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Oliver Burch

Project Manager



Covid-19 Learning, Evidence and Research Programme for Bangladesh (CLEAR)

The Covid-19 Learning, Evidence and Research Programme (CLEAR) is a 2.5 year FCDO-funded programme to support an evidence-informed Covid-19 response and recovery in Bangladesh. The pandemic has disrupted production in agriculture, industry and the informal sector- creating a new class of poor....


Agricultural Policy Research in Africa (APRA)

Agricultural Policy Research in Africa (APRA) is a five-year, DFID-funded, research programme consortium which aims to produce new evidence and policy insights into different pathways to agricultural commercialisation in Africa and their differential outcomes for local people and economies.

Oliver Burch’s recent work


New CLEAR research programme to aid Covid recovery in Bangladesh

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is launching a new initiative in Bangladesh to generate policy-relevant research and evidence to support Covid-19 recovery and increase resilience to future shocks. Supported by the UK Government’s Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO),...

4 October 2021


Irish Aid and IDS partnership: Building Back Better

The Programme Partnership between Irish Aid and the Institute of Development Studies focuses on two priority themes – social protection, and food and nutrition. During the Covid-19 pandemic this collaboration has resulted in critical reflection and learning to help shape our response and...

9 October 2020