Children walking to school in Niger’s Diffa region

Principal Investigators: John Lawerence Aber. Lead Organisation: New York University

Co-investigator: Jeannie Annan 

Principal Investigator: Sabina Alkire. Lead Organisation: University of Oxford

This research project addresses the overarching research question: What factors shape pathways into and out of poverty and people's experience of these, and how can policy create sustained routes out of extreme poverty in ways that can be replicated and scaled up? 

Principal Investigator: Armando Barrientos. Lead Organisation: University of Manchester

 

Picture shows a farmer and his wife with their store of maize crops - they have 7 children and 5 grandchildren. The maize is a drought tolerant variety.
This research seeks to generate robust, urgently needed evidence to address the critical knowledge gaps in order to inform policy debates and thinking on the further development of the Older Persons Cash Transfer Programme in Kenya.

Principal Investigator: Mushtaque Chowdhury. Lead Organisation: BRAC Centre

Co-investigators: Asheek Mohammad Shimul; Ferdous Jahan; Martin Greeley

Village elders of the Jiwoyo Village, Mali, wait for treatment during a medical civil action program May 11, 2010.

Principal Investigator: Anja Sautmann. Lead Organisation: Brown University

Co-investigators: Mark Robert Dean; Simon Schaner

Principal Investigator: Cecilia Tacoli. Lead Organisation: International Institute for Env and Dev
 
Co-investigators: Somsook Boonyabancha; Anna Maria Walnycki; Alice Marin Sverdlik; David Satterthwaite
 
Urbanisation in low-income nations presents both opportunities and immense challenges.
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