Publications

Recent Publications

How is climate information being factored into long-term decision-making in Africa?

How is climate information being factored into long-term decision-making in Africa?

Working and discussion papers, November 2014
Lindsey Jones, Jean-Pierre Roux, Charlotte Scott, Thomas Tanner
Looking at the barriers to, and opportunities for, the uptake of longterm climate information in Africa. An output from a project funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) for the benefi t of developing countries and the advance of scientific research.
Global mental health from a policy perspective

Global mental health from a policy perspective

Research reports and studies, November 2014
How can mental health get the policy traction it needs in developing countries? A new report from ODI for the Mental Health Innovation Network (MHIN) explores key obstacles and looks at strategies for better engagement with decision-makers.
Response: towards effective aid and sustainable development solutions

Response: towards effective aid and sustainable development solutions

Books or book chapters, November 2014
ODI Research Fellow Katie Peters contributes to this electronic eBook version of the magazine RESPONSE published by the TIMES Group on behalf of UK Trade and Investment (UKTI). The focus is on innovative ideas for cost effective disaster, reposnse, aid and sustainable development solutions.
Equity and inclusion in disaster risk reduction: building resilience for all

Equity and inclusion in disaster risk reduction: building resilience for all

Working and discussion papers, November 2014
The successor to the international agreement to reduce disaster risk - the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) is to be agreed in 2015. Following the analysis of the pre-zero and zero drafts, attempts to address some of these shortcomings and to move the debate beyond the simplistic focus of including vulnerable groups within diaster risk reduction policy-making.

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