New knowledge on children and young people: A synthesis of evidence from the ESRC-DFID Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research
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In 2014 The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and The Department for International Development (DFID) set four groups of researchers a challenging task: to look across the more than 100 diverse projects funded through the Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research and synthesise and assess the evidence they had generated on a number of themes: children and young people; gender; health; and research methods. The resulting reports, Evidence Synthesis Research Awards (ESRA), are intended as rich sources of information of interest to a wide audience. The ESRA highlight the specific achievements and contributions of Joint Fund research – to knowledge about development issues, to methods and approaches to researching these, and to supporting social and economic impact. The Impact Initiativehas produced a series of summaries to capture these findings and their implications for policymakers and researchers to accompany the main reports.
CitationMarcus, R. Page, E., Stephenson, J. and Walker, D. (2016) New knowledge on children and young people: A Synthesis of Evidence from the ESRC-DFID Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research, Brighton: The Impact Initiative.