Searching with a thematic focus on Research to policy, Research to policy case studies
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- OrganisationSmartLessons are brief, 4-page case studies written by International Finance Corporation (IFC) and World Bank staff practitioners about lessons learned in the course of operational projects impleme
- DocumentPOPPOV / Population and Poverty Research Network, 2014Policymakers and advocates agree that using evidence to inform decisions is essential for good policymaking and program design, given that limited resources require decisionmakers to allocate budgets effectively. Recognising these issues, funders have invested resources in communicating research findings to inform and empower decisionmakers.Document
Annotated bibliography on developmental states, political settlements and citizenship formation: towards increased state capacity and legitimacy?Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2012Policymakers and academics agree that an effective state is the foundation for inclusive development, whilst also recognising the critical role of non-state actors in the delivery of goods and services to poor people.DocumentEffective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2012This paper examines the evidence on the forms of politics likely to promote inclusive social provisioning and enable, as opposed to constrain, improvements in service outcomes. The paper focuses particularly on eight relatively successful cases of delivery in a range of country contexts and sectors where independent evaluations demonstrate improved outcomes.DocumentPathways of Women's Empowerment RPC, 2015This thematic portal examines how women engage with policy change, and the building of alliances and coalitions, to bring about accountability. It also contains information on how to create demand for, and dismantle obstacles to, women’s empowerment; and how to institutionalise and legitimise women’s empowerment in the policies, actions and populations of these institutions.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2014This report tackles the thorny area of monitoring and evaluating policy influence and advocacy projects. It reviews key debates in the area, including the tension between establishing contribution and attribution and different ways of understanding causes.Document
Land tenure: issues in housing reconstruction and income poverty case study of earthquake-affected areas in HazaraSustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2010There are many commendable successes with respect to relief, recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation to assist the earthquake affected districts of North West Frontier Province3 and Azad Kashmir. The same, however, cannot be said unambiguously about housing reconstruction. Partly, the obstacles are rooted in Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA) rigid procedures.Document
What is the evidence on the impact of research on international development? A DFID literature reviewDepartment for International Development, UK, 2014Governments 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:DocumentEnergy Research Centre, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2012This case study focuses on how sub-national level government in South Africa are engaging with monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of climate projects. Interviews and stakeholder consultations have provided insight into some of the existing reporting practices and highlighted some of the learnings and experiences from local and provincial government.DocumentEnergy Sector Management Assistance Programme [World Bank / UNDP], 2009This document is a review of the low carbon growth studies conducted in six emerging economies: Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico and South Africa. These countries, with the help of the Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme (ESMAP), have initiated country specific studies to assess development goals in conjunction with greenhouse gas mitigation opportunities.