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The focus of the project is to analyse the private sector’s role in and contribution to emergency preparedness and response in diverse crisis contexts.
Soil conservation and area closures carried out under Productive Safety Nets Programme in Kebele 6, Kalu Woreda, Ethiopia
License: ODI given rights
Credit: Eva Ludi
Source: Overseas Development InstituteThis project aims to develop a rigorous methodology for assessing longer-term impacts of natural assests created through labour-intensive public works programmes on livelihoods, poverty reduction, food security and resilience
UK International Development Minister Lynne Featherstone at the ASAZA gender-based violence centre.
International Development Minister Lynne Featherstone listening to women at the ASAZA gender-based violence centre.
License: Creative Commons
Credit: Emily Travis/DFID
Source: FlickrThis project seeks to map and critically analyse evidence of good practice in prevention and response to gender-based violence (GBV) in humanitarian contexts in order to support humanitarian practitioners and policy makers to improve the quality of GBV programming in the field.
This project, carried out by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), Harvard University and the Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG), ODI, seeks to carry out an evidence review on research for health in humanitarian crises.
This is the eleventh Integrated Programme (IP) of work proposed for funding by the Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG). The projects constitute the core of HPG’s research work in 2013–15, combining policy-relevant research and engagement, humanitarian practice, academic engagement and a vigorous and extensive public affairs programme of events, conferences and media work.
This project seeks to develop multi-sectoral, operational guidance for UNHCR on setting up and achieving protection and assistance goals through cash-based interventions in displacement settings. It also seeks to develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) for UNHCR for cash-based interventions.
In recognitition of the rising importance of regional organisations, the Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) has launched a two-year research project focussing on their contributions to humanitarian action.
GiZ has expressed an intention to review and analyse the potential challenges of support to strengthen resilience to improve the connectedness in transitional settings GiZ and HPG are interested in building on a successful cooperation to initiate research work on reviewing and analysising the potential challenges involved in assisting and improving resilience
This project evaluates the contribution of UN Women to increase women’s leadership and participation in peace and security, extracting the results achieved and lessons learned by the predecessor entities and examining these in the context of the new Strategic Plan and its aspirations in this area. It will also assess the coherence of the design of the humanitarian response area in the context of UN Women’s mandate to provide forward looking recommendations.
The purpose of ACCRA is to increase the use of evidence by governments (specifically in Ethiopia, Uganda and Mozambique) and other development and humanitarian actors in developing and implementing policies and interventions that improve poor people's adaptive capacity, with a specific focus on climate related hazards, change and variability – both in the short and long-term.