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  • Change and Opportunity: The Transition from Primary to Secondary School in Rural and Urban Peru — Welcome to Navsarjan
    from four contrasting districts during their transition from primary to secondary school Qualitative methods were used to elicit the views of children themselves as well as those of their parents and teachers The study found that children do identify a series of changes related to the different organisation and pedagogical approach in secondary schools these are seen by children both as a difficult challenge in academic and social terms but

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/ids-document/change-and-opportunity-the-transition-from-primary-to-secondary-school-in-rural-and-urban-peru/ (2016-04-30)
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  • What Shapes the Influence Evidence Has on Policy?: The Role of Politics in Research Utilisation — Welcome to Navsarjan
    process the research community must understand both the technocratic and the political aspects of policymaking and how these shape the choices and incentives of policy elites The paper proposes guidelines for integrating political economy analysis into different stages of the research and communication process It addresses three main questions 1 What are the assumptions behind and problems with the concept of evidence based policy and what can be learnt from

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  • Sustainable urban transport in India: role of the auto-rickshaw sector — Welcome to Navsarjan
    policy vision for the sector and presents recommendations for reforms The study is based on the three following key strategies of the Avoid Shift Improve ASI framework avoid unnecessary trips shift to more sustainable transport modes improve performance in all modes In assessing the role of the auto rickshaw sector in promoting sustainable urban transport the paper looks specifically at how auto rickshaws can contribute to the Shift and Improve

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  • Ready or not: assessing national institutional capacity for climate change adaptation — Welcome to Navsarjan
    adaptation planning processes The NAC framework enables its users to systematically assess institutional strengths and weaknesses that may help or hinder adaptation National adaptation plans may then be better designed to make best use of strengths or remedy weaknesses The report describes three pilot assessments conducted using the NAC framework in Bolivia Ireland and Nepal The pilots used the NAC framework as a tool for monitoring and base line setting

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/ids-document/ready-or-not-assessing-national-institutional-capacity-for-climate-change-adaptation/ (2016-04-30)
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  • The journey to Rio: gathering evidence on expectations for the GEF — Welcome to Navsarjan
    extent the GEF has met the expectations expressed at the Earth Summit in 1992 It uses overall performance studies OPSs of the GEF Evaluation Office to examine the GEF response to the nine expectations from Rio provide additional funding address national priorities respond to and support conventions enhance international cooperation mainstream sustainable development within a new green economic order be given adequate funds to manage contribute to global environmental benefits

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/ids-document/the-journey-to-rio-gathering-evidence-on-expectations-for-the-gef/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Case study: the Indonesia Climate Change Trust Fund (ICCTF) — Welcome to Navsarjan
    innovative ways to link international finance sources with national investment strategies In general national climate finance institutions NCFIs are mechanisms that enable governments to strengthen national political and fiscal systems through directing financing towards national climate change projects and programmes As it is country driven it supports the strengthening of national institutions and coordinates climate change activities to enhance sustainable development and aid effectiveness This case study provides an initial

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/ids-document/case-study-the-indonesia-climate-change-trust-fund-icctf/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Indigenous knowledge and climate change adaptation in the Peruvian Andes — Welcome to Navsarjan
    extensive knowledge of their local environment and this knowledge can be a valuable tool for climate change adaptation Unfortunately indigenous knowledge is rapidly being lost as a result of globalisation migration and the continued marginalisation and impoverishment of indigenous peoples Through the lens of three case studies from the Peruvian Andes this paper demonstrates the invaluable role that indigenous knowledge can play in adaptation to climate change as well as

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  • Improving the assessment of disaster risks to strengthen financial resilience: a special joint G20 publication by the Government of Mexico and the World Bank — Welcome to Navsarjan
    populations and assets against natural hazards It includes contributions by G20 members and invited countries as well as the OECD The paper introduces the country experiences and sets out the challenges and opportunities to address rising disaster losses with more accurate risk data and better informed decision making The report finds that while lower income countries bear the brunt of the human impact from disasters middle income countries experience the

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/ids-document/improving-the-assessment-of-disaster-risks-to-strengthen-financial-resilience-a-special-joint-g20-publication-by-the-government-of-mexico-and-the-world-bank/ (2016-04-30)
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