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    • Rule of Law Challenges in the Western Balkans 

      Haider, Huma (IDS, 2018-10-23)
      Establishing the rule of law remains a key challenge in the Western Balkans. Progress in the region, while different across countries, is slow (Mendelski, 2018; Milošević and Muk, 2016). The rule of law criterion has emerged ...
    • Rebuilding Pastoralist Livelihoods During and After Conflict 

      Avis, William (IDS, 2018-09-03)
      The impacts of different approaches to protecting and promoting / rebuilding pastoralist livelihoods during and after conflict is mixed, complicated by the evolving nature of conflict (including its different forms), the ...
    • Benefits of STEM Education 

      Ismail, Zenobia (IDS, 2018-09-04)
      The literature on STEM education in developing countries focuses on the challenges many young people face with regard to access to secondary and tertiary education in general as well as the gender gaps in STEM education. ...
    • Integrating Militias 

      Strachan, Anna Louise (IDS, 2018-07-24)
      The integration of militias into armed forces is often seen as a means of preventing the resumption of conflict in post-conflict settings (Colletta, 2012, p. 48). It has been used as a strategy in a number of countries, ...
    • Think Tanks’ Influence on Education Policymaking in Low-Income Contexts 

      Boateng, Pearl (IDS, 2018-08-15)
      Though think tanks are acknowledged as critical partners bridging research with policy formulation, one significant challenge that almost all think tanks face is measuring and demonstrating their effectiveness and influence. ...
    • Transformation of Marginalised through Inclusion 

      O'Driscoll, Dylan (IDS, 2018-08-07)
      This rapid review synthesises literature from academic, policy and non-government organisational (NGO) sources on the process of including excluded groups in the decision-making process or wider political system. Excluded ...
    • Demand for Good Local Governance 

      O'Driscoll, Dylan (IDS, 2018-07-23)
      This rapid review synthesises literature from academic, policy and NGO sources on the demand for local governance. The main objective is to understand whether the implementation of good local governance1 leads to a local ...
    • The Public Investment Gap: The Need for External Finance to Increase Public Investment 

      Quak, Evert-jan (IDS, 2018-08-02)
      This rapid review examined the public investment gap particularly the need for external finance to increase public investment. It draws on literatures and evidence on the need for increased public investment in developing ...
    • Intersections of Technology and Civil Society 

      Williams, Kirsten C. (IDS, 2018-09)
      Technological developments of the last 30 years have revolutionized societies and democratised participation. The prospects for integrating more technological solutions to complex issues are growing while the role of civil ...
    • An Overview of ICT for Education of Refugees and IDPs 

      Joynes, Chris; James, Zoe (IDS, 2018-11-20)
      This rapid review examined examples of ICT approaches to address the education needs of those living in IDP and refugee camps and lessons learned from these experiences. Although ICT is considered a good system to fulfil ...
    • Water Management/Governance Systems in Pakistan 

      Cooper, Rachel (IDS, 2018-11-20)
      This review largely focuses on government/formal water management and governance systems in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab provinces and outlines a number of key challenges that are common across the two provinces. Challenges ...
    • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Services in Pakistan 

      Cooper, Rachel (IDS, 2018-11-28)
      This rapid review examined the extent of water, sanitation and hygiene services in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab Provinces of Pakistan. It analyses the published literature on issues, solutions attempted and the impact ...
    • Community Empowerment for Improving Health Services 

      Tull, Kerina (IDS, 2018-11-19)
      This rapid review examined community empowerment for improving health services. It begins with the elaboration of expectation of health services, followed by processes for increasing community empowerment. Additionally, ...
    • Social Protection Measures for Increasing Access to Health Services 

      Tull, Kerina (IDS, 2018-11-05)
      Social protection is concerned with preventing, managing, and overcoming situations that adversely affect people’s well-being. According to the World Bank (2013) social protection in health (SPH) mechanisms are public ...
    • What is Civil Society, its Role and Value in 2018? 

      Cooper, Rachel (IDS, 2018-10-15)
      Civil society is widely understood as the space outside the family, market and state (WEF, 2013). What constitutes civil society has developed and grown since the term first became popular in the 1980s and it now signifies ...
    • Shared Governance of Climate Change and Natural Resources Issues in East Africa 

      Price, Roz (IDS, 2018-10-05)
      This review aims to provide a snapshot of current governance arrangements in the East African region to deal with shared climate change and natural resource management issues. Far from being exhaustive, this review intends ...
    • Shared Climate Change and Natural Resource Management Issues in East Africa 

      Price, Roz (IDS, 2018-09-14)
      This review uses a mixture of academic and grey literature to explore key shared climate change and natural resource management issues across the East Africa region.1 Climate change involves different impacts (flood, ...
    • Economic Development in Kyrgyzstan 

      Price, Roz (IDS, 2018-07-30)
      Kyrgyzstan is a lower middle-income country with a small economy dominated by minerals extraction, agriculture, and reliance on remittances from citizens working abroad. Kyrgyzstan has taken large strides since gaining ...
    • Economic Development in Tajikistan 

      Price, Roz (IDS, 2018-07-18)
      Tajikistan has experienced steady economic growth and achieved rapid poverty reduction over the past two decades, mainly due to a favourable external environment. However, Tajikistan’s economy is highly dependent on ...
    • National and Regional Legal Frameworks to control the Illegal Wildlife Trade in Sub Saharan Africa 

      Price, Roz (IDS, 2017-07-04)
      Although Sub Saharan countries may have signed up to Multi-lateral Environment Agreements and regional frameworks and these are theoretically part of the country’s law, their importance is rarely considered at the national ...