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Organisational changes are necessary to improve the safety of aid workers
K Van Brabant / Humanitarian Policy Group, ODI 2001
Looks critically at the organisational structures, management tools and policies that aid agencies are using, or could use, to improve the overall quality of their safety and security management. The briefing suggests principle...
The Global Fund - a cure for Africa’s failing health systems?
C. Simms; M. Rowson; S. Peattie / Save the Children Fund 2001
World leaders are discussing a multi-billion dollar package of initiatives aimed at tackling major diseases in poor countries. However, economic crisis and unsuccessful reforms in the past two decades have left many nations with faili...
Institutional variables play a role in shaping the poverty performance
S.M. Ahsan / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This paper seeks to discern and evaluate the process by which economic growth leads to poverty alleviation and attempt to identify the role of governance institutions in that process. The article asks 'do institutions matter in determ...
What phenomena contributed to income inequality in Cote d'Ivoire
M. Grimm / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This paper proposes a microeconomic decomposition of the evolution of income inequality in Cote d'Ivoire in the 1990s. This allows for the disentangling of the simultaneous contributions of four types of phenomena to the evolution of ...
How does globalization and liberalization effect economic growth, employment and poverty in Pakistan?
T. Anwar / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This paper examines how globalization and liberalization effect economic growth, employment and poverty in Pakistan. The article finds that: despite numerous highly attractive incentives offered to foreign investors, th...
Competing ideas about the role states should play in encouraging particular forms of development
C. Johnson; D. Start / Overseas Development Institute 2001
Paper addresses the ways in which politics and power affect pro-poor policy. An important point of departure in this literature, is the assertion that poor people are generally disadvantaged when it comes to influencing policy and are...
Making European aid more relevant for the poor in Zambia
J. Carlsson; P. Chibbamullilo; C. Orjuela; O. Saasa / Overseas Development Institute 2000
Paper questions whether the policy and practice of European donors, or more specifically, members of the European Union (EU), is attuned to the fact that poverty reduction is the most pressing human issue in Zambia today. Paper asks: ...
LDCs influencing NGO funding priorities: the case of Thailand
C. Johnson / Overseas Development Institute 2001
Paper addresses the debate that the gap between local priorities and NGO accountability can be wide. It explores a highly informal line of accountability that emerged between an internationally funded NGO and a village community in so...
How government policy can impact on food security
C. Stevens / Institute of Development Studies UK 2001
The link between multilateral rules and the food security of individuals is often indirect, and the data required to forecast the effects of change are often lacking. This Briefing provides a road map from the deliberations in Geneva ...
Recording and using indigenous knowledge: A manual
International Institute of Rural Reconstruction 1999
Indigenous knowledge (IK) is a valuable resource for development. Under certain circumstances it can be equal to or even be superior to the know- how introduced by outsiders. Development efforts should therefore consider IK and use it...
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Turkey in Somalia: shifting paradigms of aid
J. Stearns; G. Sucuoglu / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
As the global development landscape continues to evolve, new and emerging actors – countries transitioning from being aid recipients to aid providers – are becoming increasingly visible on the global scene. Although the appr...
Investments in sustainable development: a comparative study on how the Nordic development finance institutions work with development impact in context of the Sustainable Development Goals
Nordic Consulting Group 2016
The four Nordic donor countries : Finland, Norway, Sweden and Denmark, all have a long history in the international landscape of development cooperation. In their official development aid (ODA), all four countries have an implemented ...
The development compact: a theoretical construct for South-South cooperation
S. Chaturvedi / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2016
India’s development cooperation efforts began soon after the country gained its independence in 1947. Indeed there are some incidences that date back to even pre-independence days. India is strong believer of the fact tha...
Emergence of LoCs as a modality in India’s development cooperation: evolving policy context and new challenges
P. Saxena / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2016
Development cooperation is an integral part of India’s foreign policy and India has been extending cooperation to its fellow developing countries even before its independence in 1947. In present times, India’s deve...
Aid and climate finance
H. Kharas / Brookings Institution 2016
In 2009, the Copenhagen Accord was the first effort to spell out the financial implications of a global effort to reduce carbon emissions. Although not a legally binding document, delegates from all countries attending the COP...
Review of support to female engineers through the Structured Engineers Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) implemented by Engineers Registration Board (ERB)
H. L. Moen; Silje S. Vevatne; Esther Masunzu / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2015
Introduction The Royal Norwegian Embassy (RNE) has requested Norad to undertake a review of the support to female engineers through the Structured Engineers Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) in order to asse...
Final evaluation - NPA Vietnam Development Program
Pham Thi Thuy Chi / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2016
Background The NPA programme in Vietnam, with funding from Norad has focused on Natural Resources Management (NRM) and promotion of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) role in policy advocacy. In the 2012-2015...
Parliamentary oversight of UK development cooperation: the experience of DFID
Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa 2016
The Department for International Development, the UK government body responsible for foreign assistance and international development cooperation, has garnered global respect for its work in the developing world since its ince...
Trade for all: towards a more responsible trade and investment policy
European Commission 2015
The European Commission is proposing a new trade and investment strategy for the European Union: "Trade for All". A new strategy that will make trade agreements more effective and that will create more opportunities means supporting j...
Our collective interest: why Europe’s problems need global solutions and global problems need European action
European Think Tanks Group 2014
The period to 2020 offers a real opportunity for transformation towards a more inclusive, peaceful, prosperous and equitable world - and Europe has a central role to play. The basic building blocks are in place and include the...
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Aktion Deutschland Hilft
Aktion Deutschland Hilft is a coalition of German relief organisations providing fast and effective help in severe catastrophes.
European Think Tanks Group (ETTG)
The European Think Tanks Group (ETTG), is made up of four like-minded leading European international cooperation think tanks: German Development Institute (DIE), European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI), and the Overseas Development Institute (ODI). The work of the group is sha...
TELL ME Transparent communication in Epidemics (TELLME)
TELL ME is a 36 month Collaborative Project, which aims to provide evidence and to develop models for improved risk communication during infectious disease crises.  TELL ME combines public health, social sciences, behavioral sciences, political sciences, law, ethics, communication and media, in order to develop original communication strategies regarding complicated messages and...
World Centre for Sustainable Development / RIO+ Centre
The World Centre for Sustainable Development (RIO+ Centre) was established as a legacy of the Rio+20 Conference to keep the commitment to inclusive and sustainable development alive. The RIO+ Centre works with governments, civil society and the private sector to inspire and inform policies and practices that lead to greater social, environmental and economic justice. As a global centre based in...
Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) unites Australia’s non-government aid and international development organisations to strengthen their collective impact against poverty.
Development Ideas
Development Ideas is a space for thinkers and practitioners to learn, share and debate about international development—its origins, how it has changed and spread over time, and how it may evolve. The group have published an essential reference book for scholars, graduate students, practitioners and policy-makers: International Development: Ideas, Experience and Prospects  in...
Sustainable Development 2015 (SD2015)
The Sustainable Development 2015 website provides the latest news, information and expert analysis around the global decision-making process to define a new set of global goals to eradicate poverty through sustainable development, known as the post-2015 development agenda. The website forms part of a wider multi-stakeholder engagement programme run by Stakeholder Forum and CIVICUS, in c...
Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA)
Think Tank aiming to promote India's relations with other countries through study, research, discussions, lectures, exchange of ideas and information with other organisations within and outside India engaged in similar activities.
International Development Policy
International Development Policy is a peer-reviewed e-journal that promotes cutting-edge research and policy debates on global development. It publishes original contributions by researchers and reflective practitioners from developing, emerging and advanced economies. PolDev engages scholars and policymakers to analyze and debate development policies at the strategic, institutional and discursive...
Development bank of Latin America
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