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Monitoring demographic indicators for the post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): a review of proposed approaches and opportunitiesInternational Union for the Scientific Study of Population, 2015This report reviews the indicators proposed by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) for the post-2015 SDG monitoring period that require access to population data or refer to demographic processes. It makes recommendations to strengthen the proposed monitoring framework.DocumentCenter for Global Development, USA, 2013How big is China’s aid to Africa? Does it complement or undermine the efforts of traditional donors? China releases little information, and outside estimates of the size and nature of Chinese aid vary widely.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2016The FAO's Social Protection and Rural Women's Economic Empowerment research programme of the Food and Agriculture Organization of th e United Nations (FAO) falls under FAO's Strategic Objective 3 of Reducing Rural Poverty and is delivered through two flagship initiatives: the Rural Women's Economic Empowerment Initiative (RWEE) and the From Protection to Production (PtoP) programme.Document
The time lag between a carbon dioxide emission and maximum warming increases with the size of the emission - India Environment Portal | News, reports, documents, blogs, data, analysis on environment & developmentIOPscience, 2015In a recent letter, Ricke and Caldeira (2014 Environ. Res. Lett. 9 124002) estimated that the timing between an emission and the maximum temperature response is a decade on average.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2001This paper focuses on macroeconometric models and argues that they are a useful tool in analyzing the economy-wide or sector-specific effects of policy measures. Simulations using these models have enabled planners and policymakers to trace through the effects of proposed policy changes or external shocks as well as quantify their impacts.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2005In a democratic country, economic policies succeed or fail depending on the political support they receive. Open trade policies that were initiated and accepted years ago can be reversed in accordance with the government's free trade conviction and popular pressure. However, popular pressure for or against open trade is affected by other factors.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of the published and grey literatures relating to the use of foresight-type approaches and techniques in policy-related work in international development.Document
A House Full of Trap Doors: Identifying barriers to resilient drylands in the toolbox of pastoral developmentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2015The theoretical framework for the scientific understanding of the drylands is almost the opposite today of what was mainstream in the 1970s, but the methodological infrastructure of analytical tools and practices is still catching up.DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014This helpdesk report looks at available literature to answer the following questions: does the availability of school performance data have an effect on learning achievement? why and in what circumstances?DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2009For all knowledge and information intermediaries, the quality of the information they deal with is central to their work. At the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) over the last ten years, we have developed a range of Knowledge Services to encourage access to, and use of, development research and information.