Searching with a thematic focus on Evidence for policy and practice, Digital development
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- DocumentKnowledge Management for Development, 2019This guideline has been developed by the authors in a collaborative manner over the period May 2018-May 2019 in consultation with the Knowledge Management for Development (KM4Dev) community.DocumentInternational Institute for Sustainable Development, 2017This IISD summary provide a synthesis of discussion and outcomes from the first UN World Data Forum held in South Africa from 15-18 January 2017.Document
The future of knowledge sharing in a Digital Age: exploring impacts and policy implications for developmentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2015We live in a Digital Age that gives us instant access to information at greater and greater volumes. The rapid growth of digital content and tools is already changing how we create, consume and distribute knowledge. Even though globally participation in the Digital Age remains uneven, more and more people are accessing and contributing digital content every day.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2015The Global Open Knowledge Hub (GOKH) programme, implemented by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in collaboration with a range of partners, aims to build a global open knowledge platform for open data sharing and exchange on a broad range of development issues.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016The Open Knowledge Hub project brings together knowledge producers and intermediaries, particularly those in developing countries, to work together collaboratively to address gaps and inequalities in the availability and accessibility of development research.Document
Mobile phone interventions for improving economic and productive outcomes for farm and non - farm rural enterprises and households in low and middle - income countriesInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2013The link between economic growth, development and the ability to communicate over distances is a topic that has been extensively debated in available literature. There are three possible impacts of improved communication technologies: they are beneficial in development terms, they are neutral; or they are harmful.Document
Can e-governance reduce capture of public programmes? Experimental evidence from India’s employment guarantee scheme in BiharInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015Low administrative capacity and pervasive corruption constrain the performance of social insurance programs in many low-income settings. The increasing availability of e-governance, i.e., the application of information and communication technology for delivering public services,Document
Synthesis report: Big data for climate change and disaster resilience: realising the benefits for developing countriesEvidence on Demand, 2015Despite some promising results, there are barriers, gaps and risks associated with the application and use of Big Data in supporting resilience in developing countries. Many of these challenges are similar to those that have emerged in related areas– notably in the ICT for Development (ICT4D) and Participatory GIS (PGIS) field.DocumentGovernance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2015This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query: Social media and conflict management in post-conflict and fragile contexts: What is the recent evidence of the role of social media in post-conflict and fragile contexts with regards to conflict management? Some of the roles social media has played in conflict management include:DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2013This is a scoping report of recent, ongoing and pipeline activities that utilise Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in education programme delivery, in particular to deliver learning. It includes teacher training initiatives and the use of ICTs for teaching and learning. The report is focused on primary and secondary level education.