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Provision of social protection services by non-state actors in Nyanza Region Kenya : assessing women empowermentPartnership for African Social and Governance Research, 2015In 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.DocumentPartnership for African Social and Governance Research, 2015Certain 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.OrganisationThe 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. CDocument
Driving, connecting and communicating: the many roles of national government in climate adaptation planningClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017Climate 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.OrganisationThe Global Economic Governance Initiative (GEGI) is a research program of the Center for Finance, Law & Policy, the Frederick S.Document
Corporate social responsibility and political settlements in the mining sector in Ghana, Zambia and PeruEffective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2017This paper explores and compares the political effects of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the mining sector in Zambia, Ghana and Peru. The paper adopts a political settlements approach to answer the question: How do the CSR practices of mining companies affect local and national political settlements?DocumentEffective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2017The 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.DocumentBretton Woods Project, 2017The government of Egypt has sealed a loan deal with the IMF following four years of negotiations.Document2017Bangladesh 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.DocumentEffective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2017In 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.