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.
Ancient origins, modern actors: defining Arabic meanings of humanitarianism

Ancient origins, modern actors: defining Arabic meanings of humanitarianism

HPG Working Papers, November 2014
Jasmine Moussa
This Working Paper examines how the evolution of the concept of ‘humanitarianism’ in Arabic. It also explores how humanitarianism has been practiced in the region and the effect of past and current trends, such as Western colonial ambitions in the Ottoman Empire or more recently the Arab Spring, on humanitarian action in the Arab region.
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.

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