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. Ongoing analysis and examples from the ESRC-DFID Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research illustrate the different pathways to impact and how leading researchers use a range of research and engagement strategies which interact and reinforce each other to produce outcomes.
Effective community-based management of common pool resources (CPR) in contexts facing environmental degradation and social conflict is urgently required to sustainably move people worldwide towards a decent level of human well-being, as sought in the Sustainable Development Goals. In the seasonally dry tropics, water stored in reservoirs.
'Climate change and slavery: the perfect storm?' - this was the prescient headline of The Guardian (2013) which called for more international conversation on the links between these urgent threats to environmental and human security. This study forwards this call by examining the inter-linkages between climate change, different axes of structural inequality (e.g. gender, age), and vulnerability to trafficking into modern slavery.
Health inequities - that is, unfair and avoidable difference in health arising from social, economic or political factors, and which disadvantage the poor and marginalised - are trapping millions of people in poverty.