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- DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2014Over the last fifteen years many African countries have experienced a ‘mining takeoff’.Document
The political economy of conservation at Mount Elgon, Uganda: between local deprivation, regional sustainability, and global public goods2016This paper presents a case study from Mount Elgon National Park, Uganda, examining and deepening an understanding of direct incomes and costs of conservation for local people close to protected areas.DocumentEvidence on Demand, 2015Building resilience to weather and conflict shocks in South Sudan requires investing inside and outside the agriculture sector in order to promote sustainable livelihoods development and income diversification. This includes strengthening productive sectors, improving basic social services, and establishing productive safety nets.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016The new reality of a world without ivory trade demands a re-examination of human values towards both elephants and ivory and what each has come to represent. The closure of the world’s largest ivory markets (US and China), in line with the longstanding international ivory trade ban, must reflect a change in values.OrganisationPacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA) is a collaborative effort to assess climate change indicators, impacts, and adaptive capacity of the Hawaiian archipelago and the US-AffiliaDocumentHelpAge International, 2016Whether social protection benefits should be assigned to all (universal) or kept only for those who meet certain criteria (targeting) remains one of the most contentious questions in social policy research. The purpose of this brief is to revisit two social policy assumptions around basic concerns of efficiency, affordability and sustainability of universal social pensions.Document
Exploring the determinants of welfare distribution in Tunisia and Egypt using a welfare generation modelEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2016The Tunisian revolution quickly sparked a wave of major uprisings in the region, starting from Egypt and spreading to other countries, such as Libya and Syria among others. Not surprisingly, the fuel of uprisings in these countries finds its main sources in inequality, in its various dimensions.Document
There is no time left: climate change, environmental threats, and human rights in Turkana County, KenyaHuman Rights Watch, 2015This report is based on research in Turkana County in northwestern Kenya. Turkana County borders South Sudan, Ethiopia and Uganda. Turkana County is home to a rapidly growing population that is among the poorest in Kenya.Organisation
CARibbean Weather Impacts Group (CARIWIG)Managers and policy makers in the Caribbean require knowledge of the likely impacts and hazards arising from climate change that are specific to their geographical location and that are relevant toDocument
A people-centred perspective on climate change, environmental stress, and livelihood resilience in BangladeshSustainability Science, 2016The Ganges–Brahmaputra delta enables Bangladesh to sustain a dense population, but it also exposes people to natural hazards. This article presents findings from the Gibika project, which researches livelihood resilience in seven study sites across Bangladesh.