GSDRC
Academic and Research Institution based in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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02 Oct 2017 description

By Stephen Thompson

Institute of Development Studies

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  • The global context of international development.

  • UK Parliament’s guiding principles, legislation and strategic priorities.

  • Official Development Assistance spending: cross-government approach, classification and recipients.

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02 Oct 2017 description

By Iffat Idris

GSDRC, University of Birmingham

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What unintended negative consequences have been identified as possibly resulting from cash transfer programming in fragile contexts and how have these been managed?

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02 Oct 2017 description

By Iffat Idris

GSDRC, University of Birmingham

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Are there documented positive social cohesion benefits from cash transfers over vouchers? What lessons are there from humanitarian contexts, as well as the wider debate on universal basic incomes that use cash approaches in more stable settings?

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20 Sep 2017 description

William Avis

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Provide a desk-based review of the factors influencing gender equality and women’s empowerment in Lebanon focusing on achievements, trends, enabling and constraining factors.

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05 Sep 2017 description

Edward Laws
University of Birmingham
18/07/17

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What does recent literature tell us about lessons for donors in supporting elections in post-conflict developing countries when the precedent for a peaceful transition of power is either not well entrenched, or non-existent?

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