Briefings

Briefings provide information, analysis and key policy recommendations on important development and humanitarian topics.

Recent Publications

The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for Africa?

The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for Africa?

Briefing papers, July 2014
Elizabeth Carabine and Alberto Lemma (ODI), with Mairi Dupar and Lindsey Jones (ODI), Yacob Mulugetta (University of Surrey), Nicola Ranger (DFID) and Maarten van Aalst (Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre).
Distilling the 5,000+ pages of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report on climate change into a more accessible format, CDKN and ODI have recently released a summary report highlighting the key findings of the IPCC for Africa.
The IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report: What's in it for South Asia?

The IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report: What's in it for South Asia?

Briefing papers, July 2014
Elizabeth Carabine and Alberto Lemma (ODI), with Mairi Dupar and Lindsey Jones (ODI), Yacob Mulugetta (University of Surrey), Nicola Ranger (DFID) and Maarten van Aalst (Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre)
Distilling the 5,000+ pages of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report on climate change into a more accessible format, CDKN and ODI have recently released a summary report highlighting the key findings of the IPCC for South Asia.
Responding to a crisis: the design and delivery of social protection

Responding to a crisis: the design and delivery of social protection

ODI Briefings, 90, June 2014
This Briefing presents the main policy implications emerging from a recent ODI study examining the policy design and implementation details that facilitate the scale-up of social protection in the event of a covariate shock as well as the financing mechanisms and planning initiatives to promote shock-responsive social protection.

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