This report, published by the Institute of Development Studies, looks at the transformations across the multiple dimensions of international development in which civil society organizations from BRICS play a role.
Mark Sidel is Doyle-Bascom Professor of Law and Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin. In 2015-16 he will also serve as the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Visiting Chair in Community Foundations at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University.
This research aims to investigate the recent evolution of China’s discourse on development and aid. More precisely, how do China’s policymakers and influential scholars understand and debate China’s role in the field of international development aid, specifically in the context of China as a ‘rising power’.
This report documents discrimination, police violence, legal restrictions and a policy environment preventing this highly marginalized group’s access to public services, legal identity and appropriate health care.
This first of its kind report reveals five distinct donor segments and their related behaviors around philanthropic strategy, decision-making, nonprofit engagement, and measurement and reporting needs.
A range of issues and recommendations are raised in this report. Philanthropy’s contributions to international development should be better measured, and there is a need for a stronger emphasis on better data overall in terms of both measuring progress, and enabling a better understanding of the range of potential grantees working on development themes.
This eBook reviews different roles, experiences, and lessons learned from working with civil society in development cooperation. It compares and analyses common themes and good practices from numerous aid-providing countries.
This study shows how to measure a country’s philanthropic environment and what concrete policies encourage or restrict it. The research comes at an opportune time as new governments throughout the world strive to work positively with civil society.
This survey will provide crucial data to follow up on the previous studies in order to draw conclusions and provide recommendations for investors, intermediaries, government and other support agencies.
This report provides an overview of the relevant actors, laws and standards in the Chinese dam building sector, including Sinohydro’s new environmental policy. It presents case studies of how NGOs have influenced Chinese overseas projects, and concludes with a list of addresses and other useful information.