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The GDG supersite de-politicises information and needs to be reformed
A. Wilks / Bretton Woods Project 2001
This article is critical of the Global Development Gateway (GDG). It criticises GDG as GDG: de-contextualises the content it disseminates neutralises and de-politicises information creates an illusory ...
Efforts to institutionalise participatory research need a shift in organisational focus
H. Baur; C. Kradi / Agricultural Research and Extension Network 2001
Reports on a project of institutional capacity development for participatory research, undertaken by the INRA in Morocco. The field work comprised a first stage of participatory rapid appraisal (PRA) training and a second stage of dev...
Collaborative research and policy programmes show positive results in Franco-British West Africa
K. Hussein; D. Pesche; T. Slaymaker / Overseas Development Institute 2001
This article covers the range of findings, lessons and recommendations arising from a workshop relating to collaborative Franco-British-West African activities. The article indicates that collaborative programmes showed very po...
What factors shape a person’s decision to migrate? Who stays behind in a war zone or highly insecure context, and why? A person’s gender, age, religion, race, ethnicity, sexuality, health or disability shape every stage of the migration experience.

The Institute of Development Studies has recently published two resources around the theme of migration and marginalisation which focus on gender, ageing and sexuality as key influencing factors.

The latest
gender guide update features these alongside other recent key resources on the issues.
D. Kandiyoti / Centre for Development Policy and Research, SOAS 1999
This paper contends that survey techniques have particular limitations as research tools in an environment where local level case studies are scarce and where a host of new socio-economic processes are creating fundamental shifts in t...
How does JHPIEGO involve itself in policy-related work?
JHPIEGO Consortium 2001
This report explores the various ways in which JHPIEGO has been involved in policy-related work. The report documents several specific contributions to policy, and provides a comprehensive picture of JHPIEGO's overall approach to poli...
A study into the use of inputs protected by IPR at selected international agricultural research centers
J. I. Cohen; C. Falconi; J. Komen; M. Blakeney / International Service for National Agricultural Research 1998
This Briefing Paper presents the most important findings and lessons of a study into the magnitude of, and procedures for, the use of inputs protected by IPR at selected international agricultural research centers (IARCs). It highligh...
National strategy for development research in Denmark
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Danida, Denmark 2001
This report [currently available on the web in summary form only (June 2004)] into Danida's performance in the research and knowledge production arenas, and the relationship between Danish researchers and policy makers. It explores th...
Towards the increased policy relevance of fisheries research
S. Cunningham / One Fish 2001
Looks at how research might make a more effective contribution to policy development. Improvements could be made to prioritization mechanisms and to the linkages between research and policy. Consideration must be given to the role of ...
Can the Internet change the national distribution of power and income?
P. Norris / John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University 2001
Will the Internet transform conventional forms of democratic activism, or only serve to reinforce the existing gap between the technologically rich and poor? Will it level the playing field for developing societies, or instead strengt...
The effect of institutional quality on R&D expenditures in developing countries
G. R. C. Clarke / World Bank 2001
This paper assesses the effect of institutional quality on R&D expenditures in developing countries. The paper finds that the risk of expropriation and the rule of law are correlated with R&D expenditures. Since both instituti...
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Research uptake: a guide for DFID-funded research programmes
Department for International Development, UK 2016
DFID funds research in order to contribute to its overarching goal of poverty reduction. We fund some research which aims to produce new products or technologies that directly improve the lives of poor people. Other research produces ...
Health in climate change research from 1990 to 2014: positive trend, but still underperforming
Global Health Action 2016
Climate change has been recognized as both one of the biggest threats and the biggest opportunities for global health in the 21st century. This trend review seeks to assess and characterize the amount and type of scientific literature...
Libraries and implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions 2015
Libraries make an important contribution to development. The purpose of this toolkit is to support advocacy for the inclusion of libraries and access to information as part of national and regional development plans that will contribu...
Research on biodiversity and climate change at a distance: collaboration networks between Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean
PLoS ONE 2015
Biodiversity loss and climate change are both globally significant issues that must be addressed through collaboration across countries and disciplines. With the December 2015 COP21 climate conference in Paris and the recent c...
Our collective interest: why Europe’s problems need global solutions and global problems need European action
European Think Tanks Group 2014
The period to 2020 offers a real opportunity for transformation towards a more inclusive, peaceful, prosperous and equitable world - and Europe has a central role to play. The basic building blocks are in place and include the...
Online Knowledge Portals for Development in Africa: scoping study
A. Venth / Institute of Development Studies UK 2015
The Global Open Knowledge Hub (GOKH) programme, implemented by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in collaboration with a range of partners, aims to build a global open knowledge platform for open data sharing and exchange on ...
Communicating research to policymakers: researchers' experiences
M. Lee; K. Belohlav / Population Reference Bureau 2016
Policymakers and advocates agree that using evidence to inform decisions is essential for good policymaking and program design, given that limited resources require decisionmakers to allocate budgets effectively. Recognizing these iss...
Social protection in Asia: research findings and policy lessons
N. Kabeer; S. Cook; D. Chopra / Institute of Development Studies UK 2010
This is a synthesis report from the Social Protection in Asia (SPA) policy-research and network- building programme, 2007-2010, funded by the Ford Foundation and IDRC. It presents research findings and draws out policy lessons from th...
PIDS, NEDA, 3ie bolster campaign to create a culture of evaluation
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2016
This paper, focusing on 2015, looks back on one of Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) most challenging projects to date--impact evaluation. The Institute considers its involvement in impact evaluation work as a way to...
Policy recommendations to Abu Dhabi on ICT and e-governance
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2012
The Korean government has implemented various strategic policies for increasing availability and user take-up of e-Government services since the 1980s. In fact, Korea has become one of the top performers in e-Government and is now bei...
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The Network of African Science Academies (NASAC)
The World trade institute (WTI)
The World Trade Institute (WTI) is an academic institution dedicated to studying and teaching on the subject of international trade regulation and investment. As a centre of excellence at the University of Bern with an international, interdisciplinary focus, we explore the interconnections between the fields of law, economics and political science.
International Organisations Research Journal (IORJ)
International Organisations Research Journal (IORJ) is published by the National Research University Higher School of Economics since January 2006. It is published quarterly since 2009. Generally, each issue is dedicated to one theme. Starting from December 2015 IORJ is included into two international databases on the platform of Web of Science - Russian Science Citatio...
European Think Tanks Group (ETTG)
The European Think Tanks Group (ETTG), is made up of four like-minded leading European international cooperation think tanks: German Development Institute (DIE), European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI), and the Overseas Development Institute (ODI). The work of the group is sha...
C-Change
C-Change, communication for change, implemented by FHI 360, is a USAID-funded project to improve the effectiveness and sustainability of social and behavior change communication (SBCC) across development sectors.   C-Change works in the developing world to: Scale up bast practices in SBCC Strengthen capacity in SBCC Generate and disseminat...
IPE-Centre for Knowledge Development (IPE CKD)
IPE-Centre for Knowledge Development (CKD) is the knowledge management arm of IPE Global Limited established in 2013 to extend the frontiers of knowledge and promote experimentation for innovative solutions to global development challenges. Under the IPE-CKD initiative, we look at coming up with publications and reports both in house through our own researches and through partner supported init...
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Founded in 1946 as a not-for-profit organisation, AIR’s conducts and applies behavioral and social science research and evaluation towards improving people's lives, with a special emphasis on the disadvantaged.
Development Research Center of the State Council of the People's Republic of China (DRC)
The Development Research Center of the State Council (DRC) is a policy research and consulting institution directly under the State Council, the central government of the People's Republic of China. Its major function is to conduct advanced research on the overall, comprehensive, strategic and long-term issues in the economic and social development, as well as relevant key and hot problems rela...
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz / Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz)
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz is responsible for a range of activities which include research development; highly-regarded hospital and ambulatory care services; production of vaccines, drugs, reagents, and diagnostic kits; education and training of human resources; information and communication in the area of health, science and technology; quality control of products and services, and the implementat...
Centro Brasileiro de Análise e Planejamento / Brazilian Centre of Analysis and Planning (CEBRAP)
Cebrap is a globalized research center, with long-term international partnerships with research institutes, universities, funding agencies, and civil associations, mainly in the United States and Europe, but also from India, Africa, China, and Latin America. Currently, Cebrap conducts ongoing research on citizenship, elections, political institutions, participation, governance, social mov...
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