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Resilience and Poverty Escapes
Projects | February 2018
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Towards a shock-sensitive social protection system in Malawi
Research reports and studies | September 2017 | Rebecca Holmes, Lucy Scott, Cecilia Costella, Meghan Bailey, Andrew Kruczkiewicz, Richard Poulter, Kay Sharp
Working towards a shock-responsive social protection system in Malawi
Reviewing the social protection sector in Malawi
Projects | May 2017 to September 2017
Assessing the institutional coordination of Malawi's social protection sector
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Cash transfers: what does the evidence say? A rigorous review of impacts and the role of design and implementation features
Research reports and studies | July 2016 | Francesca Bastagli, Jessica Hagen-Zanker, Luke Harman, Georgina Sturge, Valentina Barca, Tanja Schmidt, Luca Pellerano
A rigorous review of the evidence on the impact of cash transfer programmes, including the role of variations in cash transfer design and implementation.
What policy lessons can be learnt from cases of pro-poorest growth?
Working and discussion papers | July 2016 | Andrew Shepherd, Chiara Mariotti and Laura Rodriguez-Takeuchi
This comparative analysis argues that pro-poorest growth is likely to be necessary to achieve the first SDGoal target of eradicating extreme poverty.
Three ways to build water security for rural women
| 21 March 2016 | Helen Parker
Women in rural communities are more affected by climate variability. Here's how to reduce their vulnerability and build resilience to drought.
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Women and power: overcoming barriers to leadership and influence
Research reports and studies | February 2016 | Tam O'Neil and Pilar Domingo
This paper synthesises two years of research on women’s voice and leadership in decision-making, including studies of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Gaza, Kenya and Malawi.
Women and power: representation and influence in Malawi's parliament
Research reports and studies | February 2016 | Tam O'Neil, Ngeyi Kangongolo and Joseph Wales, with Moir Walita Mkandawire
This case study uses the 2014 election to examine trends in women's access to parliamentary power in Malawi.
The role of index-based triggers in social protection shock response
Research reports and studies | April 2015 | Francesca Bastagli and Luke Harman
Index-based trigger mechanisms are an innovative instrument used to help ensure timely and adequate social protection response in the event of a shock. This report identifies the potential advantages and limitations of the inclusion of index-based triggers in social...
CARE's experience with community score cards: what works and why?
Research reports and studies | February 2015 | Leni Wild and Joseph Wales, with Victoria Chambers
This report (and policy brief) explores the experience of CARE International in implementing community score card programmes in four countries – Ethiopia, Malawi, Tanzania and Rwanda – and aims to address the significant research gap around cross-country comparative...
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