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PEKKA: Women-Headed Household Empowerment

Case Summary No. 7

Grass-roots member-owned cooperatives for female heads of households in rural Indonesia (PEKKA) empower the female members through three economic activities: community-based microfinance through savings and borrowing; a closed trading and marketing system, branded as PEKKA Mart; and economic...

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Evert-Jan Quak & 2 others

31 March 2020

Brief

Ghana Civil Society Platform on the IMF Programme

Case Summary No. 6

Eleven Accra-based civil society organisations (CSOs) working on social accountability, anti-corruption and governance joined forces in November 2014 to influence the design, implementation and monitoring of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)backed extended credit arrangement for Ghana...

31 March 2020

Brief

‘Empresas Recuperadas’: Argentina’s Recovered Factory Movement

Case summary No.4

The ‘empresas recuperadas' or worker-recovered enterprise movement in Argentina emerged as a response to the country's sovereign debt crisis of 2001, with workers fighting for their right to run abandoned factories. Central to the movement is an ethos of solidarity, with worker-owned...

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Jodie Thorpe & 2 others

31 March 2020

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COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.6

K4D Helpdesk Report 785.6

This daily COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary (HES) is to signpost DFID and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on COVID-19 to inform and support their response. Each summary is a result of 2-2.5 hours of work and is not intended to be a comprehensive...

30 March 2020

Publication

COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.5

K4D Helpdesk Report 785.5

This daily COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary (HES) is to signpost DFID and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on COVID-19 to inform and support their response. This summary covers eight publications on learning from experience of COVID-19, suspension of...

27 March 2020

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COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.4

K4D Helpdesk Report 785.4

This daily COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary (HES) is to signpost DFID and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on COVID-19 to inform and support their response. This summary covers nine publications including news, blog, comment, correspondence, report...

26 March 2020

Journal Article

The Role of Graduation Programming in Promoting Early Childhood Development: an Overview of the Evidence

Journal of the British Academy;(s2), 133–161

It is widely understood that poverty undermines early childhood development (ECD). In turn, poor ECD reinforces intergenerational transmission of poverty. Comprehensive economic strengthening and social protection programmes, such as ‘graduation programmes’, may offer a ‘double boon’:...

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Keetie Roelen & 2 others

25 March 2020

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COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.3

K4D Helpdesk Report 785.3

This weekly COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary (HES) is to signpost DFID and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on COVID-19 to inform and support their response. This summary covers thirteen publications including the global megatrial of the four most...

23 March 2020