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Glossary

ABL activity-based learning
AfriNEAD African Network for Evidence-to-Action in Disability
AHPSR Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research [Switzerland]
AISD Agricultural Investment Support Directorate [Ethiopia]
AJOD African Journal of Disability
BEE Building Evidence in Education
CERID Research Centre for Education, Innovation and Development [Nepal]
CI Co-Investigator
CREATE Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity [UK]
CSO civil society organisation
CUPP Community University Partnership Programme [UK]
CWG Conflict Working Group
DAC Development Assistance Committee
DFAT Department of Finance and Trade [Australia]
DFID Department for International Development [UK]
DOTS Directly Observed Treatment, Short Course
DPO Disabled Persons’ Organisations
EADI European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes [Germany]
EC Ethiopian Calendar
EPRDF Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front
EQUINET Regional Network for Equity in Health in East and Southern Africa [Zimbabwe]
ESID Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre [UK]
ESRC Economic and Social Research Council [UK]
EWF Education World Forum
GCRF Global Challenges Research Fund [UK]
GDP gross domestic product
GEC Girls Education Challenge
HEFCE Higher Education Funding Council for England
ICAI Independent Commission for Aid Impact [UK]
icddr,b International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research [Bangladesh]
IDRC International Development Research Centre [Canada]
IDS Institute of Development Studies [UK]
INGO international non-governmental organisation
IPBES Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services [Germany]
IPPF International Planned Parenthood Federation [UK]
IPSS Institute for Peace and Security Studies [Ethiopia]
M&E monitoring and evaluation
MoFA Ministry of Foreign Affairs [Ethiopia]
MoU Memorandum of Understanding
MP Madhya Pradesh
MPH Master of Public Health
NGO non-governmental organisation
NITI National Institute for Transforming India
NUDIPU National Union of Organisations of the Disabled in Uganda
ODA official development assistance
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development [France]
ORT Oral Rehydration Therapy
OTEP Oral Therapy Extension Programme
PAR participatory action research
PHFI Public Health Foundation of India
PI Principal Investigator
PRA participatory rural appraisal
PRARI Poverty Reduction and Regional Integration
RBME Results-Based Regional Monitoring and Evaluation
RCT randomised controlled trial
REAL Research for Equitable Access and Learning [UK]
RED Research and Evaluation Division [BRAC]
RED Research and Evidence Division [DFID]
REF Research Excellence Framework
RISDP Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan
RISE Research on Improving Systems of Education
RLO Raising Learning Outcomes
RRA rapid rural appraisal
RRC Rethinking Research Collaborative
R-RISDP Revised Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan
SADC Southern African Development Community
SIDERA Shifting In/equality Dynamics in Ethiopia: from Research to Application
SNNPR Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region [Ethiopia]
SORC South Omo Research Center [Ethiopia]
SRO senior responsible officer
SSA Sarva Shiksa Abhiyan [Education for All]
TARSC Training and Research Support Centre [Zimbabwe]
TB Tuberculosis
TEACh Teaching Effectively All Children in India and Pakistan
TIPPS Teacher Instructional Practices and Processes System
TVET Technical and Vocational Education and Training
UCL University College London
UKCDS UK Collaborative on Development Science
UKRI United Kingdom Research and Innovation
UN United Nations
UNAIDS Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS [Switzerland]
UNGEI United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative [USA]
UNICEF United Nations Children’s Fund [USA]
UNRISD United Nations Research Institute for Social Development [Switzerland]
UPEACE
University for Peace [Costa Rica]
USAID United States Agency for International Development
WHO World Health Organization [Switzerland]
YOUR Youth Uncertainty Rights