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- DocumentAfrobarometer, 2017The literature on vote-buying often assumes a complete transaction of cash for votes. While there is ample evidence that candidates target certain voters with cash handouts, it is unclear whether these actually result in higher turnout and vote shares for the distributing party.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2017Gender equality is a basic human right that entails equal opportunities for men and women in all facets of life: socially, economically, developmentally and politically.DocumentAfrobarometer, 2017As multiparty elections have become a global norm, scholars and policy experts regard public trust in elections as vital for regime legitimacy.DocumentTrade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2017Renewable energy technologies have experienced an exponential growth in South Africa, thanks to the procurement of large-scale power plants. However, South Africa’s electricity sector still lacks a level playing field.DocumentInternational Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications, 2016Sudanese public policy is often seen as typically based on party ideology and the changing interests or socio-cultural beliefs of the National Congress party, which is a leading political party in the country. This is particularly the case with policies that disproportionately affect women such as the Public Order Laws.DocumentInternational Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications, 2017The importance of evidence in public policy making is widely recognised in Ghana at top levels of government. The overarching national development strategy, the Ghana Shared Growth and Development Strategy (GSGDA II), sees evidence playing a key role in strong and efficient development planning and economic management.DocumentInternational Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications, 2016Between 2015 and 2016, Jimma University developed and ran a training and mentoring programme with the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health to improve the Ministry’s capacity for using evidence in policy making. This case study discusses the project and its potential for shaping the institutional culture of this busy department.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2017Monitoring and evaluation has emerged as a central concern in development thinking. Both the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the AU’s Agenda 2063 represent responses to Africa’s developmental deficits, with much overlap between them.DocumentGovernance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2017The full brunt of cumulative greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will be felt over the years to come but climate change impacts are already here. Fifteen of the 16 warmest years on record (since 1880) have occurred since 2001. At the same time, Hallegatte et al.Document
Governance of-non-state social protection initiatives: implications for addressing gendered vulnerability to poverty in UgandaPartnership for African Social and Governance Research, 2016Non-state actors (NSAs) are offering social protection services in Uganda to address vulnerabilities associated with poverty. Information is limited on their adequacy and efficacy and how their governance mechanisms address gender concerns.