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    • Mainstreaming Institutional Resilience and Systems Strengthening in Donor Policies and Programming 

      Haider, Huma (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-06-17)
      This rapid review synthesises evidence on key aspects of mainstreaming institutional resilience and systems strengthening in donor policies and programming in FCAS (Fragile and Conflict-affect States) contexts, particularly ...
    • Donor Support for the Human Rights of LGBT+ 

      Bolton, Laura (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-06-14)
      This rapid review synthesises evidence on the bilateral and multilateral donors promoting and protecting the human rights of LGBT+ people on a global scale. It focusses on those donors that have policies, implementation ...
    • Documentation of Survivors of Gender-based Violence (GBV) 

      Idris, Iffat (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-07-16)
      This review is largely based on grey literature, in particular policy documents and reports by international development organizations. While there was substantial literature on approaches and principles to GBV documentation, ...
    • Increasing Birth Registration for Children of Marginalised Groups in Pakistan 

      Idris, Iffat (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-07-16)
      This review looks at approaches to promote birth registration among marginalised groups, in order to inform programming in Pakistan. It draws on a mixture of academic and grey literature, in particular reports by international ...
    • Maintaining Basic State Functions and Service Delivery During Escalating Crises 

      Herbert, Siân (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-05-17)
      This rapid literature review explores how to maintain essential state functions and basic service delivery during escalating conflict situations. It draws on literature and ideas from various overlapping agendas including ...
    • Nature-based Solutions (NbS) – What are They and What are the Barriers and Enablers to Their Use? 

      Price, Roz (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-05-05)
      This rapid review examines literature around Nature-based Solutions (NbS), what are NbS, the pros and cons of NbS, design and implementation issues (including governance, indigenous knowledge), finance and the enabling ...
    • Social Inequalities and Famine and Severe Food Insecurity Risk 

      Carter, Becky; Kelly, Luke (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-06-30)
      This rapid review summarises the evidence on the ways in which social inequalities and discrimination affect the risk of famine or severe food insecurity. Looking at the risk at the national and sub-national level, gender ...
    • Characteristics of Global Health Diplomacy 

      Kelly, Luke (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-06-18)
      This rapid review focuses on Global Health Diplomacy and defines it as a method of interaction between the different stakeholders of the public health sector in a bid to promote representation, cooperation, promotion of ...
    • Inclusion of Marginalised Groups in Sensitive Programming in Pakistan 

      Price, Roz (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-04-14)
      This rapid review focuses on the different variations of discrimination against marginalized groups, with a focus on the effect of intersecting and overlapping inequalities and the different experiences and outcomes they ...
    • Humanitarian Evidence Summary No.16 

      Kelly, Luke (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-06-29)
      This is the 16th 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. ...
    • K4D’s Work on the Indirect Impacts of COVID-19 in Low- and Middle- Income Countries 

      Quak, Evert-Jan (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-06-30)
      This report is not an in-depth nor exhaustive analysis of the many indirect impacts of the pandemic on LMICs. The content is purely based on the requests from FCDO to the K4D services on this topic, and as such can only ...
    • Interaction Between Food Prices and Political Instability 

      Ismail, Zenobia (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-05-21)
      This report reviews the literature on links between international food prices and political instability (including protests, riots and social unrest). The literature on food prices and protests, riots, unrest, or violent ...
    • Evidence and Lessons Learned Regarding the Effect of Equitable Quality Education on ‘Open Society’ 

      Fieldsend, Astrid (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-05)
      The purpose of this review is to assist FCDO in understanding the evidence of impact and any valuable lessons regarding the effect equitable quality education can have on ‘open society’. The search revealed that there is ...
    • Transition to Federal Health and Education Governance 

      Bolton, Laura (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-06-28)
      This report looks at transition from central to federal responsibilities for health and education in Nepal and Indonesia. Federalism is a complex process and it was outside of the scope of this review to investigate the ...
    • Role of Faith and Belief in Environmental Engagement and Action in MENA Region 

      Avis, William (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-05-19)
      This helpdesk report provides a critical review of the literature on the role of faith and religious values in environmental engagement and action. Contemporary studies have examined the relationship between religion and ...
    • Tools and Methodologies for Calculating Greenhouse Gas Emissions for FCDO Programme Planning 

      Bolton, Laura (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-05-25)
      This report provides a review of the tools and methodologies for the calculation of greenhouse emissions for development projects in sectors such as water supply and sanitation, infrastructure, finance and governance ...
    • Humanitarian Evidence Summary No.15 

      Kelly, Luke (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-06-08)
      This is the 15th 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. ...
    • Overview of Political Economy Analysis Frameworks in the Area of Climate Governance and Key Issues to Consider 

      Price, Roz (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-06-21)
      Despite global recognition of the urgency of climate action and the need to transition to a low-carbon economy, greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, and adaptation needs remain urgent. For a number of years, there ...
    • Lessons for FCDO Climate Change Programming in East Africa 

      Bolton, Laura (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-05-05)
      This rapid review synthesises evidence on FCDO climate projects across the East African region in the following countries; Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania. This review established that sector stakeholders in countries ...
    • Protecting and Promoting Systems for Essential Health Services During Rollout of COVID-19 Tools 

      Millington, Kerry A. (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-05-18)
      Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous negative impact on economies of most countries around the world. COVID-19 has disrupted the ability of health systems to deliver on essential health services and has ...