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Highlighting the evidence gap: how cost-effective are interventions to improve early childhood nutrition and development?
N. Batura / Oxford Journals, 2014
There is growing evidence of the effectiveness of early childhood interventions to improve the growth and development of children. Although, historically, nutrition and stimulation interventions may have been delivered separately, the...
Children’s multidimensional health and medium-run cognitive skills
E. Aurino; F. Burchi / Young Lives, 2014
By recognising the multifaceted nature of health, this paper engages in the lively debate on the effects of health in early childhood on educational outcomes in later life stages, bringing new evidence from four low-and middle-income ...
Targeting girls’ education: effects of gender targeting on enrollment, retention, and learning in rural Rajasthan
Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, 2014
Using a randomised experiment in rural Rajasthan, India, this paper evaluates the effectiveness of an education program aimed to increase girls’ retention, enrollment and learning. While enrollment and community sensitisation we...
Child labor and learning
P.M. Emerson; V. Ponczek; A. Portela Souza / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 2014
While much is known about the incidence and the determinants of child labor, surprisingly little is known about the consequences of child work on participants. Important policy questions such as how young is too young to work, are som...
Platinum & passes: the impact of mining investments on education outcomes in South Africa
N.A. Besharati / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Platinum mining is a major engine of South Africa’s economy, producing exports and generating employment for many South Africans. It is, however, highly dependent on skilled labour, engineers and technicians, who are drawn from ...
The employment situation in Latin America and the Caribbean: conditional transfer programmes and the labour market
United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2014
Labour markets in Latin America and the Caribbean lost momentum in 2013 compared with the sustained improvements seen over the past 10 years.  Weaker formal and wage employment creation did not provoke broad expansion of the info...
"You can't study if you're hungry...": Report of a Parliamentary delegation to Tanzania
S Lewis (ed); D Jones; K Pittore / RESULTS UK, 2013
In November 2013 Mark Williams MP and Cathy Jamieson MP visited nutrition and education programmes in Tanzania, accompanied by staff from RESULTS UK. The aim of the delegation was to assess how Tanzania is addressing major develo...
Grounded: special report - Brazil
The Economist, 2013
A special country-focused edtion of The Economist magazine looks at the following topic areas: politics - a rough ride for Rousseff the economy - why Brazil o?ffers appalling value for money agricultur...
West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI)
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) was established by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) in 2005 to reinforce the capacities of civil society in the sub-region. WACSI is a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to strengthen the institutional and operational capacities of civil society organisations through capacity strengthening programmes for increased and effective...
AFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology
African Research Review (AFRREV) is the publishing arm of the International Association of African Researchers and Reviewers (IAARR). It is a group of four Journals which currently serve as open access platform for scholarly dialogue for those in the academic world who care about academic issues and sustainable development. AFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology is one...
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Highlighting the evidence gap: how cost-effective are interventions to improve early childhood nutrition and development?
N. Batura / Oxford Journals, 2014
There is growing evidence of the effectiveness of early childhood interventions to improve the growth and development of children. Although, historically, nutrition and stimulation interventions may have been delivered separately, the...
Children’s multidimensional health and medium-run cognitive skills
E. Aurino; F. Burchi / Young Lives, 2014
By recognising the multifaceted nature of health, this paper engages in the lively debate on the effects of health in early childhood on educational outcomes in later life stages, bringing new evidence from four low-and middle-income ...
Targeting girls’ education: effects of gender targeting on enrollment, retention, and learning in rural Rajasthan
Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, 2014
Using a randomised experiment in rural Rajasthan, India, this paper evaluates the effectiveness of an education program aimed to increase girls’ retention, enrollment and learning. While enrollment and community sensitisation we...
Child labor and learning
P.M. Emerson; V. Ponczek; A. Portela Souza / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 2014
While much is known about the incidence and the determinants of child labor, surprisingly little is known about the consequences of child work on participants. Important policy questions such as how young is too young to work, are som...
Platinum & passes: the impact of mining investments on education outcomes in South Africa
N.A. Besharati / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Platinum mining is a major engine of South Africa’s economy, producing exports and generating employment for many South Africans. It is, however, highly dependent on skilled labour, engineers and technicians, who are drawn from ...
The employment situation in Latin America and the Caribbean: conditional transfer programmes and the labour market
United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2014
Labour markets in Latin America and the Caribbean lost momentum in 2013 compared with the sustained improvements seen over the past 10 years.  Weaker formal and wage employment creation did not provoke broad expansion of the info...
"You can't study if you're hungry...": Report of a Parliamentary delegation to Tanzania
S Lewis (ed); D Jones; K Pittore / RESULTS UK, 2013
In November 2013 Mark Williams MP and Cathy Jamieson MP visited nutrition and education programmes in Tanzania, accompanied by staff from RESULTS UK. The aim of the delegation was to assess how Tanzania is addressing major develo...
Grounded: special report - Brazil
The Economist, 2013
A special country-focused edtion of The Economist magazine looks at the following topic areas: politics - a rough ride for Rousseff the economy - why Brazil o?ffers appalling value for money agricultur...
The impact of an adolescent girls employment program: the EPAG Project in Liberia
Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 2014
Fourteen years of civil war in Liberia devastated the country’s infrastructure and institutions, and left a generation of young people with very low levels of education and training. Girls were particularly disadvantaged, althou...
Innovative Asia: advancing the knowledge-based economy - highlights of the forthcoming ADB study
Asian Development Bank, 2014
This paper provides highlights from an Asian Development Bank (ADB) study titled “Asia’s Knowledge Economies: Next Policy Agenda.” A suite of reports will be completed shortly under this study: a flagship report on k...
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West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI)
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) was established by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) in 2005 to reinforce the capacities of civil society in the sub-region. WACSI is a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to strengthen the institutional and operational capacities of civil society organisations through capacity strengthening programmes for increased and effective...
AFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology
African Research Review (AFRREV) is the publishing arm of the International Association of African Researchers and Reviewers (IAARR). It is a group of four Journals which currently serve as open access platform for scholarly dialogue for those in the academic world who care about academic issues and sustainable development. AFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology is one...
African Online Scientific Information Systems (AOSIS)
Information systems focusing on Africa
Center for Promoting Ideas (CPI)
Virtual research organisation
IGI Global
IGI Global is an international academic publisher of more than 2,000+ reference books, 150+ journals, encyclopedias, teaching cases, proceedings, and databases covering the utilisation and management of information science and technology, as it is applied to the areas of: education, social science, library science, healthcare, business, public administration, computer science, and engineering....
International Journal of Information and Education Technology (IJIET)
International Journal of Information and Education Technology (IJIET) is an international academic journal which gains a foothold in Singapore, Asia and opens to the world. It aims to promote the integration of information and education technology. The focus is to publish papers on state-of-the-art Information and Education Technology. Submitted papers will be reviewed by technical committees of t...
Thai Society of Higher Education Institutes on the Environment (TSHE)
The Thai Society of Higher Education Institutes on the Environment (TSHE) was founded in 2005, with the aim to develop academic standards and environment personnel. It showcases the academic outcomes and cooperation of Thai institutes offering courses on the environment. So far more than 15 Thai universities have contributed to its activities, including: developing the Thai Qual...
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team (HEART)
HEART is a consortium of leading organisations in international development, health, nutrition and education.  It works together to support the use of evidence and expert advice in policymaking. HEART helps time-pressured decision-makers better understand, interpret and apply health, nutrition and education evidence. It is primarily designed to provide the most relevant evidence to address pa...
UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education (UNESCO-IHE)
UNESCO-IHE is an international institute for water education.
Centre for Development Finance (CDF)
The Centre for Development Finance focuses on improving the delivery of public goods that contribute to inclusive social and economic opportunity in India.
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