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    Capacity building for decision makers to use evidence in policy making in Sudan

    International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications, 2016
    Sudanese 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.
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    Building capacity for the use of research evidence in Ghana’s Ministry of Employment

    International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications, 2017
    The 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.
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    Increasing evidence use among Ethiopia’s health planners and policymakers

    International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications, 2016
    Between 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.
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    Can the APRM be an effective tool to monitor Agenda 2063 and the SDGs?

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2017
    Monitoring 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.
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    National climate change governance: topic guide

    Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2017
    The 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.
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    Governance of-non-state social protection initiatives: implications for addressing gendered vulnerability to poverty in Uganda

    Partnership for African Social and Governance Research, 2016
    Non-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.
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    Provision of social protection services by non-state actors in Nyanza Region Kenya : assessing women empowerment

    Partnership for African Social and Governance Research, 2015
    In Kenya, women are more likely than men to suffer poverty and its associated vulnerabilities, mainly because they are excluded from decision-making on economic issues, they have limited access to the factors of production, particularly land, and traditional customs allocate them undervalued roles and constrain their voice and mobility.
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    A political economy analysis of social protection programmes in Botswana

    Partnership for African Social and Governance Research, 2015
    Certain groups within society such as children, older persons and the physically challenged are more vulnerable to poverty, lack of access to social amenities, poor health and poor nutrition compared with the rest of the citizens. Despite being an upper middle-income country, Botswana is not an exception to this problem.
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    Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR)

    The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) is an independent, non-partisan pan-African not-for-profit organisation established in 2011 and located in Nairobi, Kenya.  C
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    Driving, connecting and communicating: the many roles of national government in climate adaptation planning

    Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017
    Climate change is one of the most significant challenges to the Caribbean’s future prosperity. The impacts of climate change on economically important sectors such as tourism, agriculture and fishing threaten Caribbean nations’ ability to achieve their economic and social development goals.

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