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Lose to gain: is involuntary resettlement a development opportunity?
J. Perera (ed) / Asian Development Bank, 2014
Resettlement policies and laws in South Asian countries at present focus primarily on compensation payment for property acquired for a public purpose. This book assesses the adequacy of conventional compensation and resettlement assis...
Do poverty traps exist?
A. Kraay; D. McKenzie / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 2014
There are (at least) three competing views of why poverty can be so persistent. the first - the “American Dream effect”, is that anybody can make it through hard work and thrift. This implies that households...
Social protection and wellbeing: food security in Adivasi communities, Chhattisgarh, India
S. White (ed) / Wellbeing and Poverty Pathways, University of Bath, 2014
Despite economic growth, persistent levels of absolute poverty remain across the world. Social protection is an important response to this, guaranteeing a basic level of income support. The state of Chhattisgarh, India, provides an in...
Wellbeing pathways report: Zambia round 2
A. Baertl Helguero (ed); S. White (ed); S. Jha (ed) / Wellbeing and Poverty Pathways, University of Bath, 2014
Based on fieldwork questions which gathered both objective and subjective data across key areas of life, this report presents the preliminary findings from the second round of fieldwork carried out in Chiawa, Zambia from August to Oct...
Poverty, poaching and trafficking: what are the links?
R. Duffy; F.S. John / Evidence on Demand, 2013
This paper looks into the links between poverty, poaching and trafficking, indicating that this subject has been under-researched and poorly understood. The paper admits that there is little hard evidence to support the claim t...
Research Institute for Work and Society, KU Leuven (HIVA)
HIVA specialises in academic and policy-oriented research. It is a multidisciplinary research institute which is associated with KU Leuven. HIVA’s expertise encompasses the following research themes: Work and Organisation Labour Market Poverty and Social Integration Civil Society and Social Economy M...
Livelihoods monitoring and evaluation
K. Pasteur / Evidence on Demand, 2014
This report presents the current state of evidence and best practice for monitoring and evaluating programmes that aim to have a livelihoods impact. The study identifies tried and tested approaches and indicators that can be applied a...
Correlation and causation between energy development and economic growth
Economic Consulting Associates, 2014
This study summarises current economic literature that attempts to analyse the relationship between electricity access/availability and economic growth. According to the literature, there is a strong causal relationship between the tw...
Why health systems must change: addressing the needs of ageing populations in low- and middle-income countries
HelpAge International, 2014
The world’s population is ageing rapidly, with the over-60 population growing fastest. Since 2000, there have been more people aged 60 or over than children under 5. Ageing, however, brings with it a number of challenges th...
Social protection training day: overview
C. Maugham / Evidence on Demand, 2013
This document is a summary of key points made by each speaker in the “Social Protection Training Day” event that took place in the UK in 2013. The paper shows that social protection is a combination of social assist...
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Lose to gain: is involuntary resettlement a development opportunity?
J. Perera (ed) / Asian Development Bank, 2014
Resettlement policies and laws in South Asian countries at present focus primarily on compensation payment for property acquired for a public purpose. This book assesses the adequacy of conventional compensation and resettlement assis...
Do poverty traps exist?
A. Kraay; D. McKenzie / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 2014
There are (at least) three competing views of why poverty can be so persistent. the first - the “American Dream effect”, is that anybody can make it through hard work and thrift. This implies that households...
Social protection and wellbeing: food security in Adivasi communities, Chhattisgarh, India
S. White (ed) / Wellbeing and Poverty Pathways, University of Bath, 2014
Despite economic growth, persistent levels of absolute poverty remain across the world. Social protection is an important response to this, guaranteeing a basic level of income support. The state of Chhattisgarh, India, provides an in...
Wellbeing pathways report: Zambia round 2
A. Baertl Helguero (ed); S. White (ed); S. Jha (ed) / Wellbeing and Poverty Pathways, University of Bath, 2014
Based on fieldwork questions which gathered both objective and subjective data across key areas of life, this report presents the preliminary findings from the second round of fieldwork carried out in Chiawa, Zambia from August to Oct...
Poverty, poaching and trafficking: what are the links?
R. Duffy; F.S. John / Evidence on Demand, 2013
This paper looks into the links between poverty, poaching and trafficking, indicating that this subject has been under-researched and poorly understood. The paper admits that there is little hard evidence to support the claim t...
Livelihoods monitoring and evaluation
K. Pasteur / Evidence on Demand, 2014
This report presents the current state of evidence and best practice for monitoring and evaluating programmes that aim to have a livelihoods impact. The study identifies tried and tested approaches and indicators that can be applied a...
Correlation and causation between energy development and economic growth
Economic Consulting Associates, 2014
This study summarises current economic literature that attempts to analyse the relationship between electricity access/availability and economic growth. According to the literature, there is a strong causal relationship between the tw...
Why health systems must change: addressing the needs of ageing populations in low- and middle-income countries
HelpAge International, 2014
The world’s population is ageing rapidly, with the over-60 population growing fastest. Since 2000, there have been more people aged 60 or over than children under 5. Ageing, however, brings with it a number of challenges th...
Social protection training day: overview
C. Maugham / Evidence on Demand, 2013
This document is a summary of key points made by each speaker in the “Social Protection Training Day” event that took place in the UK in 2013. The paper shows that social protection is a combination of social assist...
Rapid desk-based evidence search to support a business case for support to Afghanistan’s transport, energy and water infrastructure sectors
Y. Samilullah / Evidence on Demand, 2013
This HelpDesk Report gives an overview on the evidence to found to support a business case for supporting Afghanistan’s water, transport and energy infrastructure sectors. The report contains: the state of ...
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Research Institute for Work and Society, KU Leuven (HIVA)
HIVA specialises in academic and policy-oriented research. It is a multidisciplinary research institute which is associated with KU Leuven. HIVA’s expertise encompasses the following research themes: Work and Organisation Labour Market Poverty and Social Integration Civil Society and Social Economy M...
Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services (MEAS)
MEAS is a Center of Excellence that seeks to promote and support endeavors to change extension systems in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and Central America to effectively serve the food security and economic development needs of resource-poor men and women farmers.
Home-Based Care Alliance (HBCA)
International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD)
International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD) is an international academic open access journal. It aims to promote the integration of environmental science and development.
International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD)
The International Centre for Climate Change and Development builds and leads a network of institutes, promoting knowledge on climate change and development
Resilient and Responsive Health Systems (RESYST)
RESYST is an international research consortium funded by UKaid from the Department for International Development. It conducts health policy and systems research in Africa and Asia to promote health and health equity and reduce poverty.
Grail Research
Market research organisation. Grail Research has offices in Massachusetts, New York, Beijing, Johannesburg, and Noida, a satellite town adjoining the Indian capital, New Delhi.
Journal of Natural Resources and Development (JNRD)
The Journal of Natural Resources and Development is part of the international network CNRD, Center for Natural Resources and Development, which was created to involve different universities of the world in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of the United Nations.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity is an international development charity with a focus on housing and homelessness.
World Vision Institute for Research and Innovation (WV Institute)
The World Vision Institute for Research and Innovation (WV Institute) is a facility for research, consultation and development in the areas of development co-operation, humanitarian relief and non-profit management.
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