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Ghana LEAP programme increases schooling outcomes
R. de Groot / UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre 2015
There is a growing body of literature analysing the impacts of social cash transfer programmes (SCT) on schooling. This brief summarizes findings from the impact evaluation of the Ghana Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) pr...
Financing the MDGs and inclusive growth in the time of fiscal consolidation
R.G. Manasan / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2010
The progress made by the national government in consolidating its fiscal position between 2002 and 2006 proved unsustainable as its revenue effort started to go down once again in 2007 after a brief improvement in 2005-2007. With the ...
Water financing programs in the Philippines: are we making progress?
G.M. Llanto / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2013
There is a low level of investments in water supply and sanitation, which as noted in the 2011-2016 Philippine Development Plan (PDP), has hindered the full achievement of the MDG target for this sector. The paper argues the ca...
Higher education aid: setting priorities and improving effectiveness
N. Varghese / Journal of International Cooperation in Education 2010
Higher education aid, initially, was primarily used to provide graduate training in donor countries. Later, aid money was invested to establish new institutions or to strengthen existing institutions in the developing world. With crit...
Aid, structural change and the private sector in Africa
J. Page / United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research 2012
This paper argues that official development assistance (foreign aid) is partly responsible for the lack of structural change in Africa. Africa’s development partners have devoted too few resources and too little attention to two...
The impact of earned and windfall transfers on livelihoods and conservation in Sierra Leone
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2015
Using a randomised controlled trial in Sierra Leone, this report measures the impact of a transfer program aimed at alleviating poverty and reducing pressure on the natural environment. The research finds that the way in which aid is ...
A brief analysis of selected multilateral development bank support to the energy sectors
N. Perera; F. Chiappe; A. Varma / Evidence on Demand 2015
This HelpDesk Report is based on a rapid review of publicly available information and documents. It collates and analyses the energy results indicators of selected multilateral donors, independent evaluations, and approximate spend, t...
India's development cooperation with Ethiopia in sugar production: an assessment
S. Kumar / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2015
Ethiopia is one of the few countries in Africa with whom India has enjoyed a long standing partnership in development cooperation. In 2006, India provided a US$ 640 million line of credit to Ethiopia for development of its sugar indus...
A rapid desk study: Afghanistan – current status and future prospects for the construction sector
T. Ghiorghis / Evidence on Demand 2014
The construction sector in Afghanistan has been one of the main beneficiaries of the huge investment made on civilian and military projects in the last decade by the international community. During this period, many military bases wer...
Fighting Ebola and strengthening China’s humanitarian assistance
W. He / China International Development Research Network 2014
Considering China’s valuable experience in fighting SARS in 2002-2003 and the fact it is the second largest economy in the world, China needs to further increase its contribution in this global battle with Ebola and increase the...
Items 1 to 10 of 253

Items 1 to 10 of 253

Ghana LEAP programme increases schooling outcomes
R. de Groot / UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre 2015
There is a growing body of literature analysing the impacts of social cash transfer programmes (SCT) on schooling. This brief summarizes findings from the impact evaluation of the Ghana Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) pr...
Financing the MDGs and inclusive growth in the time of fiscal consolidation
R.G. Manasan / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2010
The progress made by the national government in consolidating its fiscal position between 2002 and 2006 proved unsustainable as its revenue effort started to go down once again in 2007 after a brief improvement in 2005-2007. With the ...
Water financing programs in the Philippines: are we making progress?
G.M. Llanto / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2013
There is a low level of investments in water supply and sanitation, which as noted in the 2011-2016 Philippine Development Plan (PDP), has hindered the full achievement of the MDG target for this sector. The paper argues the ca...
Higher education aid: setting priorities and improving effectiveness
N. Varghese / Journal of International Cooperation in Education 2010
Higher education aid, initially, was primarily used to provide graduate training in donor countries. Later, aid money was invested to establish new institutions or to strengthen existing institutions in the developing world. With crit...
Aid, structural change and the private sector in Africa
J. Page / United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research 2012
This paper argues that official development assistance (foreign aid) is partly responsible for the lack of structural change in Africa. Africa’s development partners have devoted too few resources and too little attention to two...
The impact of earned and windfall transfers on livelihoods and conservation in Sierra Leone
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2015
Using a randomised controlled trial in Sierra Leone, this report measures the impact of a transfer program aimed at alleviating poverty and reducing pressure on the natural environment. The research finds that the way in which aid is ...
A brief analysis of selected multilateral development bank support to the energy sectors
N. Perera; F. Chiappe; A. Varma / Evidence on Demand 2015
This HelpDesk Report is based on a rapid review of publicly available information and documents. It collates and analyses the energy results indicators of selected multilateral donors, independent evaluations, and approximate spend, t...
India's development cooperation with Ethiopia in sugar production: an assessment
S. Kumar / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2015
Ethiopia is one of the few countries in Africa with whom India has enjoyed a long standing partnership in development cooperation. In 2006, India provided a US$ 640 million line of credit to Ethiopia for development of its sugar indus...
A rapid desk study: Afghanistan – current status and future prospects for the construction sector
T. Ghiorghis / Evidence on Demand 2014
The construction sector in Afghanistan has been one of the main beneficiaries of the huge investment made on civilian and military projects in the last decade by the international community. During this period, many military bases wer...
Fighting Ebola and strengthening China’s humanitarian assistance
W. He / China International Development Research Network 2014
Considering China’s valuable experience in fighting SARS in 2002-2003 and the fact it is the second largest economy in the world, China needs to further increase its contribution in this global battle with Ebola and increase the...
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