Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Child poverty, evidence and policyMainstreaming children in international development$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Nicola A. Jones

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781847424464

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847424464.001.0001

Show Summary Details

Child poverty, knowledge and policy in Africa

Child poverty, knowledge and policy in Africa

Chapter:
(p.88) (p.89) Four Child poverty, knowledge and policy in Africa
Source:
Child poverty, evidence and policy
Author(s):

Nicola Jones

Andy Sumner

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847424464.003.0005

This chapter deals with children and the knowledge–policy interface in sub-Saharan Africa. It briefly outlines the extent and nature of child poverty and well-being across Africa using the 3D approach. The chapter reflects on the characteristics of the knowledge-generation process in Africa and discusses the knowledge–policy interface surrounding child well-being in Africa. It also focuses on a case study of evidence-informed policy change in the context of an expert-led initiative to promote a more child-sensitive PRSP during the revision process of Ethiopia's second-generation PRSP.

Keywords:   children, knowledge–policy interface, sub-Saharan Africa, child poverty, 3D approach, knowledge-generation process, child-sensitive PRSP, second-generation PRSP

Policy Press Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.