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    "Why wait until the next food crisis?" Improving food reserves strategies in East Africa

    Agency for Co-operation and Research in Development, 2014
    ACORD's research on the importance of African countries holding food reserves for promoting food security and price stability. This report analyses the food reserves policies of three countries in East Africa – Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda – showing how these can, indeed must, be improved to address hunger. 
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    Right to Information Learning Programme in India for civil society and media representatives of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda

    Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014
    Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), New Delhi (CHRI) organised a Learning Programme on the Right to Information (RTI-LP) for representatives of civil society, media and academia from Commonwealth member States- Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda in East Africa, between 16-26 March 2014, with support from the Department for International Development (DfID), India office.
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    Preventing and punishing sexual violence: the work of the International Conference of the Great Lakes Region

    African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2013
    The International Conference of the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) seeks to coordinate the efforts of a regional security community while simultaneously addressing the difficult and deep-rooted problems of sexual and gender-based violence in its member states.
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    Too poor to care?: the salience of aids in Africa

    Afrobarometer, 2011
    Sub-Saharan Africa is the part of the world that is most severely affected by HIV/AIDS, yet surveys of attitudes to AIDS across African countries show that most people do not attach great importance to the issue. The current paper argues that the salience of AIDS is low in Africa because many people are too poor to consider the disease important.
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    The political participation of Africa’s youth: turnout, partisanship and protest

    Afrobarometer, 2011
    The youth have long represented an important constituency for electoral mobilisation in Africa, but very little is known about the political participation of Africa’s youth. The current paper focuses on different modes of political participation among the youth living in Africa’s more democratic regimes.
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    Exploiting the poor: bureaucratic corruption and poverty in Africa

    Afrobarometer, 2012
    Corruption is a major source of slow development in Africa. The current paper develops a model of the relationship between poverty and corruption, and utilises Afrobarometer survey data on 18 sub-Saharan African countries.
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    Can donors and non-state actors undermine citizens’ legitimating beliefs?

    Afrobarometer, 2012
    This paper analysis associations between donor and non-state actor service provision and the sense of obligation to comply with tax authorities, the police and courts in Africa, using Afrobarometer survey data.
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    Trends in popular attitudes to multiparty democracy in Africa, 2000-2012

    Afrobarometer, 2012
    Based on Afrobarometer data, the current paper addresses these questions: do Africans want democracy, do they think they are getting it, and what trends over time are evident in popular demand for, and the perceived supply of, democracy?
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    Who says elections in Ghana are ‘free and fair’?

    Afrobarometer, 2014
    Since 2000, elections in Ghana have been lauded by observers as being “free and fair”; however, the losing political party has consistently contested the election results.
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    After a decade of growth in Africa, little change in poverty at the grassroots

    Afrobarometer, 2013
    Afrobarometer data on lived poverty in Africa provide an important basis for testing assumptions about the effects of the continent’s recent economic growth on poverty reduction. The current paper indicates that Afrobarometer data from 34 countries reveal a disconnect between reported growth and the persistence of poverty among ordinary citizens.

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