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Sub-National Investment in Human Capital

Marcus Manuel, Dan Coppard, Amy Dodd, Harsh Desai, Richard Watts, Zach Christensen and Stephanie Manea : 2019

This report reviews how well public finance is targeted at subnational level. It covers investment in human capital, spending on health and education, by both government and donors in all of the 82 poorest countries – that is all low- and lower middle-income countries and least developed countries. The report notes how simple improvements could be made and recommendations to improve targeting...

Source: Overseas Development Institute and Development Initiatives

Link: https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/resource-documents/12663.pdf

Tags: Transparency

Can Providing Local Data on Aid and Population Needs Improve Development Decision-Making?

Ariel BenYishay and Bradley Parks : 2019

This research paper documents experimental evidence which suggests that the provision of location-specific data to public officials can improve resource allocation and service delivery outcomes, especially when the information that public officials receive is legible, actionable, and inclusive of both aid flows and population needs. It also suggests that citizens can put location-specific data...


Link: http://docs.aiddata.org/ad4/pdfs/Can_Providing_Local_Data_on_Aid_and_Population_Needs_Improve_Development_Decision-Making.pdf

Tags: ICT for Development

Accelerating Progress: An Empowered, Inclusive and Equal Asia and the Pacific

UNESCAP : 2019

The report proposes a framework of four synergistic elements necessary to advance inclusion, empowerment and equality: rights and justice; norms and institutions; resources and capabilities; participation and voice. The need for action on all four fronts is illustrated by a deeper look at three pivotal challenges confronted by the region – (1) climate change and its potential to deepen...


Link: https://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/publications/Accelerating%20Progress_Final%28web%29.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

Promoting Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Shock-sensitive Social Protection

Rebecca Holmes : 2019

This working paper looks at the core components of gender-responsive social protection programming in non-crisis contexts. It then identifies key areas where gender equality could be better integrated in the design and implementation of shock-sensitive social protection programmes.

This paper is an effort to inform the design and implementation of shock-sensitive approaches from a gender and...

Source: Overseas Development Institute

Link: https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/resource-documents/12656.pdf

Tags: Gender

Shifting to Planned Urbanization in Asia: The Role of Development and South-South Cooperation

Anthea Mulakala (Ed.) : 2018

This publication is the outcome of a dialogue series focused on Asian lessons and partnerships addressing the region’s urbanization challenges, in the context of the New Urban Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals. It offers lessons on development and regional cooperation in tackling urbanization challenges for policymakers and practitioners in urban planning.

Source: Korea Development Institute and The Asia Foundation

Link: https://asiafoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/AADC_Shifting-to-Planned-Urbanization-in-Asia_KDITAF.pdf

Tags: Urban Development

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