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Overcoming the Limits of Institutional Reform in Uganda
M. Andrews; L. Bategeka / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2013
This paper notes that Uganda has been a public sector reform leader in Africa. However, it underlines that many of the reforms have been limited to these kinds of gains – producing new institutional forms that function poorly an...
Rethinking spatial inequalities in development: the primacy of politics and power relations
A.G. Abdulai / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
This paper offers a political explanation to the problem of spatial inequality in developing countries, paying particular attention to the implications of patronage politics and inter-elite power relations for the spatial distribution...
Working paper presenting a new toolkit for implementing a participatory vulnerability assessment, using an example pilot study of its use in Tanzania
M. Ulrichs; T. Cannon; J. van Etten / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015
This CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) working paper presents a new step-by-step toolkit for the implementation of a participatory vulnerability assessment (PVA) in rural localities. The ...
Insiderness, outsiderness, and situated accessibility: how women activists navigate UN’s Commission on the Status of Women
D Jauk / Case Western Reserve University, 2014
The goal of this article, published in the journal Societies Without Borders, is to explain the micro-political aspects of women’s participation within the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) by explicating how Non-Governmen...
Language of negotiation for Agreed Conclusions at the UN 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women: a case study
R Ramli; Z Yahya / Elsevier, 2013
The 57th Session of the Commission of the Status of Women (CSW57) was an international platform for state and regional representatives to present their outcome reports and resolutions, as well as to engage in dialogue sessions on the ...
Going back to the drawing board: linking Pan Africanism to Beijing +20
T Muropa 2015
In this article published by FEMNET, Tafadzwa Muropa, a gender activist and political economist, briefly compares the 8th Pan African Congress in Ghana with the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59) in New York...
WILPF Report on the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women
P Rao; A Ranjitsingh / PeaceWomen: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 2015
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) delegates from all over the world converged on New York for the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59) to advocate for a transformative and sustai...
Sexual and gender-based violence at CSW59
Eldis Interactions / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2015
Throughout the course of the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59), Eldis Interactions were compiling a live blog examining the topic of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). This commentary brings together ...
Report on Beijing +20 (CSW 59)
T Su 2015
In this well-written and informative piece, PEN International - the world’s leading association of writers - reports on the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59). In the report, the author, Tsung Su, ackn...
A feminist statement on the CSW, UN Women, human rights and non-state torture (NST) of women and girls
J Sarson; L MacDonald 2015
Jeanne Sarson and Linda MacDonald are independent scholars and educators that tackle human rights issues from a relational feminist perspective, focusing specifically on the area of non-state torture (NST). Together they run Persons A...
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Overcoming the Limits of Institutional Reform in Uganda
M. Andrews; L. Bategeka / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2013
This paper notes that Uganda has been a public sector reform leader in Africa. However, it underlines that many of the reforms have been limited to these kinds of gains – producing new institutional forms that function poorly an...
Rethinking spatial inequalities in development: the primacy of politics and power relations
A.G. Abdulai / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
This paper offers a political explanation to the problem of spatial inequality in developing countries, paying particular attention to the implications of patronage politics and inter-elite power relations for the spatial distribution...
Working paper presenting a new toolkit for implementing a participatory vulnerability assessment, using an example pilot study of its use in Tanzania
M. Ulrichs; T. Cannon; J. van Etten / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015
This CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) working paper presents a new step-by-step toolkit for the implementation of a participatory vulnerability assessment (PVA) in rural localities. The ...
Insiderness, outsiderness, and situated accessibility: how women activists navigate UN’s Commission on the Status of Women
D Jauk / Case Western Reserve University, 2014
The goal of this article, published in the journal Societies Without Borders, is to explain the micro-political aspects of women’s participation within the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) by explicating how Non-Governmen...
Language of negotiation for Agreed Conclusions at the UN 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women: a case study
R Ramli; Z Yahya / Elsevier, 2013
The 57th Session of the Commission of the Status of Women (CSW57) was an international platform for state and regional representatives to present their outcome reports and resolutions, as well as to engage in dialogue sessions on the ...
Going back to the drawing board: linking Pan Africanism to Beijing +20
T Muropa 2015
In this article published by FEMNET, Tafadzwa Muropa, a gender activist and political economist, briefly compares the 8th Pan African Congress in Ghana with the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59) in New York...
WILPF Report on the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women
P Rao; A Ranjitsingh / PeaceWomen: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 2015
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) delegates from all over the world converged on New York for the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59) to advocate for a transformative and sustai...
Sexual and gender-based violence at CSW59
Eldis Interactions / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2015
Throughout the course of the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59), Eldis Interactions were compiling a live blog examining the topic of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). This commentary brings together ...
Report on Beijing +20 (CSW 59)
T Su 2015
In this well-written and informative piece, PEN International - the world’s leading association of writers - reports on the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59). In the report, the author, Tsung Su, ackn...
A feminist statement on the CSW, UN Women, human rights and non-state torture (NST) of women and girls
J Sarson; L MacDonald 2015
Jeanne Sarson and Linda MacDonald are independent scholars and educators that tackle human rights issues from a relational feminist perspective, focusing specifically on the area of non-state torture (NST). Together they run Persons A...
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Making All Voices Count (MAVC)
Making All Voices Count is a global initiative that supports innovation, scaling, and research to deepen existing innovations and help harness new technologies to enable citizen engagement and government responsiveness. This Grand Challenge focuses global attention on creative and cutting-edge solutions, including those that use mobile and web technology, to ensure the voices of all cit...
Recreation and Society in Africa, Asia and Latin America (RASAALA)
Recreation and Society in Africa, Asia and Latin America (RASAALA) encourages original research into the relationship between recreation (sports, games, tourism, pageants and carnivals, etc.) and communities (local, national and international) in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The journal publishes articles, reviews, review articles, and reports on all relevant domains (social, psychological, ec...
RioOnWatch
Catalytic Commuinities, a  nonprofit organisation and Rio de Janeiro-based NGO, launched Rio Olympics Neighborhood Watch (RioOnWatch), to bring visibility to favela community voices in the lead-up to the 2016 Olympics, to be held in Rio de Janeiro. The news site, RioOnWatch.org, is  theprimary vehicle for publishing the perspectives of community organizers, residents, and internatio...
West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI)
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) was established by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) in 2005 to reinforce the capacities of civil society in the sub-region. WACSI is a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to strengthen the institutional and operational capacities of civil society organisations through capacity strengthening programmes for increased and effective...
IEE Proceedings Communications
IEE Proceedings Communications is a journal, published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology, which covers all aspects of the theory and practice of systems, networks and applications involving line, mobile radio, satellite and optical technologies for telecommunications, and internet and multimedia communication.
African Online Scientific Information Systems (AOSIS)
Information systems focusing on Africa
BetterEvaluation
BetterEvaluation is an international collaboration to improve evaluation practice and theory by sharing information about options (methods or tools) and approaches. It offers online tools and materials  organised into tasks: Approaches, Themes and  Resources.
Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM)
A non-profit, independent research, policy and outreach organisation working towards achieving sustainable development in the Amazon region
Forestry Nepal
Gateway to forestry information on Nepal.
Center for Participatory Research and Development (CPRD)
Center for Participatory Research and Development is an independent, non-profit policy, research and implementation institute.
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