Development Resources

Fact Sheets

Inclusion International
Fact Sheet on Poverty and Disability

Checklists and Manuals

Disability Dimension in Development Action: Manual on Inclusive Planning
Ronald Wiman, editor (2003)

Policy Papers

USAID Disability Policy Paper (1997)
Standards for Accessibility for the Disabled in USAID-Financed Construction
The Acquisition and Assistance Policy Directive (AAPD) on Standards for Accessibility for the Disabled in USAID-Financed Construction (2005)

400 Million R
400 Million R


Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Disability Brief (2005)
Disabled People and Development (2005)

Department for International Development (DFID)
Disability, Poverty and Development (2000)

Disability Knowledge and Research (Disability KaR)
Capacity Building of Disabled People’s Organisations in Mozambique
Jabulani M. Ncube (2005)

Disability and a Human Rights Approach to Development
Bill Albert and Rachel Hurst (2005)

Disability, Poverty and the Millennium Development Goals: Relevance, Challenges and Opportunities for DFID
Philippa Thomas (2005)

Disability, Poverty and the New Development Agenda
Rebecca Yeo (2005)

Has Disability Been Mainstreamed into Development Cooperation?
Bill Albert, A.K. Dube and Trine Cecilie Riis-Hansen (2005)

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Empowering the Rural Disabled in Asia and the Pacific (1998)

Handicap International
Disability and Development Experiences in Inclusive Practices (2006)

Inclusion International
Hear our Voices: People with an Intellectual Disability and their Families Speak Out on Poverty and Exclusion (2006)

International Disability and Development Consortium
International Development and the Comprehensive and Integral International Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities Janet E. Lord and Katherine N. Guernsey, IDDC Task Group in the UN Convention (2005)

Save the Children
Child Landmine Survivors: An Inclusive Approach to Policy and Practice (2000)

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)
Disability at a Glance: A Profile of 28 Countries and Areas in Asia and the Pacific (2006)

United Nations Economic and Social Council (UNESC)
Mainstreaming Disability in the Development Agenda (2008)

World Bank

Approaching the Measurement of Disability Prevalence: The Case of Zambia
2 Elsevier Journal (Jan/Mar 2008)
Mitchell E. Loeba, et al. (2008)

Disability and Poverty: A Survey of World Bank Poverty Assessments and Implications
Jeanine Braithwaite and Daniel Mont (2008)

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Its Implementation & Relevance for the World Bank
Social Protection Discussion Paper, Katherine Guernsey, et al. (2007)

Measuring Disability Prevalence
Social Protection Discussion Paper, Daniel Mont (2007)

People with Disabilities in India: From Commitments to Outcome
Human Development Unit, South Asia Region (2007)

See Me, and Do Not Forget Me: People with Disabilities in Kenya
Benedicte Ingstad and Lisbet Grut (2007)

Social Analysis and Disability: A Guidance Note - Incorporating Disability-Inclusive Development into Bank-Supported Projects
Social Development Department (2007)

Making Inclusion Operational
Katherine Guernsey, et al. (2006)

Poverty Reduction Strategies: Their Importance for Disability
René Bonnel and the Disability and Development Team (2004)

Disability Issues in East Asia: Review and ways forward
Yutaka Takamine (2003)

Poverty and Disability: A Survey of the Literature
Ann Elwan (1999)


Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability
Disability Knowledge and Research (Disability KaR)
Global Partnership for Disability and Development (GPDD)
Inclusion International
Making PRSP Inclusive
Tools and Materials for Working with People with Disabilities in Remote Indigenous Communities
We Can Do blog
World Bank-Disability

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