Research Reports

Often, in community programmes supported by AIFO, there is a research component, especially participatory and emancipatory research. Some recent reports of significant research projects are presented. All the reports are in PDF format and all links open in a new window.

Emancipatory research in West Bank, Palestine

A CBID programme in West Bank focusing on women with disabilities, managed by Italian NGO “Educaid”, was carried out in 2014-16. Aifo was involved in this project for carrying out a specific component related to emancipatory research. Reports of this research are provided here:

Community Mental Health Network in China

The second phase of a community mental health network programme was carried out in four provinces of China during 2014-16. Following reports of this project are provided:

Impact of ten years of a Community-based Rehabilitation programme in Mandya district, India

A research on the Impact of ten years of a CBR programme covering Mandya district in south Karnataka in India was carried out in 2009-10 in collaboration with University of Florence (Italy) and London school of Child Health (UK). A publication presenting the main results of this research is available for download.