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    The product development pathway

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014
    New, cheap and simple to use health products are needed if poor countries are to combat HIV, TB, malaria and other diseases. The UK's DFID and other donors are making substantial investments in health research, but research to develop new healthproducts is an expensive and complex process. It involves many different players, multiple sources of funding and a range of investment strategies.
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    Survey data cleaning guidelines: (SPSS and Stata)

    Food Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University, 2012
    This paper focuses on the process of preparing data for analysis after data entry is completed, serving as a reference for those who are engaged in survey research.
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    Strategic research into national and local capacity building for DRM: Ethiopia pilot fieldwork report

    Strategic Research into National and Local Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management (2013-2015), 2014
    To date there has been little formal, empirical research that has been conducted on capacity building for disaster risk management (DRM), and as a result international actors lack robust, evidence-based guidance on how capacity for DRM can be effectively generated at national and local levels.
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    Principles for ethical research and evaluation in development

    Australian Council for International Development, 2013
    This document is intended to promote and support improved development practice in the areas of research and evaluation, to raise awareness, and to assist in the identification of ethical issues so that well-considered decisions can be made and justified.
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    Final Report: Climate for development in Africa (ClimDev) – Climate sciences and services for Africa - strategic research opportunities for ClimDev

    Evidence on Demand, 2014
    The Climate for Development in Africa (ClimDev-Africa) Programme is an initiative of the African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Africa Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) and the African Development Bank (AfDB). The programme is seeking to deploy climate science in ways that lead to climate resilient development.
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    What is the evidence on the impact of research on international development? A DFID literature review

    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 pathways are commonly cited to describe how  research will contribute to development:
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    Becoming better capacity builders: What GDNet has learned about developing researchers’ confidence and ability to communicate their research

    GDNet, 2014
    GDNet, established in 2001, supported the communication of research knowledge generated in developing and transition countries through the provision of knowledge platforms, netowrking, capacity support and shared learning.
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    Iinclusive innovation: definition, conceptualisation and future research priorities

    Centre for Development Informatics, 2013
    There is increasing policy, practice and academic interest in “inclusive innovation”. In simple terms, this is the means by which new goods and services are developed for and/or by those who have been excluded from the development mainstream; particularly the billions living on lowest incomes.
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    Selecting a targeting method to identify BPL households in India

    Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative, 2012
    The identification of 'Who is Poor' is a central question in both targeting and measurement exercises.This paper proposes how to select a methodology to target multidimensionally poor households, and how to update that targeting exercise periodically.  The methodology is  presented in the context of discussions regarding the selection of a targeting methodology in India.
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    The NGO evidence principles 

    British Overseas NGOs for Development, 2013
    Bond, the UK membership body for NGOs working in overseas development, has evolved a set of evidence principles for assessing the quality of NGO evidence, as part of its effectiveness programme. The principles are designed to ensure that decisions about those interventions are made on the highest quality basis.