Strengthening Evidence-Based Faith Engagement

Full and appropriate engagement of the capacities of faith actors in the achievement of humanitarian and development goals through effective partnerships with public sector and secular entities, as well as among religious groups themselves.

What We Do

Start here to learn more about the evidence on the role of faith actors in humanitarian and development work.

New to Religion & Development?

Start here to learn about the role of faith actors in humanitarian and development work.

Learn More About the JLI Learning Hubs

JLI convenes multisector hubs to increase the evidence of faith engagement, policy and practice.

Research & Knowledge Partnerships

JLI works with organizations worldwide to build evidence and serve as a knowledge partner.

The JLI Fair and Equitable Initiative

We support the continued struggle to change narratives and pursue anti-racism.

SPOTLIGHT

The 2022 State of the Evidence in Religions and Development Report

This flagship report from the JLI summarizes the evidence on religious activities in development in relation to health, the environment, gender, migration, peace and conflict, and violence against children.

Reviewing research from authors around the world, this report helps you to quickly identify useful and trust-worthy evidence when considering the roles of religions in development.

Evidence Library

Latest Resources

Responsiveness to religious inequalities in contexts of displacement: Evidence from providers of humanitarian assistance to Shi’a Hazara refugees from Afghanistan in Pakistan
Local Faith Actors and the Global Compact on Refugees
Fair and Equitable: Developing new ways of producing research and evidence on faith dynamics in the development, humanitarian and peacebuilding sector
JLI’s Recommended Approach to Strategic Religious Engagement

Recent News

JLI MEAL Hub – Creative methods and approaches : Data and displacement in northern Nigeria and South Sudan
JLI MEAL Hub – Creative methods and approaches : Data and displacement in northern Nigeria and South Sudan
October 13 Academic Reading Group Session : Religion and World Politics – Connecting Theory with Practice
October 13 Academic Reading Group Session : Religion and World Politics – Connecting Theory with Practice
The UNAIDS-PEPFAR Faith Initiative is looking for a consultant to support the implementation of their activities
The UNAIDS-PEPFAR Faith Initiative is looking for a consultant to support the implementation of their activities

Upcoming Events

Religions, Humanitarianism, and Development Research Reading Group

Religions, Humanitarianism, and Development Research Reading Group

2022-12-01

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