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The BLDS print collection
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Specialisation or diversification? Divergent perspectives on rice farming in three large dam-irrigated areas in the Sahel
B. Guèye / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2014
This report is based on the main lessons and recommendations from three case studies analysing the strategies, aspirations and constraints of the various types of farmers living around the dams of Bagré (Burkina Faso), Sé...
Impacts of large-scale investments in agriculture on water resources, ecosystems and livelihoods; and development of policy options for decision makers
GRID Arendal, 2014
The goal of this project  is to analyze the nature and extent of impacts of foreign direct investments (FDI) in agriculture in Africa. The research, which is being conducted on behalf of the African Ministers’ Cou...
Too poor to care?: the salience of aids in Africa
M.K. Justesen / Afrobarometer, 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa is the part of the world that is most severely affected by HIV/AIDS, yet surveys of attitudes to AIDS across African countries show that most people do not attach great importance to the issue. The current paper arg...
Climate change in Mali: Institutional analysis of L’agence de L’environnement et du Développement Durable (AEDD) and L’agence Nationale de la Météorologie (Mali-Météo)
USA Agency for International Development, 2014
The purpose of this institutional analysis of the Agence de l’Environnement et du Institutional Analysis of l’Agence de l’Environnement et du Développement Durable (AEDD) and l’Agence Nationale de la M&e...
The political participation of Africa’s youth: turnout, partisanship and protest
D. Resnick; D. Casale / Afrobarometer, 2011
The youth have long represented an important constituency for electoral mobilisation in Africa, but very little is known about the political participation of Africa’s youth. The current paper focuses on different modes of politi...
Exploiting the poor: bureaucratic corruption and poverty in Africa
M.K. Justesen; C. Bjørnskov / Afrobarometer, 2012
Corruption is a major source of slow development in Africa. The current paper develops a model of the relationship between poverty and corruption, and utilises Afrobarometer survey data on 18 sub-Saharan African countries. The ...
Malian democracy recovering: military rule still admired
B. Dulani / Afrobarometer, 2014
After experiencing a twin crisis of separatist rebellion and a military coup in 2012, there were serious concerns about the future prospects of democracy in Mali. This paper draws from the results of an Afrobarometer survey, focusing ...
Who says elections in Ghana are ‘free and fair’?
S. Parku / Afrobarometer, 2014
Since 2000, elections in Ghana have been lauded by observers as being “free and fair”; however, the losing political party has consistently contested the election results. This paper uses Afrobarometer survey data to exami...
After a decade of growth in Africa, little change in poverty at the grassroots
B. Dulani; R. Mattes; C. Logan / Afrobarometer, 2013
Afrobarometer data on lived poverty in Africa provide an important basis for testing assumptions about the effects of the continent’s recent economic growth on poverty reduction. The current paper indicates that Afrobarometer da...
Africa rising?: popular dissatisfaction with economic management despite a decade of growth
J. Hofmeyr / Afrobarometer, 2013
Many African individuals still experience regular shortages of basic necessities, and rates of “lived poverty” remain high. In this context, the current paper shows that across 34 countries, a majority (53%) rate the curre...
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