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    Humanitarian trends and challenges for the Pacific region

    Overseas Development Institute, 2015
    This briefing report sets out the current humanitarian challenges and trends for the Pacific region in the post-2015 era.
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    India’s megacities and climate change: explorations from Delhi and Mumbai

    STEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2015
    This working paper, produced by the Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability (STEPS) centre, concerns a study of climate change discourse in urban India, with a focus on the mega-cities of Dehli and Mumbai.
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    Climate change impacts on livestock

    Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015
    This working paper summarizes projected climate change impacts on livestock across Africa.
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    Data For Development: An Action Plan

    Sustainable Development Solutions Network, 2015
    The Data Revolution for Sustainable Development is poised to transform the way governments, citizens, and companies do business. The revolution is being defined by the explosion in availability of data resources and rapidly evolving technologies.
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    The political settlement and oil in Uganda

    Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2015
    This paper argues that the developmental potential of oil in Uganda can be more insightfully understood through a political settlements framework which goes beyond a focus on institutional form to examine deeper forms of politics, power and ideas.
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    Transnational capital and the political settlement of Ghana’s oil economy

    Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2015
    Ghana’s recent status as an oil producer focuses attention on the relationship between domestic politics and transnational actors. This paper analyses the changing nature of the political settlement in Ghana pre- and post-oil and the role that transnational actors play in reshaping the coalitions which underpin and reproduce the overall settlement.
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    Political commitment in India’s social policy implementation: shaping the performance of MGNREGA

    Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2015
    This paper contributes to the empirical understanding of the concept of commitment and the role it plays in shaping India’s social policy implementation. The paper analyses in-depth qualitative information from four Indian states – Chhatisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Assam.
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    Learning with older people about their transport and mobility problems in rural Tanzania

    HelpAge International, 2015
    HelpAge conducted a study in Kidabaga, Mwatasi and Mhanga villages, Kilolo District, in Iringa region to build baseline data to promote and monitor mobility‐focused interventions for rural older people. Three approaches were used to conduct the study:
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    We can also make change: piloting participatory research with persons with disabilities and older people in Bangladesh

    HelpAge International, 2015
    The aim of the research presented in this report was to understand better the experiences of social, political and economic exclusion of persons with disabilities and older people in Bangladesh from their own perspectives. Although the facts of exclusion are widely documented, the reality of it is less well understood.
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    Data Revolutions: How information becomes impact

    2015
    This report summarizes the lessons learned from the Data Impacts project, which explores success stories of the ongoing Data Revolution. The case studies chosen span the themes of health, agriculture and environment, cities, and humanitarian crises, and are drawn from countries all over the world.

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