COVID-19: We've created a new online space for grassroots justice groups to discuss how to adapt and respond to the pandemic.  Explore it here.

Close X
  • Join
  •     |    
  • Login
  •     |    
Log in
Join
evaluation_method=secondary-data-analysis

Secondary Data Analysis

Closing the Enforcement Gap: A community-led groundtruthing of the expansion of a National Highway in Uttara Kannada

Centre for Policy Research - Namati Environmental Justice Program,

In 2011, the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) proposed the widening and upgrading of the existing National Highway (NH) 17, renaming it NH-66 in the process. It is mentioned in the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report and in the Environmental Management Plan (EMP) that the construction of the highway will reduce traffic, fuel consumption…

From Prior to Post: Legalising Environmental Regulations?

Krithika Dinesh, Kanchi Kohli,

On March 14, 2017, India’s environment ministry, issued a notification, which gives an opportunity for projects that have violated conditions of the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification 2006 to be brought into compliance. Under this notification, a process is laid down for all those projects that have started construction, operation, expansion, modernization or change of…

The Impact of Land Property Rights Interventions on Investment and Agricultural Productivity in Developing Countries: a Systematic Review

Steven Lawry, Cyrus Samii, Ruth Hall, Aaron Leopold, Donna Hornby, Farai Mtero,

Secure and predictable access to land as a productive resource is key to the livelihoods of millions of farmers around the world. Secure land tenure enables farmers to invest in long-term improvements to their farms and soils in the expectation that they will reap the benefits of those investments without fear that their land be…

The Homelessness Prevention Program Outcomes and Effectiveness

New York State Department of Social Services,

The Homelessness Prevention Program was established to address the problem of homelessness by preventing it from occurring. Homelessness prevention programs can have several beneficial outcomes, including the prevention of hardships associated with eviction and homelessness. Some programs may also produce benefits in the form of improved family function and improved ability to obtain appropriate benefits from…

Policy Brief: Streamlining Institutions to Restore Land and Justice to Farmers in Myanmar [Burmese Version]

Namati,

Over 400,000 acres of land in Myanmar, that was taken by the military, government, and private companies between the 1980s and early 2000s, has reportedly been released since 2013. However, this does not mean that the land has been returned to the farmers whose livelihoods were displaced by these land acquisitions. Namati offers this brief…

Policy Brief: Streamlining Institutions to Restore Land and Justice to Farmers in Myanmar

Namati,

Over 400,000 acres of land taken by the military, government, and private companies between the 1980s and early 2000s has reportedly been released since 2013. However, this does not mean that the land has been returned to the farmers whose livelihoods were displaced by these land acquisitions. Namati offers this brief to emphasize the need…

Legal Aid in Illinois: Selected Social and Economic Benefits

Jonah Kushner,

Equal access to the justice system is a fundamental principle of American democracy. The U.S. Constitution guarantees equal protection of the laws and due process in the courts to allAmericans—not just those who can afford a lawyer. By providing legal counsel to those who cannot afford it, legal aid helps ensure that all Americans receive equal protection and due process,…

Providing Welfare Advice in General Practice: Referrals, Issues, and Outcomes

Peter Greasley, Neil Small,

General practices in the UK are increasingly hosting welfare advice services on their premises to address patients’ social and economic needs. In this paper, the authors present the outcomes of a service providing welfare advice across 30 general practices in inner-city Bradford. A retrospective study of all patients referred for advice during the initial 24 months…

The benefits of welfare rights advice: a review of the literature

Jay Wiggan, Colin Talbot,

Welfare rights advice services provide a multitude of support, advice and advocacy services to a wide demographic, covering people with multiple and varied needs, attitudes, behaviour and eligibility for services and assistance addressing itself to whether, and indeed how, welfare rights advice brings financial, social and health benefits to the people who receive it. The report includes material covering…

Citizen’s Advice: Towards a business case for legal aid

Citizen's Advice Bureau,

This paper looks at the empirical basis for demonstrating a business case for civil legal aid and reviews the evidence base on the economic value of advice. In the context of the current public spending review, this project could not be more urgent, as all Government departments and agencies are required to show that their public expenditure is…

It doesn't look like there are any posts on this issue. Check out the resources or view other news

Namati News