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A dynamic mapping of the political settlement in Ghana
F. Oduro; M. Awal; M.A. Ashon / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
Ghana displays a number of features of democratic institutionalisation and is considered a success story of democratic transformation in Africa. This paper examines the quality of Ghana’s political transformation and the nature ...
The Millennium Development Goals Report 2015
United Nations, 2015
The 2015 Millennium Development Goals Report is the final annual assessment of global and regional progress towards the MDGs and reflects the most comprehensive, up-to-date data compiled by over 28 UN and international agencies. A com...
Closing the gap between form and function: a new approach to institutional reform in Uganda
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
Uganda is a public sector reform leader in Africa. Over the last three decades the country has introduced many laws, processes and structures that are ‘best in class’ in Africa (and beyond). However, many of the reforms ha...
Organic agriculture and post-2015 development goals: building on the comparative advantage of poor farmers
Setboonsarng true; A. Markandya / Asian Development Bank, 2015
The book makes an evidence-based case for organic agriculture in developing countries, particularly those in Southeast Asia. It argues that organic agriculture has contributed to several of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG...
Nigeria’s 2015 general elections: challenges and opportunities
J.S. Omotola; C. Nyuykonge / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2015
Concerns about Nigeria’s ability to hold a peaceful general election in 2015 have characterised the work of governance, peace and security sector practitioners and policymakers for some time now. The prevailing discourse emanati...
Preventive diplomacy and the AU Panel of the Wise in Africa’s electoral-related conflicts
R. Gerenge / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
In recent years a spate of electoral-related conflicts in Africa has made the quest for ‘peace’ predominate electoral processes, especially in situations that hold substantial threats to peace and stability. The post-Cold ...
Unlocking the democratic impasse in the DRC: the role of external actors
F. Nganje / Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2012
Almost a decade after the major political forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) agreed to a programme to end years of dictatorship and civil strife, and start working together towards a democratic dispensation, the country ...
SADC’s 2013 review of its principles and guidelines governing democratic elections: need for civil society inputs?
D. Motsamai / Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2013
A highly significant but under profiled review exercise of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Principles and Guidelines Governing Democratic Elections (herein refereed to as the Guidelines) and the development of a SADC...
South Africa and the post–2015 Development Agenda
Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2013
This seminar considered how the South African government, together with other stakeholders such as civil society and private sector, can collectively contribute to the post-2015 development Agenda, as well as ensuring that there is jo...
Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls: 2014 Commission on the Status of Women Agreed Conclusions
Commission on the Status of Women / UN Women, 2014
The 58th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW58) in 2014 reached a momentous global consensus on actions needed to accelerate the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for women and gir...
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A dynamic mapping of the political settlement in Ghana
F. Oduro; M. Awal; M.A. Ashon / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
Ghana displays a number of features of democratic institutionalisation and is considered a success story of democratic transformation in Africa. This paper examines the quality of Ghana’s political transformation and the nature ...
The Millennium Development Goals Report 2015
United Nations, 2015
The 2015 Millennium Development Goals Report is the final annual assessment of global and regional progress towards the MDGs and reflects the most comprehensive, up-to-date data compiled by over 28 UN and international agencies. A com...
Closing the gap between form and function: a new approach to institutional reform in Uganda
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
Uganda is a public sector reform leader in Africa. Over the last three decades the country has introduced many laws, processes and structures that are ‘best in class’ in Africa (and beyond). However, many of the reforms ha...
Organic agriculture and post-2015 development goals: building on the comparative advantage of poor farmers
Setboonsarng true; A. Markandya / Asian Development Bank, 2015
The book makes an evidence-based case for organic agriculture in developing countries, particularly those in Southeast Asia. It argues that organic agriculture has contributed to several of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG...
Nigeria’s 2015 general elections: challenges and opportunities
J.S. Omotola; C. Nyuykonge / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2015
Concerns about Nigeria’s ability to hold a peaceful general election in 2015 have characterised the work of governance, peace and security sector practitioners and policymakers for some time now. The prevailing discourse emanati...
Preventive diplomacy and the AU Panel of the Wise in Africa’s electoral-related conflicts
R. Gerenge / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
In recent years a spate of electoral-related conflicts in Africa has made the quest for ‘peace’ predominate electoral processes, especially in situations that hold substantial threats to peace and stability. The post-Cold ...
Unlocking the democratic impasse in the DRC: the role of external actors
F. Nganje / Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2012
Almost a decade after the major political forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) agreed to a programme to end years of dictatorship and civil strife, and start working together towards a democratic dispensation, the country ...
SADC’s 2013 review of its principles and guidelines governing democratic elections: need for civil society inputs?
D. Motsamai / Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2013
A highly significant but under profiled review exercise of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Principles and Guidelines Governing Democratic Elections (herein refereed to as the Guidelines) and the development of a SADC...
South Africa and the post–2015 Development Agenda
Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2013
This seminar considered how the South African government, together with other stakeholders such as civil society and private sector, can collectively contribute to the post-2015 development Agenda, as well as ensuring that there is jo...
Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls: 2014 Commission on the Status of Women Agreed Conclusions
Commission on the Status of Women / UN Women, 2014
The 58th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW58) in 2014 reached a momentous global consensus on actions needed to accelerate the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for women and gir...
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Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIF)
The Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIS) is a political science research centre.
GATEWAY
GATEWAY focus is on collecting, sharing and expanding knowledge on corruption assessment. It aims to allow those who wish to measure corruption to match their needs with existing diagnostic tools. The project involves: Collecting information on existing corruption assessment methods and tools; Providing tool users with a better understanding of...
MiniAid (MiniAid)
African Community of Practice (AFCOP)
AfCop's mission is to build African capacity to manage for development results through sharing experiences, networking and building strong learning relationships between practitioners in Africa and around the world. Its members bring this dialogue and knowledge-sharing to their countries through national AfCoP chapters across the continent.
Open Budget Initiative (OBI)
The Open Budget Initiative (Initiative) is a global research and advocacy program which seeks to promote public access to budget information and the adoption of accountable budget systems. IBP launched the Initiative with the Open Budget Survey—an analysis and survey that evaluates whether governments give the public access to budget information and opportunities to participate i...
Localis (http://localis.org.uk/)
Localis is an independent think-tank based in Westminster, dedicated to issues related to local government and localism. Since its formation it has produced research on a variety of issues including housing, the reform of regional government, innovation in services and local government finance.
Local government of Rwanda
Local government of Rwanda site. Declares as it's mission statement: 'Promoting the well-being of the population by good governance, community development and social affairs.
Research Programme on Democracy (Democracy as Idea and Practice)
Research Programme on Democracy (Democracy as Idea and Practice) is based at the University of Oslo. (website under construction - more details to follow)
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