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India-Africa cooperation in agriculture science, technology and innovation: new avenues and opportunities
Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2014
India is now a key trading partner of Sub-Saharan Africa, importing almost US$ 21 billion worth of goods and commodities and exporting goods of over US$ 10 billion to Africa in 2010. India’s development cooperation with Africa e...
Features of South-South cooperation and global dynamics
Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2014
The sharp economic growth across Southern economies and subsequent deepening in their cooperation has evoked a growing interest in understanding the nature of South-South cooperation (SSC). The idea of SSC is not itself new but has co...
Socio-environmental and behavioural correlates of child morbidity in Pakistan
J Bennett / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1995
Empirical evidence to determine the health status of children aged less than five years was gathered from an area in Rawalpindi, one of the large cities of Pakistan. Of the total 1301 children ever born to 341 ever married women aged ...
Sstudents’ achievement in the MENA countries: the Eyneman-Loxley effect revisited using TIMSS 2007 data
D.S. Bouhlila / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
Since the controversial finding of the Coleman Report (1966), which was that school resources had little effect on educational outcomes comparing to family background, huge literature has emerged in order to verify the above finding i...
Profit sharing, income inequality and capital accumulation
M.S. Nabi / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
The relationship between economic development and income inequality isn’t neutral vis-à-vis the role of the financial system in responding to the needs of different categories of agents. Indeed, as shown by the literature...
Poverty: concept and measurement
M Qizilbash / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1998
It is common to think of poverty in terms of material deprivation or lack of income. However, a number of commentators, notably Amartya Sen, have moved away from this way of thinking. They have shifted towards thinking of poverty in t...
Agriculture and child under-nutrition in India: a state level analysis
S.S. Vepa; V. Umashan kar; B.V. Bhavani; R. Parasar / Madras School of Economics, India, 2014
The basic rationale for exploring agriculture-nutrition linkage in developing countries is the existence of high level of undernutrition among rural population and a high level of their dependence on agriculture for livelihood. ...
Women and poverty: salient findings from a gendered analysis of a quasi-anthropological study in rural Punjab and Sindh
LN Chaudhry / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2004
The report is an analysis based on a qualitative investigation of poverty in Pakistan by means of in-depth studies of six villages in six different agro-ecological zones in Punjab and Sindh. A quasi-anthropological methodology is empl...
Equitable education in Pakistan: addressing gender and rural-urban gaps in lower secondary education
FY Bhidal / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2011
The driving force behind this project was the motivation to attain good governance in Pakistan through the introduction and implementation of social accountability (SAc) tools. SAc tools are widely being used around the world for thei...
Proxy means tests for targeting subsidies scheme in Iran
M. Bakhshoodeh / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
Iran’s most recent Five Year Economic Development Plan proposes a subsidy reform to eliminate subsidies, especially those on fuel and energy as well as on food and to replace them with targeted social assistance. This pap...
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India-Africa cooperation in agriculture science, technology and innovation: new avenues and opportunities
Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2014
India is now a key trading partner of Sub-Saharan Africa, importing almost US$ 21 billion worth of goods and commodities and exporting goods of over US$ 10 billion to Africa in 2010. India’s development cooperation with Africa e...
Features of South-South cooperation and global dynamics
Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2014
The sharp economic growth across Southern economies and subsequent deepening in their cooperation has evoked a growing interest in understanding the nature of South-South cooperation (SSC). The idea of SSC is not itself new but has co...
Socio-environmental and behavioural correlates of child morbidity in Pakistan
J Bennett / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1995
Empirical evidence to determine the health status of children aged less than five years was gathered from an area in Rawalpindi, one of the large cities of Pakistan. Of the total 1301 children ever born to 341 ever married women aged ...
Sstudents’ achievement in the MENA countries: the Eyneman-Loxley effect revisited using TIMSS 2007 data
D.S. Bouhlila / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
Since the controversial finding of the Coleman Report (1966), which was that school resources had little effect on educational outcomes comparing to family background, huge literature has emerged in order to verify the above finding i...
Profit sharing, income inequality and capital accumulation
M.S. Nabi / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
The relationship between economic development and income inequality isn’t neutral vis-à-vis the role of the financial system in responding to the needs of different categories of agents. Indeed, as shown by the literature...
Poverty: concept and measurement
M Qizilbash / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1998
It is common to think of poverty in terms of material deprivation or lack of income. However, a number of commentators, notably Amartya Sen, have moved away from this way of thinking. They have shifted towards thinking of poverty in t...
Agriculture and child under-nutrition in India: a state level analysis
S.S. Vepa; V. Umashan kar; B.V. Bhavani; R. Parasar / Madras School of Economics, India, 2014
The basic rationale for exploring agriculture-nutrition linkage in developing countries is the existence of high level of undernutrition among rural population and a high level of their dependence on agriculture for livelihood. ...
Women and poverty: salient findings from a gendered analysis of a quasi-anthropological study in rural Punjab and Sindh
LN Chaudhry / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2004
The report is an analysis based on a qualitative investigation of poverty in Pakistan by means of in-depth studies of six villages in six different agro-ecological zones in Punjab and Sindh. A quasi-anthropological methodology is empl...
Equitable education in Pakistan: addressing gender and rural-urban gaps in lower secondary education
FY Bhidal / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2011
The driving force behind this project was the motivation to attain good governance in Pakistan through the introduction and implementation of social accountability (SAc) tools. SAc tools are widely being used around the world for thei...
Proxy means tests for targeting subsidies scheme in Iran
M. Bakhshoodeh / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
Iran’s most recent Five Year Economic Development Plan proposes a subsidy reform to eliminate subsidies, especially those on fuel and energy as well as on food and to replace them with targeted social assistance. This pap...
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Institute of Economic Growth, India (IEG)
The Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) is an autonomous, multidisciplinary Centre for advanced research and training. IEG's research falls into the following broad themes: agriculture and rural development environment and resource economics globalization and trade industry, labour and welfare macro-economic policy and mo...
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre (ESID)
The Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre (ESID) research is investigating the political drivers of inclusive development, particularly how state capacity and elite commitment can emerge and be sustained, as well as how to support these processes. There will be a central focus on the role of power relations and dominant ideas in defining interests and shaping developmental for...
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.
Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA)
The Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA) is a global alliance and an initiative of the European Union (EU), launched in 2007 and coordinated by the European Commission (EC), aimed at strengthening dialogue and cooperation on climate change with developing countries most vulnerable to climate change and supporting their efforts to develop and implement adaptation and mitigation responses. It fo...
Making All Voices Count (MAVC)
Making All Voices Count is a global initiative that supports innovation, scaling, and research to deepen existing innovations and help harness new technologies to enable citizen engagement and government responsiveness. This Grand Challenge focuses global attention on creative and cutting-edge solutions, including those that use mobile and web technology, to ensure the voices of all cit...
Arc Finance
Arc Finance is a global non-profit that brings together practitioners, funders, pro-poor enterprises, and end-users to develop solutions for access to finance for clean energy and water.
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...
Centre for Micro Finance, India (CMF)
The Centre for Micro Finance aims to improve the accessibility and quality of financial services for the poor through rigorous research, knowledge dissemination and evidence-based policy outreach. Most CMF research projects entail the collection of primary data via survey instruments. Once CMF data sets are cleaned and analyzed they are made publicly available online and can be accessible via...
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa (IRIBA)
Brazil has emerged as a globally significant economic power in the last decade, combining accelerated growth with falling poverty and inequality. This achievement is globally recognised – nowhere more so than among the emerging economies in Africa. This DFID-funded research programme, based at the University of Manchester brings together an international team of researchers, exami...
Development Support Center (DSC)
Development Support Center (DSC) is an Indian resource organisation that provides knowledge based support to Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), government agencies and other stakeholders in the field of natural resource management.
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