Ramy Hanna - Research Officer
Lizbeth is an IDS Honorary Associate.
A socio-economist with extensive experience in the field of international development. Lizbeth carries out academic research, training and consultancy on private sector development, industrial organisation and innovation in Latin America, Asia and Europe.
Clients include the Inter-American Development Bank, ILO, Ford Foundation, UNIDO, UNDP, ITC, UNCTAD and government agencies in developing countries. Academic contributions involved advancing measurement tools for governance and upgrading attainment of developing country firms and clusters operating in global and national value chains; highlighting the role of domestic markets in the acquisition of higher value-added capabilities (marketing and branding); proposing 'multichain' strategies for increased competitiveness and analysing ways to enhance the impact of donor-led value chain programmes on poverty alleviation.
Currently undertaking research on the financial and innovation processes needed to upgrade developing countries' position in value chains. These projects focus on light manufacturing in China as well as natural resource based and IT industries in Latin America. Teaching and training both postgraduate students and development practitioners.
States, Markets and Society – New Relationships for a New Development EraIDS Bulletin 47.2A (2016)
‘How does change happen?’ and ‘How should change happen and how can it be enabled?’ are key questions analysed in this IDS Bulletin, drawing on the Institute of Development Studies’ reflections on States, Markets and Society as a theme of its 50th Anniversary year. More details
Water resources and climate change
The state of water resources is one of constant change. Rising temperatures are reducing the reliability and quality of water supplies. More details
Utilising Electricity Access for Poverty Reduction - Literature Review
The literature review generated insight into the findings of previous studies regarding productive uses of electricity and poverty impacts, and was used to inform the design of the case study research. More details
Utilising Electricity Access for Poverty Reduction - Full report
This study sought to explore relationships between different levels of electricity access and impacts and to map out the enabling factors and constraints to the provision, take up and productive use of electricity access. More details
Embracing the multiple pathways towards accelerating sustainability18 Jul 2016
By Ramy Hanna
Water Resources and Climate Change: Challenges of the 21st Century02 Jul 2015
By Ramy Hanna
Egypt; South Sudan; Sudan.