The Practioner Hub for Inclusive Business: On the role of partnerships in delivering inclusive business


Inclusive business is rarely business as usual. Companies in mature markets rely on a supporting physical infrastructure (roads, water, electricity); a skilled, healthy, educated workforce; access to a reliable supply chain; and knowing the right products and services for the market and customers who can afford them. Inclusive business usually occurs in immature markets where companies cannot rely on any of these factors being in place.

Revitalising Evidence-based Policy for the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030: Lessons from Existing International Science Partnerships


Author: Elizabeth Carabine 

Publication date: April 23, 2015

The convergence of agreements on disaster risk reduction (DRR), development finance, sustainable development and climate change in 2015 presents a unique opportunity for coherence across these inter-related policy areas.

Knowledge co-creation: Interaction between science and society


Authors: Barbara J. Regeer and Joske F.G. Bunders

Publication date: June 2009

A transdisciplinary approach to complex societal issues

This publication includes the perspectives of eight individuals involved in government, business and societal organisations. They voice, their experiences, anecdotes, reflections and expertise regarding the issues explored in this publication. How do they shape complex co-operation processes? What is the meaning of knowledge co-creation in their working practices?

Evidence Changes Lives: Realizing Evaluation’s Potential to Inform the Global Sustainable Development Goals


Publication date: March 2015

Evaluation will become more necessary for the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals. In this publication, in 2015 the International Year of Evaluation, we seek to demonstrate how evaluation makes a difference.

The need for institutional change in capacity development of tertiary agricultural education


Authors: Mundie Salm, Gerard Baltissen, Richard Hawkins, Jifke Sol, Ruud Ludemann, Anouka van Eerdewijk, Mariana Wongtschowski, Driek Enserink and Marlene Roefs.

Publication date: October 2014

Partnerships with People


Author: Department of Trade & Industry, UK et al. 
Publication Date: 2000
Demonstrating how innovative and successful organisations bring the best out of their people to achieve significantly enhanced business performance.

Some realities behind the rhetoric of downward accountability


Authors: Tina Wallace  & Jennifer Chapman 
Publication Date: 2003 

This working paper explores some of the issues arising from the current way that donors and UK NGOs structure their reporting and accountability requirements, and challenges some of the beliefs about partnership, participation and bottom up development processes.

The Partnering Initiative


"The Resource Bank aims to provide material for greater understanding and analysis of the partnership paradigm. It contains the latest resources on cross-sector partnering, practice-based learning case studies, partnering tools and signposts."