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    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.50 

      Millington, Kerry; Reddin, Samantha (IDS, 2020-05-29)
      This is a weekly summary of the daily COVID-19 health evidence summary (HES) which are based on 3 hours of desk-based research each day. The summary is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of available evidence on ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.49 

      Millington, Kerry; Reddin, Samantha (IDS, 2020-05-29)
      This daily COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary is to signpost DFID and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on COVID-19 to inform and support their response. It is a result of 3 hours ...
    • Assessing the Performance of African Tax Administrations: A Malawian Puzzle 

      Ligomeka, Waziona (IDS, 2020-05-28)
      When judged by the standard criteria for effective tax administration, as carried out under the Tax Administration Diagnostic Assessment Tool (TADAT), the Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) appears to perform very poorly, ...
    • Cost-effectiveness in Humanitarian Outcomes and Development in Fragile and Conflict-affected States: An Update of Helpdesk Reports 457– 462 

      Price, Roz (IDS, 2020-04-07)
      This report provides an update to a set of previous helpdesk reports by the Knowledge, Evidence and Learning for Development Programme (K4D) produced between September and October 2018 which reviewed the cost-effectiveness ...
    • Cost-Effectiveness in Humanitarian Outcomes: Logistics 

      Tull, Kerina (IDS, 2020-04-08)
      This helpdesk report examines the cost-effectiveness of new logistic techniques and processes in humanitarian settings. Maintaining supply chains is crucial in responding effectively to humanitarian crises. Logistics ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.48 

      Millington, Kerry; Reddin, Samantha (IDS, 2020-05-28)
      This daily COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary is to signpost DFID and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on COVID-19 to inform and support their response. It is a result of 3 hours ...
    • COVID-19 Demography Evidence Summary No.3 

      Quak, Evert-jan (IDS, 2020-05-28)
      This is the third of a weekly COVID-19 Demography Evidence Summary (DES) to signpost DFID and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on COVID19 to inform and support their response. ...
    • Interventions to Combat High-Interest Informal Moneylending 

      Idris, Iffat (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-05-28)
      This Emerging Evidence Report acknowledges that high-interest informal moneylending can serve a useful purpose in developing countries, helping those without the means to access credit from formal financial institutions. ...
    • The Use of Data for Cost-effectively Improving Humanitarian Outcomes 

      Bolton, Laura (IDS, 2020-03-31)
      This report uses annotated bibliography to examine the evidence that the use of data in humanitarian work is cost-effectively improving humanitarian outcomes across DFID humanitarian policy priorities. This review was not ...
    • Accountability to Affected Populations and Cost-Effectiveness in Humanitarian Outcomes 

      Megersa, Kelbesa (IDS, 2020-04-21)
      Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP) seeks to ensure that the rights, dignity, perspectives and security of all groups of an affected population are protected, and that gender, age, disability and diversity identify ...
    • Evidence and Lessons on Integrated Services for Refugees and Host Citizens in Developing Countries 

      Kelly, Luke (IDS, 2020-05-01)
      This helpdesk report reviews the evidence on refugee caseloads being absorbed into host government social service provision such as education, health and the right to work in developing countries. Given that integrated ...
    • Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) Immersive Research 

      Institute of Development Studies; Praxis; WaterAid (Institute of Development Studies (IDS) / Praxis / WaterAid, 2017-10-12)
      Praxis, the community-led total sanitation (CLTS) Knowledge Hub at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), together with WaterAid, undertook an immersive research project to learn from the experiences of three districts ...
    • Convening and Facilitating Rapid Action Learning Workshops for the Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin (SBM-G) 

      Chambers, Robert; Mishra, Vinod; Myers, Jamie (Institute of Development Studies (IDS) / Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council, 2018-07-13)
      These guidance notes intend to inform and support all who seek to sponsor, convene, facilitate and report on Rapid Action Learning (RAL) workshops anywhere in India and to contribute to the quality, sustainability and ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.47 

      Millington, Kerry; Reddin, Samantha (IDS, 2020-05-27)
      This daily COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary is to signpost DFID and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on COVID-19 to inform and support their response. It is a result of 3 hours ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.46 

      Millington, Kerry; Reddin, Samantha (IDS, 2020-05-26)
      This daily COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary is to signpost DFID and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on COVID-19 to inform and support their response. It is a result of 3 hours ...
    • Pastoralism and Development: Fifty Years of Dynamic Change 

      Scoones, Ian (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-05-26)
      This archive IDS Bulletin reflects on 50 years of research on pastoralism at IDS. Much has changed, but there are also important continuities. The ‘end of pastoralism’ was proclaimed widely in the 1970s, yet, as a successful, ...
    • Notes on Contributors: Fifty Years of Research on Pastoralism and Development 

      Scoones, Ian (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-05-26)
      This is the note on contributors for IDS Bulletin 51A 'Pastoralism and Development: Fifty Years of Dynamic Change'.
    • Pastoralism and Development: Fifty Years of Dynamic Change 

      Scoones, Ian; Lind, Jeremy; Maru, Natasha; Nori, Michele; Pappagallo, Linda; Shariff, Tahira; Simula, Giulia; Swift, Jeremy; Taye, Masresha; Tsering, Palden (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-05-26)
      This archive IDS Bulletin reflects on 50 years of research on pastoralism at IDS. Thirteen articles are introduced around six themes that have characterised IDS-linked research over this period. These are: pastoral ...
    • Access to Food, Dry Season Strategies and Household Size amongst the Bambara of Central Mali 

      Toulmin, Camilla (Institute of Development Studies, 1986-07-31)
      The Bambara village of Kala lies on the northern frontier for regular crop production in Mali (see Map). With a long term mean rainfall of 600 mm per year, this region forms part of the southern Sahelian zone. Rainfall is ...
    • Gender and Livelihoods in Northern Pakistan 

      Joekes, Susan (Institute of Development Studies, 1995-01-31)
      This article reports on research done in 1993-94 in the Hunza and Nagar districts in the Karakorum mountains in the Northern Areas of Pakistan. It was designed to explore whether increasing demands on women's labour inputs ...