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Using input vouchers for improving access to agricultural in-puts - who are the winners and losers?
D. Kamchacha / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2008
Emerging from the worst harvest in a decade, the Government of Malawi implemented one of the most ambitious and successful assaults on hunger in the history of the African continent. Through a national input subsidy programme, coincid...
True contribution of agriculture to economic development and poverty reduction in Malawi: who needs to know what?
I. Kumwenda / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2009
The contribution of agriculture to economic development is enormous, as evidenced by the favourable direct and indirect impacts of agricultural growth and investment on Malawi’s economy, in terms of national income, inflation, i...
The role of targeting in service delivery to vulnerable populations – the FANRPAN Household Vulnerability Index (HVI) - a synthesis of three country reports
T. Kureya; C. Chipfupa / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2009
The objective of the Household Vulnerability Index (HVI) pilot study, conducted in Lesotho, Swaziland and Zimbabwe, was to further develop and test the HVI as a statistical tool for quantifying household vulnerability resulting from s...
Sustainable and inclusive growth in Africa: industrialization a must
Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2014
Africa’s economic performance in the last fifteen years has been characterized as “impressive” due to enhanced real GDP and per capita GDP growth. This positive growth has been due in part to the rise of emerging eco...
An assessment of opportunities for local production of construction and building materials using the South African public housing delivery programme as a procurement lever
T. Makube / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2014
The objective of this study is to review challenges and opportunities in the delivery of the public housing programme. The focus is on assessing opportunities for local production and manufacturing of construction materials. This is i...
The Green Growth Platform: inspiring a green approach to development
UONGOZI Institute / Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development, 2013
In Tanzania, and in Africa generally, there is growing awareness that the economy and environment cannot be viewed and treated as two separate domains in policy and practice. Rather, both are intrinsic to human existence and will need...
Managing natural resources to ensure prosperity in Africa
UONGOZI Institute / Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development, 2013
The discovery and extraction of natural resources has the potential to finance rapid, sustained and broad-based development. However, the historical record of resource discoveries in developing countries is deeply worrying. Often disc...
Thinking outside the box: a case for promoting the charcoal industry in Tanzania
G.R. Kifukwe / UONGOZI Institute / Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development, 2013
Charcoal is Tanzania’s most important domestic energy source and this is not likely to change in the foreseeable future. Demand for charcoal is rising as Tanzania’s population grows and becomes increasingly urban. Yet, des...
Understanding Mountain Poverty in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas : Regional Report for Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011
Around 211 million people reside in the greater Himalayan region, but there is a lack of cohesive information on their socioeconomic status. In general, issues such as whether, how, and why mountain poverty differs from national pover...
Mainstreaming Gender in Mountain Development - From Policy to Practice : Lessons learned from a gender assessment of four projects implemented in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas
B. Leduc / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011
Mountain communities meet the numerous challenges inherent in living in a mountain environment with an array of livelihood strategies. Surviving in an inhospitable environment requires strong collaboration between the members of a com...
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Using input vouchers for improving access to agricultural in-puts - who are the winners and losers?
D. Kamchacha / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2008
Emerging from the worst harvest in a decade, the Government of Malawi implemented one of the most ambitious and successful assaults on hunger in the history of the African continent. Through a national input subsidy programme, coincid...
True contribution of agriculture to economic development and poverty reduction in Malawi: who needs to know what?
I. Kumwenda / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2009
The contribution of agriculture to economic development is enormous, as evidenced by the favourable direct and indirect impacts of agricultural growth and investment on Malawi’s economy, in terms of national income, inflation, i...
The role of targeting in service delivery to vulnerable populations – the FANRPAN Household Vulnerability Index (HVI) - a synthesis of three country reports
T. Kureya; C. Chipfupa / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2009
The objective of the Household Vulnerability Index (HVI) pilot study, conducted in Lesotho, Swaziland and Zimbabwe, was to further develop and test the HVI as a statistical tool for quantifying household vulnerability resulting from s...
Sustainable and inclusive growth in Africa: industrialization a must
Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2014
Africa’s economic performance in the last fifteen years has been characterized as “impressive” due to enhanced real GDP and per capita GDP growth. This positive growth has been due in part to the rise of emerging eco...
An assessment of opportunities for local production of construction and building materials using the South African public housing delivery programme as a procurement lever
T. Makube / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2014
The objective of this study is to review challenges and opportunities in the delivery of the public housing programme. The focus is on assessing opportunities for local production and manufacturing of construction materials. This is i...
The Green Growth Platform: inspiring a green approach to development
UONGOZI Institute / Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development, 2013
In Tanzania, and in Africa generally, there is growing awareness that the economy and environment cannot be viewed and treated as two separate domains in policy and practice. Rather, both are intrinsic to human existence and will need...
Managing natural resources to ensure prosperity in Africa
UONGOZI Institute / Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development, 2013
The discovery and extraction of natural resources has the potential to finance rapid, sustained and broad-based development. However, the historical record of resource discoveries in developing countries is deeply worrying. Often disc...
Thinking outside the box: a case for promoting the charcoal industry in Tanzania
G.R. Kifukwe / UONGOZI Institute / Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development, 2013
Charcoal is Tanzania’s most important domestic energy source and this is not likely to change in the foreseeable future. Demand for charcoal is rising as Tanzania’s population grows and becomes increasingly urban. Yet, des...
Understanding Mountain Poverty in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas : Regional Report for Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011
Around 211 million people reside in the greater Himalayan region, but there is a lack of cohesive information on their socioeconomic status. In general, issues such as whether, how, and why mountain poverty differs from national pover...
Mainstreaming Gender in Mountain Development - From Policy to Practice : Lessons learned from a gender assessment of four projects implemented in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas
B. Leduc / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011
Mountain communities meet the numerous challenges inherent in living in a mountain environment with an array of livelihood strategies. Surviving in an inhospitable environment requires strong collaboration between the members of a com...
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China Institute of International Studies (CIIS)
China Institute of International Studies (CIIS) is the think tank of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It conducts research and analysis on a wide range of foreign policy issues.
Institute of Economic Growth, India (IEG)
The Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) is an autonomous, multidisciplinary Centre for advanced research and training. IEG's research falls into the following broad themes: agriculture and rural development environment and resource economics globalization and trade industry, labour and welfare macro-economic policy and mo...
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre (ESID)
The Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre (ESID) research is investigating the political drivers of inclusive development, particularly how state capacity and elite commitment can emerge and be sustained, as well as how to support these processes. There will be a central focus on the role of power relations and dominant ideas in defining interests and shaping developmental for...
Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) unites Australia’s non-government aid and international development organisations to strengthen their collective impact against poverty.
Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA)
The Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA) is a global alliance and an initiative of the European Union (EU), launched in 2007 and coordinated by the European Commission (EC), aimed at strengthening dialogue and cooperation on climate change with developing countries most vulnerable to climate change and supporting their efforts to develop and implement adaptation and mitigation responses. It fo...
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 cit...
Arc Finance
Arc Finance is a global non-profit that brings together practitioners, funders, pro-poor enterprises, and end-users to develop solutions for access to finance for clean energy and water.
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...
Centre for Micro Finance, India (CMF)
The Centre for Micro Finance aims to improve the accessibility and quality of financial services for the poor through rigorous research, knowledge dissemination and evidence-based policy outreach. Most CMF research projects entail the collection of primary data via survey instruments. Once CMF data sets are cleaned and analyzed they are made publicly available online and can be accessible via...
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa (IRIBA)
Brazil has emerged as a globally significant economic power in the last decade, combining accelerated growth with falling poverty and inequality. This achievement is globally recognised – nowhere more so than among the emerging economies in Africa. This DFID-funded research programme, based at the University of Manchester brings together an international team of researchers, exami...
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