Governance

A range of issues on governance, participation, and accountability, including: citizenship, planning, economic investment, rights, and environmental impact.
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Projects & Publications

Each project is summarised to describe the work of the research grant recipients and their intended impact and outputs. This view shows projects mapped to the locations where the research was carried out.

Projects have been assigned one of eight primary cross-cutting themes. To see all the projects grouped under a particular theme click on that topic in the menu bar. You can also use the search fields to find projects or their related outputs grouped by country, keywords, location, organisation, or people who were the named grantees for the project or publication authors. You can make multiple selections. Use The Impact Initiative logo in the top left of the screen or the home icon to return to the home page.

Research for policy and practice

Education Accountability Relationships in India

Seeks to enhance our understanding of accountability relationships, how they function, and with what effect on learning outcomes, in both the short and long term. The research offers not only relevant, contextual evidence, but also highlights key implications for policy and practice.
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IDS Bulletin

Accountability for health equity

Explores three principal themes: the nature of accountability politics ‘in time’; contested politics of ‘naming’ and measuring accountability; shifting nature of power in global health and new configurations of health actors, social contracts, and role of technology.
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Research for policy and practice

Urban community resilience

Whilst cities have the potential to be great drivers of improvements in human wellbeing, impoverishment is an unrelenting feature of urban life. Explores urban community resilience from Bangladesh, Cape Verde, Nepal, Nigeria, South Sudan, and Timor-Leste.
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IDS Bulletin

Exploring Research-Policy Partnerships

This special issue of the IDS Bulletin aims to identify how partnerships focused on the production of policy-engaged research seek to achieve societal impact and explores the challenges in these processes. Draws on research funded by ESRC-DFID's Strategic Partnership.
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