS) and to identify the achievements, determine the...
Annotated bibliography on developmental states, political settlements and citizenship formation: towards increased state capacity and legitimacy?
L. Routley / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2012
Policymakers and academics agree that an effective state is the foundation for inclusive development, whilst also recognising the critical role of non-state actors in the delivery of goods and services to poor people. This compilation...
The politics of what works in service delivery: an evidence-based review
C. Mcloughlin; R. Batley / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2012
This paper examines the evidence on the forms of politics likely to promote inclusive social provisioning and enable, as opposed to constrain, improvements in service outcomes. The paper focuses particularly on eight relatively succes...
The (mis) allocation of public spending in a low income country: Evidence from disaster risk reduction spending in Bangladesh
A. Karim; I. Noy / Victoria University of Wellington, 2015
This paper focuses on the regional allocation of public spending for disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Bangladesh. The objective is to identify all of the directly observable determinants’ of publicly allocated and realize...
The politics of what works for the poor in public expenditure and taxation: a review
P. Mosley / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2012
This paper examines the questions of which fiscal (public expenditure and taxation) options work in terms of poverty reduction, and how they can be made implementable in practice. The point of departure of the analysis is that althoug...
Supporting ambitious Intended Nationally Determined Contributions: Lessons learned from developing countries
C. Dodwell; E. Holdaway; K. Sura; H. Picot / Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2015
This working paper summarises the findings from the provision of technical assistance to nine developing countries as they prepare their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) for submission to the United Nations Framewo...
Can aid bureaucracies think politically?: the administrative challenges of political economy analysis (PEA) in DFID and the World Bank
P. Yanguas; D. Hulme / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
The basic aim of all forms of political economy analysis (PEA) is to improve rates of project success through better diagnostics of reform challenges and operating environments. However, even though all aid donors have some personnel ...
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Centre for Gender and Social Transformation
Centre for Gender and Social Transformation (CGST), BRAC Development Institute, BRAC University, is a leading regional centre on research, teaching and policy related to gender and social transformation. The Vision of the Centre is ‘Social transformation and greater gender justice through the generation of knowledge on gender and social change.’ The mission of the Centre is ‘Playing a critical ro...
International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD)
The International Centre for Climate Change and Development builds and leads a network of institutes, promoting knowledge on climate change and development
Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Research (BJAR)
Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Research is a quarterly journal highlighting original contributions on all disciplines of agricultural research conducted in any part of the globe.  The journal is open access.
Chars Livelihoods Programme (CLP)
The Chars Livelihoods Programme (CLP) works with extreme poor households living on island chars in north western Bangladesh, and aims to improve the livelihoods of over one million people. The CLP is jointly funded by UKaid through the Department for International Development and the Australian Government (AusAID), sponsored by the Rural Development and Co-operatives Division of the Government of...
Center for Participatory Research and Development (CPRD)
Center for Participatory Research and Development is an independent, non-profit policy, research and implementation institute.
Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI)
Bangladesh Enterprise Institute is a non-profit, non-political research centre. Established in October 2000, the Institute has established for itself a reputation for excellence in its research and advocacy work focusing on the growth of private enterprise in Bangladesh. The Institute promotes issues of importance to the private sector and seeks to initiate essential measures and influence policy...
Institute of Informatics and Development (IID)
Bangladesh-based policy think tank
Intercooperation Bangladesh
Intercooperation is a Swiss not-for-profit organisation which supports partner organisations in more than twenty developing and transition countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan. Intercooperation Bangladesh's mandate covers natural resource management, local governance and market development. It concentrates its activities in the Rajshahi Division a...
UNICEF Bangladesh
The UNICEF Bangladesh country office work in partnership with government ministries, non-government organisations, UN agencies and a wide range of donors in order to solve the problems facing children in Bangladesh. Specifically, UNICEF Bangladesh works on: education health and nutrition protection...
Bangladesh Online Research Network (BORN)
The Bangladesh Online Research Network (BORN), also known as, is an online Knowledge Center brought to you by IID. BDResearch collects publications from reputed institutions home and abroad on or related to Bangladesh in all spheres of knowledge. It's aims are: to facilitate research on Bangladesh by researchers, policy makers, students, business, academia...
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