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Quality assured research synthesis documents from a selected set of publishers who focus is on supporting evidence-informed decision-making on issues relevant to international development

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What is resilience?
P. Sturgess; R. Sparrey / Evidence on Demand 2016
Resilience has become a commonly used narrative in a range of international development contexts. This foundational resource presents bite-size chunks of information and signposts to other material with a focus on disaster resilience,...
Risk Management and Financing
P. Sturgess / Evidence on Demand 2016
The resilience concept can be viewed as an adapted approach to risk management in development programming. This resource looks at two key themes: risk assessment and disaster risk financing, through bite-size chunks of information and...
Social Protection and Climate Resilience
C. Wallis; F. Buckle / Evidence on Demand 2016
This learning resource identifies lessons from a range of DFID programmes on how social protection builds climate resilience. It also contains a detailed list of current best reads. It was compiled as a result of consultations with DF...
Feeding climate change: what the Paris Agreement means for food and beverage companies
T. Gore; R. Pearl-Martinez / Oxfam 2016
The Paris Agreement marked a major breakthrough in support for climate action from many parts of the business community, including from key actors in the food and beverage sector. But despite significant progress, much work remains to...
Learning to tackle climate change
T. Tanner / Institute of Development Studies, Sussex [ES] 2012
How can continuous learning and reflection help tackle climate change in the context of wider development challenges? This interactive PDF aims to support ongoing learning by those inside and outside DFID to develop their own l...
Climate smart disaster risk management
T. Mitchell / Institute of Development Studies UK 2010
Current efforts to reduce the impact of disasters are falling short of the mark. The climate is changing and weather patterns are becoming increasingly extreme and unpredictable (IPCC, 2007). Coupled with other evolving threats to hum...
Evidence and gaps in evidence on the principle political economy constraints and opportunities to successful investment in clean energy in Asia
D. Ghosh; A. Ghosh / Evidence on Demand 2016
This rapid desk based study is commissioned by DFID. DFID is interested to identify evidence of factors that are deterring investment in renewable energy (RE) in most developing countries in Asia. In our understanding, DFID proposes t...
Evidence and gaps in evidence on the principle political economy constraints and opportunities to successful investment in inclusive agribusiness in Asia
J.G. Kydd / Evidence on Demand 2016
This report pays particular reference to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Kyrgyz Republic, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Tajikistan. The purpose is to inform a more detailed call down piece of work for DFID to scope the potential establishment...
El Niño 2015/2016 impact analysis, monthly outlook February 2016
L. Hirons; N. Klingaman / Evidence on Demand 2016
During the summer and autumn of 2015, El Niño conditions in the east and central Pacific strengthened, disrupting weather patterns throughout the tropics and into the mid-latitudes. For example, rainfall during the summer&rsquo...
El Niño 2015/2016 impact analysis, monthly outlook January 2016
Evidence on Demand 2015
During the summer and autumn of 2015, El Niño conditions in the east and central Pacific have strengthened, disrupting weather patterns throughout the tropics and into the mid-latitudes. For example, rainfall during this summer...

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