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Kenya: democracy and political participation
K. Kanyinga 2014
This discussion paper provides a comprehensive review of the state of democracy and popular participation in Kenya. It presents a narrative of a nation’s ambition to journey into a new era of democratisation aided by a new const...
The 2014 general elections in Mozambique: analysis of fundamental questions
J.C.G. Pereira; E. Nhanale / Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 2014
This study seeks to bring together the various elements that outline the context for the 2014 general election in Mozambique. It highlights the process and historical context of the amendment of the electoral laws, marked by the furth...
Green economy in Amapá State, Brazil: Progress and perspectives
V. Viana; C. Viana; A. Euler / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2014
This report discusses the opportunities presented by the Amapá State government’s intention to make the transition to a green economy. It explores initial progress in green policy and activity, and associated dynamics in ...
Women’s participation in green growth – a potential fully realised?
2012
Environmental degradation and climate change are not gender neutral. They disproportionately affect the poor; and women, in turn, constitute the majority of the world’s poor. Green economies combat life-threatening en...
Participatory subnational planning for REDD+ and other land use programmes: Methodology and step-by-step guidance
M. Richards; S. Swan / SNV, 2014
This document presents a proposed methodology, and step-by-step guidance, for Participatory Subnational Planning (PSP), tailored to operationalise subnational REDD+ programmes. PSP is a participatory planning method presented as a com...
Strategies of resistance: challenging the cultural disempowerment of women, a global project of the WRRC
Women Living Under Muslim Law, 2011
In Morocco, internal demands for institutional reform backed by popular support have become a major lever in assisting to establish good governance in the country since early 2011. This was reflected in the King’s speech in March 2011...
Girl consultation research toolkit
2013
This guide is for individuals or organisations wishing to speak directly to girls in poverty. It includes a selection of tools to help you hear from girls, to understand their lives, to uncover the issues and challenges they face and ...
Creating space for women as transformers of conflict
L. Stone / Peace Direct, 2014
What can women contribute to conflict resolution and the achievement of lasting peace? According to this article, creating spaces for women in conflict transformation processes will be a vital agenda for the UN and other st...
Islam and girl child education
2010
This paper discusses the education of the girl child in the Islamic context. Based on the verses in the scriptures, it suggests that education in Islam encompasses both the knowledge for prayer, and of the sciences and humanities. It ...
“The women of Nigeria have kept the pressure on”: Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee on #BringBackOurGirls | Oxfam America The Politics of Poverty Blog
J. Lentfer / Oxfam America, 2014
In this post to the Oxfam America 'The Politics of Poverty' blog, Liberian Nobel Laureate, and peace and women’s rights activist, Leymah Gbowee talks of the role of women in keeping society together and fostering peace, even in ...
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Kenya: democracy and political participation
K. Kanyinga 2014
This discussion paper provides a comprehensive review of the state of democracy and popular participation in Kenya. It presents a narrative of a nation’s ambition to journey into a new era of democratisation aided by a new const...
The 2014 general elections in Mozambique: analysis of fundamental questions
J.C.G. Pereira; E. Nhanale / Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 2014
This study seeks to bring together the various elements that outline the context for the 2014 general election in Mozambique. It highlights the process and historical context of the amendment of the electoral laws, marked by the furth...
Green economy in Amapá State, Brazil: Progress and perspectives
V. Viana; C. Viana; A. Euler / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2014
This report discusses the opportunities presented by the Amapá State government’s intention to make the transition to a green economy. It explores initial progress in green policy and activity, and associated dynamics in ...
Women’s participation in green growth – a potential fully realised?
2012
Environmental degradation and climate change are not gender neutral. They disproportionately affect the poor; and women, in turn, constitute the majority of the world’s poor. Green economies combat life-threatening en...
Participatory subnational planning for REDD+ and other land use programmes: Methodology and step-by-step guidance
M. Richards; S. Swan / SNV, 2014
This document presents a proposed methodology, and step-by-step guidance, for Participatory Subnational Planning (PSP), tailored to operationalise subnational REDD+ programmes. PSP is a participatory planning method presented as a com...
Strategies of resistance: challenging the cultural disempowerment of women, a global project of the WRRC
Women Living Under Muslim Law, 2011
Led by the organisation Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML), the Women Reclaiming and Redefining Cultures (WRRC) project seeks to address the nexus of control over women's sexuality, imposed through violence and exclusion from publ...
Girl consultation research toolkit
2013
This guide is for individuals or organisations wishing to speak directly to girls in poverty. It includes a selection of tools to help you hear from girls, to understand their lives, to uncover the issues and challenges they face and ...
Creating space for women as transformers of conflict
L. Stone / Peace Direct, 2014
What can women contribute to conflict resolution and the achievement of lasting peace? According to this article, creating spaces for women in conflict transformation processes will be a vital agenda for the UN and other st...
Islam and girl child education
2010
This paper discusses the education of the girl child in the Islamic context. Based on the verses in the scriptures, it suggests that education in Islam encompasses both the knowledge for prayer, and of the sciences and humanities. It ...
“The women of Nigeria have kept the pressure on”: Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee on #BringBackOurGirls | Oxfam America The Politics of Poverty Blog
J. Lentfer / Oxfam America, 2014
In this post to the Oxfam America 'The Politics of Poverty' blog, Liberian Nobel Laureate, and peace and women’s rights activist, Leymah Gbowee talks of the role of women in keeping society together and fostering peace, even in ...
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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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