The exclusion of deaf children and young adults from access to school systems results in individuals and communities being denied quality education, leading to unemployment, low income, and increasing poverty.
Principal Investigator: Sam Hickey. Lead Organisation: University of Manchester
Co-investigator: Giles Marcus Mohan
A major challenge for achieving poverty reduction is that the capacity of states to deliver development is in short supply, particularly in Africa.
Principal Investigator: Yusuf Sayed. Lead Organisation: University of Sussex
Co-investigators: Naureen Durrani; Mario Novelli; Angeline M Barrett
This study utilizes household survey data from four African and Asian countries to examine in depth, and on a comparable basis, the evolving nature of female labour supply in low income countries over the past two to three decades, and to analyse the links with poverty reduction.
Principal Investigator: Andrew Shepherd.
An impact evaluation of a performance-based financing (PBF) scheme for health care, including basic preventive and curative health care services and HIV/AIDS treatment. The evidence generated will support the Rwandan health community to expand PBF schemes.
Using case-studies in Kenya and Rwanda, this project examines the expectations and potentials of broadband Internet, comparing them to on-the-ground effects in tea production, ecotourism, and business process outsourcing.