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Kevin Hernandez

Research Officer

Kevin Hernandez is a Research Officer at the Institute of Development Studies. After completing an MA in Globalisation, Business and Development at IDS, he worked on a foresight study looking at synergies and tradeoffs between pathways to Equality, Sustainability, and Building Secure and Inclusive Societies.

Kevin now works with the Digital and Technology cluster on various projects including the impact of digital technology on economic growth, productivity, employment and equality, the use of Real Time Data for decision making in the development sector, Frontier Technologies for Development, and Foresight Studies on the future of Digital Technologies. He also provides technical support to entrepreneurs in two innovation funds.  

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Research

Programme

IDS China Centre

The IDS China Centre, part of the IDS International Initiatives, provides research focus on a country transforming global geopolitics due to its strategic importance, role in the global south and its commitment to development. It recognises that tackling universal challenges such as climate...

Project

African Digital Rights Network

Many countries in Africa are experiencing a closing of civic space. This network brings together activists, analysts and researchers from seven African countries.

Project

Covid-19: Disconnected Workers and Rapid Digitisation

From patients accessing health services through telemedicine to school children only being able to attend classes through remote learning, the rapid digitization of services and activities across social and economic life during the COVID-19 pandemic (especially in its early months) has provided...

Opinions

Publications

Report

Adaptive Management in SDC: Challenges and Opportunities

Adaptive management (AM) is a programme management approach that helps international development organisations to become more learning-oriented and more effective in addressing complex development challenges. AM practices have been applied for decades within other sectors as varied as...

1 January 2020

Kevin Hernandez’s recent work