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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...
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...
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...
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...
MGNREGS in Odisha: the path
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, ODISHA 2014
Over the last eight years, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) bas become an important instrument for equitable growth, livelihood support, gender parity and social security in the country. In ...
Climate extremes and resilient poverty reduction
E. Wilkinson; K. Peters / Overseas Development Institute 2015
Building resilience to climate extremes and disasters will help ensure the success of global efforts to eliminate extreme poverty. Reaching and sustaining zero extreme poverty, the first of the SDGs, requires a collective effo...
Demographic change and fiscal sustainability in Asia
S.-H. Lee; J. Kim; D. Park / Economic Growth Centre, Nanyang Technical University 2016
Changes in the population age structure can have a significant effect on fiscal sustainability since they can affect both government revenues and expenditures. For example, population ageing will increase expenditures on the elderly w...
Lessons from India’s Basic Services for the Urban Poor programme
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2016
Over the past decade, policy and programming commitments in India have investigated how to improve the lives of the urban poor. In 2005, the Basic Services for the Urban Poor (BSUP) component of the Jawaharlal Nehru National U...
2016 Aid tansparency index
Publish What You Fund 2016
2015 was an important year for international development, with governments agreeing to the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the next fifteen years. It was also a critical year for aid transparency. Back in 2011, le...
Transformations for sustainable development: promoting environmental sustainability in Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 2016
Asia and the Pacific is a dynamic region. Regional megatrends, such as urbanization, economic and trade integration and rising incomes and changing consumption patterns, are transforming its societies and economies while multiplying t...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
MGNREGS in Odisha: the path
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, ODISHA 2014
Over the last eight years, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) bas become an important instrument for equitable growth, livelihood support, gender parity and social security in the country. In ...
Climate extremes and resilient poverty reduction
E. Wilkinson; K. Peters / Overseas Development Institute 2015
Building resilience to climate extremes and disasters will help ensure the success of global efforts to eliminate extreme poverty. Reaching and sustaining zero extreme poverty, the first of the SDGs, requires a collective effo...
Demographic change and fiscal sustainability in Asia
S.-H. Lee; J. Kim; D. Park / Economic Growth Centre, Nanyang Technical University 2016
Changes in the population age structure can have a significant effect on fiscal sustainability since they can affect both government revenues and expenditures. For example, population ageing will increase expenditures on the elderly w...
Lessons from India’s Basic Services for the Urban Poor programme
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2016
Over the past decade, policy and programming commitments in India have investigated how to improve the lives of the urban poor. In 2005, the Basic Services for the Urban Poor (BSUP) component of the Jawaharlal Nehru National U...
2016 Aid tansparency index
Publish What You Fund 2016
2015 was an important year for international development, with governments agreeing to the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the next fifteen years. It was also a critical year for aid transparency. Back in 2011, le...
Transformations for sustainable development: promoting environmental sustainability in Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 2016
Asia and the Pacific is a dynamic region. Regional megatrends, such as urbanization, economic and trade integration and rising incomes and changing consumption patterns, are transforming its societies and economies while multiplying t...
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Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre (ESID)
The Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, (ESID, investigates the political drivers of inclusive development, particularly how state capacity and elite commitment can emerge and be sustained, as well as how donors, reformers and activists can support these processes. With a central focus on power relations and the role of ideas, ESID is researching the determinants of develop...
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.
Regional Emergency Cluster Advisor Project (RECA)
The RECA project is an inter-agency initiative designed to enhance WASH preparedness and response capacity around the world. The project provides direct support in a number of countries across Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America and the Caribbean. It provides dedicated technical and human resources to WASH coordination platforms and stakeholders, through its six Regional Emergency Clu...
Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR)
Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) is a non-profit non-governmental organisation founded in 1993, currently operating in five 5 Indian states: Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Jharkhand. WOTR is specialised in the field of participatory watershed development and climate change adaptation. It relies on its on-field experience and in a systemic, and primarily pa...
EASYPol (FAO)
EASYPol is a web-based multilingual publishing series and knowledge sharing platform of freely downloadable resources for policy making in agriculture, rural development and food security. These resources focus on policy findings, methodological tools and capacity development.
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