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Research case studies

This series brings together all documents relating to Research case studies

Find out how DFID funded research is helping to tackle disease, hunger, poverty and climate change throughout the developing world.

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2011

  1. DFID Research: Specialised rice developed in collaboration with local farmers

    • 18 March 2011
    • Case study
  2. DFID Research: Ending Striga's reign with IR maize

    • 18 March 2011
    • Case study
  3. DFID Research: Milking the benefits for small scale dairy vendors in Kenya

    • 18 March 2011
    • Case study
  4. DFID Research: Linking farmers and science

    • 18 March 2011
    • Case study
  5. DFID Research: Addressing the issues underlying poor school attendance in Swaziland.

    • 12 April 2011
    • Case study
  6. DFID Research: Farmers in Tanzania paint chickens pink and purple to thwart hawks

    • 26 April 2011
    • Case study
  7. DFID Research: Missed opportunities

    • 18 August 2011
    • Case study
  8. DFID Research: Living with ART

    • 18 August 2011
    • Case study
  9. DFID Research: New investment in nutrition-related research

    • 1 September 2011
    • Case study
  10. DFID Research: The impact of research on Indonesia’s pulp and paper sector

    • 25 October 2011
    • Case study
  11. DFID Research: Getting children into school and breaking the cycle of disadvantage

    • 3 November 2011
    • Case study
  12. DFID Research: Choice for women. Family planning, health and rights in a world of 7 billion

    • 17 November 2011
    • Case study
  13. DFID Research: Combating climate change is a unique challenge for development research

    • 25 November 2011
    • Case study
  14. DFID Research: Environmentally friendly control of eggplant borer in India and Bangladesh

    • 18 March 2011
    • Case study
  15. DFID Research: TB in the workplace – the case of garment workers in Bangladesh

    • 2 February 2011
    • Case study
  16. DFID Research: Support to the Tanzanian government with adolescent sexual and reproductive health

    • 4 February 2011
    • Case study
  17. DFID Research: Comic-book characters help to get agricultural information to young Kenyans

    • 24 February 2011
    • Case study
  18. DFID Research: A farmer-friendly approach to preventing avian flu in Viet Nam

    • 3 March 2011
    • Case study
  19. DFID Research: Malaria control in a complex context

    • 4 March 2011
    • Case study
  20. DFID Research: Improving food security in sub-Saharan Africa through greater use of indigenous vegetables

    • 8 March 2011
    • Case study
  21. DFID Research: OBSERVE - Monitoring the application of a new domestic violence law in Brazil

    • 9 March 2011
    • Case study
  22. DFID Research: Ridding the world of rinderpest.

    • 15 March 2011
    • Case study
  23. DFID Research: WHO publishes second edition of guidelines for the treatment of malaria

    • 15 March 2011
    • Case study
  24. DFID Research: Cheap fodder trees help farmers increase milk production

    • 15 March 2011
    • Case study
  25. DFID Research: Selective fish breeding improves production in the Philippines

    • 17 March 2011
    • Case study
  26. DFID Research: Planting without ploughing - zero-till wheat takes root

    • 17 March 2011
    • Case study
  27. DFID Research: Protecting African cattle from East Coast fever

    • 17 March 2011
    • Case study
  28. DFID Research: Protecting farms from costly whiteflies

    • 17 March 2011
    • Case study
  29. DFID Research: Taking plants to the doctor - plant health clinics from Bolivia to Bangladesh

    • 17 March 2011
    • Case study
  30. DFID Research: Scuba rice - breeding flood-tolerance into Asia's local mega rice varieties

    • 17 March 2011
    • Case study
  31. DFID Research: Growing mint as an alternative to opium in Afghanistan.

    • 18 March 2011
    • Case study
  32. DFID Research: Community-based fisheries management in Bangladesh

    • 18 March 2011
    • Case study
  33. DFID Research: Creating genetic markers to breed downy mildew and drought resistant pearl millet

    • 18 March 2011
    • Case study
  34. DFID Research: An evidence-based response to the global food crisis

    • 18 March 2011
    • Case study
  35. DFID Research: Evidence Papers - Britain's plan to prevent malaria and save women's lives

    • 4 January 2011
    • Case study
  36. DFID Research: Updating mental health legislation in Zambia

    • 27 January 2011
    • Case study
  37. DFID Research: Sexual and reproductive health concerns of married men in rural Bangladesh

    • 6 January 2011
    • Case study

2009

  1. DFID Research: Ensuring an education for children with disabilities

    • 16 December 2009
    • Case study
  2. DFID Research: Does the media help or harm in potentially divisive elections?

    • 9 April 2009
    • Case study
  3. DFID Research: Kenyan shopkeepers join fight against malaria

    • 17 April 2009
    • Case study
  4. DFID Research: Understanding the Afghan Warlords

    • 6 May 2009
    • Case study
  5. DFID Research: Reporting on research

    • 6 May 2009
    • Case study
  6. DFID Research: A Small Dream

    • 19 May 2009
    • Case study
  7. DFID Research: Agriculture on-air

    • 21 May 2009
    • Case study
  8. DFID Research: Managing forest rights in Nepal

    • 4 June 2009
    • Case study
  9. DFID Research: Improving maize crop yields in Rwanda's Eastern province

    • 8 July 2009
    • Case study
  10. DFID Research: Online access to global agricultural information

    • 17 July 2009
    • Case study
  11. DFID Research: Activism and aid combine to fight HIV/AIDS in South Africa

    • 28 July 2009
    • Case study
  12. DFID Research: Tracking the age of school enrolment in Ghana

    • 7 August 2009
    • Case study
  13. DFID Research: Improving equity in Indian health care

    • 19 August 2009
    • Case study
  14. DFID Research: how training can lift the poorest out of poverty

    • 8 September 2009
    • Case study
  15. DFID Research: Helping vulnerable South African teenagers cope with the impact of AIDS

    • 8 September 2009
    • Case study
  16. DFID Research: Relay programme connects local people with research

    • 22 September 2009
    • Case study
  17. DFID Research: Democratizing Brazil's Indigenous Health System

    • 12 October 2009
    • Case study
  18. DFID Research: Straight Talking to combat HIV among young African women

    • 28 October 2009
    • Case study
  19. DFID Research: Cooperating to reduce violence in North-East India

    • 9 November 2009
    • Case study
  20. DFID Research: Rainmakers and meteorologists share knowledge to combat climate change

    • 9 December 2009
    • Case study
  21. DFID Research: Do taxes help make better governments?

    • 9 January 2009
    • Case study
  22. DFID Research: what can be done to beat urban poverty?

    • 14 January 2009
    • Case study
  23. DFID Research: The dangers of waterpipe smoking

    • 2 February 2009
    • Case study
  24. DFID Research: Essential healthcare for newborn babies in Nepal

    • 4 February 2009
    • Case study
  25. DFID Research: connecting researchers, journalists and activists to change policy

    • 17 February 2009
    • Case study
  26. DFID Research: Protecting the water rights of indigenous Mexicans

    • 9 March 2009
    • Case study
  27. DFID Research: Connecting African scientists with the media

    • 9 March 2009
    • Case study
  28. DFID Research: Sharing knowledge through story telling

    • 31 March 2009
    • Case study
  29. DFID Research: Protecting African cattle from killer disease

    • 8 October 2009
    • Case study
  30. DFID Research: Integrated approaches halve pesticide use

    • 2 April 2009
    • Case study

2008

  1. DFID Research: A commodity-based approach to livestock trade

    • 3 September 2008
    • Case study
  2. DFID Research: The success of Bolivia's bitter potato

    • 18 September 2008
    • Case study
  3. DFID Research: Seeding a message for farmers via Kenyan TV viewers

    • 2 October 2008
    • Case study
  4. DFID Research: Media in Kenya after the elections

    • 26 November 2008
    • Case study
  5. DFID Research: Supporting learning between Indian and UK knowledge workers

    • 2 December 2008
    • Case study
  6. DFID Research: Supporting science journalism in Africa and the Middle East

    • 3 December 2008
    • Case study
  7. DFID Research: Anti-retroviral treatment of HIV/AIDS in Africa is best delivered in health centres

    • 10 December 2008
    • Case study
  8. DFID Research: Adapting to climate variability and climate change in Tanzania

    • 11 December 2008
    • Case study
  9. DFID Research: Encouraging growth in Africa's seed industry

    • 21 August 2008
    • Case study
  10. DFID Research: rights of the camp-dwelling 'Bihari' community in Bangladesh

    • 17 January 2008
    • Case study
  11. DFID Research: how videos can help to improve research participation

    • 3 March 2008
    • Case study
  12. DFID Research: Champions of Participation

    • 8 March 2008
    • Case study
  13. DFID Research: Capacity strengthening for East African journalists

    • 22 May 2008
    • Case study
  14. DFID Research: Managing climate risk in South Africa's Western Cape

    • 22 May 2008
    • Case study
  15. DFID Research: AIDS emergency in Swaziland hits like a tidal wave

    • 7 July 2008
    • Case study
  16. DFID Research: Bridging research and policy in Latin America

    • 31 July 2008
    • Case study
  17. DFID Research: Sierra Leone benefits from Global Plant Clinic initiative

    • 18 August 2008
    • Case study
  18. DFID Research: Children's views of health in their communities

    • 2 September 2008
    • Case study
  19. DFID Research: Better roads for Africa

    • 1 October 2008
    • Case study
  20. DFID Research: Pro-poor livestock policy and institutional change

    • 14 May 2008
    • Case study
  21. DFID Research: Preparing for malaria in the changing climate of East Africa's highlands

    • 22 May 2008
    • Case study
  22. DFID Research: Better rural road access leads to increased food production

    • 8 July 2008
    • Case study

2007

  1. DFID Research: getting help with child birth can be costly

    • 18 October 2007
    • Case study
  2. DFID Research: multiple micronutrient supplements and the prevention of newborn deaths

    • 9 November 2007
    • Case study
  3. DFID Research: Mitigating agricultural water pollution

    • 9 November 2007
    • Case study
  4. DFID Research: Involving the poor in urban development

    • 15 November 2007
    • Case study
  5. DFID Research: Water management in drought-affected North East Brazil

    • 6 December 2007
    • Case study
  6. DFID Research: The Numbers Game - Global Migrant Origin Database

    • 14 December 2007
    • Case study
  7. DFID Research: informal local governance in rural South Asia

    • 19 December 2007
    • Case study
  8. DFID Research: understanding TB and HIV related stigma in Zambia

    • 5 January 2007
    • Case study
  9. DFID Research: addressing disability - a key way to fight poverty

    • 8 January 2007
    • Case study
  10. DFID Research: a new approach to fisheries management

    • 30 January 2007
    • Case study
  11. DFID Research: FarmLime - sourcing low cost lime for small-scale farming

    • 21 February 2007
    • Case study
  12. DFID Research: are TB patients in China taking their drugs?

    • 23 March 2007
    • Case study
  13. DFID Research: taking a look at the benefits of floodplain management

    • 26 March 2007
    • Case study
  14. DFID Research: fighting sleeping sickness in Uganda

    • 2 April 2007
    • Case study
  15. DFID Research: insecticide-treated nets reduce foetal loss in pregnancy

    • 25 April 2007
    • Case study
  16. DFID Research: Rice growing takes off in Africa

    • 24 May 2007
    • Case study
  17. DFID Research: sweet Solutions to boost Vitamin A

    • 25 May 2007
    • Case study
  18. DFID Research: Improving urban transport accessibility for the disabled

    • 21 June 2007
    • Case study
  19. DFID Research: Performance benchmarking for irrigation services

    • 19 July 2007
    • Case study
  20. DFID Research: Time is money for poor rural travellers

    • 24 August 2007
    • Case study
  21. DFID Research: satellite imagery to assist in monitoring volcanic activity

    • 31 August 2007
    • Case study

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