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Tech for governance programmes in Kenya: what is left of the conducive tech environment, and where to next?Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017Making All Voices Count has been a grant-making programme supporting tech for accountable governance initiatives, which in this report are defined as “projects, programmes and campaigns which use information and communications technologies (ICTs) in initiatives intended to increase transparency and improve government accountability to citizens”.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Village underdevelopment is considered a major contributor to Indonesia’s high levels of inequality. Law No.6 / 2014 (‘Village Law’) on villages’ governance and finance is regarded as the most progressive policy in the history of local governance in Indonesia, and has great potential for rural development.Document
Shock-responsive social protection systems research. Case study: Post-Haiyan cash transfers in the PhilippinesOxford Policy Management, 2017This is one of 6 case studies that form the core of the research team’s analysis of the features of a social protection system that facilitate its use in response to shocks, and of the ways in which social protection, humanitarian assistance and disaster risk management systems can best work together for a more effective response.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017This report focuses on Agenda 2030 and the challenges of delivering the Global Goals and the implications of trends for the UK’s international development work.Section 2 focuses on the Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs/Global Goals) and the challenges of delivering them. These Global Goals will shape the world’s approach to growth and sustainable development until 2030.DocumentPyrex Journal of Geography and Regional Planning, 2017The study examined land accessibility among rural farmers in border settlements of Ogun State, Nigeria. Multi-stage sampling technique was used to obtain information from 492 small scale farmers for this study. The study established that majority of the respondents were within the active and productive population (31 – 60 years).Document
Land Accessibility Characteristics among Migrants in Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State, NigeriaScience Domain International, 2017The study investigated challenges of land accessibility among migrants in Yewa North LocalDocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Why do some citizens receive better municipal services than others? Comparative political economy is deeply concerned with this question, but most answers so far suggest that unequal access to these services is determined by either class or partisan voting.Document
Everybody lives upstream: the watershed approach for the changing climate of the Hindu Kush HimalayaInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Globally, the watershed approach has been proven as a way to bridge human and natural systems for the conservation, sustainable use, and renewal of natural resources, especially water.Document
Workshop report: Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio, Phase II, Partnership Workshop, April 2017, Islamabad, Pakistan.International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017On 2 March, 2017, Indus Basin Initiative (IBI) of ICIMOD in partnership with Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) and World Wide Fund for Nature, Gilgit Baltistan (WWF-GB) organized a partnership workshop to prepare a detailed plan of IBI for the second phase (2017-2020) of Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio (SDIP II) in Islamabad, Pakistan.