Searching with a thematic focus on Participation
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- DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2018Disasters have a disproportionate impact on people with disabilities, who are at higher risk of death, injury and loss of property. Although the rights and needs of people with disabilities in disasters are increasingly being addressed through policies, standards and guidelines, much more needs to be done to remove the barriers to their inclusion in disasterDocumentGlobal Development Institute, University of Manchester, 2018In this working paper the authors seek to contribute to debates about the scaling up of citizen participation in towns and cities of the Global South through a focus on participatory planning. The contribution is three-fold.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018Impact investing is a financial investment made with the intent to affect social or environmental change. It is an ever-growing investment method with the GIIN’s 2017 Annual Impact Investor Survey finding that over USD 114 billion was invested in impact investing assets.DocumentLinkedIn, 2016Realising the potential of impact investing in Africa will require all actors in the impact ecosystem to demonstrate courage in speaking “truth to power” in unpacking impact measurement – when things go well, and also when they do not.DocumentStanford Social Innovation Review, 2016Why investors need to integrate rights and accountability into development finance, and how they can begin.DocumentAccountability Counsel, 2018What tools do people around the world have to raise grievances if an impact investment in their community causes harm to their livelihoods, negative gender impacts, or environmental abuse?How would an impact investor know about the harm, prevent further harm, or remedy an abuse? Accountability Counsel is working to address these questions with concrete tools.DocumentGreen Money Journal, 2016The concept of impact investment that has the explicit purpose of supporting economic and community development is receiving a growing amount of attention from an increasingly diverse set of financial players.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018This primer is designed to help programmes that aim to build participation into economic decision-making to better understand what ‘participation’ means.It focuses on what does meaningful participation in economic decision-making mean, and what might it look like? What does it mean to support people to have more control over their economic futures, and how might programmes do this?Document
What next for power analysis? A review of recent experience with the Powercube and related frameworksInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2012The Working Paper aims to contribute to a growing pool of experience of applying power analysis for improving social activism and organisational practice.DocumentUnited States International Council on Disabilities, 2018Billions of dollars are invested every year in projects meant to fight poverty, provide quality education services for students, improve access to healthcare services, and more. Unfortunately, too many of these projects leave behind people with disabilities.