News from CIDT at the University of Wolverhampton
Adapting to keep longitudinal study on track through Covid-19 measures in Zimbabwe
Since 2017 CIDT has been undertaking a longitudinal study into survival and drop-out of school in Zimbabwe. The baseline and midline and additional monitoring visits have been completed and the endline data collection was scheduled to take place during term two, May-June 2020.
Supporting social protection programmes to adapt to the changing COVID-19 context in East Africa
Rachel Slater, CIDT’s in-house social protection expert, is leading a team to enhance evidence-based decision making, learning and accountability in World Food Programme (WFP) social protection work in the context of COVID-19 and other factors.
COVID response reaches indigenous forest peoples and vulnerable groups in Cameroon
The Field Legality Advisory Group (FLAG), Centre for Environmental Education (CED) and members of the Cameroon Community Media Network launched an extensive community and media campaign against the COVID 19 pandemic in the South, East, Centre, North West and South West Regions of Cameroon.
CIDT and Forus undertake study of Civil society in Africa
In an attempt to enrich engagement with their members, the global civil society alliance Forus and CIDT have conducted a pilot study of civil society in Africa (with the potential to replicate the study in other continents) in the context of its ongoing work to develop a new strategy for 2021-2025.
Could COVID-19 have severe effects for Civil Society?
CIDT has worked with civil society organisations for over 40 years, most recently in the context of a large EU and DFID funded four year programme in the Congo Basin. This project Citizen Voices for Change supports non-governmental organisations in Cameroon, Gabon, Central Africa Republic, Congo Brazzaville and the Democratic Republic of Congo to strengthen their capacity in independent forest monitoring and more recently the Illegal Wildlife Trade.