ISID Policy Briefs

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PB-2018-01

Jamal Saghir. Water Security and Growth: The case of the Middle East and North Africa Countries. 

[Policy Paper]

   Economic Development and Living Standards
PB-2017-07

Kazue Takamura and Eric Kuhonta. Human Rights of Non-Status Migrants in Japan.

[Policy Brief]

Governance and Society
PB-2017-06

Francesco Amodio and Michele Di Maio. Trade restrictions lead to lower wages and more violence.

[Policy Brief]

Poverty and Inequality

PB-2017-05-SP

Rachael Garret, Eric Lambin, and Yann le Polain de Waroux. Para frenar la deforestación en Sudamérica, reduzcan las diferencias de regulaciones entre regiones y actores.

[Policy Brief]

Governance and Society Environment and Sustainability
PB-2017-05

Rachael Garret, Eric Lambin, and Yann le Polain de Waroux. To eliminate deforestation in South America, reduce differences in regulations across regions and actors.

[Policy Brief]

Governance and Society Environment and Sustainability
PB-2017-04

Maxime Honigmann. Fostering Sustainably Resilient Communities: What Works and What is Required?

[Policy Paper]

 Poverty and InequalityEnvironment and SustainabilityGovernance and Society
PB-2017-03

Maxime Honigmann. Moving Towards More Socially-Connected Educational Systems: From Theory to Practice.

[Policy Paper]

Poverty and Inequality Governance and Society
PB-2017-02

Jamal Saghir. Sustainable Infrastructure Development in Sub Saharan Africa: A View from the Ground

[Policy Paper]

Poverty and InequalityEnvironment and Sustainability
PB-2017-01

Jamal Saghir and Hans Hoogeveen. Transforming Sub Saharan Africa Agriculture

[Policy Paper]

Poverty and InequalityEnvironment and Sustainability

CS-2016-02

Shashank Aeri and Trevor N. May. Creating Value Through the Chain: SABMiller & the Tenderos

[Case Study]

Poverty and InequalityGovernance and Society

CS-2016-01

Lauren Konken and Geneva List. Mine the (Development) Gap? A Case Study

[Case Study]

 Poverty and InequalityEnvironment and SustainabilityGovernance and Society
PB-2015-08

Iryna Volynets. Social Innovation and Aboriginal Communities 

[From the Aboriginal Policy Briefs series, funded by the National Association of Friendship Centres]

Governance and Society Environment and Sustainability
PB-2015-07

Ben Geboe. Comparative Approaches to Reconciliation: Canada, United States, Australia and New Zealand

[From the Aboriginal Policy Briefs series, funded by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada]

Governance and Society Environment and Sustainability
PB-2014-02

Katie Saulnier. Aboriginal Self-Determination: A Comparative Study of New Zealand, Australia and the United States

[From the Aboriginal Policy Briefs series, funded by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada]

Governance and Society Environment and Sustainability
PB-2014-01

Ben Geboe. An Overview of Community Development Initiatives Engaging Indigenous People in Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America

[From the Aboriginal Policy Briefs series, funded by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada]

Governance and Society Environment and Sustainability
PB-2013-21

Tonia Warnecke. Targeting the ‘Invisible’: Improving Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Informal Sector Women

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality Environment and Sustainability
PB-2013-20

Sonia Laszlo. Breaking Down the Barriers to Rural Education: Recent Evidence from Natural and Randomized Experiments in Developing Countries

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality
PB-2013-19

Erik Martinez Kuhonta, Amy R. Poteete and David Rothwell. A Tripartite Analysis of Sustainable Development: Environmental, Social, and Political Forms of Sustainability

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality Governance and SocietyEnvironment and Sustainability
PB-2013-18

Shelley Clark. Improving the Future of Maternal and Child Health in Sub-Saharan Africa by Investing in Adolescent Girls

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality Governance and SocietyEnvironment and Sustainability
PB-2013-17

Manuel Balán and Lorenzo Daïeff. Promoting the Rule of Law abroad: Towards a Multi-dimensional Approach

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Governance and Society
PB-2013-16

Christopher Wade. Strengthening Food Security in Africa: A Case for Supporting Pastoralism in East Africa

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality Governance and Society
PB-2013-15

Sarah Jane Wilson. Making Tree-planting Projects Work for the Rural Poor in Latin America

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality
PB-2013-14

Lorenzo Vargas. Citizens’ Media as a Tool for the Local Construction of Peace in Colombia: Opportunities for Youth

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Environment and Sustainability
PB-2013-13

Sara Thiam. “Xale Buur La” or “The Child is King”: The Importance of Culture in Preventing and Prosecuting Child Trafficking in West Africa

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Environment and Sustainability
PB-2013-12

Matthew Pritchard. Land Tenure Reforms for Food Security in South Sudan

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality Governance and Society
PB-2013-11

Nathaniel Laywine. Power and Empowerment within Canada’s Volunteer Cooperation Program

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Environment and Sustainability Governance and Society
PB-2013-10

Carlyn A. James. CIDA’s Role in Enhancing Smallholder Food Security: Insights from the Informal Economy

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality Governance and SocietyEnvironment and Sustainability
PB-2013-09

Efeoghene Igor. The Illusion of Race Neutrality: Re-Thinking Poverty in Post-Apartheid South Africa

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality Governance and SocietyEnvironment and Sustainability
PB-2013-08-FR

Valérie Dagenais. Investir dans le développement holistique des jeunes enfants : une priorité vers une réduction de la pauvreté

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality Governance and Society
PB-2013-07

Cassandra Cotton. Growing Up on the Edge: The Well-Being of Children and Youth in the Slums of Sub-Saharan Africa

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality Governance and Society
PB-2013-06

Arlette Saint-Ville. Using Social Network Analysis (SNA) to map social capital and social networks of smallholder farmer knowledge networks to enhance innovation and food security policy in the Caribbean Community

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality Governance and Society
PB-2013-05

Mark Daku. Improving Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) Programs in sub-Saharan Africa: Policy Recommendations

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Governance and Society
PB-2013-04

Colleen Sheppard. Indigenous Peoples in Canada: Understanding Divergent Conceptions of Reconciliation

[From the Aboriginal Policy Briefs series, funded by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada]

Environment and Sustainability
PB-2013-03

Ian Kalman. Indigenous Self-Government: An International Perspective

[From the Aboriginal Policy Briefs series, funded by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada]

Governance and Society Environment and Sustainability
PB-2013-02

Candice Shaw. The Contours of Family Violence in Indigenous Communities: the Prevalence and Effectiveness of Initiatives Implemented to Address Indigenous Family-based Violence

[From the Aboriginal Policy Briefs series, funded by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada]

Environment and Sustainability
PB-2013-01

Philip Oxhorn and Susan Dodsworth. The Challenge of Sustainable Resource Development in Indigenous Communities

[From the Aboriginal Policy Briefs series, funded by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada]

Poverty and Inequality Governance and SocietyEnvironment and Sustainability
PB-2012-18

Understanding the Links Between Sexual and Reproductive Health Status and Poverty Reducation.

[From the UNFPA Policy Briefs series, funded by the United Nations Population Fund]

Final Report commissioned by the United Nations Population Fund and prepared jointly by the Institute for the Study of International Development, McGill University, and the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Poverty and Inequality Governance and SocietyEnvironment and Sustainability
PB-2012-17-SP

Camila Lanusse. Ecuador frente a la VI Cumbre de las Américas y otros temas de política exterior

[Commissioned by the Carter Center and the Institute for the Study of International Development]

Governance and Society
PB-2012-17

Camila Lanusse. Ecuador: Facing the Summit of the Americas and Other Foreign Policy Issues

[Comissioned by the Carter Center and the Institute for the Study of International Development]

Governance and Society
PB-2012-16-SP

Camila Lanusse. Relación entre el Gobierno y los Medios de Comunicación

[Comissioned by the Carter Center and the Institute for the Study of International Development]

Governance and Society Environment and Sustainability
PB-2012-16

Camila Lanusse. The Relationship Between the Government and the Media: the Ecuador Situation

[Comissioned by the Carter Center and the Institute for the Study of International Development]

Governance and Society Environment and Sustainability
PB-2012-15

Colleen Eidt. The Canadian International Development Agency’s (CIDA) Role in applying the Action Research Planning and Optimization Framework for Food Security in the East African Community (EAC)

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality Governance and Society
PB-2012-14

Stephanie Shumsky. Food Security from the Forest: Regulating Wild Edible Plants for Household Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality Governance and Society
PB-2012-13

Verena Seufert. Organic Agriculture as an Opportunity for Sustainable Agricultural Development

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality
PB-2012-12

Josée Méthot. Managing Food Security for Resilience: The Role of Ecosystem Services

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality
PB-2012-11

Ifeyinwa Mbakogu. Child Trafficking in Africa: The Need for Child-Centred Approaches

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Environment and Sustainability
PB-2012-10

Mark Mattner. The Development Impact of Extractive Industries: Policy Options for CIDA

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality Governance and Society
PB-2012-09

José Carlos Marques. Canada’s CSR Policy: Insights from Recent CSR Research and a Comparative Industry Study

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Governance and Society
PB-2012-08

Kedra Hildebrand. Improving CIDA’s Aid Effectiveness Agenda in Vietnam by Targeting the Mekong Delta

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality
PB-2012-07

Susan Dodsworth. The Policy Implications of Evolving Aid Modalities

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality Governance and Society
PB-2012-06

Isabelle Deschamps. Stimulating Sustainable Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa with Legal Systems Enabling Women Entrepreneurs’ Creativity

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality Governance and SocietyEnvironment and Sustainability
PB-2012-05

Kim Coleman. Coping with Childhood Trauma: Art as a Policy Strategy

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Governance and Society
PB-2012-04

Serge Adjognon. Contract Farming as a Tool for Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality Governance and Society
PB-2012-03

Matthieu Chemin, Krzysztof Pelc and Paola Perez Aleman. Economic Growth and Food Security: Overlooked Opportunities at the Local, National, and International Level

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality Governance and Society
PB-2012-02

Jon Unruh. The Role of Land Resource Rights in the Maximization of Adaptation Investments: The Example of Darfur

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Poverty and Inequality Environment and Sustainability
PB-2012-01

Claudia Mitchell and Kyung-Hwa Yang. Woman+Teacher+Rural: Bringing Gender into the Policy Framework on Teacher Deployment in Rural Areas

[From the CIDA-funded project, ‘Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking.’]

Environment and Sustainability Governance and Society
PB-2011-03

Akosua K. Darkwah. Understanding the Links Between Sexual and Reproductive Health, Gender Equality and Poverty Reduction: A Case Study from Ghana

[From the UNFPA Policy Briefs series, funded by the United Nations Population Fund]

Poverty and Inequality Governance and SocietyEnvironment and Sustainability
PB-2011-02

Jocelyn DeJong and Sonya Meyerson-Knox. Lebanon: An Overview. Context, Evolving Demographics for Women, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Poverty and Women, Gender and Rights

[From the UNFPA Policy Briefs series, funded by the United Nations Population Fund]

Poverty and InequalityEnvironment and Sustainability Governance and Society
PB-2011-01

Rosana Heringer. Gender Equality, Sexual and Reproductive Health, and Poverty Reduction:Understanding the Links with Economic Growth and Improvements in Household Income

[From the UNFPA Policy Briefs series, funded by the United Nations Population Fund]

Poverty and InequalityEnvironment and Sustainability Governance and Society
2010

Philip Oxhorn. Peace and Development Research Project - Final Report and Case Studies

[Funded by the International Development Research Centre and the World Bank]

Governance and Society 
PB-2010-02-SP

Diego Ayo Saucedo. Reporte sobre Democracia y Autonomías en Bolivia en el periodo de Evo Morales

[Funded by the Canadian International Development Agency]

Governance and Society
PB-2010-01-SP

Juan Enrique Huerta‐Wong. La revolución mexicana cambió los privilegios de las élites, ¿o no?

[Funded by the  International Development Research Council]

Governance and Society Environment and Sustainability
PB-2010-01

Juan Enrique Huerta‐Wong. Did the Mexican Revolution Change the Privileges of the Elite or Not? The Role of Education on Social Mobility in Mexico and Chile

[Funded by the  International Development Research Council]

Governance and Society Environment and Sustainability
PB-2006-01-SP

Carmela Chavez Irigoyen. Derechos Humanos y Gobernabilidad Democrática. Oportunidades para la Cooperación Canadiense en el Perú

[Funded by the Canadian International Development Agency]

Environment and Sustainability Governance and Society