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What does good disability inclusion look like?

One billion people, or 15% of the world’s population, experience some form of disability and disability prevalence is higher in developing countries. This short paper sets out key themes to consider when designing, or pivoting infrastructure and cities programming, that will improve disability inclusion.

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The cost of ignoring disability inclusion

One billion people, or 15% of the world’s population, experience some form of disability, and disability prevalence is higher in developing countries. This short paper examines the costs of ignoring disability inclusion in programme design and delivery, offering donor advisors useful evidence for use in business case design and VfM assessments. 

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Disability inclusion: The basics

One billion people, or 15% of the world’s population, experience some form of disability, and disability prevalence is higher in developing countries. Infrastructure and cities are vehicles for increasing DI through the design and delivery of inclusive public services. But in order to design and deliver inclusive services it is necessary to first understand how […]

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Disability inclusion: Infrastructure sector entry points

One billion people, or 15% of the world’s population, experience some form of disability, and disability prevalence is higher in developing countries. This short paper examines the key programme entry points that programme designers and implementors can consider, by sector.

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Developing the case for disability inclusion

Improving the lives of people with disabilities has increasingly becoming a major priority for government, civil society and the private sector globally. While the development challenge continues to gain traction and articulated globally, the economic case is also become clear. Below we provide some helpful arguments for building the social and economic case to focus […]

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What role can technology play in achieving a disability inclusive world?

Technology is increasingly becoming a significant enabler to improve the everyday lives of people with disabilities across areas such as education, employment, civic participation, and financial inclusion. However, while technological innovations have significant potential to ‘level the playing field’ for people with disabilities, if these technologies are not developed in an inclusive way they could […]

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ICED ICF Attribution Tool

The ICED facility has developed the ICF Attribution Tool to achieve the following objectives: To provide a simple and robust method for the ICED facility determine the proportion of its work which is eligible for climate finance from the International Climate Fund (ICF). To identify very simple entry points for all work packages to integrate […]

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Transportation: Making the Connections – Reaching the Opportunities

The purpose of this note is to highlight linkages between improved transport services and development.  It summarises how these are essential to individual access to opportunities, business and industrial connectivity, and economic growth at local, national and regional levels.  It considers areas of comparative advantage for DFID and the UK more widely, and concludes with […]

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Understanding cities in DFID programming

Why is understanding cities important? The world is increasingly urban, with 55% of the world’s population living in cities. DFID does a lot of programming in cities, promoting economic growth, better governance and social inclusion. However no two cities are alike, and the hugely varied socio-economic pressures and opportunities cities place on the poor. This means […]

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Urban Growth Diagnostic – Solwezi, Zambia

Solwezi is a large town, which is growing rapidly due to the recent construction of one of Zambia’s largest and most productive mine, Kansanshi. The town’s growth is expected to continue and there is a need for public investment to improve services needed by the growing private sector. 

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