International development

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Development studies
NARROWER TERMS
Report

Improving research use in international development

This project aimed to bring together policy-makers, practitioners and researchers to better understand the individual and organisational drivers, incentives and ways of working that contribute to, or inhibit research use, and to help shift them. This report synthesises the findings that emerged from the project.
Report

Shifting the system: the journey towards humanitarian reform in Indonesia

This report explores the evolution of the humanitarian system in Indonesia. It examines key events and turning points in the country’s progression towards locally led disaster management and humanitarian action.
Report

Resilience of local communities: lessons from COVID-19

This brief provides a first assessment on how 15 local communities in the Global South are building resilience in the face of COVID-19. It was found that communities used many different coping strategies, spanning multiple social domains of resilience when responding to a crisis.
Working paper

Global development cooperation in a COVID-19 world

This paper lays out the urgency for new methods of development cooperation that can deliver resource transfers at scale, oriented to addressing climate change and with transparency and better governance.
Guide

Evaluation of international development interventions

This guide provides an overview of evaluation approaches and methods that have been used in the field of international development evaluation.
Report

Collective resilience: NZ’s aid contributions in times of inequality and crises

This report examines New Zealand’s overseas aid contributions against six principles of a quality aid programme that reduces inequality and poverty. The report finds that while New Zealand’s aid contribution has some firm foundations, there is room for substantial improvement.
Evaluation

Retrospective impact evaluation: Save the Children’s sponsorship programming in Woliso Impact Area, Ethiopia (2002-2010)

This is the final report of a retrospective impact evaluation conducted of Save the Children’s Sponsorship program in Woliso, Ethiopia (2002-2010).
Strategy

Partnerships for recovery: Australia’s COVID-19 development response

The Australian government’s Partnerships for Recovery policy presents Australia’s priorities in working globally, and especially with our near neighbours, to minimise the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Report

UK progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: the Voluntary National Review

This report by United Kingdom's International Development Committee identifies failings in the preparation and presentation of UK’s first Voluntary National Review of progress towards the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Report

Exit from aid: an analysis of donor experiences

This report considers the approaches taken by development partners when transitioning and exiting from bilateral aid programs. It features case studies of Australia, Denmark, the European Union, France, Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.