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Development Bulletin, No. 77 August 2016


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  1. The Research for Development Impact Network
    [View PDF, 448KB]
  2. Reflecting on evidence and practice in an age of inequality
    Samanthi J. Gunawardana
    [View PDF, 437KB]


  1. Introduction
    Pamela Thomas and Gillian Fletcher
    [View PDF, 251KB]

Papers from keynote speakers

  1. Counting the poor versus monitoring the floor: Understanding alternative perceptions of progress against poverty
    Martin Ravallion
    [View PDF, 589KB]
  2. Improving the situation of people with disability in Vietnam
    Yen Vo
    [View PDF, 420KB]

Evidence and equity

  1. Data, information and insight: New challenges facing NGOs in an evidence hungry age
    David Lansley, Cynthia Mulenga, Jayne Pilkinton and Tari Turner
    [View PDF, 395KB]
  2. Legitimising children’s evidence: Inclusive participatory research with children with disability
    Erin Wilson, Robert Campain, Elena Jenkin, Kevin Murfitt and Matthew Clarke
    [View PDF, 388KB]
  3. Promoting the rights of people with psychosocial disability in development research and programming
    Aleisha Carroll, Bhargavi Davar, Julian Eaton, Rosie Catherine, Janice Cambri, Alexandra Devine and Cathy Vaughan
    [View PDF, 488KB]
  4. Reducing or increasing inequalities? The role of private water enterprises in rural Viet Nam 
    Melita Grant, Elsa Dominish, Naomi Carrard, Ly Bui, Hue Ha, Tuyen Nghiem, Ha Noi and Juliet Willetts
    [View PDF, 742KB]
  5. Addressing equity issues in monitoring and evaluation
    Greet Peersman, Patricia Rogers and Better Evaluation
    [View PDF, 593KB]

Voice, choice and collectivity

  1. ‘What they gonna do to hear the outstation people?’: Inequality of voice in remote Indigenous Australia
    Annie Kennedy
    [View PDF, 367KB]
  2. Pacific Talanoa and Participatory Action Research: Providing a space for Auckland youth leaders to contest inequalities
    Cath Conn, Ayan Said, Losi Sa’uLilo, Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop, Laurent Antonczak, Sari Andajani and G Ofa Blake
    [View PDF, 371KB]
  3. Politically-informed programming: Taking account of the poor1
    Jane Hutchison
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Addressing gendered inequality

  1. Public gains, private struggles: Women’s collective livelihood initiatives and gender inequality in India
    Bina Fernandez
    [View PDF, 294KB]
  2. Changing lives: Promoting sustainable development through women’s education and networks in Papua New Guinea
    Ceridwen Spark
    [View PDF, 366KB]
  3. Gender equality and women’s empowerment in pro-poor rural value chains: Case study of post-conflict Mozambique
    Michaela Cosijn
    [View PDF, 464KB ]
  4. Women’s empowerment and value chains: Experiences of women in Cambodia, Palestine and Uganda
    Grace Nicholas
    [View PDF, 619KB]
  5. How can the international development sector effectively address menstrual hygiene management?
    Chelsea Huggett and Alison Macintyre
    [View PDF, 356KB]

Intersections of inequality

  1. Disability, inequality and the Sustainable Development Goals: Challenges for data collection and evidence
    Kathryn James, Aleisha Carroll and Elena Down
    [View PDF, 366KB]
  2. Gender, sexuality and disadvantage: Intimately entwined, but perpetually divorced within international development?
    Gillian Fletcher, Gary Dowsett, Stephen Wood, and Nicola Henry
    [View PDF, 362KB]
  3. Weaving a new approach to improving student literacy outcomes: The Pacific Literacy and School Leadership Programme
    Heti Veikune and Rebecca Spratt
    [View PDF, 439KB]
  4. Poverty and climate change in a rural Nigerian community
    nnaEmeka Meribe
    [View PDF, 356KB]

The aid industry

  1. Australian Awards: Sacred cow in an age of uncertainty?
    Karen Medica
    [View PDF, 378KB]
  2. The experience of development practice in an age of inequality
    Deborah Rhodes and Rhonda Chapman
    [View PDF, 622KB]
  3. Creating a healthy environment for Australian aid in times of inequality and austerity—our professional obligations
    Katherine Gilbert and Rebecca Spratt
    [View PDF, 255KB]
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