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Civicus Civil Society Index - rapid assesment - West Africa regional report
CIVICUS - World Alliance for Citizen Participation, 2014
In 2013, civil society in six West African countries - Benin, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone - undertook an assessment of the health and conditions of civil society. They applied the CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citi...
Civil society and knowledge management in West Africa
E. Obadare / West Africa Civil Society Institute, 2013
The author aims to provide an overview of key issues in relation to the production, documentation and communication of knowledge by civil society in West Africa. Firstly, the paper offers and justifies a working definition of knowledg...
Iinclusive innovation: definition, conceptualisation and future research priorities
Centre for Development Informatics, 2013
There is increasing policy, practice and academic interest in “inclusive innovation”. In simple terms, this is the means by which new goods and services are developed for and/or by those who have been excluded from the dev...
Promoting greater cooperation between Russia and OECD donors
M.P. Berenson; M. Larionova; M. Rakhmangulov / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2013
Russia is unique amongst the BRICS group for being a ‘re-emerging’ donor. The USSR was one of the largest donor countries in the world. After a relatively brief period as a net aid recipient during the 1990s, Russia has on...
Measuring unpaid care work with public policy in mind
V. Esquivel / UN Women, 2013
Prepared for a UN Women expert group meeting on structural and policy constraints in achieving the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls, this paper by Valeria Esquivel concerns measuring unpaid care work with public polici...
UK Collaborative on Development Sciences (UKCDS)
UKCDS is a group of 14 UK government departments and research funders working in international development. A small coordinating team brings this group together with researchers and other key organisations to share knowledge and identify opportunities for collaboration.
Caring for wellbeing
R. Eyben; M. Fontana / Institute of Development Studies, Sussex [ES], 2011
Commissioned by the Bellagio Initiative as part of their Future of Philanthropy and Development in the Pursuit of Human Wellbeing series, this paper by IDS fellows Marzia Fontana and Rosalind Eyben presents an alternative to the devel...
The hegemony cracked: the power guide to getting care onto the development agenda.
R. Eyben / Institute of Development Studies, Sussex [ES], 2012
Numerous factors have played their part in keeping care of the development agenda: silence from government allows them to pass on the costs to families and communities rather than financing care as a public good; self-interest and pee...
Seen, heard and counted: rethinking care in a development context
S. Razavi (ed) / Development and Change Journal, 2012
This is a diverse collection of contributions covering various aspects of care from around the world, from Chinese women’s burdens under economic reform, to the political and social organisation of childcare in Argentina. Razavi...
The new transparency in development economics: lessons from the Millennium Villages controversy
M. Clemens; G. Demombynes / Center for Global Development, USA, 2013
The Millennium Villages Project is a high profile, multi-country development project that has aimed to serve as a model for ending rural poverty in sub-Saharan Africa. The project became the subject of controversy when the m...
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Civicus Civil Society Index - rapid assesment - West Africa regional report
CIVICUS - World Alliance for Citizen Participation, 2014
In 2013, civil society in six West African countries - Benin, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone - undertook an assessment of the health and conditions of civil society. They applied the CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citi...
Civil society and knowledge management in West Africa
E. Obadare / West Africa Civil Society Institute, 2013
The author aims to provide an overview of key issues in relation to the production, documentation and communication of knowledge by civil society in West Africa. Firstly, the paper offers and justifies a working definition of knowledg...
Iinclusive innovation: definition, conceptualisation and future research priorities
Centre for Development Informatics, 2013
There is increasing policy, practice and academic interest in “inclusive innovation”. In simple terms, this is the means by which new goods and services are developed for and/or by those who have been excluded from the dev...
Promoting greater cooperation between Russia and OECD donors
M.P. Berenson; M. Larionova; M. Rakhmangulov / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2013
Russia is unique amongst the BRICS group for being a ‘re-emerging’ donor. The USSR was one of the largest donor countries in the world. After a relatively brief period as a net aid recipient during the 1990s, Russia has on...
Measuring unpaid care work with public policy in mind
V. Esquivel / UN Women, 2013
Prepared for a UN Women expert group meeting on structural and policy constraints in achieving the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls, this paper by Valeria Esquivel concerns measuring unpaid care work with public polici...
Caring for wellbeing
R. Eyben; M. Fontana / Institute of Development Studies, Sussex [ES], 2011
Commissioned by the Bellagio Initiative as part of their Future of Philanthropy and Development in the Pursuit of Human Wellbeing series, this paper by IDS fellows Marzia Fontana and Rosalind Eyben presents an alternative to the devel...
The hegemony cracked: the power guide to getting care onto the development agenda.
R. Eyben / Institute of Development Studies, Sussex [ES], 2012
Numerous factors have played their part in keeping care of the development agenda: silence from government allows them to pass on the costs to families and communities rather than financing care as a public good; self-interest and pee...
Seen, heard and counted: rethinking care in a development context
S. Razavi (ed) / Development and Change Journal, 2012
This is a diverse collection of contributions covering various aspects of care from around the world, from Chinese women’s burdens under economic reform, to the political and social organisation of childcare in Argentina. Razavi...
The new transparency in development economics: lessons from the Millennium Villages controversy
M. Clemens; G. Demombynes / Center for Global Development, USA, 2013
The Millennium Villages Project is a high profile, multi-country development project that has aimed to serve as a model for ending rural poverty in sub-Saharan Africa. The project became the subject of controversy when the m...
What counts as good evidence?: Provocation paper for the Alliance for Useful Evidence
S. Nutley; A. Powell; H. Davies / The Alliance for Useful Evidence, 2013
Making better use of evidence is essential if public services are to deliver more for less. Central to this challenge is the need for a clearer understanding about standards of evidence that can be applied to the research in...
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UK Collaborative on Development Sciences (UKCDS)
UKCDS is a group of 14 UK government departments and research funders working in international development. A small coordinating team brings this group together with researchers and other key organisations to share knowledge and identify opportunities for collaboration.
The Alliance for Useful Evidence
The Alliance for Useful Evidence champions the use of evidence in social policy and practice in the UK. It is an open–access network of more than 1,400 individuals from across government, universities, charities, business and local authorities in the UK and internationally.
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...
Evidence Informed Policy Network EVIPNet (EVIPNet)
EVIPNet is a network working to support evidence-informed health systems. EVIPNet takes the form of linked, but distinct country-based and regional networks. Africa, Asia and the Americas each host regional networks, which together work in 25 countries.  At the regional level EVIPNet is supported by the WHO regional offices and by small regional secretariats responsible for promoti...
International Development Policy
International Development Policy is a peer-reviewed e-journal that promotes cutting-edge research and policy debates on global development. It publishes original contributions by researchers and reflective practitioners from developing, emerging and advanced economies. PolDev engages scholars and policymakers to analyze and debate development policies at the strategic, institutional and discursive...
Department of Anthropology, University of Connecticut
World Resources Report (WRR)
The World Resources Report (WRR) provides policymakers around the world government, civil society, and business with analysis and insight about major environmental and development issues. It is the product of a 20-year partnership among the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank and the World Resources Institute.
ephemera
ephemera is an independent journal, supported by the School of Business and Management, Queen Mary, University of London.
African Monitor
As a Pan-African body established in 2006, African Monitor aims to assess the link between: The adequacy and appropriateness of the development processes and commitments The extent to which specific development pledges by African governments and their international partners are being kept The extent to which the implementation of development commitmen...
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