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Development in the 'raw': What livelihood trajectories and poverty outcomes tell us about welfare regimes and resilience in AfghanistanDepartment for International Development, UK, 2011Based on a detailed study of the lives of 64 rural Afghan households since 2002 in three contrasting parts of the country it was found that eight years on many struggle to meet day to day needs and are even worse off than before. While many have experienced improvements in access to basic services, livelihood security has declined for the majority.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2016The main objectives of the research financed by the DfID/ESRC grant have been: i) to better understand the processes through which human capital is accumulated in developing countries; and, ii) how this process can lead to the reduction of poverty both in the short and in the long run.DocumentImpact Initiative, 2015Improving children and young people’s (CYP) wellbeing, and recognising the role they can play in creating a more sustainable world will be critical to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2015This report synthesises insights on children and young people (CYP) from research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research.DocumentCentre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters, 2016The period 1996 to 2015 saw 7,056 disasters recorded worldwide by EM-DAT, the Emergency Events Database.DocumentInternal Displacement Monitoring Centre, 2016By providing a first-hand account of development projects and business activities that have caused displacement across India, this report documents and analyses the scale, process and impacts of this phenomenon.DocumentUnited Nations Human Settlements Programme, 2014The overarching challenge for Africa in the decades to come is massive population growth in a context of wide-spread poverty that, in combination, generate complex and inter-related threats to the human habitat.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2016Social protection and climate change programmes are two public policy responses that governments use to address the challenges of poverty, climate vulnerability and gender inequality.Document
Realising income security in old age: A study into the feasibility of a universal old age pension in MalawiHelpAge International, 2016Many governments in developing countries are setting up non-contributory programs to assist older people, most of whom are not covered by formal pension schemes. Malawi is no stranger to the international advancement of social security and social protection.DocumentEvidence on Demand, 2015Building resilience to weather and conflict shocks in South Sudan requires investing inside and outside the agriculture sector in order to promote sustainable livelihoods development and income diversification. This includes strengthening productive sectors, improving basic social services, and establishing productive safety nets.