Two billion of the world’s poorest people live in fragile and conflict-affected settings. This figure is rising, fuelled by growing inequality, violence, conflicts and other shocks. In these fragile and shock-prone areas, progress towards Universal Health Coverage is slow.
This project aims to contribute to new global and national data and evidence that governments, decision makers, citizens and researchers can use to improve people’s lives and support the world’s poorest people in their efforts to escape extreme poverty.
As schools reopen, we set out recommendations for assesments to determine student capability in low-and middle-income countries.
We evaluated DFID’s ‘Improving the management of public funds for the people of Burma’ programme to assess impact and inform future design.
Together with the World Bank we reviewed financial management processes in Myanmar’s education sector to help improve education quality.
Reflecting on findings from research conducted for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
80% of the world's poorest could live in fragile and conflict-affected contexts by 2030.
Introducing key public finance concepts to support effective advocacy
Supporting the development of risk-informed and shock-responsive social protection
Exploring the possibilities of digital delivery for the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief, and Resettlement in Myanamar.