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- DocumentCommonwealth Secretariat, 2016The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), have set out an ambitious agenda for global development for the next fifteen years, leading up to 2030. Empowering young people to hold governments and duty-bearers accountable is one of the most important means of implementation for an agenda that “leaves no one behind”.OrganisationGeoforum is a leading international, inter-disciplinary journal publishing innovative research and commentary in human geography and related fields.Document
Whose waters? Large-scale agricultural development and water grabbing in the Wami-Ruvu River Basin, TanzaniaWater Alternatives, 2016In Tanzania like in other parts of the global South, in the name of 'development' and 'poverty eradication' vast tracts of land have been earmarked by the government to be developed by investors for different commercial agricultural projects, giving rise to the contested land grab phenomenon.Document
The Complex Politics of Water and Power in Zimbabwe: IWRM in the Catchment Councils of Manyame, Mazowe and Sanyati (1993-2001) - fileWater Alternatives, 2016In the mid - nineties Zimbabwe formed participatory institutions known as catchment a nd sub - catchment councils based on river basins to govern and manage its waters. These councils were initially funded by a range of donors anticipating that they could become self - funding over time through the sale of water.Document
Surges and ebbs: national politics and international influence in the formulation and implementation of IWRM in ZimbabweWater Alternatives, 2016In the 1990s, the Government of Zimbabwe undertook water reforms to redress racially defined inequitable access to agricultural water.DocumentWater Alternatives, 2016South Africa is often regarded to be at the forefront of water reform, based on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) ideas. This paper explores how the idea of IWRM emerged in South Africa, its key debates and interpretations and how it has been translated.Document
Introduction to the special Issue: Flows and practices: the politics of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in Southern AfricaWater Alternatives, 2016For the past two decades, IWRM has been actively promoted by water experts as well as multilateral and bilateral donors who have considered it to be a crucial way to address global water management problems.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2016Recent significant natural gas discoveries have pushed Tanzania into the international spotlight as a new petroleum producer. How can the country ensure that its newfound wealth is translated into economic development? Much depend on the way in which the petroleum resources are governed by the country’s new petroleum legislative framework.OrganisationLTS International is a consultancy and project management firm that supports sustainable development worldwide, working on facets of climate change, forestry, water resources, ecosystems, landscapeDocument
On becoming a responsible great power: contextualising China’s foray into human rights and peace & security in AfricaSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016The deepening of China’s engagement with Africa has also prompted the broadening of its interests on the continent. This has resulted in China’s expansion into increasingly riskier territories, which means there is a greater urgency to protect its interests from the political vagaries endemic to conflict-affected African states.