Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • A Resource Guide for Community Engagement and Involvement in Global Health Research 

    Nelson, Erica (National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), 2019)
    Researchers funded by the NIHR Global Health Research Programme are expected to involve patients and the public in planning, implementation and evaluation of their research. The community engagement links, resources, ...
  • IDS Annual Review 2019 

    IDS (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-09-17)
    During the past year, international development has involved grappling with a series of dramatic social and political shifts. We have seen extreme right-wing populism taking hold in more countries; the US retreating from ...
  • Pastoralists Without Pasture: Water Scarcity, Marketisation and Resource Enclosures In Kutch, India 

    Mehta, Lyla; Srivastava, Shilpi (White Horse Press, 2019-09-01)
    Scarcity and uncertainty loom large over the landscape of Kutch, an arid to semi-arid district in western India, where pastoralism has been practised for generations. Despite its clear potential to tackle the dryland ...
  • Mapping Differential Vulnerabilities and Rights: ‘Opening’ Access to Social Protection for Forcibly Displaced Populations 

    Sabates-Wheeler, Rachel (SpringerOpen, 2019)
    In recent years, forcibly displaced populations have attracted enormous media attention as an increasing number of disasters and political conflicts push more and more people to move away from their homes and seek refuge ...
  • Smallholder Data: What Information Does the Private Sector Collect About Smallholders, How Can it be Improved, and How is it Relevant to the SDGs? 

    Spratt, Stephen; O'Flynn, Peter; Ayele, Seife; Eager, Rachel (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-12-31)
    This summary presents findings from a DFID research funded project, covering the data that is currently collected by agribusinesses and their financiers about smallholders across six value chains in three countries: Ethiopia, ...
  • Masculinities and Transition in Kazakhstan: Country Brief 

    Greig, Alan; Kudaibergenova, Diana T; Edström, Jerker (IDS, 2019-09-10)
    In both policy-oriented and scholarly literatures on the gender dimensions of the social and economic transitions in Kazakhstan of the past 30 years, men and their gendered experiences of transitions are scarcely discussed. ...
  • Masculinities and Transition in Egypt: Country Brief 

    Aly, Ramy; Greig, Alan; Edström, Jerker (IDS, 2019-09-10)
    Gender and development research in Egypt tends to frame questions about men solely in terms of barriers to women’s economic advancement. Only recently have questions been raised about men’s own gendered experiences and ...
  • Masculinities and Transition: Enduring Privilege? 

    Edström, Jerker; Aly, Ramy; Greig, Alan; Walker, Charlie; Babenko, Svitlana; Çağlar, Meriç; Kudaibergenova, Diana T; Müller, Catherine (IDS, 2019-09-10)
    There has been significant progress in gender equality globally over recent decades, such as in school enrolment or in labour force participation rates, and in certain groups of men’s and boys’ attitudes to gender equality; ...
  • Masculinities and Transition: Summary Brief 

    Edström, Jerker; Greig, Alan; Aly, Ramy; Walker, Charlie; Müller, Catherine (IDS, 2019-09-10)
    Profound social and economic transitions over the past 30 years have shaped women’s lives and opportunities in Egypt, Kazakhstan, Turkey and Ukraine in varying ways. Much less is known about men’s experiences of economic ...
  • Masculinities and Transition in Ukraine: Country Brief 

    Walker, Charlie; Babenko, Svitlana; Greig, Alan (IDS, 2019-09-10)
    As Ukraine has attempted to distance itself from the Soviet past and to establish a strong and independent self-identity, ideals of masculinity and femininity have emerged that have both nationalist and traditionalist ...
  • Masculinities and Transition in Turkey: Country Brief 

    Edström, Jerker; Çağlar, Meriç; Greig, Alan (IDS, 2019-09-10)
    Despite a progressive legal framework and social and human resources policies aimed at benefiting women in Turkey, their labour force participation has remained low. International partners and financial institutions have ...
  • Agricultural Investments and Hunger in Africa Modelling Potential Contributions to SDG 2 - Zero Hunger 

    Mason-D'Croz, Daniel; Sulser, Timothy B.; Wiebe, Keith; Rosegrant, Mark W.; Lowder, Sarah K.; Nin-Pratt, Alejandro; Willenbockel, Dirk; Robinson, Sherman; Zhu, Tingju; Cenacchi, Nicola; Dunston, Shahnila; Robertson, Richard D. (Elsevier Ltd., 2019-04)
    We use IFPRI’s IMPACT framework of linked biophysical and structural economic models to examine developments in global agricultural production systems, climate change, and food security. Building on related work on how ...
  • Agricultural Investments and Hunger in Africa Modelling Potential Contributions to SDG 2 - Zero Hunger 

    Mason-D'Croz, Daniel; Sulser, Timothy B.; Wiebe, Keith; Rosegrant, Mark; Lowder, Sarah K.; Nin-Pratt, Alejandro; Willenbockel, Dirk; Robinson, Sherman; Zhu, Tingju; Cenacchi, Nicola; Dunston, Shahnila; Robertson, Richard D. (Elsevier Ltd., 2018-12-01)
    We use IFPRI’s IMPACT framework of linked biophysical and structural economic models to examine developments in global agricultural production systems, climate change, and food security. Building on related work on how ...
  • Dynamic Computable General Equilibrium Simulations in Support of Quantitative Foresight Modeling to Inform the CGIAR Research Portfolio 

    Willenbockel, Dirk; Robinson, Sherman; Mason-D’Croz, Daniel; Rosegrant, Mark; Sulser, Timothy; Dunston, Shahnila; Cenacchi, Nicola (The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), 2018-07-01)
    In the context of the project Quantitative Foresight Modeling to Inform the CGIAR Research Portfolio, IFPRI’s International Model for Policy Analysis of Agricultural Commodities and Trade (IMPACT) was linked to the global ...
  • Socioecological Systems and Forest Landscape Restoration 

    Yang, Anastasia L.; Bellwood-Howard, Imogen; Lippe, Melvin (Taylor & Francis, 2018-09)
    Social and ecological systems are in constant interaction. Focusing on both systems and their interactions provides a more balanced way of addressing forest landscape restoration (FLR). In this chapter, a range of forest ...
  • Agricultural Knowledge Networks in Northern Ghana 

    Bellwood-Howard, Imogen; Alidu, Abdul-Fatahi (Michigan State University, 2018)
    Farmers, researchers and extension officers in Northern Ghana encounter productivity problems, such as striga, acidity, hardpan and bochaa (a Dagbani word denoting low productivity). We undertook a mainly qualitative study ...

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