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Working Paper
Does project-level aid for water and sanitation improve child health outcomes?: Evidence from household panel data in Uganda

Empirical studies on the effectiveness of aid to the water, sanitation, and hygiene sector (WASH aid) have focused primarily on access to these services as the benchmark for evaluating the effectiveness of aid in this sector...

Aid effectiveness Public health Water
Stunted growth, orphans, and access to sanitation services in South Africa

Stunted growth in early life has serious implications for cognitive development and is a well-established constraint to individual productivity and life expectancy...

Child wellbeing Child nutrition South Africa
Research Brief
Future climate scenarios for South Africa: The importance of mitigating emissions

More intense climate changes are expected in South Africa if GHG emissions are not constrained. Increased GHG emissions are likely to result in increases in average annual surface temperatures and higher evaporation rates...

Climate change Runoff Streamflow
Research Brief
Climate change effects on irrigation demand and crop yields in South Africa

The demand for irrigation is likely to increase in South Africa as a result of increased temperatures and evaporation rates. Rain-fed agricultural crops are likely to experience a decline in average annual yields...

Climate change Runoff Streamflow
Working Paper
The linkages of energy, water, and land use in Southeast Asia: Challenges and opportunities for the Mekong region

This paper aims to contribute to understanding the existing knowledge gaps in the linkages of energy, water, and land use in Southeast Asia and explores the political economy of energy transition in the Mekong region (MR)...

Natural resources Power resources Water
Middle East and North Africa I

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 1.3

Water Climate change Agriculture
Journal Article
How to Assess the Effectiveness of Development Aid Projects: Evaluation Ratings versus Project Indicators

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid, Social Policy and Development

Economic assistance and foreign aid Water
Journal Article
Regional Climate Change of the Greater Zambezi River Basin: A Hybrid Assessment

Part of Journal Special Issue Climate Change and the Zambezi River Valley

Climate change Economic forecasting International economic relations
Journal Article
An Uncertainty Approach to Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on the Zambezi River Basin

Part of Journal Special Issue Climate Change and the Zambezi River Valley

Climate change Uncertainty Water
Working Paper
The Role of Issue Linkage in Managing the Mekong

The Mekong River is the major water source in Southeast Asia and shared by six countries...

Environment Game theory International relations
UN Selects Development Under Climate Change (DUCC) as a Project to Watch

The United Nations has announced that it has selected UNU-WIDER’s Development Under Climate Change (DUCC) project as ‘one to watch’ in its ‘Big Data Climate Challenge’ that is part of the build up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit on 23...

Water Big data Agriculture
Working Paper
A Hybrid Approach to Incorporating Climate Change and Variability into Climate Scenario for Impact Assessments

Traditional ‘delta-change’ approach of scenario generation for climate change impact assessment to water resources strongly depends on the selected base-case observed historical climate conditions that the climate shocks are to be super-i...

Natural resources Water Climate change
Tackling the Main Causes of Child Mortality in Developing Countries: Evidence from Non-clinical Interventions

30 October 2013 Miguel Niño-Zarazúa Children have been at the centre of recent global efforts to improve well-being conditions in developing countries...

Children Economic development Health
Aid and the Social Sectors: Reflections from the Stockholm Results Meeting

17 April 2013 Tony Addison and Miguel Niño-Zarazúa We learnt much from the ReCom Results meeting on 13th March in Stockholm on aid and the social sectors...

Children Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic growth
Reorientating the Results Based Agenda: Interviews by Carl-Gustav Lindén

21 March 2013 In foreign aid, results are the buzz word of the day; evaluation, monitoring, and quality control are the means of demonstrating to critical legislators and the public that tax money budgeted to foreign aid does achieve something...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Education Health
Journal Article
Macro–micro feedback links of water management in South Africa: CGE analyses of selected policy regimes

The pressure on an already stressed water situation in South Africa is predicted to increase significantly under climate change, plans for large industrial expansion, ongoing rapid urbanization, and government programs to provide access to water to m...

Agriculture Economic equilibrium Water
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