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SmartLessons / SmartBooks
SmartLessons are brief, 4-page case studies written by International Finance Corporation (IFC) and World Bank staff practitioners about lessons learned in the course of operational projects implemented by the World Bank, IFC, or both organisations jointly.  Produced for the last ten years and only recently made available to the external audiences, SmartLessons are indexed by country, regio...
Communicating research to policymakers: researchers' experiences
M. Lee; K. Belohlav / POPPOV / Population and Poverty Research Network 2014
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. Recognising these iss...
Annotated bibliography on developmental states, political settlements and citizenship formation: towards increased state capacity and legitimacy?
L. Routley / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2012
Policymakers and academics agree that an effective state is the foundation for inclusive development, whilst also recognising the critical role of non-state actors in the delivery of goods and services to poor people. This compilation...
The politics of what works in service delivery: an evidence-based review
C. Mcloughlin; R. Batley / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2012
This paper examines the evidence on the forms of politics likely to promote inclusive social provisioning and enable, as opposed to constrain, improvements in service outcomes. The paper focuses particularly on eight relatively succes...
Pathways of women's empowerment: building constituencies
Pathways of Women's Empowerment / Pathways of Women's Empowerment RPC 2015
This thematic portal examines how women engage with policy change, and the building of alliances and coalitions, to bring about accountability. It also contains information on how to create demand for, and dismantle obstacles to, wome...
Monitoring and evaluation of policy influence and advocacy
J. Tsui; S. Hearn; J. Young / Overseas Development Institute 2014
This report tackles the thorny area of monitoring and evaluating policy influence and advocacy projects. It reviews key debates in the area, including the tension between establishing contribution and attribution and different&nb...
Land tenure: issues in housing reconstruction and income poverty case study of earthquake-affected areas in Hazara
K Bengali / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 2010
There are many commendable successes with respect to relief, recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation to assist the earthquake affected districts of North West Frontier Province3 and Azad Kashmir. The same, however, cannot be said ...
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...
MRV across multi-level governance: national, provincial & municipal institutions in South Africa
A. Boyd / Energy Research Centre, University of Cape Town (UCT) 2012
This case study focuses on how sub-national level government in South Africa are engaging with monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of climate projects. Interviews and stakeholder consultations have provided insight into ...
Review of low carbon growth studies and a framework for implementation for developing countries
Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme [World Bank / UNDP] 2009
This document is a review of the low carbon growth studies conducted in six emerging economies: Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico and South Africa. These countries, with the help of the Energy Sector Management Assistance Progra...
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Communicating research to policymakers: researchers' experiences
M. Lee; K. Belohlav / POPPOV / Population and Poverty Research Network 2014
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. Recognising these iss...
Annotated bibliography on developmental states, political settlements and citizenship formation: towards increased state capacity and legitimacy?
L. Routley / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2012
Policymakers and academics agree that an effective state is the foundation for inclusive development, whilst also recognising the critical role of non-state actors in the delivery of goods and services to poor people. This compilation...
The politics of what works in service delivery: an evidence-based review
C. Mcloughlin; R. Batley / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2012
This paper examines the evidence on the forms of politics likely to promote inclusive social provisioning and enable, as opposed to constrain, improvements in service outcomes. The paper focuses particularly on eight relatively succes...
Pathways of women's empowerment: building constituencies
Pathways of Women's Empowerment / Pathways of Women's Empowerment RPC 2015
This thematic portal examines how women engage with policy change, and the building of alliances and coalitions, to bring about accountability. It also contains information on how to create demand for, and dismantle obstacles to, wome...
Monitoring and evaluation of policy influence and advocacy
J. Tsui; S. Hearn; J. Young / Overseas Development Institute 2014
This report tackles the thorny area of monitoring and evaluating policy influence and advocacy projects. It reviews key debates in the area, including the tension between establishing contribution and attribution and different&nb...
Land tenure: issues in housing reconstruction and income poverty case study of earthquake-affected areas in Hazara
K Bengali / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 2010
There are many commendable successes with respect to relief, recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation to assist the earthquake affected districts of North West Frontier Province3 and Azad Kashmir. The same, however, cannot be said ...
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...
MRV across multi-level governance: national, provincial & municipal institutions in South Africa
A. Boyd / Energy Research Centre, University of Cape Town (UCT) 2012
This case study focuses on how sub-national level government in South Africa are engaging with monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of climate projects. Interviews and stakeholder consultations have provided insight into ...
Review of low carbon growth studies and a framework for implementation for developing countries
Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme [World Bank / UNDP] 2009
This document is a review of the low carbon growth studies conducted in six emerging economies: Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico and South Africa. These countries, with the help of the Energy Sector Management Assistance Progra...
Paper exploring the possibility of standard practices to climate change policy
S. A. Mason-Case; L. del Villar; D. Olawuyi; B. Mayer / International Development Law Organisation 2011
This paper highlights the challenges that governments face in implementing their international climate change policy commitments and the means to addressing these challenges. The authors note that international action on climate chang...
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SmartLessons / SmartBooks
SmartLessons are brief, 4-page case studies written by International Finance Corporation (IFC) and World Bank staff practitioners about lessons learned in the course of operational projects implemented by the World Bank, IFC, or both organisations jointly.  Produced for the last ten years and only recently made available to the external audiences, SmartLessons are indexed by country, regio...
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