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    ESRC-DFID Research for Policy and Practice: Water security

    Impact Initiative, 2019
    Access to clean water is essential for life but all too often in water management, short-term gains for the few are prioritised above long-term benefits for the many. This selection of ESRC-DFID funded research explores the realities facing people for whom water insecurity is a daily threat, drawing on research focusing on Burkina Faso and Ethiopia.
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    Experience capitalization: Working towards its institutionalization

    Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation, 2019
    Starting in 2016, the “Capitalization of Experiences for Greater Impact in Rural Development” project organised a series of training processes with representatives of projects and organisations working in different parts of the world. The steps taken helped validate the approach, with many experiences described and analysed, and many lessons drawn and shared.
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    Experience capitalization: Trying out a new approach

    Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation, 2019
    One of the project’s last activities was to organise a meeting with those who took an active role as facilitators, and who helped guide the series of capitalization processes which the project supported in different parts of the world.
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    Checklist for the development of portals for international development

    Knowledge Management for Development, 2019
    This guideline has been developed by the authors in a collaborative manner over the period May 2018-May 2019 in consultation with the Knowledge Management for Development (KM4Dev) community.
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    Researching local humanitarian action through partnerships with local actors

    Overseas Development Institute, 2019
    The Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) 2017–2019 Integrated Programme seeks to understand the complexities and dynamics of humanitarian action ‘from the ground up’, an initiative tied to a pivot in the humanitarian community towards ‘localisation’ in humanitarian action and intervention.
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    Raising awareness of environmental change in the Maldives

    Impact Initiative, 2019
    sland communities in the Maldives are experiencing environmental change on a daily basis due to coastal erosion, the accumulation of waste at sea and on beaches, and the rapid expansion of the built environment.
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    ESRC-DFID Research for Policy and Practice: Pensioner poverty

    Impact Initiative, 2019
    Longer lives not only deliver social benefits but are also crucial from an economic perspective. If supported, longevity can yield productivity gains in terms of a larger, experienced labour force, as well as in contributions to society such as caregiving and volunteering.
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    Evidence-based policymaking in the food–health nexus

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2019
    This article examines the role of evidence in influencing food and nutrition-related public health policy, and starts to chart a way through the political economy of knowledge and evidence within this nexus.
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    Rethinking impact: Applying the gender lens

    Impact Initiative, 2019
    This 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.
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    The delta of impact: Mapping a meta-impact pathway to uncover six stepping stones of research impact

    Impact Initiative, 2019
    This 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.

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