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What development interventions work? The long-term impact and cost-effectiveness of anti-poverty programs in Bangladesh
A.R. Quisumbing / Department for International Development, UK 2010
While Government and NGOs in Bangladesh have undertaken many interventions designed to help individuals and households escape poverty, few studies have evaluated their long-term impact. Using a newly available longitudinal dat...
Identifying and tackling the social determinants of child malnutrition in urban informal settlements and slums: a cross national review of the evidence for action
P. Pridmore / Institute of Education, University of London 2011
Urbanisation can bring many benefits the rate of change but in many developing countries the rate of change has been so fast and so dramatic that many cities have been unable to cope. Rapid, unplanned urbanisation has led to widesprea...
Development in the 'raw': What livelihood trajectories and poverty outcomes tell us about welfare regimes and resilience in Afghanistan
P. Kantor; A. Pain / Department for International Development, UK 2011
Based on a detailed study of the lives of 64 rural Afghan households since 2002 in three contrasting parts of the country it was found that eight years on many struggle to meet day to day needs and are even worse off than before. Whil...
Human development and poverty reduction in developing countries
O. Attanasio / Department for International Development, UK 2016
The main objectives of the research financed by the DfID/ESRC grant have been: i) to better understand the processes through which human capital is accumulated in developing countries; and, ii) how this process can lead to the reducti...
New knowledge on children and young people: a synthesis of evidence - summary paper
R. Marcus; E. Page; J. Stephenson; D. Walker / Impact Initiative 2015
Improving children and young people’s (CYP) wellbeing, and recognising the role they can play in creating a more sustainable world will be critical to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This timely report provides ...
New knowledge on children and young people: a synthesis of evidence
R. Marcus; E. Page; J. Stephenson; D. Walker / Overseas Development Institute 2015
This report synthesises insights on children and young people (CYP) from research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation ...
Poverty & death: disaster and mortality 1996-2015
Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters 2016
The period 1996 to 2015 saw 7,056 disasters recorded worldwide by EM-DAT, the Emergency Events Database. The frequency of geophysical disasters (primarily earthquakes, including tsunamis, and volcanic eruptions) remained broadly const...
Pushed aside: displaced for "development" in India
Nadine Walicki; Marita Swain / Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre 2016
By providing a first-hand account of development projects and business activities that have caused displacement across India, this report documents and analyses the scale, process and impacts of this phenomenon. It contributes to the ...
The State of African Cities 2014: re-imagining sustainable urban transitions urban transitions
United Nations Human Settlements Programme 2014
The overarching challenge for Africa in the decades to come is massive population growth in a context of wide-spread poverty that, in combination, generate complex and inter-related threats to the human habitat. The ...
Aligning social protection and climate resilience: a case study of WBCIS and MGNREGA in Rajasthan
International Institute for Environment and Development 2016
Social protection and climate change programmes are two public policy responses that governments use to address the challenges of poverty, climate vulnerability and gender inequality. Social protection programmes provide a saf...
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Development in the 'raw': What livelihood trajectories and poverty outcomes tell us about welfare regimes and resilience in Afghanistan
P. Kantor; A. Pain / Department for International Development, UK 2011
Based on a detailed study of the lives of 64 rural Afghan households since 2002 in three contrasting parts of the country it was found that eight years on many struggle to meet day to day needs and are even worse off than before. Whil...
Human development and poverty reduction in developing countries
O. Attanasio / Department for International Development, UK 2016
The main objectives of the research financed by the DfID/ESRC grant have been: i) to better understand the processes through which human capital is accumulated in developing countries; and, ii) how this process can lead to the reducti...
New knowledge on children and young people: a synthesis of evidence - summary paper
R. Marcus; E. Page; J. Stephenson; D. Walker / Impact Initiative 2015
Improving children and young people’s (CYP) wellbeing, and recognising the role they can play in creating a more sustainable world will be critical to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This timely report provides ...
New knowledge on children and young people: a synthesis of evidence
R. Marcus; E. Page; J. Stephenson; D. Walker / Overseas Development Institute 2015
This report synthesises insights on children and young people (CYP) from research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation ...
Poverty & death: disaster and mortality 1996-2015
Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters 2016
The period 1996 to 2015 saw 7,056 disasters recorded worldwide by EM-DAT, the Emergency Events Database. The frequency of geophysical disasters (primarily earthquakes, including tsunamis, and volcanic eruptions) remained broadly const...
Pushed aside: displaced for "development" in India
Nadine Walicki; Marita Swain / Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre 2016
By providing a first-hand account of development projects and business activities that have caused displacement across India, this report documents and analyses the scale, process and impacts of this phenomenon. It contributes to the ...
The State of African Cities 2014: re-imagining sustainable urban transitions urban transitions
United Nations Human Settlements Programme 2014
The overarching challenge for Africa in the decades to come is massive population growth in a context of wide-spread poverty that, in combination, generate complex and inter-related threats to the human habitat. The ...
Aligning social protection and climate resilience: a case study of WBCIS and MGNREGA in Rajasthan
International Institute for Environment and Development 2016
Social protection and climate change programmes are two public policy responses that governments use to address the challenges of poverty, climate vulnerability and gender inequality. Social protection programmes provide a saf...
Realising income security in old age: A study into the feasibility of a universal old age pension in Malawi
HelpAge International 2016
Many governments in developing countries are setting up non-contributory programs to assist older people, most of whom are not covered by formal pension schemes. Malawi is no stranger to the international advancement of social securit...
Evidence and examples to build resilient livelihoods in the South Sudan context
M. Samson; A. Demilew / Evidence on Demand 2015
Building resilience to weather and conflict shocks in South Sudan requires investing inside and outside the agriculture sector in order to promote sustainable livelihoods development and income diversification. This includes s...
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Program on the Global Demography of Aging at Harvard University (PGDA)
The Program on the Global Demography of Aging (PGDA) carries out research on important themes related to global aging and health, with an emphasis on issues in the developing world. A key overarching theme focuses the expertise available at various schools at Harvard toward one of the pressing health questions of global aging, namely understanding the changing patterns of adult morbidity and morta...
Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF)
NGO in India aiming to empowe marginalised and information-dark communities with digital literacy, access to digital tools and information-rich knowledge society ushered in by the Internet and the digital revolution. Aims: Access & Infrastructure: Providing people access to the Internet and making them digitally literate Governance &...
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Not-for-profit behavioral and social science research and evaluation organisation. Within the United States and internationally, AIR: produces improvements in education, health, and the workforce addresses the needs of individuals, organizations, and communities designs and advances statistical and research methods causes pr...
Age International
In 2012 Age UK created Age International as a subsidiary charity to lead and manage its international work. It also works as part of the HelpAge International network.
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
The IUSSP aims to promote the scientific study of population, encourage exchange between researchers around the globe, and stimulate interest in population issues. To further its mission, the IUSSP: organizes seminars and workshops to further scientific knowledge organizes training and distance-learning activities to improve the research cap...
Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
The Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) was established in July 2004 as an autonomous research institute at the National University of Singapore (NUS). The establishment of ISAS reflects the increasing economic and political importance of South Asia, and the strong historical links between South Asia and Southeast Asia. ISAS is dedicated to research on contemporary South Asia. The I...
Africa Portal
The Africa Portal is an online resource that seeks to broaden the availability, accessibility and use of policy research on issues critical to the future of Africa. It is a collaborative project between the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA). The Africa Portal offers a range of features including a Digit...
World Centre for Sustainable Development / RIO+ Centre
The World Centre for Sustainable Development (RIO+ Centre) was established as a legacy of the Rio+20 Conference to keep the commitment to inclusive and sustainable development alive. The RIO+ Centre works with governments, civil society and the private sector to inspire and inform policies and practices that lead to greater social, environmental and economic justice. As a global centre based in...
Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)
KOICA was founded in1991, with a mission to fight against global poverty and has the goal of being Korea’s dedicated grant aid agency.
China Institute of International Studies (CIIS)
China Institute of International Studies (CIIS) is the think tank of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It conducts research and analysis on a wide range of foreign policy issues.
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