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"Lived poverty" can inform Swazi anti-poverty efforts
S. Kunene / Afrobarometer, 2015
Poverty continues to be a major challenge in Swaziland, exacerbated by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Almost two-thirds (63%) of the Swazi population were living in severe poverty in 2012. The Afrobarometer survey, which was conducted for the...
The welfare state of Mauritius: a critical appraisal
E. Phaahla / Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2014
The subject of the welfare state remains a thorny subject. There is no unanimous agreement on the extent to which the state should go in alleviating the negative effects of the market on segmen ts of the population. The models of welf...
Political Economy Constraints for Urban Development
B. Carter (ed) / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2015
This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query: Political economy constraints for urban development: What are the principal political economy constraints to promoting more functional, inclusive and economically viable urban area...
Pro-poor National Budgets
B. Carter (ed) / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2015
This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query: Pro-poor national budgets: What national budget expenditure (especially in Africa and specifically Nigeria) has the most impact on poverty reduction and pro poor growth? ...
Children in Barbados and the eastern Caribbean: child rights - the unfinished agenda
United Nations Children's Fund, 2009
This report provides profile overviews of the socio-economic situation and main issues situation of children in ten Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean. The 10 SIDS are characterised by notable political stab...
Swine flu: challenges and impact on the Indian economy
R. Sekhani / Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015
The large-scale outbreak of infectious diseases can threaten the economic and regional stability of a country. In the recent past, HIV, H1N1 influenza (swine flu), H5N1 influenza (bird flu), SARS and Ebola epidemics and pandemics...
What does Brunei teach us about using Human Development Index rankings as a policy tool?
B. Michael (ed) / Social Science Research Network, 2014
The Bruneian Government has set an ambitious target to achieve a top 10 ranking on the UNDP’s Human Development Index (HDI) by 2035. To achieve its objective (described in a national strategy document called the Wawasan 2035), B...
Reasonable goals for reducing poverty in Africa: targets for the post-2015 MDGs and Agenda 2063
S. Turner; J. Cilliers; B. Hughes / Institute for Security Studies, 2015
The eradication of extreme poverty is a key component in the post-2015 Millennium Development Goals process and the African Union’s Agenda 2063. This paper uses the International Futures forecasting system to explore this goal a...
A horizon scan of environmental drivers of poverty
B. Daley; W. Acker / Evidence on Demand, 2015
This report presents the results of a rapid desk-based study of the environmental drivers of poverty, based on a review of peer-reviewed and grey literature for the last 10 years. The major non-climate environmental drivers of poverty...
Choice, not control: Why limiting the fertility of poor populations will not solve the climate crisis
A. Otzelberger / CARE International, 2014
This discussion paper argues that strengthening women’s and girls’ reproductive rights is vital for equitable development and must be a priority, regardless of a country’s population growth and carbon footprint. ...
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"Lived poverty" can inform Swazi anti-poverty efforts
S. Kunene / Afrobarometer, 2015
Poverty continues to be a major challenge in Swaziland, exacerbated by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Almost two-thirds (63%) of the Swazi population were living in severe poverty in 2012. The Afrobarometer survey, which was conducted for the...
The welfare state of Mauritius: a critical appraisal
E. Phaahla / Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2014
The subject of the welfare state remains a thorny subject. There is no unanimous agreement on the extent to which the state should go in alleviating the negative effects of the market on segmen ts of the population. The models of welf...
Political Economy Constraints for Urban Development
B. Carter (ed) / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2015
This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query: Political economy constraints for urban development: What are the principal political economy constraints to promoting more functional, inclusive and economically viable urban area...
Pro-poor National Budgets
B. Carter (ed) / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2015
This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query: Pro-poor national budgets: What national budget expenditure (especially in Africa and specifically Nigeria) has the most impact on poverty reduction and pro poor growth? ...
Children in Barbados and the eastern Caribbean: child rights - the unfinished agenda
United Nations Children's Fund, 2009
This report provides profile overviews of the socio-economic situation and main issues situation of children in ten Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean. The 10 SIDS are characterised by notable political stab...
Swine flu: challenges and impact on the Indian economy
R. Sekhani / Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015
The large-scale outbreak of infectious diseases can threaten the economic and regional stability of a country. In the recent past, HIV, H1N1 influenza (swine flu), H5N1 influenza (bird flu), SARS and Ebola epidemics and pandemics...
What does Brunei teach us about using Human Development Index rankings as a policy tool?
B. Michael (ed) / Social Science Research Network, 2014
The Bruneian Government has set an ambitious target to achieve a top 10 ranking on the UNDP’s Human Development Index (HDI) by 2035. To achieve its objective (described in a national strategy document called the Wawasan 2035), B...
Reasonable goals for reducing poverty in Africa: targets for the post-2015 MDGs and Agenda 2063
S. Turner; J. Cilliers; B. Hughes / Institute for Security Studies, 2015
The eradication of extreme poverty is a key component in the post-2015 Millennium Development Goals process and the African Union’s Agenda 2063. This paper uses the International Futures forecasting system to explore this goal a...
A horizon scan of environmental drivers of poverty
B. Daley; W. Acker / Evidence on Demand, 2015
This report presents the results of a rapid desk-based study of the environmental drivers of poverty, based on a review of peer-reviewed and grey literature for the last 10 years. The major non-climate environmental drivers of poverty...
Choice, not control: Why limiting the fertility of poor populations will not solve the climate crisis
A. Otzelberger / CARE International, 2014
This discussion paper argues that strengthening women’s and girls’ reproductive rights is vital for equitable development and must be a priority, regardless of a country’s population growth and carbon footprint. ...
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Africa Portal
The Africa Portal is an online resource that seeks to broaden the availability, accessibility and use of policy research on issues critical to the future of Africa. It is a collaborative project between the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA). The Africa Portal offers a range of features including a Digit...
World Centre for Sustainable Development (RIO+ Centre)
The World Centre for Sustainable Development (RIO+ Centre) was established as a legacy of the Rio+20 Conference to keep the commitment to inclusive and sustainable development alive. The RIO+ Centre works with governments, civil society and the private sector to inspire and inform policies and practices that lead to greater social, environmental and economic justice. As a global centre based in th...
Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)
KOICA was founded in1991, with a mission to fight against global poverty and has the goal of being Korea’s dedicated grant aid agency.
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.
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