Strengthening Kenya’s Youth Enterprise Development Fund to Serve Young People

IDS Policy Briefing 133 (2017)

Kenya’s Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF) was introduced to support self-employment and entrepreneurship, and to ultimately generate wealth and create jobs for young people. More details


Increasing Youth Participation in Livestock Production in Kenya

IDS Policy Briefing 135 (2017)

Agriculture is a primary source of employment in Kenya. Most employment takes the form of smallholder crop and livestock farming, either as a main or supplementary livelihood activity. More details

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‘These Streets Are Ours’: Mumbai’s Urban Form and Security in the Vernacular

Peacebuilding (2017)

Using detailed case study material from a group of inner-city neighbourhoods in Mumbai, India, the article suggests that urban form in its physical, political and historical characterisations not only influences how vigilante protection operates, but also interacts in a non-benign manner with the mechanics by which the state endeavours to control violence. More details

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Sex Education in the Digital Era

IDS Bulletin 48.1 (2017)

Exploring sex and sexual relationships is an important part of adolescence, and therefore sex education should have a central role in adolescent emotional development as well as dealing with crucial public-health issues. More details


Strengthening Evidence-Based Policy Outputs: April 2015 – December 2016

Accountable Grant Outputs Brochure (2017)

This is the third and final brochure describing the outputs of the Strengthening Evidence-Based Policy programme. Over 57 months this programme generated and synthesised policy-relevant evidence, and contributed to policy processes around seven major themes. More details

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Sustainable Asia: Supporting the Transition to Sustainable Consumption and Production in Asian Developing Countries

This book provides an overview and analysis of the current status of Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) in Asian developing countries. The book focuses on projects supported by the EU-funded SWITCH-Asia Programme, a regional development cooperation programme promoting the adoption of SCP practices among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and consumer groups in Asia since 2007. More details

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El Acceso Universal a una Energía Asequible, Fiable, Sostenible y Moderna

El Objetivo de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) número 7 compromete a la comunidad internacional a garantizar 'el acceso a la energía asequible, fiable, sostenible y moderna para todos'. More details

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ICTD Partnerships with African Revenue Authorities: Collaborating for Impactful Research

ICTD Summary Brief 8 (2017)

This brief summarises the research projects conducted by the ICTD in partnership with each of the three revenue authorities and concludes with a set of principles for productive partnerships between researchers and practitioners in government agencies. More details

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Macroeconomic Effects of a Low-Carbon Electricity Transition in Kenya and Ghana: An Exploratory Dynamic General Equilibrium Analysis

This study provides a forward-looking simulation analysis of economy-wide and distributional implications associated with alternative pathways for the development of the electricity sector in Ghana and Kenya. More details

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One size does not fit all: A field experiment on the drivers of tax compliance and delivery methods in Rwanda

ICTD Working Paper 58 (2017)

Although field experiments in tax compliance represent a growing area of research, the literature has so far focussed exclusively on high and middle-income countries. This paper starts to fill this gap by reporting the results of a tax field experiment in Rwanda, while also highlighting some characteristics that may be common to other low-income countries. We evaluate an intervention carried out by the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA), which involved sending messages to taxpayers to nudge their declaration behaviour during the filing period of January-March 2016. More details

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