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Innovation prizes: a guide for use in a developing country context
J. Ward; C. Dixon / Ideas to Impact 2015
This report presents an analytical guide to assessing whether and why it is appropriate to use an innovation prize – defined as a financial incentive that induces change through competition – to solve a specific and pre-de...
Ideas to Impact
Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Ideas to Impact supports research and development in climate technologies for developing countries. Through the design and implementation of five innovation prizes, Ideas to Impact will test whether prizes can be designed to achieve significant benefits for marginalised and impoverished communities. It will do so by attracting and...
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...
Sustainable development: concepts, measures and conflicts
M Qizilbash / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 1998
The term “sustainable development” is very widely used. Nonetheless, there remains considerable confusion about what is meant by sustainable development (henceforth, SD). In this paper, the concepts of SD is located within...
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...
Use of behavioural economics in development interventions
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team 2012
To what degree has behavioural economics and, in particular, the concept of 'nudging' been understood and used in development interventions to improve human development outcomes? How has the impact of these interventions been measured...
Principles for ethical research and evaluation in development
Australian Council for International Development 2013
This document is intended to promote and support improved development practice in the areas of research and evaluation, to raise awareness, and to assist in the identification of ethical issues so that well-considered decisions can be...
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...
What is the evidence on the impact of research on international development? A DFID literature review
K. Newman / Department for International Development, UK 2014
Governments of low-income countries and international development donors are increasing their funding for research at least in part on the assumption that research has positive impacts on socioeconomic development. Four pat...
International development: ideas, experience, and prospects
B. Currie-Alder (ed); R. Kanbur (ed); D.M. Malone (ed); R. Medhora (ed) / Development Ideas 2014
Thinking on development informs and inspires the actions of people, organizations, and states in their continuous effort to invent a better world. Produced by Devlopment Ideas and published by IDRC, this volume examines the ideas behi...
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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...
Sustainable development: concepts, measures and conflicts
M Qizilbash / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 1998
The term “sustainable development” is very widely used. Nonetheless, there remains considerable confusion about what is meant by sustainable development (henceforth, SD). In this paper, the concepts of SD is located within...
Use of behavioural economics in development interventions
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team 2012
To what degree has behavioural economics and, in particular, the concept of 'nudging' been understood and used in development interventions to improve human development outcomes? How has the impact of these interventions been measured...
Principles for ethical research and evaluation in development
Australian Council for International Development 2013
This document is intended to promote and support improved development practice in the areas of research and evaluation, to raise awareness, and to assist in the identification of ethical issues so that well-considered decisions can be...
What is the evidence on the impact of research on international development? A DFID literature review
K. Newman / Department for International Development, UK 2014
Governments of low-income countries and international development donors are increasing their funding for research at least in part on the assumption that research has positive impacts on socioeconomic development. Four pat...
International development: ideas, experience, and prospects
B. Currie-Alder (ed); R. Kanbur (ed); D.M. Malone (ed); R. Medhora (ed) / Development Ideas 2014
Thinking on development informs and inspires the actions of people, organizations, and states in their continuous effort to invent a better world. Produced by Devlopment Ideas and published by IDRC, this volume examines the ideas behi...
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...
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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
The independent journal, ephemera, encourages contributions that explicitly engage with theoretical and conceptual understandings of organisational issues, processes and life. The journal counters the current hegemonisation of social theory and operates at the borders of organisation studies in that it continuously seeks to question what organisation studies is and what it can become.
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...
The Sigma Scan
The Horizon Scanning Centre has collected 'evidence of the future' from more than 2,000 document sources and interviews with 300 leading thinkers. Sigma has condensed this material into 250 short papers in order to challenge assumptions and spark ideas.
Eldis Community
The Eldis Community is a free on-line community where people can meet others involved in international development, discuss important issues and share useful resources. Membership and group creation is free: the service is financially supported by the Eldis donor group. On joining the Eldis Community, you can create your own profile, and thereby get yo...
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