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    • The Covid-19 Pandemic and the Future of Global Value Chains (GVCs) 

      Quak, Evert-jan (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-09-14)
      The Covid-19 pandemic has shown the importance of a better understanding of GVCs in relation to epidemic outbreaks. The literature also mentions that there is now an opportunity for building inclusive and sustainable GVCs. ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.95 

      Millington, Kerry; Reddin, Samantha (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-09-28)
      This weekly COVID-19 health evidence summary (HES) is based on 3.5 hours of desk-based research. The summary is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of available evidence on COVID-19 but aims to make original documents ...
    • Covid-19, Conflict, and Governance Evidence Summary No.19 

      Herbert, Siân (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-09-25)
      This weekly Covid-19, Conflict, and Governance Evidence Summary aims to signpost the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and other UK government departments to the latest evidence and opinions on Covid-19 ...
    • Humanitarian Pauses and Corridors in Contexts of Conflict 

      Price, Roz (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-09-17)
      This rapid review explores the literature on humanitarian corridors and humanitarian pauses in contexts of conflict. This review first provides definitions and discussions of the key terms – humanitarian corridor and ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.94 

      Millington, Kerry; Reddin, Samantha (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-09-21)
      This weekly COVID-19 health evidence summary (HES) is based on 3.5 hours of desk-based research. The summary is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of available evidence on COVID-19 but aims to make original documents ...
    • Programmes to Develop and Grow Value Chains: Evidence from Egypt and Other Developing Countries 

      Megersa, Kelbesa (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-09-04)
      Changes in business relationships resulting from interventions and programming of Value Chain Development are likely to produce significant benefits both for participants in a specific value chain – as well as for the ...
    • Organised Crime in Healthcare Systems 

      Enfield, Sue (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-06-18)
      Crime and malpractice within healthcare systems take many forms, from front line corruption such as demanding cash payment for appointments or consultations, through to large scale misuse or misappropriation of funds in ...
    • Barriers to Preventing Deforestation and Degradation of Indonesia’s Tropical Rainforests and Peatlands 

      Lenhardt, Amanda (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-07-13)
      Indonesia has undertaken a range of measures to address the country’s high rates of deforestation and land degradation, but significant barriers remain to meeting the targets set out by these measures and by international ...
    • ‘Sites and Services’, and In-Situ Slum Upgrading 

      Bolton, Laura (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-08-21)
      ‘Sites and services’ is a housing solution scheme for the poor where a serviced plot of land is bought for the inhabitant to build on and invest in. Servicing typically includes a sanitary unit and community facilities. ...
    • Tactical Urbanism in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) 

      Bolton, Laura (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-08-21)
      Tactical urbanism, a term developed from High-Income Countries (HICs), describes grassroots activities in urban settings for neighbourhood building which are short-term, low-cost, iterative, make efficient use of resources, ...
    • Covid-19, Conflict, and Governance Evidence Summary No.18 

      Herbert, Sian (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-09-18)
      This weekly Covid-19, Conflict, and Governance Evidence Summary aims to signpost the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and other UK government departments to the latest evidence and opinions on Covid-19 ...
    • Risk of Capital Flight Due to a Better Understanding of Climate Change 

      Cooper, Rachel (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-01-17)
      The physical risks of climate change, including both gradual global warming and an increase in extreme weather events are likely to cause increasing financial and economic losses. This helpdesk report examines the evidence ...
    • The Costs of Climate Change Adaptation in Middle-income Countries 

      Lenhardt, Amanda (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-09-07)
      While potential costs and tracked spending on adaptation to climate change in middle-income countries (MICs) are difficult to measure, there is wide agreement that current spending on adaption is highly inadequate. This ...
    • National and Local Factors in Just Transitions for Low- and Middle-income Countries 

      Lenhardt, Amanda (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-08-25)
      Transitions away from fossil fuels and other carbon-intensive industries involve a range of dynamic social, political, economic, and environmental factors at international, national, regional and local levels. Many national ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.93 

      Millington, Kerry; Reddin, Samantha (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-09-14)
      This weekly COVID-19 health evidence summary (HES) is based on 3.5 hours of desk-based research. The summary is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of available evidence on COVID-19 but aims to make original documents ...
    • Social Impacts and Responses Related to COVID-19 in Low- and Middle-income Countries 

      Rohwerder, Brigitte (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-07)
      This report focuses on the social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in low- and middle-income countries and considerations around preparedness, response/mitigation, resilience, and recovery measures taken or proposed in ...
    • Covid-19, Conflict, and Governance Evidence Summary No.17 

      Herbert, Siân (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-09-11)
      This weekly Covid-19, Conflict, and Governance Evidence Summary aims to signpost the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and other UK government departments to the latest evidence and opinions on Covid-19 ...
    • State Owned Enterprises and Public Finances in Developing Countries: The Impact of Economic and Health-related Crises 

      Megersa, Kelbesa (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-09-07)
      The Impact of Economic and Health-related Crises State-owned Enterprises (SOEs) are important actors in both developing and developed economies. This helpdesk report examines the scope, size and role of SoEs in developing ...
    • COVID-19 Demography Evidence Summary No.13 

      Quak, Evert-jan (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-09-10)
      This is the 13th of a two-weekly COVID-19 Demography Evidence Summary (DES) to signpost FCDO and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on COVID-19 to inform and support their response. ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.92 

      Millington, Kerry; Reddin, Samantha (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-09-10)
      This weekly COVID-19 health evidence summary (HES) is based on 3.5 hours of desk-based research. The summary is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of available evidence on COVID-19 but aims to make original documents ...