This report assesses the development of voluntary business guidelines in India and recommends using appropriate incentives to support the uptake of the guidelines by the business community.
Research Reports and Studies | Publications
Alberto Francesco and Karen Ellis
The potential benefit of engaging with business in order to achieve development objectives has long been recognised by donor organisations. One common response has been to launch initiatives managed centrally to promote business engagement – usually a fund or facility of some kind. This paper reviews a number of these centrally managed donor funds and facilities (CMDFFs), that are either currently existing or recently closed, and discusses their objectives and methods, as well as lessons learnt in relation to their implementation.
This paper reviews data from the My World global survey in five developing countries and the different priorities people have concerning their employment situation.
Humanitarian crises, emergency preparedness and response: the role of business and the private sector - Final reportResearch reports and studies, July 2014
This report examines how the private sector is responding to emergencies and explores how for-profit ventures have helped people survive in humanitarian crises.
An integrated approach to address mobile people’s vulnerability to HIV and migration EMPHASIS experiences in a nutshellResearch reports and studies, July 2014
This briefing presents the key messages and experiences from the five year EMPHASIS (Enhancing Mobile Populations’ Access to HIV and AIDS Services, Information and Support) project in Bangladesh, Nepal and India.
The effects of an HIV and AIDS project on migrants in Nepal, Bangladesh and India findings from a quasi-experimental studyResearch reports and studies, July 2014
Fiona Samuels, Miguel Niño-Zarazúa, Mirza Manbira Sultana, Prokriti Nokrek, Navneet Kaur, Nabesh Bohidar and Umesh Gahatraj
This briefing presents findings from the study of an HIV and AIDS project on migrants at source and destination sites in Nepal, Bangladesh and India.
This paper attempts to answer what appears to be on the surface a simple question: what evidence is there for coherent and comprehensive national government financing of disaster risk reduction?
Political economy of climate compatible development: Artisanal fisheries and climate change in GhanaResearch reports and studies, July 2014
Interest in prospects for policy processes that contribute to development, climate change adaptation and mitigation, known as ‘climate compatible development’, has been growing in response to increasing awareness of the impacts of climate change. This paper provides insight into the complex political economy of climate compatible development in Ghana’s marine fisheries.
This paper provides an overview of how international public funding is accessed by recipient countries in order to secure public policy goals, and in particular the national response to climate change.
To support Development Progress' education case studies, this working paper looks at what effect political dynamics have on the aspects of education being examined, drawing three key messages which have relevance for the education sector far beyond the case study countries at hand.