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    • Non-State Policing in Fragile Contexts 

      Idris, Iffat (IDS, 2019-09-23)
      Non-state policing emerges in situations where formal police agencies are unable to fulfil their roles, either because: they lack resources and capacity; they are corrupt and/or carry out human rights abuses; there are ...
    • Aligning Evidence Generation and Use Across Health, Development and Environment 

      Tallis, Heather, et al. (Elsevier, 2019-08-01)
      Although health, development, and environment challenges are interconnected, evidence remains fractured across sectors due to methodological and conceptual differences in research and practice. Aligned methods are needed ...
    • Cash Transfer Programming: Trends and Patterns Among Irish Aid’s Partners 

      Szyp, Carolina; Sabates-Wheeler, Rachel (IDS, 2019-10-14)
      Cash transfer programming (CTP) constitutes one component of both social protection systems as well as humanitarian interventions. CTP can provide long-term support to poor and vulnerable populations as part of emerging ...
    • Designing and Managing Innovation Portfolios 

      Megersa, Kelbesa (IDS, 2019-09-16)
      This rapid literature review summarises the existing evidence on the design and management of innovation portfolios of organizations from the private sector, public sector and NGOs. This report provides a review of academic ...
    • Tech SMEs in India 

      Price, Roz (IDS, 2019-09-18)
      This rapid review uses a mix of academic and grey literature, with reliance on industry and financial sector reports from the private sector. The review is not comprehensive. Although MSMEs and the entrepreneurial ecosystem ...
    • What are ‘Tax Expenditures’ and How Big are Energy-Related Tax Expenditures? 

      Dom, Roel; McCulloch, Neil (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-10-09)
      Tax expenditures occur when a government provides a reduction in a tax obligation such that it collects less tax than it would have otherwise collected. Tax expenditures are an integral, though controversial, part of all ...
    • Women’s Economic Engagement and Childcare: Moving from Survival to a ‘Triple Boon’ 

      Chopra, Deepta; Nazneen, Sohela; Krishnan, Meenakshi (IDS, 2019-10-09)
      Women’s childcare responsibilities are often seen as a barrier to them undertaking paid work. However, this is a two-way interaction, mediated by large quantities of unpaid work. Women thus find themselves in a downward ...
    • Beyond ‘Politics by Numbers’: Building Partnerships to Create and Use Global Indicators 

      te Lintelo, Dolf (IDS, 2017-05)
      Since the global food price crisis erupted in 2008, progress on reducing hunger and malnutrition has become increasingly viewed as a political issue, rather than a technical one. Political commitment is now considered an ...
    • Foundational Mathematics Education in Developing Countries 

      Bolton, Laura (IDS, 2019-09-09)
      There is concern that children in developing countries are not learning sufficient mathematics skills. Focus on enrolment and literacy may have led to neglect of mathematics learning and less is known about the status in ...
    • Impact of Development Capital on Poverty Reduction 

      Salam, Tasneem (IDS, 2019-08-08)
      Evidence from current publicly available literature indicates that development capital has a positive impact on poverty reduction, but that this is achieved through indirect and induced impact rather than through direct ...
    • G7 and G20 Commitments on Health 

      Lucas, Brian (IDS, 2019-09-27)
      There are four health issues that have received the most consistent attention in G7 and G20 summit declarations, having been addressed in more than half of the summits since 2015 and appearing in 30 or more commitments ...
    • Consumer Pressure, Labour Standards and the Ready-Made Garment sector 

      Megersa, Kelbesa (IDS, 2019-08-06)
      This rapid literature review summarises the existing evidence on labour standards and business outcomes within the global Ready-Made Garment Sector. This report provides a review of academic papers, policy briefs, and other ...
    • Climate Compatible Development and Rapid Urbanisation in Rwanda 

      Price, Roz (IDS, 2019-09-09)
      This rapid review uses information from mixture of academic, policy and governmental literature. There is a large literature base on green growth in Rwanda, although evidence on the effectiveness of its interventions or ...
    • Development, Climate and Environment: An Annotated Bibliography 

      Tull, Kerina (IDS, 2019-07-23)
      Climate and the environment affect us all, as do any changes to them. Therefore, it is important to understand the basics on the causes of these changes, as well as how these changes affect people and the potential impacts, ...
    • Links between Urbanisation and Employment in Rwanda 

      Tull, Kerina (IDS, 2019-09-09)
      Greater urbanisation is explicit in Rwanda’s plans for becoming a middle-income country by 2020 (World Bank, 2018a). Rwandans living in cities and towns are predicted to double from current estimates of 17% to 35% by 2024 ...
    • Beyond Municipalities: Understanding Authority in Low-Income Urban Neighbourhoods in Jordan and Lebanon 

      te Lintelo, Dolf J.H. (IDS, 2019-09-30)
      The World Humanitarian Summit in 2016 produced a ‘Grand Bargain’ between a range of major international donors and multilateral agencies. It embraces an efficiency and effectiveness agenda to bridge humanitarian financing ...
    • Mapping Security and Justice Activities in the Caribbean 

      Price, Roz (IDS, 2019-08-30)
      This rapid review provides a snapshot of current security and justice activities being implemented by multilateral and bilateral donors in the Caribbean region. This helpdesk report expands and builds on the previous K4D ...
    • Gender Roles and Inequalities in the Nigerian Labour Market 

      Enfield, Sue (IDS, 2019-05-21)
      Across the world, women juggle work with family and care responsibilities, and Nigeria is no exception. Early marriage and family formation play a critical role in women’s access to jobs and it is a more significant issue ...
    • Accountability Amidst Fragility, Conflict, and Violence: Learning from Recent Cases 

      Joshi, Anuradha (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-09-27)
      Estimates suggest that by 2030, about half of the world’s poor will live in contexts of fragility, conflict and violence, all of which exacerbate the difficulties faced by poor and marginalised people, particularly in ...
    • Notes on Contributors: Accountability Amidst Fragility, Conflict, and Violence: Learning from Recent Cases 

      Joshi, Anuradha (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-09-27)
      This is the notes on contributors for IDS Bulletin 50.3, 'Accountability Amidst Fragility, Conflict, and Violence: Learning from Recent Cases'.