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    The politics of promoting social protection in Zambia

    Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2017
    The rise of the social protection agenda in Zambia over the past few years seems in some ways to fit with mainstream accounts of how welfare states are likely to emergein developing countries, particularly in terms of the links to elections and pro-poor political parties.
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    Egypt’s new IMF deal comes with a huge price tag for human rights

    Bretton Woods Project, 2017
    The government of Egypt has sealed a loan deal with the IMF following four years of negotiations.
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    The Bangladesh paradox: why has politics performed so well for development in Bangladesh?

    2017
    Bangladesh is widely seen as a ‘paradox’ in terms of governance and development because of the apparent imperfections of its political institutions and its leading players. It scores low/very low on many indicators of the quality of governance. It is close to the top of the global league table for corruption.
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    The politics of negotiating gender equity in Bangladesh

    Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2017
    In Bangladesh there is a paradox when it comes to securing gender-inclusive development outcomes. Since 1991, women have occupied the highest political office and women’s presence is increasing, due to the existence of gender quotas. Women’s movement actors have a long history of mobilisation for women’s rights and securing progressive changes.
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    Post Amnesty Conflict Management Framework in the Niger Delta

    Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2016
    The general aim of the research project, The Post Amnesty Conflict Management Framework in the Niger Delta, was to ascertain how the implementation of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) which had been introduced by the Shehu Musa Yar'Adua-led administration in 2009 was perceived by the people of the Niger Delta, and to what extent it had contributed to creating lasting conditions for peac
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    Still no alternative? Popular views of the opposition in Southern Africa’s one-party dominant regimes

    Afrobarometer, 2017
    Dominant party systems in Southern Africa differ widely in the extent and nature of this dominance, in their overall democratic quality, as well as in public attitudes toward the political opposition.
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    Russian BRICS Presidency: models of engagement with international institutions

    International Organisations Research Journal, 2016
    Six years after the first summit in 2009 in Yekaterinburg, the BRICS grouping of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa has established its identity as an informal global governance forum.
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    Decentralized Governance and Climate Change Adaptation: A Case Study on Mali

    Chemonics International Inc., 2017
    This study explored ways in which Mali’s 25-year old decentralized governance system empowers local government to help communities adapt to the changing climate. The findings suggest that local development plans hold promise as a vehicle for engaging communities and integrating adaptation into local development planning, but that more needs to be done to strengthen the process.
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    Can workplace secondments build trust in the mining sector?

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2017
    Mutual suspicion has characterised the relationship between the South African government and mining companies, particularly in recent years. Resolving the current impasse would require a panoply of policy interventions because of the complexity and age of the mining industry.
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    Making waves: implications of the irregular migration and refugee situation on Official Development Assistance spending and practices in Europe

    European Centre for Development Policy Management, 2017
    The year 2015 became a particularly challenging year for European cooperation in the field of migration. As a consequence, in-donor refugee costs have increased dramatically in some European countries.

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