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    Tribal representation & local land governance in India: A case study from the Khasi Hills of Meghalaya

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017
    In India, the Schedule Tribes have remained on the fringes of growth, but less so in the majority tribal areas of the North East. This has increased the interest in the Sixth Schedule, the special constitutional provision relating to these areas, recognising the tribal communities’ rights of ownership and control over their land and natural resources.
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    It takes a female chief: Gender and effective policy advocacy in Malawi

    The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg, 2017
    Traditional leadership often coexists with modernpolitical institutions, yet we know little about how traditional and state authority cues — or those from male or female sources — affect public support for human rights issues.
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    Corruption in community-driven development: A Kenyan case study with insights from Indonesia

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017
    Community-driven  development  is  a  widely  employed  development  strategy  for  empowering  people  to  choose  their  own  development  priorities,  to  select  their  own  project  leaders,  and  to  monitor  the  implementation  of  their 
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    Has the EITI been successful? Reviewing evaluations of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017
    Has  the  EITI  been  successful?  Many  efforts  have  been  devoted  to  improving  resource  governance through  the  Extractive  Industries  Transparency  Initiative.  A  review  of  50  evaluations  concludes  that  the  EITI  has  succeeded 
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    The global participation backlash: Implications for natural resource initiatives

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017
    Civil society organizations can help to ensure good governance over natural resources as members of global multi-stakeholder  initiatives  like  the  Extractive  Industries  Transparency  Initiative.  Yet  a  good  number  of  resource-rich countries have legally restricted civil society organizations’ independence and ability to
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    Local content in Tanzania’s gas and minerals sectors: Who regulates?

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017
    The implementation of Tanzania’s local content policy for the petroleum and mineral sectors has been hampered by inconsistency, confusion, and un-coordinated donor interventions.
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    Tech for governance programmes in Kenya: what is left of the conducive tech environment, and where to next?

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    Making All Voices Count has been a grant-making programme supporting tech for accountable governance initiatives, which in this report are defined as “projects, programmes and campaigns which use information and communications technologies (ICTs) in initiatives intended to increase transparency and improve government accountability to citizens”.
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    Indonesia’s Village Law: enabler or constraint for more accountable governance?

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    Village underdevelopment is considered a major contributor to Indonesia’s high levels of inequality. Law No.6 / 2014 (‘Village Law’) on villages’ governance and finance is regarded as the most progressive policy in the history of local governance in Indonesia, and has great potential for rural development.
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    Shock-responsive social protection systems research. Case study: Post-Haiyan cash transfers in the Philippines

    Oxford Policy Management, 2017
    This is one of 6 case studies that form the core of the research team’s analysis of the features of a social protection system that facilitate its use in response to shocks, and of the ways in which social protection, humanitarian assistance and disaster risk management systems can best work together for a more effective response.
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    Sustainable Development Goals and current trends

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    This report focuses on Agenda 2030 and the challenges of delivering the Global Goals and the implications of trends for the UK’s international development work.Section 2 focuses on the Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs/Global Goals) and the challenges of delivering them. These Global Goals will shape the world’s approach to growth and sustainable development until 2030.

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