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Women's rights and the post-2015 development framework: an advocacy guide
J Woodroffe / Womankind, 2014
This Womankind Worldwide advocacy guide is aimed towards all those working to ensure women’s rights and gender equality are central to the outcomes of the negotiations on the post-2015 development framework, including women&rsqu...
Helpdesk Report: availability of school performance data and learning achievement
L. Bolton; J. Wright; T. Veale / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014
This helpdesk report looks at available literature to answer the following questions: does the availability of school performance data have an effect on learning achievement? why and in what circumstances? ...
Battle for open: how openness won and why it doesn’t feel like victory
2014
With the success of open access publishing, Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and open education practices, the open approach to education has moved from the periphery to the mainstream. This marks a moment of victory for the open e...
Annotated bibliography of e-platforms used in participatory and peer to peer exchange and learning
T. Loewenson / EQUINET: Network for Equity in Health in Southern Africa, 2014
Visual and information technologies are now more diversified and widely accessible. Digital images and mapping enhance access and exchange on local realities; social media (blogs, tweets and others) provide new methods for communicati...
Effectiveness of communication strategies embedded in social marketing programmes on health behaviours and related health and welfare outcomes in LMICs
The Campbell Collaboration, 2015
Health related communication strategies have changed significantly in the last 15 years from top down public service announcements to a wider approach which draws on behaviour models and methods used in marketing and adapted for the p...
Slum upgrading strategies involving physical environment and infrastructure interventions and their effects on health and socio-economic outcomes
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2013
The purpose of this systematic review was to explore the effects of slum upgrading strategies involving physical environment and infrastructure interventions on the health, quality of life and socio-economic wellbeing of urban slum dw...
Interventions in developing nations for improving primary and secondary school enrollment of children: a systematic review
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2012
Education is considered critical to economic development and social welfare in developing nations. In light of compelling evidence that links expanded education systems and socioeconomic development while highlighting the importance o...
Public works: an effective safety net for the poor?
J. Kimmis / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2009
Rigorous evaluations of the impacts of public works programmes in low and middle income countries are limited. Programmes can be successful in terms of targeting poor people, as well as generating short-term employment and income gain...
How we...uphold editorial quality
L. Daniel; C. Fisher; Y. Kunaratnam / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2009
For all knowledge and information intermediaries, the quality of the information they deal with is central to their work. At the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) over the last ten years, we have developed a range of Knowledge Se...
Community-based Monitoring, Reporting and Verification Know-How: Sharing knowledge from practices
M.J. Pacha / WWF-World Wide Fund For Nature, 2015
Community-based monitoring, reporting and verification (CMRV), is the involvement of local people in the monitoring, reporting and verification of carbon stocks and other forest data. This approach to forest monitoring can potentially...
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Women's rights and the post-2015 development framework: an advocacy guide
J Woodroffe / Womankind, 2014
This Womankind Worldwide advocacy guide is aimed towards all those working to ensure women’s rights and gender equality are central to the outcomes of the negotiations on the post-2015 development framework, including women&rsqu...
Helpdesk Report: availability of school performance data and learning achievement
L. Bolton; J. Wright; T. Veale / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014
This helpdesk report looks at available literature to answer the following questions: does the availability of school performance data have an effect on learning achievement? why and in what circumstances? ...
Battle for open: how openness won and why it doesn’t feel like victory
2014
With the success of open access publishing, Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and open education practices, the open approach to education has moved from the periphery to the mainstream. This marks a moment of victory for the open e...
Annotated bibliography of e-platforms used in participatory and peer to peer exchange and learning
T. Loewenson / EQUINET: Network for Equity in Health in Southern Africa, 2014
Visual and information technologies are now more diversified and widely accessible. Digital images and mapping enhance access and exchange on local realities; social media (blogs, tweets and others) provide new methods for communicati...
Effectiveness of communication strategies embedded in social marketing programmes on health behaviours and related health and welfare outcomes in LMICs
The Campbell Collaboration, 2015
Health related communication strategies have changed significantly in the last 15 years from top down public service announcements to a wider approach which draws on behaviour models and methods used in marketing and adapted for the p...
Slum upgrading strategies involving physical environment and infrastructure interventions and their effects on health and socio-economic outcomes
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2013
The purpose of this systematic review was to explore the effects of slum upgrading strategies involving physical environment and infrastructure interventions on the health, quality of life and socio-economic wellbeing of urban slum dw...
Interventions in developing nations for improving primary and secondary school enrollment of children: a systematic review
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2012
Education is considered critical to economic development and social welfare in developing nations. In light of compelling evidence that links expanded education systems and socioeconomic development while highlighting the importance o...
Public works: an effective safety net for the poor?
J. Kimmis / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2009
Rigorous evaluations of the impacts of public works programmes in low and middle income countries are limited. Programmes can be successful in terms of targeting poor people, as well as generating short-term employment and income gain...
How we...uphold editorial quality
L. Daniel; C. Fisher; Y. Kunaratnam / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2009
For all knowledge and information intermediaries, the quality of the information they deal with is central to their work. At the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) over the last ten years, we have developed a range of Knowledge Se...
Community-based Monitoring, Reporting and Verification Know-How: Sharing knowledge from practices
M.J. Pacha / WWF-World Wide Fund For Nature, 2015
Community-based monitoring, reporting and verification (CMRV), is the involvement of local people in the monitoring, reporting and verification of carbon stocks and other forest data. This approach to forest monitoring can potentially...
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Non-profit Network
The Non-profit Network is an online resource centre for nonprofits, particularly those based in South Africa, on using the web and social media for advocacy, rights education and fundraising.
Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) Working Group (GRADE)
The Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) Working Group began in the year 2000 as an informal collaboration of people with an interest in addressing the shortcomings of present grading systems in health care. The working group has developed a common, sensible and transparent approach to grading quality of evidence and strength of recommendations. The...
Research Excellence Framework (REF)
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the new system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions (HEIs). It will replace the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) and will be completed in 2014. The REF will be undertaken by the four UK higher education funding bodies. The exercise will be managed by the REF team based at HEFCE and overseen by the REF Stee...
BetterEvaluation
BetterEvaluation is an international collaboration to improve evaluation practice and theory by sharing information about options (methods or tools) and approaches. It offers online tools and materials  organised into tasks: Approaches, Themes and  Resources.
ARPN Journal of Science and Technology
Journal of Science and Technology is an international, open-access journal that publishes research intensive articles and scientific manuscripts and survey based contributions focusing all aspects of science and Technology. The objective of this journal is to bring together research fellows from academia and professional practitioners from industry to enlighten the latest topics of interest and bu...
Centre for Science, Development and Media Studies
Centre for Science, Development and Media Studies (CSDMS) formerly known as Centre for Spatial Database Management and Solutions, is a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), located at Noida, near India’s capital city of New Delhi. CSDMS is committed to advocacy and developing solutions for under-privileged societies through the use of innovative and effective Information and Commun...
Sustainable Community Development Services (SCODE)
SCODE is a national NGO  whose aim is to enable people in Kenya especially the poor, to improve their quality of life by adopting technologies and approaches that are environmental friendly and contribute towards sustainable development.
Women and Children First (UK)
Advocacy and research organisation working to improve maternal and newborn health.
Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS)
The Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS) is a government institution mandated to provide strategic leadership and to coordinate and strengthen efforts of all stakeholders involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Code of Good Practice for NGOs Responding to HIV/AIDS
The Code of Good Practice for NGOs Responding to HIV/AIDS was developed by non-governmental organisations (NGOs), for NGOs, drawing on the knowledge and experience gained since the response to HIV began. The Code sets out the key principles, practice and evidence base required for successful responses to HIV with the aim of: assisting NGOs to improve the quality and...
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