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- The BLDS print collection
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- Adaptation Learning Programme for Africa: ALP results, outcomes and impacts report, January 2010 to June 2015
- CARE International 2015
- This report presents an overview of the outcomes and learning generated from the Adaptation Learning Programme for Africa (ALP) over five and a half years of implementation (2010-2015). It presents the perspectives of the ALP teams an...
- Violent extremism in Africa: public opinion from the Sahel, Lake Chad, and the Horn
- Afrobarometer 2016
- Over the past two decades, the threat posed by violent extremist groups that espouse fundamentalist religious narratives has grown substantially across Africa (Hallowanger, 2014). The colonial era and the undemocratic rule tha...
- Report ALP final evaluation final
- CARE International 2015
- This report summarises five and a half years of ALP’s work in Community Based Adaptation practice, learning and advocacy in Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique and Niger and outreach across Africa. It demonstrates the programme outcomes an...
- Does Digital Divide or Provide? The Impact of Cell Phones on Grain Markets in Niger
- Jenny C. Aker / Center for Global Development, USA 2008
- Cell phones are quickly transforming markets in low-income countries. The effect is particularly dramatic in rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa, where cell phones often represent the first telecommunications infrastructure. Niger had a...
- Care policy brief on the need to focus on resilience to tackle the hunger and poverty crisis affecting the Sahel region of Africa
- P. Gubbels / CARE International 2015
- Every year, over 20 million people suffer from chronic hunger, and are trapped in a debt and hunger cycle from which they cannot escape. Substantial humanitarian and development action is required in 2016 and beyond, yet this crisis i...
- Time to outbreed animal science? A cattle-breeding system exploiting structural unpredictability: the WoDaaBe herders in Niger
- S. Kratli / STEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies 2008
- Cutting-edge research on agri-food systems contends that mainstream agricultural science is ill-equipped to address issues of complexity, diversity and uncertainty. The paper tackles this issue looking at animal breeding, an ar...
- Gender dynamics in a changing climate: How gender and adaptive capacity affect resilience
- J. Webb / CARE International 2015
- This learning brief synthesises lessons drawn from CARE’s Adaptation Learning Programme for Africa (ALP), which has been supporting vulnerable communities in sub-Saharan Africa to adapt to the impacts of climate change since 201...
- ALP adaptation strategies compendium
- R. Wagner / CARE International 2015
- The Adaptation Learning Programme for Africa (ALP) has sought to increase the capacity of vulnerable households in sub-Saharan Africa to adapt to climate variability and change. Through insightful case stidies from the four-count...
- Food security impact of agricultural technology adoption under climate change: Micro-evidence from Niger
- S. Asfaw; F. Di Battista; L. Lipper / Mediabase, FAO 2015
- Key lessons for policy makers and institutions on climate change and food security, are drawn from assessment in Niger of farmers' incentives and the conditioning factors that hinder or promote adoption of agricultural technologies un...
- China–Africa co-operation: capacity building and social responsibility of investments
- W. Benjelloun / South African Institute of International Affairs 2015
- Over the past decade, African economies have enjoyed a sustained period of growth, and this has made the continent an attractive destination for international investors. This paper reviews the contours of Chinese investment and aid pr...