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    • The Development Impact of Chinese Development Investments in Africa 

      Cooper, Rachel (IDS, 2019-09)
      This Emerging Issues report examines a number of popular narratives about the impacts of Chinese investment on economic development in Africa. Popular narratives include Chinese infrastructure investments have weak links ...
    • Impact of Syrian Refugee Crisis on Jordan’s Economy 

      Idris, Iffat (IDS, 2016-12-05)
      This rapid review synthesises evidence on the impact of Syrian’s refugee on the Jordan’s economy, the challenges faced in relation to livelihoods for Syrian refugees in Jordan and measures that can be taken to support ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.9 

      Millington, Kerry (IDS, 2020-04-02)
      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. Each summary is a result ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.8 

      Millington, Kerry (IDS, 2020-04-01)
      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 2-2.5 ...
    • Evidence on Efforts to Mitigate the Negative Educational Impact of Past Disease Outbreaks 

      Hallgarten, Joe (IDS, 2020-03-31)
      This rapid review focusses on efforts to mitigate the educational impact of previous disease outbreaks, concentrating on school-age learners. It follows two companion papers that reviewed broader secondary effects and ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.7 

      Millington, Kerry (IDS, 2020-03-31)
      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 2-2.5 ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.6 

      Millington, Kerry (IDS, 2020-03-30)
      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. Each summary is a result ...
    • Subsidy Reforms: Lessons from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region 

      Megersa, Kelbesa (IDS, 2020-02-28)
      Subsidy reforms in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have concentrated on changing fuel prices and electricity tariffs. Conversely, food subsidy reforms have received less attention, reflecting the comparatively ...
    • Barriers to Education for Girls in the Democratic Republic of Congo 

      Bolton, Laura (IDS, 2020-02-28)
      There was little published literature on the barriers to girls’ education in the DRC. The main findings of the research suggest that cultural history, economic lack, and the coexistence of these are the main factors hindering ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.5 

      Millington, Kerry (IDS, 2020-03-27)
      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. Each summary is a result ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.4 

      Millington, Kerry (IDS, 2020-03-26)
      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. Each summary is a result ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.3 

      Millington, Kerry (IDS, 2020-03-23)
      This weekly 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. Each summary is a result ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.2 

      Millington, Kerry (IDS, 2020-03-16)
      This weekly 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. Each summary is a result ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.1 

      Millington, Kerry (IDS, 2020-03-09)
      This weekly COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary (HES) 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. The first HES was ...
    • Biodiversity Conservation and Restoration and Poverty Reduction 

      Cooper, Rachel (IDS, 2020-03-18)
      Reconciling the twin goals of biodiversity conservation and restoration, and poverty reduction is difficult. A number of factors seem to influence effectiveness across intervention types including context, intervention ...
    • Privatisation and Tax Reform – Lessons from Georgia and Poland 

      (K4D), Knowledge for Development Programme (IDS, 2020-02-29)
      A number of Eastern European countries have implemented tax and privatisation policies that have led to robust growth and improved economic governance. There is much less evidence of countries effectively dismantling or ...
    • The Role of Communication Activity in Contributing to the Reduction of Corruption in Sub-Saharan Africa 

      Richards, Robin (IDS, 2020-03-06)
      This rapid literature review concentrates on the role of communications activity (including communications campaigns and media relations in contributing to the reduction of corruption in Sub-Saharan Africa. The review also ...
    • The Projected Impacts of Climate Change on Food Security in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) 

      Tull, Kerina (IDS, 2020-02-21)
      Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is already highly dependent on food imports, making it also vulnerable to price shocks on the global markets and harvest failures in other world regions. This rapid review will ...
    • The Use of Fossil Fuels in the Middle East and North Africa 

      Avis, William (IDS, 2020-02-21)
      This rapid literature review collates evidence from academic and grey literature on the use of fossil fuels in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). MENA, for much of its recent history, has been known for its energy ...
    • Innovation Value Chains in East and Southern Africa and the Key Gaps 

      Megersa, Kelbesa (IDS, 2020-02-10)
      This review synthesises evidence on key gaps in East and Southern Africa’s innovation value chain (concept to commercialisation), e.g. in health technology, sanitation, clean energy, agricultural technology or bio-innovation. ...