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women’s economic empowerment and growth in low income countries: a global research programme (2013-2018)
I. Grant / Evidence on Demand, 2013
Evidence that barriers to women’s economic participation and productivity may be stifling opportunities for growth is strengthening. Nevertheless, uptake of policies that progress growth through improved economic opportunities f...
Analyzing policy for inclusive innovation: the mobile sector and base-of-the-pyramid markets in Kenya
C. Foster; R. Heeks / Centre for Development Informatics, 2013
Recent interest in inclusive innovation to serve base-of-the-pyramid markets has so far produced relatively little evidence about the role of policy. Drawing on cases from Kenya's mobile phone sector that have successfully scaled inno...
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...
Defence reforms and national security: managing threats and challenges to India
B.G. Kanwal / Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2011
Among the world’s major democracies India faces the most complex threats and challenges spanning the full spectrum of conflict from nuclear to sub-conventional. Unresolved territorial disputes with China and Pakistan, insurgenci...
Linking India’s Northeast with Southeast Asia: significance of internal connectivity & backward integration
P. Saikia / Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2011
Why is India’s Northeast (NE) region not able to gain the benefits from the growing India-Southeast Asia trade alliances? This paper clarifies that connectivity through the Northeastern states became a priority for India’s...
Insufficient evidence? The quality and use of evidence in humanitarian action
P. Knox Clarke; J. Darcy / Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action, 2014
This paper reviews the quality of evidence available today to support humanitarian action. It focuses primarily on evidence generated by the ‘formal international humanitarian system’ through early warning, ...
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...
Bridging the research policy gap: the impact of research on policy process and practice
M. Nzuki; A. Hassan; A. Mbilinyi / Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 2013
This briefing from the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) in Tanzania shares the key points from a TAKNET facilitated consultation  to discuss how research use can contribute to evidence&...
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.
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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women’s economic empowerment and growth in low income countries: a global research programme (2013-2018)
I. Grant / Evidence on Demand, 2013
Evidence that barriers to women’s economic participation and productivity may be stifling opportunities for growth is strengthening. Nevertheless, uptake of policies that progress growth through improved economic opportunities f...
Analyzing policy for inclusive innovation: the mobile sector and base-of-the-pyramid markets in Kenya
C. Foster; R. Heeks / Centre for Development Informatics, 2013
Recent interest in inclusive innovation to serve base-of-the-pyramid markets has so far produced relatively little evidence about the role of policy. Drawing on cases from Kenya's mobile phone sector that have successfully scaled inno...
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...
Defence reforms and national security: managing threats and challenges to India
B.G. Kanwal / Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2011
Among the world’s major democracies India faces the most complex threats and challenges spanning the full spectrum of conflict from nuclear to sub-conventional. Unresolved territorial disputes with China and Pakistan, insurgenci...
Linking India’s Northeast with Southeast Asia: significance of internal connectivity & backward integration
P. Saikia / Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2011
Why is India’s Northeast (NE) region not able to gain the benefits from the growing India-Southeast Asia trade alliances? This paper clarifies that connectivity through the Northeastern states became a priority for India’s...
Insufficient evidence? The quality and use of evidence in humanitarian action
P. Knox Clarke; J. Darcy / Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action, 2014
This paper reviews the quality of evidence available today to support humanitarian action. It focuses primarily on evidence generated by the ‘formal international humanitarian system’ through early warning, ...
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...
Bridging the research policy gap: the impact of research on policy process and practice
M. Nzuki; A. Hassan; A. Mbilinyi / Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 2013
This briefing from the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) in Tanzania shares the key points from a TAKNET facilitated consultation  to discuss how research use can contribute to evidence&...
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...
How to do a rigorous, evidence-focused literature review in international development: a guidance note
J. Hagen-Zanker; R. Mallet / Overseas Development Institute, 2013
Building on previous reflections on the utility of systematic reviews in international development research, this paper describes an approach to carrying out a literature review that adheres to some of the core principles of ‘fu...
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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...
African Online Scientific Information Systems (AOSIS)
Information systems focusing on Africa
Journal of Aging Research
Peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies related to all aspects of ageing.
Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP)
The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is a global network of researchers and development experts that identifies and addresses major knowledge gaps in green growth theory and practice. Through widespread consultation and research, GGKP provides practitioners and policymakers with better tools to foster economic growth and implement sustainable development. GGKP embodies a core part...
National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF)
The National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility is a research community in a national interdisciplinary effort to generate the information needed by decision-makers in government and in vulnerable sectors and communities to manage the risks of climate change impacts. It was established by the Australian Government in 2008 to harness and coordinate the capabilities of Australia’s res...
Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC)
The Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change is a non-profit research institution established in 2005, with the financial support of the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research. CMCC manages and promotes scientific and applied activities in the field of international climate change research. The Center has been fully operative since 2006. CMCC collaborates with experie...
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