This research aims to delve into the intersection of armed conflict and climate change, exploring how conflict and climate events jointly shape socio-economic outcomes with a particular focus on gender and age disparities.
FCDO has commissioned ISDC to conduct a rigorous impact assessment for the Year 2 ‘Building Local Resilience In Syria’ intervention activities.
ISDC is helping UNHCR Jordan to develop a climate change vulnerability index for refugees based on household survey data. This index will plug into UNHCR’s existing Vulnerability Assessment Framework (VAF).
Support to development of online course on digital literacy and online safety of children in Kazakhstan
ISDC is conducting a desk review of global policies, practices, and standards on child safety and digital space.
PeaceFIELD2 aims to – through a series of impact evaluations in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa – close a knowledge gap on what type of peacebuilding interventions work where.
Support for the FAO Impact Analysis of the “Restoring food and nutrition security of affected Farming and pastoral communities in Sudan” project
ISDC is running an impact evaluation of an FAO program designed to support farming and pastoral communities in Sudan.
In response to severe flooding in South Sudan, ISDC is evaluation an OCHA intervention in Bentiu.
This project studies the impacts of a social safety net intervention in refugee and their host communities of the Republic of Congo. The intervention intends to provide 4,000 vulnerable with regular conditional cash transfers and 8,000 households with support for income generating activities intended to increase stable revenues. The project will estimate causal impacts of […]
This project studies the gendered impacts of armed conflict on individuals’ participation in agri-food systems. Agri-food systems encompass the entire range of value-adding activities in the primary production of food and non-food agricultural products, as well as food storage, aggregation, post-harvest handling, transportation, processing, distribution, marketing, disposal, and consumption. The adequate functioning of agri-food systems […]
How can women be better mobilized to participate in consultative processes that would likely improve public services provision? The Women’s Action Committees and Local Services Metaketa round seeks to answer this question by coordinating five research projects in diverse contexts that assess how the act of participation affects women in these settings and how the […]
Project background Youth unemployment is a key development and social challenge in fragile places. Not only does fragility harm opportunities within, but high numbers of idle young people can contribute to fragility. To overcome this concern, SPARK has implemented the LEAD 2 program in Somalia and Tunisia – a program designed to help young entrepreneurs […]
When peace agreements are reached, they often define a set of stipulations that need to be implemented in order for the agreement to work for all of its signatories. This can include, for example, the presence of peacekeepers or the creation of transitional justice mechanisms to deal with the legacies of violence and its perpetrators. […]
SEEDS: Long-term Impacts of a Complex Agricultural Intervention on Welfare, Behaviour and Stability in Syria
In this project, we study a complex agricultural intervention in a protracted crisis setting. We use innovative quantitative methods to analyse impact magnitudes, pathways and interactions of different intervention components across multiple local contexts and on multiple outcomes.
A multi-partner project that seeks to provide new theoretical insights and empirical evidence on how various forms of trust shape the relationship between economic inequality and governance.