The INASP Journals Online (JOLs) project, part of the second phase of the Programme for the Enhancement of Research Information (PERii), supports peer-reviewed journals from developing and emerging countries to publish online, giving researchers access to local knowledge and the opportunity to contribute their own articles.
Panos Relay helps young journalists tell the story of child trafficking in Haiti. As children that have been separated from parents and carers as a result of the recent earthquake are more at risk from been trafficked, it is more important than ever that their stories are heard
A water and sanitation program in Ethiopia is bringing people together to drive policy change. By linking stakeholders from different sectors, research findings are applied to improve the planning and integration of water and sanitation services.
A major survey of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in Pakistan has revealed that a HIV epidemic is at an early stage, and that there is a real opportunity to slow the spread through advice and targeted support, particularly for sex workers and injecting drug users
A project in Kenya, supported by the IDRC/DFID-funded Climate Change Adaptation in Africa (CCAA), is combining indigenous knowledge with modern science to provide the local community with information on climate change.
A workshop from the Panos Relay programme brought together academics, civil society organisations, media, government officials and people from affected areas to help restore peace to communities in Assam after violence erupted between the indigenous and immigrant communities
The Global Alliance for Livestock Vaccines and medicines (GALVmed), a public private partnership supported by DFID and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has facilitated the production of a million doses of an experimental vaccine against a tick-borne disease of cattle in Africa
'Ishan', a quarterly publication in North East India communicates research findings in the local language of Assamese to produce a more nuanced and inclusive dialogue on social science research on conflict and identify
Research from the DFID-funded ABBA project (Addressing the Balance of Burden in AIDS) shows how programmes that give young people the skills to improve their education and manage family finances can address some of the costs associated with the AIDS pandemic in South Africa
Health problems and poverty are linked in India. There is therefore a need for health policy to improve equity of health care. Research in West Bengal is generating evidence which can be used to influence policy for targeting the poor.
Late enrolment to primary schools in Ghana reduces the chances of completing education. CREATE is tracking enrolment and progress to determine the relationship between age in grade and educational performance.
A local AIDS advocacy group has teamed up with international aid agency Médecins Sans Frontiéres to both mobilize people living with HIV and AIDS and to provide the medicine and care that patients need. DFID research is helping to document and understand this blending of activism and aid in South Africa.
Maize is an important staple crop in Rwanda with the potential for export if production can be significantly increased. The DFID-funded Research into Use Programme is working with a network of local partners to achieve that aim through a Maize Innovation Platform in Rwanda's Eastern Province.