Searching with a thematic focus on Manuals, Research methods

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    Knowledge Sharing Toolkit

    Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2009
    The Institutional Knowledge Sharing (KS) Project together with CGIAR Center partners has been experimenting with a range of KS tools and methods over the past five years and has recently been assembling these and many others into this toolkit.
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    Knowledge translation toolkit: a resource for researchers

    International Development Research Centre, 2008
    Knowledge Translation (KT) is the middle, meeting ground between two fundamentally different processes: those of research and those of action. This toolkit is offered primarily to researchers working on health policy and systems issues in low and middle income countries, but it will be of interest to many other audiences as well.
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    Guidance on profiling internally displaced persons

    Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, 2008
    Obtaining reliable data on internally displaced persons (IDPs) is challenging. In most countries affected by internal displacement, existing data on IDPs and the conditions of their displacement is incomplete, unreliable, out of date or inaccurate. This presents a key obstacle to effective advocacy, the improvement of IDP protection and the design of targeted assistance programmes.
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    Child rights situation analysis

    Save the Children [Sweden], 2008
    A multi-dimensional situation analysis focussing on child rights helps ensure that programmes and policies are better informed. It involves collecting relevant information to enable realistic assessment of what needs to be done in order to improve the lives of children.
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    Methods for social researchers in developing countries

    Ahfad University for Women, Sudan, 2008
    Research is a demanding process, one that requires knowledge, skill, and careful decision-making. This guide is an interactive PDF version of a website of the “Methods For Social Researchers In Developing Countries” website. It provides social researcher working in developing countries with guidance and tools on planning, conducting and reporting their research.
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    Accountability principles for research organisations

    One World Trust, 2008
    A significant proportion of funds aimed at development are allocated to research. This investment in research is done on the basis that rational policy processes rely on good evidence. Research organisations generating this evidence can have great impact on the citizens of a country. As such, it is important that they remain accountable.
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    Visualizing information for advocacy: an introduction to information design

    Backspace, 2008
    Part of an advocacy campaign will involve collecting information and evidence to demonstrate the need for change. Information design which uses pictures, symbols, colours and words to communicate ideas, illustrate information and express relationships visually, can be an effective way of shaping understanding and clarifying meaning.
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    Method finder practitoners guide: social inclusion

    MethodFinder, 2008
    Deep-rooted power relations as well as socio-cultural institutions that enable or constrain human interaction lie at the core of social exclusion.
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    Participatory Impact Assessment: a guide for practitioners

    Feinstein International Center, USA, 2008
    The ability to define and measure humanitarian impact is essential to providing operational agencies with the tools to systematically evaluate the relative efficacy of various types of interventions.
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    Qualitative Research Skills Workshop: a facilitators reference manual

    Research Consortium on Educational Outcomes and Poverty, 2008
    Over the past few years there has been a growing interest in the value of qualitative social research in the South. While there is a welcome recognition of the potential inherent in rigorous and good quality qualitative approaches to research, the know-how pertaining to the why and how has not been as widely disseminated as it could be.