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Research Communication for Policy Influence: Key Toolkits
February 9, 2016

Research Communication for Policy Influence: Key Toolkits

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"Research communication is at the heart of evidence based policy making, as it includes understanding the obstacles preventing the uptake of research by decision makers and reflects on the most appropriate strategies, tools and channels to reach ...

Violence, Gender and WASH: A Practitioner's Toolkit
June 23, 2014

Violence, Gender and WASH: A Practitioner's Toolkit

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This toolkit shares examples of promising good practices and tools designed to help to reduce vulnerabilities to violence associated with water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) programmes and services. The toolkit was developed in recognition of ...

Life Skills and Health Curriculum for the Adolescent Girls Empowerment Program (AGEP)
May 12, 2014

Life Skills and Health Curriculum for the Adolescent Girls Empowerment ...

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This curriculum was designed for weekly "safe space meetings" as part of the Adolescent Girls Empowerment Program (AGEP), which is being piloted and implemented by the Population Council and partners in Zambia. It covers a variety of topics ...

COMDIS HSD Field Communications Toolkit
September 17, 2013

COMDIS HSD Field Communications Toolkit

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The Communicable Diseases Health Service Delivery (COMDIS HSD) Consortium conducts research primarily in low-income countries with the aim of improving the delivery of basic health services, particularly for communicable diseases. This toolkit ...

Development Research Uptake in Sub-Saharan Africa (DRUSSA) Online
February 5, 2013

Development Research Uptake in Sub-Saharan Africa (DRUSSA) Online

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DRUSSA works with 24 Sub-Saharan universities as they improve capacity to manage the uptake of research by key stakeholders. Working at individual, institutional, and systems levels, the goal is to improve participation in and impact on policy ...

Media and Telecoms Landscape Guides
February 15, 2012

Media and Telecoms Landscape Guides

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"Mobile phone use and internet access are expanding rapidly across the world. Voice and text messages and social networking sites offer new platforms for aid agencies to establish an effective dialogue with the communities they are trying to ...

Climate Change Adaptation Stories
December 16, 2011

Climate Change Adaptation Stories

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This booklet, published by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), is a collection of first-hand accounts about how communities in Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, and Senegal are adapting to climate change and formulating strategies to ...

Communication Is Aid
October 24, 2011

Communication Is Aid

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This animated video illustrates the importance of communication in an emergency, be it natural disaster or man-made. According to the infoasaid project, "Knowing what's happening, where to go for assistance and who to call for help is crucial to ...

A Guide to Monitoring and Evaluating Policy Influence
September 30, 2011

A Guide to Monitoring and Evaluating Policy Influence

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This Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Background Notes paper from the Research and Policy in Development (RAPID) Programme gives an overview of approaches to monitoring and evaluating (M&E) policy influence and is intended as a guide, ...

Topic Guide on Communications and Governance
January 5, 2011

Topic Guide on Communications and Governance

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This guide introduces recent literature on the role of communications in governance. It highlights critical debates on the relationship between communications, government accountability, and responsiveness, and state-society relations in ...

July 16, 2010

Facilitator's Guide for Training on HIV and AIDS Stigma and Discrimination ...

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This guide, published by the Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) and World Association for Christian Communication (WACC), is designed to build the capacity of community members to enable them to lead a campaign on stigma reduction in their ...

Youth Participation in Development: A Guide for Development Agencies and Policy Makers
May 4, 2010

Youth Participation in Development: A Guide for Development Agencies and ...

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This guide aims to increase understanding of youth participation in development practice. It provides information on how to actually work with youth at a practical, operational level with respect to policy and programming. It does this through ...

November 6, 2009

Onelove Advocacy Leaflet

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Published for the Onelove Kwasila!

October 8, 2009

Enhancing the Livelihoods of the Rural Poor Through ICT: A Knowledge Map

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To address the problem of information and communication technology (ICT) access for the economically poor, the World Bank Information for Development Program (infoDev) commissioned a knowledge map to

March 26, 2009

Corruption in the Health Sector: Causes, Consequences, and Avenues for Action

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This workshop curriculum from U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre's training portfolio is an in-country course of 3 days desi

August 8, 2006

Innovative Forestry: A Synthesis of Small-Scale Forest Management Practice ...

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This guidebook is an output of a research project implemented by the International and Rural Development Department of the University of Reading, United Kingdom (UK), in collaboration with the UK Depa

August 3, 2006

Why calls in Africa cost: The need for VSATs

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This briefing is the second in a series of short briefing documents for journalists on different aspects of ICTs and the ‘information society’. It has been produced in partnership with the CATIA progr

June 26, 2006

Supporting Women's ICT-Based Enterprises

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This handbook provides practical guidance on how to advocate, initiate and improve information and communication technology (ICT) sector micro-enterprises for women in developing countries. It include

June 23, 2006

Dynamic Contextual Analysis

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This publication details an approach developed specifically to generate understandings about the importance of contextual influences on young people's sexual and reproductive health, and to explore th

June 20, 2006

HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care among Especially Vulnerable Young People

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A collaboration between the World Health Organization (WHO) and the DFID-funded Safe Passages to Adulthood programme, this report focuses on the needs of especially vulnerable youth, including migrant

May 2, 2006

Eliminating World Poverty: for People and Planet

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Co-ordinated by the Development and Environment Group (DEG) of the British Overseas NGOs for Development (BOND) network, a 5-page submission document and supporting report developed by a broad group n

January 16, 2006

Research and Policy in Development: Does Evidence Matter?

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This publication shares information and discussions that came out of a lunch-time meeting series organised by the Research and Policy in Development (RAPID) programme of the Overseas Development Insti

January 12, 2006

Advocacy Impact Assessment Guidelines

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The United Kingdom Department for International Development's (DFID's) major advocacy activities most often focus on influencing agencies and governments to invest in infrastructure. However, accordin

January 12, 2006

Together to Market: A Series of Radio "Spots" to Promote Group Marketing by ...

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"Together to Market" is a CD-ROM of a series of short radio programmes of "spots" which aims to stimulate interest among small farmers in farming groups to market their produce more effectively. It wa

December 27, 2005

Bridging Research and Policy in International Development

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This special issue of the Journal of International Development presents the main papers and conclusions from the 2004 Development Studies Association conference on Bridging Research and Policy in Inte

September 23, 2005

Livelihoods Approaches to Information and Communication in Support of Rural ...

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This publication provides a review of the theoretical background literature on sustainable livelihoods, with an emphasis on the "potential of livelihoods approaches to improve the impact of informat

August 31, 2005

With the Support of Multitudes: Using Strategic Communication to Fight ...

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A Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) is a national action plan for reducing poverty, implemented by governments around the world through participatory processes involving civil society in discuss

August 8, 2005

Acceso a medicamentos en los países en desarrollo. ¿Cuáles son las ...

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Esta publicación del Departamento para el Desarrollo Internacional de Reino Unido (the UK’s Department for International Development -DFID-) sintetiza una serie de siete estudios desarrollados por enc

June 21, 2005

Rough Guide to a Better World (The)

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This guide discusses poverty, international development and the efforts of those who combat hunger, disease and illiteracy. This guide presents the issues, challenges, ways people around the world are

June 1, 2005

DFID Case Studies Database

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This website offers case studies by subject, country, and year, and is published as a resource that presents activities carried out by the Department for International Development (DFID). The case stu

February 10, 2005

Radio Broadcasting for Health: A Decision Maker's Guide

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Executive summary

December 28, 2004

DFID's Approach to Information and Communication for Development

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The United Kingdom government's Department for International Development (DFID) has released a 9 page PowerPoint presentation that outlines key information and communication principles that contribute

September 17, 2004

Final Report on Africa ICT Policy Advocacy Training Workshop

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"The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) held a five-day ICTpolicy advocacy workshop from July 19-23 2004 in Nairobi, Kenya. Theworkshop was supported by DFID's Catalysing Access to ICTs in Africa (CATIA)programme and the Canadian ...

June 4, 2004

Preventoons

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Preventoons es una historia de ficción en dibujos animados realizada en 2004 por la Fundación Huésped y La Pintada Producciones.

December 11, 2003

Mass Media Key Sheet

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"The mass media (radio, television, newspapers and magazines) are fundamental to development. They enable people to learn about issues and make their voices heard...Media are vital to ensure the publi

September 6, 2003

Afghan Media Reconstruction in Focus - an Activity Report

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Excerpt from Executive Summary "This booklet reviews the development work of the BBC World Service Trust in Afganistan from January to May 2002. The Trust received a grant from th

March 23, 2002

Manual y Video de ARTPAD

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El Centre for Applied Theatre Research, con sede en la University of Manchester, UK ha publicado el Manual de Teatro y Desarrollo, escrito por y para los profesionales de ONG que tengan interés en int

January 22, 2002

Serie Vida (Life)

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Serie de televisión participativa, que se complementa con la utilización de multimedia. Su objetivo primordial es captar la atención del público en todo el mundo y mostrar nuevas maneras de abordar el

September 4, 2001

Growing Up: A Video Module Series on RSH for Young People

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The Growing Up series was originally conceived as part of the BBC World Service Training/Ford Foundation Sex & Reproductive Health Education: India project; and has since been supported by the

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