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- DocumentInternational Development Research Centre, 2018This analysis suggests that efforts to strengthen research capacity are positively correlated with scientific merit. Contrary to conventional wisdom, there is no clear trade-off between the rigour of research, and the utility of research.Document
The ‘new’ African customary land tenure. Characteristic, features and policy implications of a new paradigmScience Direct, 2018Most of the land in sub-Saharan Africa is governed under various forms of customary tenure. Over the past three decades a quiet paradigm shift has been taking place transforming the way such landl is governed.Document
Farmer-led irrigation development and investment strategies for food security, growth and employment in AfricaGlobal Development Institute, University of Manchester, 2018Following a three year research programme, the SAFI research project gathered a group of researchers, policy-makers and irrigation specialists to define the characteristics of farmer-led irrigation development in Africa, and identify potential interventions by government and development agenciDocumentSAGE, 2018To make co-production work as a strategy for urban development, and to establish a basis for collaborative action, states and organized communities must find a way to manage their unequal power relationship.DocumentInstitute for Studies in Industrial Development, New Delhi, 2018Over the past three decades, the Indian policy makers have been consistently emphasising the importance of attracting sizeable amounts of foreign direct investment (FDI). Governments, both at the Centre and in States, have been highlighting the rising levels of inflows and the FDI projects they have been able to attract.DocumentSameeksha Trust, 2017The overwhelming and consistent preference for grain over cash is striking, especially since this preference was expressed by both men and women, irrespective of class, age, or community. It is useful to examine reasons for this sharp preference for grain over cash against the background of national debates about cash transfers.Document
Women’s empowerment mitigates the negative effects of low production diversity on maternal and child nutrition in NepalTaylor and Francis Group, 2015We use household survey data from Nepal to investigate relationships between women’s empowerment in agriculture and production diversity on maternal and child dietary diversity and anthropometric outcomes.DocumentElsevier, 2018Research from richer countries finds that dairy consumption has strong positive associations with linear growth in children, but surprisingly little evidence exists for developing countries where diets are far less diversified.OrganisationIn 1979 Jean-Jacques Laffont, world-class economist, returned to his hometown Toulouse from the USA.DocumentSocial Science in Humanitarian Action Platform, 2018This brief summarises key considerations about the context of North Kivu province in relation to the outbreak of Ebola in the DRC, August 2018. The province of North Kivu has six territories: Beni, Lubero, Masisi, Nyiragongo, Rutshuru, Walikale.