BRIEF
Community-based Crime Prevention: often Effective but needs Regulating
Weak criminal justice and policing systems often necessitate the introduction of complementary, community-based crime prevention models. In Africa, such community models are common, but their effectiveness and legitimacy is the subject...
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MULTIMEDIA
INFOGRAPHIC: Improving domestic violence support in Ghana
Authored by CEGENSA as part of the ELLA Programme, which is managed by Practical Action Consulting Latin America (Soluciones Prácticas Consultoría). To see the full Research Paper, visit: Beyond Domestic...
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MULTIMEDIA
INFOGRAPHIC: How effective is the Kenyan legislature at holding the Executive to account?
Click on the image to see the infographic on full size Authored by OSSREA as part of the ELLA Programme, which is managed by Practical Action Consulting Latin America (Soluciones...
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MULTIMEDIA
INFOGRAPHIC: Informality and inclusive growth in sub-saharan Africa
Authored by DPRU as part of the ELLA Programme, which is managed by Practical Action Consulting Latin America (Soluciones Prácticas Consultoría). To see the full Research Paper, visit: Informality and Inclusive Growth in...
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MULTIMEDIA
INFOGRAPHIC: Getting more out of the oil and gas sector in Africa
Click on the image to see the infographic on full size Developed as part of the ELLA Programme, which is managed by Practical Action Consulting Latin America (Soluciones Prácticas Consultoría)....
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REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER
Explaining the Effectiveness of Community-Based Crime Prevention Practices in Nigeria
There is no shortage of community-based crime prevention (CBCP) practices in Africa. They come in a variety of forms and models: neighbourhood watches, vigilantes, religious and ethnic militias, and neighbourhood...
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REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER
Beyond Domestic Violence Laws: Women’s Experiences and Perceptions of Protection Services in Ghana
In the first part of the paper, particular attention is given to the different ways in which the institutional model has been developed in Africa in general and in Ghana...
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REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER
Collective Land Access Regimes in Pastoralist Societies: Lessons from East African Countries
In order to isolate the drivers and consequences of change, we focus on three types of collective land tenure regimes, namely un-adjudicated communal lands and two types of group ranches...
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REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER
Horizontal Accountability of the Executive to the Legislature in Africa: A Case Study of Kenya
The need to strengthen accountability is premised on the importance of having checks and mechanisms for parliaments to exercise their representative, legislative and oversight functions in a manner that ensures...
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REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER
The Evolution of Collective Land Tenure Regimes in Pastoralist Societies: Lessons From Andean Countries
Much has been said about the importance of pastoralist livelihoods for the effective and sustainable use of drylands around the world. Yet, pastoralist societies are experiencing more pressures to their way...
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