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    • The Contribution of Informal Trade for Food Security in Developing Economies 

      Tull, Kerina (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-03-12)
      This rapid review will provide additional understanding on the importance of informal trade in food security. Additional data on regional food movement in sub-Saharan Africa, and remittance trends is explored by request. ...
    • Impact of Social Inequalities and Discrimination on Vulnerability to Crises 

      Carter, Becky (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-04-13)
      This rapid literature review summarises the key evidence on the impact of social inequalities and discrimination on vulnerability to crises. The review focuses on inequalities among groups in society arising from the ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.119 

      Piotrowski, Helen (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-04-12)
      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 ...
    • Humanitarian Evidence Summary No.13 

      Kelly, Luke (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-03-31)
      This is the 13th monthly Humanitarian Evidence Summary (HUMES) to signpost FCDO and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on humanitarian action to inform and support their response. ...
    • Impacts of Trade Facilitation on Carbon Emissions 

      Lucas, Brian (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-03-05)
      There is very little evidence that trade facilitation measures have a significant impact on carbon emissions, except in the case of trucks at land border crossings, where there is good evidence that trade facilitation can ...
    • Education, Girls’ Education and Climate Change 

      Sims, Kate (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-03)
      This Emerging Issue Report (EIR) explores research and evidence on the relationship between education, girls’ education and climate change. There is scientific consensus that climate change is real, manifested through ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.118 

      Piotrowski, Helen (IDS, 2021-03-29)
      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 Health Evidence Summary No.117 

      Millington, Kerry (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-03-22)
      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 ...
    • Trade Facilitation for Environmental Goods and Services 

      Hicks, Jacqueline (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-03-02)
      This rapid review synthesises the literature from academic, policy, and knowledge institution sources on how reform in customs procedures can facilitate international trade in environmental goods and services. Overall, it ...
    • Gender and Tax: Programming and Evidence 

      Megersa, Kelbesa (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-02-15)
      Generally, policymakers and tax analysts (as well as donors concerned about gender equity) have not made proper consideration about how tax policies and tax reforms can interact with gendered cultural norms in developing ...
    • COVID-19, Governance, and Conflict: Emerging Impacts and Future Evidence Needs 

      Herbert, Siân; Marquette, Heather (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-03)
      This paper reviews emerging evidence of the impact of COVID-19 on governance and conflict, using a “governance and conflict first” approach in contrast to other research and synthesis on COVID-19 in the social sciences ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.116 

      Millington, Kerry (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-03-15)
      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 ...
    • Defining and Measuring Diplomatic Influence 

      Hicks, Jacqueline (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-02-04)
      This review found no sources of straightforward indicators for use in measuring diplomatic influence. The literature and evaluations found to recommend the use of tailor-made evaluations to account for “differences in ...
    • Water in Sustainable Agriculture Standards 

      Cooper, Rachel (IDS, 2021-01-13)
      This review synthesises evidence on water in sustainable agriculture standards. Sustainable agricultural standards, hereafter standards, is a broad term encompassing certification schemes, tools, and programmes. The ...
    • Promotion of Freedom of Religion or Belief 

      Idris, Iffat (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-01-22)
      Freedom of religion or belief (FoRB) is a fundamental human right. However, the general global trend in recent years is towards increased FoRB violations by both government and non-government actors. Notable exceptions are ...
    • Transitional Justice and Reconciliation in the Western Balkans: Approaches, Impacts and Challenges 

      Haider, Huma (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-01-25)
      Countries in the Western Balkans have engaged in various transitional justice and reconciliation initiatives to address the legacy of the wars of the 1990s and the deep political and societal divisions that persist. There ...
    • Economic Impact of Local Vaccine Manufacturing 

      Tull, Kerina (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-02-23)
      Over a period of time, a tier of mostly middle-income developing countries has developed a considerable pharmaceutical and vaccine production capacity. However, outcomes have not always been positive for domestic manufacturers ...
    • Humanitarian Evidence Summary No.12 

      Kelly, Luke (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-03-08)
      This is the 12th monthly Humanitarian Evidence Summary (HUMES) to signpost FCDO and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on humanitarian action to inform and support their response. ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.115 

      Millington, Kerry (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-03-08)
      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.30 

      Herbert, Sian (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-02-26)
      This fortnightly Covid-19 (C19), 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 ...