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

Fair & Equitable Initiative

The Fair & Equitable Initiative is a new JLI project that will re-envision how JLI conducts its joint learning, research, and partnerships. By shifting power and leadership to newly created Regional Learning Hubs, JLI will support local actors to define and lead their own evidence agendas, challenging the power imbalances between local communities and international actors on questions of research and aid priorities. Learn more about our progress on building Regional Hubs, plans for our Theological Dialogues on Decolonization, and the Fair & Equitable Initiative Webinar series.

Evidence Library

Latest Resources

The State of the Evidence in Religions and Development
Report of the First South Asia Regional Strategic Faith Engagement Forum for Positive Change for Children
Topics of significance for international development from religions and COVID-19 research
Religious Actors & Humanitarian Norms Compliance in Armed Conflict: Roles, Influence, Engagement – Recordings of the conference
Impressions & Indications of Religious Engagement in Development
Supporting With Tea Garden Workers In Bangladesh During The Covid-19 Emergencies: A Case Review

Recent News

July 2022 Academic Reading Group Session : A Christian collaborative for public health research and evidence-based practice
July 2022 Academic Reading Group Session : A Christian collaborative for public health research and evidence-based practice
JLI is looking for a Regional Coordinator in Africa for the Faith & Positive Change for Children Initiative
JLI is looking for a Regional Coordinator in Africa for the Faith & Positive Change for Children Initiative
JLI is looking for a Regional Coordinator in South Asia for the Faith & Positive Change for Children Initiative
JLI is looking for a Regional Coordinator in South Asia for the Faith & Positive Change for Children Initiative

Upcoming Events

Seen But Not Heard – Ending Violence Against Children and Faith Series

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