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Mind the gap, understanding the policy and practice of horizontal accountability mechanisms in Argentina
This brief is based on new research examining the accountability of the Executive to the Legislature in Argentina, leading to a set of specific recommendations to improve ‘horizontal accountability’.
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Providing Stronger Protection for Victims of Domestic Violence in Ghana
Based on an in-depth study of one of only two shelters for domestic violence survivors in Ghana, this brief identifies policy interventions to improve protection services in the country, and...
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Social capital, collective efficacy, social-environmental factor and insecurity in communities
This brief is based on new research into community-based crime prevention in Latin America, focused on the case of El Salvador, identifying how actions to strengthen social ties, trust, and...
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Policy Options for Sustaining Productive Pastoral Systems
This brief explores how urbanisation, large public investments and agriculture have put pressure on pastoralist systems in East Africa, with a focus on the case of Kenya, proposing new policies...
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Boosting the benefits from extractive industries through local content policies
This brief is based on research into the oil and gas Local Content policies of Latin America countries, and identifies some key policies that are more likely to be successful...
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Getting More out of the Oil and Gas Sector Lessons from Angola and Chad
This brief is based on new research into oil and gas Local Content policies in Africa, exploring successes with reference to Chad and Angola, and making the case for African...
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On the Doorstep of Formality: Different solutions for Different Informalities
This brief analyses how informality affects inclusive growth, studying informality by different socio-economic groups, and presents policy recommendations for each of these groups.
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Informality and Inclusive Growth: What South Africa can tell us about the benefits and costs of informal employment
This brief explores the relationship between informal employment and inclusive growth in sub-Saharan Africa, focused on the case of South Africa, with recommendations on how to address different types of...
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Needed: A legal framework for strengthening oversight role of Kenyan parliament
Based on new research, this brief sets out a framework to improve the accountability of the Executive to the Kenyan parliament.
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Collective Land Tenure Regimes and Vulnerability Reduction in Pastoralist Societies of the Andean Altiplano
This brief provides public policy recommendations to support the sustainable development of pastoralist societies in Andean countries, based on new research insights on collective land tenure and the sustainable management...
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