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Social protection, poverty and the post-2015 agenda
A. Fiszbein; R. Kanbur; R. Yemtsov / World Bank, 2013
Defining social protection as a collection of programs that address risk, vulnerability, inequality and poverty through a system of transfers in cash or in kind, this paper argues that social protection needs to be on the post-2015 ag...
Arc Finance
Arc Finance is a global non-profit that brings together practitioners, funders, pro-poor enterprises, and end-users to develop solutions for access to finance for clean energy and water.
International development: ideas, experience, and prospects
B. Currie-Alder (ed); R. Kanbur (ed); D.M. Malone (ed); R. Medhora (ed) / Development Ideas, 2014
Thinking on development informs and inspires the actions of people, organizations, and states in their continuous effort to invent a better world. Produced by Devlopment Ideas and published by IDRC, this volume examines the ideas behi...
Development Ideas
Development Ideas is a space for thinkers and practitioners to learn, share and debate about international development—its origins, how it has changed and spread over time, and how it may evolve. The group have published an essential reference book for scholars, graduate students, practitioners and policy-makers: International Development: Ideas, Experience and Prospects  in...
Coresidence with elderly parents in contemporary China: the role of filial piety, reciprocity, socioeconomic resources, and parental needs
Z. Zhang; D. Gu; Y. Luo / Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, 2014
Traditionally, family has played a central role in elder care in China. In addition, China’s constitution and a series of laws passed in the late 1990s stipulate that family members have the primary responsibility for taking car...
Early value-for-money adaptation: delivering VfM adaptation using iterative frameworks and low-regret options
P. Watkiss; A. Hunt; M. Savage / Evidence on Demand, 2014
This report sets out to address the challenges with the identification, sequencing and early appraisal of adaptation, in the context of delivering value for money. It outlines the benefits of using iterative frameworks (iterative clim...
Building relationships in development cooperation: traditional donors and the rising powers
R. Eyben / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2013
Staff working in development agencies from traditional donor countries in the North need to be aware of the ways in which their actions are understood by their counterparts in the rising powers. Research reveals concerns amongst the r...
The BRICS and the international development system: challenge and cnvergence
X. Li; R. Carey 2014
The sustained growth of rising powers, including the grouping known as the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) is reshaping global governance arrangements. Annual BRICS summits and inter-ministerial meetings seek to ...
Brazil’s international development cooperation at a crossroads
M Younis / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
Brazil’s historic experience as an aid recipient, combined with the country’s relative lack of dependency on Northern funds to support its own development trajectory, has contributed to creating and sustaining a critical a...
Building mutual understanding for effective development
Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
In recent years a number of countries, referred to collectively as the rising powers, have achieved rapid economic growth and increased political influence. In many cases their experience challenges received wisdom on inclusive develo...
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Social protection, poverty and the post-2015 agenda
A. Fiszbein; R. Kanbur; R. Yemtsov / World Bank, 2013
Defining social protection as a collection of programs that address risk, vulnerability, inequality and poverty through a system of transfers in cash or in kind, this paper argues that social protection needs to be on the post-2015 ag...
International development: ideas, experience, and prospects
B. Currie-Alder (ed); R. Kanbur (ed); D.M. Malone (ed); R. Medhora (ed) / Development Ideas, 2014
Thinking on development informs and inspires the actions of people, organizations, and states in their continuous effort to invent a better world. Produced by Devlopment Ideas and published by IDRC, this volume examines the ideas behi...
Coresidence with elderly parents in contemporary China: the role of filial piety, reciprocity, socioeconomic resources, and parental needs
Z. Zhang; D. Gu; Y. Luo / Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, 2014
Traditionally, family has played a central role in elder care in China. In addition, China’s constitution and a series of laws passed in the late 1990s stipulate that family members have the primary responsibility for taking car...
Early value-for-money adaptation: delivering VfM adaptation using iterative frameworks and low-regret options
P. Watkiss; A. Hunt; M. Savage / Evidence on Demand, 2014
This report sets out to address the challenges with the identification, sequencing and early appraisal of adaptation, in the context of delivering value for money. It outlines the benefits of using iterative frameworks (iterative clim...
Building relationships in development cooperation: traditional donors and the rising powers
R. Eyben / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2013
Staff working in development agencies from traditional donor countries in the North need to be aware of the ways in which their actions are understood by their counterparts in the rising powers. Research reveals concerns amongst the r...
The BRICS and the international development system: challenge and cnvergence
X. Li; R. Carey 2014
The sustained growth of rising powers, including the grouping known as the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) is reshaping global governance arrangements. Annual BRICS summits and inter-ministerial meetings seek to ...
Brazil’s international development cooperation at a crossroads
M Younis / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
Brazil’s historic experience as an aid recipient, combined with the country’s relative lack of dependency on Northern funds to support its own development trajectory, has contributed to creating and sustaining a critical a...
Building mutual understanding for effective development
Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
In recent years a number of countries, referred to collectively as the rising powers, have achieved rapid economic growth and increased political influence. In many cases their experience challenges received wisdom on inclusive develo...
Learning from India’s development cooperation
Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
In recent years, India has substantially increased the levels of its development cooperation. It has streamlined its development cooperation activities and put the principles of South-South Cooperation, including respect for national ...
Social networks and micro finance
T. Balantrapu; M. Rao / Centre for Micro Finance, India, 2012
This summary reviews a number of studies that deal with the issues of social networks and finance, the role of informal institutions within networks and econometrics of studying social networks. The paper highlights that with t...
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Arc Finance
Arc Finance is a global non-profit that brings together practitioners, funders, pro-poor enterprises, and end-users to develop solutions for access to finance for clean energy and water.
Development Ideas
Development Ideas is a space for thinkers and practitioners to learn, share and debate about international development—its origins, how it has changed and spread over time, and how it may evolve. The group have published an essential reference book for scholars, graduate students, practitioners and policy-makers: International Development: Ideas, Experience and Prospects  in...
Centre for Micro Finance, India (CMF)
The Centre for Micro Finance aims to improve the accessibility and quality of financial services for the poor through rigorous research, knowledge dissemination and evidence-based policy outreach. Most CMF research projects entail the collection of primary data via survey instruments. Once CMF data sets are cleaned and analyzed they are made publicly available online and can be accessible via...
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa (IRIBA)
Brazil has emerged as a globally significant economic power in the last decade, combining accelerated growth with falling poverty and inequality. This achievement is globally recognised – nowhere more so than among the emerging economies in Africa. This DFID-funded research programme, based at the University of Manchester brings together an international team of researchers, exami...
Development Support Center (DSC)
Development Support Center (DSC) is an Indian resource organisation that provides knowledge based support to Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), government agencies and other stakeholders in the field of natural resource management.
African Centre for Cities (ACC)
The African Centre for Cities (ACC) is an interdisciplinary research and teaching programme focussed on the dynamics of unsustainable urbanisation processes in Africa, with an eye on identifying systemic responses.
Sustainable Development 2015 (SD2015)
The Sustainable Development 2015 website provides the latest news, information and expert analysis around the global decision-making process to define a new set of global goals to eradicate poverty through sustainable development, known as the post-2015 development agenda. The website forms part of a wider multi-stakeholder engagement programme run by Stakeholder Forum and CIVICUS, in c...
Civil Society & South-South Co-operation
This project is a collaboration between activists and researchers and is highlighting how these civil society organisations (CSOs) contribute to the roles middle income countries play not just as recipients of aid, but also as innovators and providers of development cooperation. The project drew on a review of available literature, evidence from BRICS countries and Mexico collected by the IDS Risi...
West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI)
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) was established by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) in 2005 to reinforce the capacities of civil society in the sub-region. WACSI is a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to strengthen the institutional and operational capacities of civil society organisations through capacity strengthening programmes for increased and effective...
AFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology
African Research Review (AFRREV) is the publishing arm of the International Association of African Researchers and Reviewers (IAARR). It is a group of four Journals which currently serve as open access platform for scholarly dialogue for those in the academic world who care about academic issues and sustainable development. AFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology is one...
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