Now showing items 1-20 of 966

    • Financial Inclusion in a Refugee Response 

      Megersa, Kelbesa (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-08-18)
      The growing scope, frequency, and complexity of forced displacement, both inside and outside of countries, has pushed donors and other development groups to rethink their approaches to humanitarian crises, particularly on ...
    • Approaches to Youth Violence in Jordan 

      Idris, Iffat (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-11-13)
      Youth violence, particularly targeting the state as well as engagement in violent extremism, has been a persistent feature in Jordan over the past decade. There are numerous factors driving this: economic, political and ...
    • Humanitarian Evidence Summary No.19 

      Kelly, Luke (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-10-13)
      This is the 19th 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. ...
    • Lessons learnt from humanitarian negotiations with the Taliban, 1996-2001 

      Kelly, Luke (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-09-17)
      This rapid literature review finds that humanitarian actors responded in a variety of ways to Taliban actions limiting principled aid in the country during the period of their rule (1996-2001). The report is focused on the ...
    • Humanitarian Evidence Summary No.18 

      Kelly, Luke (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-09-14)
      This is the 18th 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. ...
    • Evidence on the Advantages of Low Carbon Growth in Jordan 

      Price, Roz (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-08-06)
      There has been a considerable amount of research generally into the benefits associated with low carbon development, showing that it can be synergistic with development priorities – such as job creation, improved public ...
    • Water Security and Climate Change 

      Cooper, Rachel; Price, Roz (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-07-19)
      Attention is coalescing around water and climate change, and the agendas for water security and climate action are converging. There is growing appreciation of water as a crosscutting mechanism for improving the effectiveness ...
    • Feminist Foreign Policy: Contributions and lessons 

      Hicks, Jacqueline (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-08-11)
      A relatively small number of countries have an explicit “Feminist Foreign Policy” (FFP). Those most often cited are Sweden, Canada, France, Mexico, and Spain. In theory, an FFP moves beyond gender mainstreaming in foreign ...
    • Education Systems for Girls’ Education in the Indo-Pacific Region 

      Newman, Lorenzo; Pelosi, Alice; Zino, Giovanni; Crespi, Silvia; Gordon, Rebecca (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-09)
      Despite substantial progress over the last two decades, girls in many parts of the world experience worse educational outcomes than boys, particularly at the secondary and tertiary levels. The COVID-19 pandemic appears to ...
    • Policy and Administrative Barriers to IDPs Accessing Basic Services 

      Kelly, Luke (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-07-16)
      Literature shows that IDPs struggle to access services, which has an impact on their ability to live healthy and fulfilling lives. In the field of health, IDPs frequently have worse outcomes than both host community and ...
    • Private Sector Development Finance to Support the ‘Missing Middle’ 

      Lenhardt, Amanda (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-01-20)
      Evidence indicates that business support to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in lower middle-income countries (LMICs) can improve firms’ performance, create jobs, and have a positive effect on labour productivity (Piza ...
    • Reading Pack: Tackling the Global Water Crisis: The Role of Water Footprints and Water Stewardship 

      Hepworth, Nick (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-08)
      The K4D professional development Reading Packs provide thought-provoking introductions by international experts and highlight the emerging issues and debates within them. They aim to help inform policies that are more ...
    • Humanitarian Evidence Summary No.17 

      Kelly, Luke (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-08-10)
      This is the 17th 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. ...
    • Environmental Challenges of Digital Transformation in Developing Countries 

      Hicks, Jacqueline (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-07-19)
      This rapid review synthesises the literature on the environmental risks of four different aspects of digital transformation in developing countries: ICT adoption, digitally-enabled energy efficiency, ride-hailing apps, and ...
    • Guidance Note on Supporting a Demographic Transition in SSA 

      Quak, Evert-jan (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-07)
      This guidance note is about how donors, can support a demographic transition in sub- Saharan Africa. The demographic transition is the evolution from high to low mortality and fertility rates, with associated changes in ...
    • Attitudes to Water Usage in Jordan 

      Bolton, Laura (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-07-12)
      The author undertakes a literature review of attitudes to water usage in Jordan. One survey was identified which assessed attitudes towards water conservation, sampling 2000 residents in three regions in Jordan (Irbid, ...
    • Interventions to Address Discrimination against LGBTQi Persons 

      Ismail, Zenobia; Lesinko, Topua (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-06-03)
      This annotated bibliography synthesises evidence on interventions to limit discrimination and abuse against people who are LGBTQi. In general, development agencies have strong commitments to LGBTQi rights in their strategy ...
    • 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, ...