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    Does peace trickle down? Micro-level evidence from Africa

    Arnold Bergstraesser Institut, 2017
    Do peace agreements generate socio-economic peace dividends for citizens in post-war countries? While much research has focused on the elite level implications of peace agreements for the survival of peace, little is known about the micro-level, redistributive effects of peace agreements.
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    Arnold Bergstraesser Institut (ABI)

    The Arnold Bergstraesser Institute (ABI) is an independent research institute founded in 1960 and based in Freiburg. It conducts research on politics and society in Af
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    Appropriating technology for accountability: Messages from Making All Voices Count

    Making All Voices Count, 2018
    Making All Voices Count was a programme designed to solve the ‘grand challenge’ of creating more effective democratic governance and accountability around the world.
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    Improving rural lives through the Liberian motorbike boom

    Impact Initiative, 2017
    Parallel to the mobile phone revolution in Africa is the lesser talked about motorbike boom. Motorbike taxis have changed the face of transport and provided employment opportunities, particularly in rural parts, in many African countries.
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    Reducing teenage pregnancy in Sierra Leone

    Impact Initiative, 2017
    Research directly involving teenagers and their families in Sierra Leone to reduce teenage pregnancy has helped pave the way for a new community-friendly Child and Family Welfare Policy.
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    Reducing school dropout rates in Malawi and Lesotho

    Impact Initiative, 2017
    ‘School in a bag’, buddy systems and catch-up clubs have paved the way for improved learning and reduced dropout in schools in Malawi and Lesotho.
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    Linking Participation and Economic Advancement

    IDS project for the Economic Advancement Program (EAP) at the Open Society Foundations (OSF).
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    Apply now for the STEPS Summer School 2018

    23 Jan 2018: The STEPS Summer School in May 2018 will bring together highly-motivated doctoral and postdoctoral researchers, working in fields around development studies, science and technology studies, innovation and policy studies, and across agricultural, health, urban, water or energy issues. The aim is to explore theories, ideas, research methods and practical applications of STEPS thinking on pathways to sustainability.
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    Hydropower production in future climate scenarios: the case for Kwanza River, Angola

    MDPI, 2016
    Climate change is altering hydrological processes with varying degrees in various regions of the world and remains a threat to water resources projects in southern Africa. The likely negative impacts of changes in Africa may be worse than in most other regions of the world.
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    Open Society Foundations

    The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant societies whose governments are accountable and open to the participation of all people.

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