CIDT News – March
CIDT secures €2.2m for project to fight illegal deforestation
Funding for this three-year project in the Republic of Congo has been received from the European Union and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. The project aims to improve the livelihoods of forest dependent communities, as well as contribute to biodiversity, conservation and climate action, through supporting civil society organisations and local communities to enable effective monitoring and improve forest governance in the country.
Research seminar shares lessons from five year study of school dropout
In conjunction with the Education Observatory, CIDT’s Mary Surridge delivered a presentation around the recently completed longitudinal study of school survival in Zimbabwe, funded by UNICEF.
The study followed 3,800 learners and focused on the critically important transition point from primary to secondary school, in order to assess the key factors that led to learners remaining and succeeding in school or dropping out. The study is already informing education policy in Zimbabwe.
Six impact stories demonstrate successes of the CV4C project
With the CV4C forest monitoring project coming to a close, we have collated six stories, one from each of the project countries, showing impact in areas including gender responsiveness, financial health, judicial transparency and peer-to-peer learning.