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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...
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
Digital Security for LGBTI For lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people around the world, especially in places where non-conventional sexualities...
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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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...
Quality assurance and assessment of scholarly research: a guide for researchers, academic administrators and librarians
Research Information Network 2010
Quality assurance and assessment play many important roles in the research community. They inform crucial decisions on the funding of projects, teams and whole institutions, on how research is conducted, on recruitment and promotion, ...
Research Excellence Framework: Assessment framework and guidance on submissions
Research Excellence Framework 2011
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the new system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions (HEIs). This document sets out the general framework for assessment in the 2014 Research Excellence Fr...
Research Excellence Framework: Panel criteria and working methods
Research Excellence Framework 2012
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the new system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions (HEIs). This document sets out the assessment criteria and working methods of the main and ...
GRADE guidelines: 3. Rating the quality of evidence
Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) Working Group 2010
This article introduces the approach of Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) to rating quality of evidence in health research. GRADE specifies four categories - high, moderate, low, and very low -t...
Methods for the development of NICE public health guidance, third edition
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, UK 2012
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) is the independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on the promotion of good health and the prevention and treatment of ill health. Th...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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