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Providing Stronger Protection for Victims of Domestic Violence in Ghana
Ghana passed the domestic violence act as far back as 2007 but the absence of a legal instrument backing the law has left the provision and coordination of support services,...
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Social capital, collective efficacy, social-environmental factor and insecurity in communities
Community-based Crime Prevention has begun to be perceived as a good initiative to meet the increasingly high levels of crime and violence in Latin America and in El Salvador. Our...
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Policy Options for Sustaining Productive Pastoral Systems
Pastoral communities in East Africa are found in areas characterized by arid and semi-arid conditions such as low rainfall and high temperatures. Therefore, these areas are suitable for extensive livestock...
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Boosting the benefits from extractive industries through local content policies
The adoption of Local Content (LC) policies is one of the best known strategies for diversifying production and maximizing the benefits from the extractive sector in countries that are rich...
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Getting More out of the Oil and Gas Sector Lessons from Angola and Chad
Several African countries have adopted Local Content frameworks as a mechanism to transform the short-term benefits of natural resource extraction into long term development – through institutional building and strategic...
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On the Doorstep of Formality: Different solutions for Different Informalities
Informality is a corrosive phenomenon for taxes, production, competitiveness, and society I general, but it is also the only livelihood option for some population groups. This report analyses how informality...
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INFOGRAPHIC: What do local content frameworks look like in Latin America?
Click on the image to see the infographic on full sizeAuthored by Grupo Faro as part of the ELLA Programme, which is managed by Practical Action Consulting Latin America (Soluciones Prácticas...
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Informality and Inclusive Growth: What South Africa can tell us about the benefits and costs of informal employment
Informality in the labour market is often seen as both a hindrance and a help to inclusive growth. On the one hand, low pay and less benefits – which characterise...
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Needed: A legal framework for strengthening oversight role of Kenyan parliament
This policy brief is drawn from a research paper on Horizontal Accountability of the Executive to the Legislature in Africa: A Case of Kenya. The research adopted a mixed methods...
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Collective Land Tenure Regimes and Vulnerability Reduction in Pastoralist Societies of the Andean Altiplano
Based on research into the evolution of land tenure regimes and their implications for the sustainability of pastoral production systems, this document provides public policy recommendations to help sustainable development...
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