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- DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2012Studying chronic poverty using retrospective qualitative data (life histories) in conjunction with longitudinal panel data is now widely recognised to provide deeper and more reliable insights (Davis and Baulch, 2009).Document
Designing active labor market policies in southern Punjab: evidence from household and community surveys2015The Punjab Economic Opportunities Programme (PEOP) is a flagship programme of the Government of Punjab being implemented in partnership with DfID.OrganisationThe Center for Economic Research in Pakistan’s strategic objective is to help catalyse international quality economic research on Pakistan and inform policy and practice in the country.DocumentEvidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2014Launched in 1975, Brazil’s ethanol programme,Próalcool, has propelled the country towards being the world’s number one producer, user and exporter of sugarcane ethanol.Próalcoolnot only reduced national dependence on imported energy, it also bolstered the economy, created jobs and diversified the country’s renewable energy portfolio.DocumentRAND Corporation, 2015This paper provides a comprehensive look at the way the private sector is involved in youth skills and employment in low- and middle-income countries, considering the broad range of programme types and firm types. It presents and interpret the available evidence of the effectiveness of this involvement.DocumentEvidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2013This Spotlight presents some of the most important publications documenting the various manifestations of violence against women in Latin America.DocumentWorld Bank, 2008This study examines the role played by education and skills development in achieving this objective.Document
Reforming technical vocational education and training in the Middle East and North Africa: experiences and challengesWorld Bank, 2005Having successfully expanded school coverage to unprecedented levels, countries in the Middle East and North Africa are turning their attention to improving the quality of learning opportunities for their citizens. This report is the result of a joint analysis of the main challenges for the reform of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in the Middle East and North AfricaDocumentConsultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2015Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) requires a major shift in the way land, water, soil nutrients, and genetic resources are managed to ensure that these resources are used more efficiently. Making this shift requires considerable changes in technical approaches and financial mechanisms conclude the authors.DocumentCenter for International Forestry Research, 2015Zero-deforestation commitments are emerging rapidly in Indonesia. They already encompass a large portion of crude palm oil production and almost all the pulp and paper (P&P) sector; typically, they reflect the values of the “no-deforestation, no-exploitation (social) and no-peat” policies.