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    If it could be done in Brazil, why couldn’t it Mozambique? This is the story of Tito Bonde, whose experience on Rio de Janeiro inspired him to push forward with the idea of teaching disaster risk reduction to children in Mozambique.  
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    ¿What does the potato sector in Peru have in common with the coffee sector in Uganda? This is the story of an Ugandan public officer that has been a bridge of knowledge to empower small coffee farmers in his country and encourage them to engage large businesses and export markets
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    Relevant evidence, key people and convenient media at the right moment. This is a story about a Malawian journalist that set out to inform candidates’ proposals on agriculture in the run up to the last Presidential elections in 2013

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    A local problem, a global perspective and new strategies to tackle it. This is the story of Venessa Padayachee, a South African human rights advocate.

     

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    Comparative studies have long been restricted by warnings that apples and oranges should not be compared, that context is crucial. Shandana Khan Mohmand argues that on the contrary, unusual comparisons can reveal unusual insights.

LATEST POSTS

18
Jul
2016
MULTIMEDIA

INFOGRAPHIC: Informality and inclusive growth in sub-saharan Africa

Infographic developed based on the Research Paper "Informality and inclusive growth in sub-saharan Africa".

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18
Jul
2016
MULTIMEDIA

INFOGRAPHIC: Getting more out of the oil and gas sector in Africa

Infographic developed based on the ELLA Research Paper "Local Content Frameworks in the African Oil and Gas Sector: Lessons from Angola and Chad".

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6
Jul
2016
REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER

Explaining the Effectiveness of Community-Based Crime Prevention Practices in Nigeria

In this study, we ask: how effective are community-based crime prevention practices and what explains their effectiveness or ineffectiveness?

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6
Jul
2016
REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER

Beyond Domestic Violence Laws: Women’s Experiences and Perceptions of Protection Services in Ghana

‘What are women’s experiences and perceptions of protection services provided to survivors of domestic violence in Ghana?’ This research focuses on women that have had experience with the protective services as outlined in the law.

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6
Jul
2016
REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER

Collective Land Access Regimes in Pastoralist Societies: Lessons from East African Countries

This study examines the evolution of collective land tenure regimes in East Africa including how they affect pastoral communities living on these lands. Specifically, we attempt to identify the drivers and impacts of changes in collective land access since the 1900s.

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6
Jul
2016
REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER

Horizontal Accountability of the Executive to the Legislature in Africa: A Case Study of Kenya

This paper assesses the legislative, representative, financial control and oversight roles played by parliaments in Africa, with Kenya as the main case study in a context of accountability.

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3
Jul
2016
REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER

The Evolution of Collective Land Tenure Regimes in Pastoralist Societies: Lessons From Andean Countries

This paper aims to analyse how land tenure regimes of pastoralist societies living in the Andean altiplano have transformed over the last 50 years and discusses the implications of these transformations for the sustainability of resource management in these areas.

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3
Jul
2016
REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER

Informality and Inclusive Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

This research seeks to explore the relationship between informality and inclusive growth in sub-Saharan Africa, with a particular focus on South Africa.

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3
Jul
2016
REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER

The Deficits in Horizontal Accountability in Argentina: A Tale of two worlds

This paper looks at the cornerstone of the institutional weaknesses in the Latin America, namely, the executive-legislative relationship and horizontal accountability (HA).

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3
Jul
2016
REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER

Local Content Frameworks in the African Oil and Gas Sector: Lessons from Angola and Chad

This paper seeks to identify the main characteristics and outcomes of local content frameworks (LCFs) in African oil and gas producing countries. This research is based on the hypothesis that the more specific the LCFs, the better the outcomes.

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