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    • Advantages and Value of Funding NGOs in the Global South 

      Ismail, Zenobia (IDS, 2019-02-26)
      This rapid literature review examines the advantages or added value of providing donor funding directly to Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) or Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) based in the global south, rather than ...
    • National Dialogues: Lessons Learned and Success Factors 

      Haider, Huma (IDS, 2019-02-12)
      This rapid review synthesises the literature from academic, policy and knowledge institutions sources on lessons learned about making national dialogue processes for peacebuilding most effective. The review focuses on ...
    • Stunting, Wasting, and Education in Nigeria 

      Tull, Kerina (IDS, 2019-02-11)
      Globally, the number of primary school children with nutritional deficiencies is high. This rapid review focuses on children with such deficiencies (namely stunting and wasting), and how it affects them throughout their ...
    • Opposition Political Party Approaches and International Assistance Against Democratic Backsliding 

      Quak, Evert-jan (IDS, 2019-02-08)
      This quick review synthesises the literature from academic, policy and knowledge institutions sources on the approaches that opposition political parties use to increase democratic spaces when operating in non-democratic ...
    • Social Safety Nets in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States 

      Cooper, Rachel (IDS, 2018-11-09)
      This rapid review synthesises evidence on social safety net in fragile and conflict-affected states and how they have been supported by national governments and the international community. First section will discuss about ...
    • Mainstreaming Climate and Environmental Considerations into Existing Development Programmes 

      Price, Roz (IDS, 2019-02-05)
      This rapid review synthesises evidence on mainstreaming climate and environmental consideration into existing development programmes. The first section in this review briefly explores the complexities around mainstreaming ...
    • An Overview of Innovative Financing Mechanisms for Education in Development Contexts 

      Joynes, Chris (IDS, 2019-02-06)
      Traditionally, financing for social development in development settings has utilised bonds and guarantees. These mechanisms focused primarily on resource mobilization by leveraging the balance sheets of international finance ...
    • Donor Policies on Inclusion 

      O'Driscoll, Dylan (IDS, 2019-01-31)
      This rapid review synthesises the literature from government documents of G7 countries on inclusion in development since the launch of the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015. Documents were found using ...
    • E-governance Innovations in India 

      Bolton, Laura (IDS, 2019-01-29)
      This review looked for examples of e-governance innovations in India in the following sectors: healthcare services, agricultural productivity, clean water, sanitation & hygiene, clean energy, FinTech and waste management. ...
    • Period Poverty Impact on the Economic Empowerment of Women 

      Tull, Kerina (IDS, 2019-01-23)
      The aim of this review was to present the recent evidence on the period poverty (lack of access to sanitary products, WASH facilities, dignity, and information about menstruation) impact on the economic empowerment of ...
    • Managing Transitions from Mother Tongue Instruction to English as the Medium Instruction 

      Boateng, Pearl (IDS, 2019-01-21)
      International evidence is clear that there is no best practice in transitioning from mother tongue to English as the medium of instruction in low and middle-income countries. Many studies found in the development of this ...
    • Economic Impact of Farming Cooperatives in East Africa 

      Bolton, Laura (IDS, 2019-02-05)
      This report identified evidence on the economic impacts of agricultural cooperatives in Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. The report begins with a discussion on the impact on productivity, income and welfare. ...
    • Livestock and Conflict in South Sudan 

      Idris, Iffat (IDS, 2018-10-29)
      This review drew largely on a mixture of academic and grey literature to assess the relationship between livestock and conflict in South Sudan. Livestock are massively important in South Sudan. The sector is the main source ...
    • Economic Impacts of Foreign Aid in Fragile States 

      Hatayama, Maho (IDS, 2018-11-06)
      This report reviews available studies that evaluate the effects of international aid on the local economic conditions. It is presented in an annotated bibliography style that describes the key findings and methodology. It ...
    • Humanitarian Access, Protection, and Diplomacy in Besieged Areas 

      Ismail, Zenobia (IDS, 2018-12-10)
      This rapid literature review examines the lessons learned in terms of providing humanitarian access and protection for civilians in besieged areas. The focus is on the following besieged areas: Syria (e.g. Raqqa, Aleppo, ...
    • Civil Society and Accountability in Rwanda 

      Ismail, Zenobia (IDS, 2018-08-22)
      This rapid review synthesises evidence on civil society and accountability in Rwanda including any particular evidence of the role of donors and the impact of their support. The review finds that the evidence on the impact ...
    • Early Marriage, Pregnancy and Girl Child School Dropout 

      Birchall, Jenny (IDS, 2018-10)
      The aim of this review was to present the recent evidence on the impact of early marriage and/or pregnancy on the rates of girl child drop out. It also synthesises evidence that focus on laws, policies and practices that ...
    • Inclusive and Special Education Approaches in Developing Countries 

      Price, Roz (IDS, 2018-08-17)
      The aim of this review was to present the recent evidence on the effectiveness of inclusive and special education approaches in improving learning and behavioural outcomes, with a focus on developing countries, particularly ...
    • Environmental Safeguards for Industrial Parks 

      Avis, William (IDS, 2018-04-12)
      This rapid review examined approaches that have been used to optimally enforce environmental policy instruments to drive green industrialisation. It begins with the discussion of environmental safeguards for industrial ...
    • Natural Resources Management Strategies in the Sahel 

      Cooper, Rachel (IDS, 2018-10-01)
      This helpdesk review has drawn primarily on evidence from systematic reviews and synthesis studies focused on natural resources management strategies in Sahel (Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger). It identifies ...