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The delta of impact: Mapping a meta-impact pathway to uncover six stepping stones of research impactImpact Initiative, 2019This working paper explores how barriers to impact can be overcome using a unique methodology, devised to be collaborative and conducive, for understanding the many overlapping outcomes that add up to research impact from across a diverse programme of evidence.DocumentTearfund, 2019This report describes the environmental destruction, sickness, mortality, and damage to livelihoods that the plastic pollution crisis is causing. The report outlines the problem – namely the huge recent increase in the production and distribution of single-use plastics, and its expansion across the globe to countries lacking the capacity to collect, manage aDocumentBangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies, 2019Ethno-religious tensions and sectarian violence has been a key characteristic in Myanmar ever since its independence. One of the gravest conflicts in the country is, no doubt, the inhumanity directed towards those titled the “most persecuted minority”, i.e. the Muslim Rohingya minority by the dominant Buddhist Rakhines.OrganisationBangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) is a leading institution in Bangladesh for informed analysis on all aspects of broad spectrum of peace and security studies in the regionDocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2019Grass-roots member-owned cooperatives for female heads of households in rural Indonesia (PEKKA) empower the women members through three economic activities: community-based microfinance through savings and borrowing; a closed trading and marketing system, branded as PEKKA Mart; and economic lobbying and advocacy.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2019Impact investing can create a disconnect between the needs of the people that an investment means to serve and the intentions of the investor.Document
Linking participation and economic advancement. Ghana Civil Society Platform on the IMF Programme: case studyInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2019Eleven Accra-based civil society organisations (CSOs) working on social accountability, anti-corruption and governance joined forces in November 2014 to influence the design, implementation and monitoring of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)-backed extended credit arrangement for Ghana (2015–18).DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2019The Buen Vivir Fund is a participatory impact investment fund operating internationally. It was founded in 2018 by Thousand Currents, a non-governmental organisation, following a co-design process to conceptualise the Fund, initiated in late 2016.DocumentInternational Centre for Tax and Development, 2019With the first implementation of e-filing by the US in 1986, many countries in Europe, Asia and Africa followed suit. E-filing for certain tax payments was introduced at the federal level in Nigeria in 2013.DocumentInternational Centre for Tax and Development, 2019Transitioning to an electronic system for tax administration and collection is a welcome development in countries that have hitherto faced difficulty in raising tax revenue. Countries like those in sub-Saharan Africa, for instance, account for about 16 percent of GDP from tax revenue, while Nigeria records 1.48 percent of its GDP from tax revenue (World Bank, 2018).