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- DocumentImpact Initiative, 2019This booklet profiles the research and impact funded by the ESRC-DFID Strategic Partnership which explicitly focuses on gender inequality, but also projects where the gender dynamics emerged during the course of the work.Document
The delta of impact: Mapping a meta-impact pathway to uncover six stepping stones of research impactImpact Initiative, 2019This working paper explores how barriers to impact can be overcome using a unique methodology, devised to be collaborative and conducive, for understanding the many overlapping outcomes that add up to research impact from across a diverse programme of evidence.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2019The last few decades have seen tremendous progress in improving the lives and livelihoods of people around the world. In almost all sectors of development, Bangladesh has done enviously well. One of the important change agents in this impressive development has been non-governmental organisations (NGOs).Document
Regional research–policy partnerships for health equity and inclusive development: reflections on opportunities and challenges from a southern African perspectiveInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2019This article critically reflects on the experience and lessons from a health-focused social policy research project (PRARI) involving a partnership spanning multiple countries across southern Africa and Europe. It asks what factors condition the efficacy of the partnership–policy nexus.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2019This article draws on learning from the YOUR World Research project in Ethiopia and Nepal, which uses the socioecological Change‑scape framework to understand how participants in research need to be understood within a landscape of changing institutional, environmental, and political contexts.Document
Exploring partnerships between academia and disabled persons’ organisations: Lessons learned from collaborative research in AfricaInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2019In this article, we discuss how our academic research on disability and international development in five African countries has benefited hugely from active collaboration with advocates, practitioners, and policymakers, ultimately ensuring that research evidence is used to inform policy and practice.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2019This article sets out a perspective from the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) on the challenges of achieving research uptake. Two country case studies are presented from India and Uganda, which explore research projects under the Economic and Social Research Council ESRC-DFID-funded Raising Learning Outcomes programme.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2019With renewed investment of the UK’s official development assistance (ODA) commitment into research, there is a need to rethink traditional understandings of ‘research impact’. In this article, we argue that impact in ODA-funded research should go beyond translating research findings into practice and policy or implementing research in partnership with research mediators/users.Document
Identifying the qualities of research–policy partnerships in international development – a new analytical frameworkInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2019This is the introduction to the IDS Bulletin 'Exploring Research–Policy Partnerships in International Development'DocumentTechnical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation, 2019Since April 2016, CTA implemented the “Capitalizing on Experiences for Greater Impact in Rural Development” project – working together with FAO and IICA, and with the financial support of IFAD. During these three years, this project worked with many organizations in different parts of the world.