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13
Mar
2017
COMPARATIVE EVIDENCE PAPER

Horizontal Accountability through the Lens of State Owned Enterprises: A Comparative Study of Argentina and Kenya

This paper aims to provide understanding about the determinants of the performance of horizontal accountability in Argentina and Kenya and the institutional conditions under which we could expect to see more or less horizontal accountability.

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21
Feb
2017
COMPARATIVE EVIDENCE PAPER

Land Tenure and the Sustainability of Pastoral Productive Systems: A Comparative Institutional Analysis of the Andean Altiplano and the East African Savannah

This paper analyses the relationship between pastoral land tenure systems and the sustainability of pastoralism as a production system in two regions in particular: the Andean Altiplano and the Kenyan Savannah. There, it identifies five types of collective land regimes.

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21
Feb
2017
COMPARATIVE EVIDENCE PAPER

What Matters When it Comes to Adopting Local Content in the Oil and Gas Sector? A Comparative Analysis of Success Factors in Africa and Latin America

This paper compares the experience of seven Latin American and seven African oil and gas producing countries, in order to identify the common factors that can help explain the achievement of positive outcomes from Local Content policy

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21
Feb
2017
COMPARATIVE EVIDENCE PAPER

Rethinking the effect of informality on inclusive growth: lessons from Colombia and South Africa for their regions

This paper attempts to understand the nature of the impact that labour informality has on inclusive growth, by comparing the cases of Colombia and South Africa: two upper-middle income countries with very different views and government approaches to the issue.

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21
Feb
2017
COMPARATIVE EVIDENCE PAPER

Women’s Political Representation as Key to Implementing Domestic Violence Laws: An Analysis of Ghana and Mexico

This paper argues that differing levels of gender institutionalisation Mexico and Ghana explain divergent outcomes in the implementation of domestic violence legislation in each country.

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21
Feb
2017
COMPARATIVE EVIDENCE PAPER

Community-Based Crime Prevention Practices in El Salvador and Nigeria: Understanding Communities’ Willingness to Act

This study seeks to answer why some communities who engage in community-based crime prevention practices are able to withstand high rates of crime and others are not through a comparative analysis of communities located in severe crime zones in El Salvador and Nigeria.

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7
Feb
2017
MULTIMEDIA

VIDEO: Domestic Violence study tour to Mexico

How can we find solutions to domestic violence? Can we learn from initiatives from other regions? A group of experts from Africa and Latin America met in Mexico during November 2016 to discuss these questions and to learn more about the way this country is trying to address domestic violence, both through laws and protection services.

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29
Sep
2016
MULTIMEDIA

INFOGRAPHIC: How Does the Argentinean state hold itseld accountable?

Infographic developed based on the Research Paper "The Deficits in Horizontal Accountability in Argentina: A Tale of two worlds"

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29
Sep
2016
MULTIMEDIA

[Spanish] INFOGRAPHIC: A comprehensive human rights approach to support women who’ve survived domestic violence

Infographic developed based on the Research Paper "Beyond Domestic Violence Laws in Latin America: Challenges for Protection Services for Survivors".

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29
Sep
2016
MULTIMEDIA

INFOGRAPHIC: How Ibadan southwest Nigerian communities respond to crime

Infographic developed based on the Research Paper "Explaining the Effectiveness of Community-Based Crime Prevention Practices in Nigeria".

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