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Carolina Szyp

Research Officer

Carolina Szyp is a Research Officer on the Better Assistance in Crises (BASIC) Research Programme at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS).

Prior to this she has worked as a Research Officer at IDS in the Rural Futures cluster doing qualitative research and research support. Her research interests include children’s work, education, youth employment in agriculture, decent work and social protection. Before joining IDS, Carolina worked in project management within academia and the private sector.

Research

Programme

Better Assistance in Crises (BASIC) Research

Better Assistance in Crises (BASIC) Research aims to inform policy and programming on how to help poor and vulnerable people cope better with crises and meet their basic needs through more effective social assistance in contexts of recurrent shocks, climate crises, humanitarian crises,...

Project

Action on Children’s Harmful Work in African Agriculture

Action on Children’s Harmful Work in African Agriculture (ACHA) is a seven-year research programme supported by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) that started in January 2020. The aim of the programme is to build evidence on: the forms, drivers, and experiences of...

Project

Mexico – Prosperity Fund Better Health Programme

The Prosperity Fund's Mexico programme aims to reduce poverty, improve gender equality and support inclusive economic development. It also aims to produce greater opportunities for global trade and investment, including between Mexico and the UK. The programme will help increase productivity,...

Project

Tackling Deadly Disease in Africa Programme (TDDAP)

The Ebola outbreak in the Bikoro zone de santé of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) underscores starkly the importance of the Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa Programme (TDDAP). The outbreak shares many of the characteristics that TDDAP seeks to address: Poor disease...

Publications

Carolina Szyp’s recent work